Our specials are created every Thursday by our Head Chef Bob Bennett and his team. Product availability is subject to change and we apologize in advance if we run out of something you had your heart set on!
Appetizers, soups, and salads.
Local Carrots & Herbed Feta (V, GF)
Tantré Farm roasted carrots, served with herbed whipped barrel-aged feta cheese and topped with sesame seeds.
Pepper Fries (V)
Featuring newly arrived 2021-harvest farm-to-table Tellicherry black pepper from India on our hand-cut French fries.
Pulled pork and Anson Mills' hominy stew, garnished with cilantro, white onions, and a lime wedge.
Mac & Three (V)
Roadhouse mac and cheese, sautéed carrots, Anson Mills' grits and cheese, and sautéed spinach.
Southwest Roasted Cabbage with Spiced Honey (V)
Roasted and spiced local cabbage from Goetz Farm. Served with Carolina Gold rice and sweet potato broth, made with fresh ginger, chipotle, paprika, and guajillo chile. Drizzled with spiced honey, then garnished with Cotija cheese and herbed bread crumbs.
Shrimp & Grits
North Carolina wild caught shrimp, sautéed with local mushrooms, Nueske's applewood-smoked bacon, and leeks in a white wine and butter sauce. Served over Anson Mills' grits. Garnished with micro-greens.
Steak & Blue with Roasted Grapes (GF)
10 oz pasture-raised ribeye, topped with Point Reyes blue cheese, balsamic roasted grapes, and a red wine demi-glace. Served with mashed potatoes and roasted carrots.
Fish & Chips
Fresh Maine pollack, dipped in beer batter made with P.U.B. Lager from Wolverine State Brewing Company. Served with housemade tartar sauce, a garnish of yellow mustard slaw, and hand-cut, twice-fried French fries.
Pan-fried whitefish, crusted with Dijon mustard, herbs and bread crumbs. Served with Carolina Gold rice and sautéed spinach
Smothered Pork Loin
Brined and smoked pork loin from Utica, Michigan. Smothered with local maitake mushroom gravy. Served with mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables.
Blue Plate Specials
MONDAY Burger Blue Plate Special: Roadhouse Burger
Try a pasture-raised beef burger with your choice of cheese from our cheese list. Includes our twice-cooked French fries. Add a mini Roadhouse garden salad for $1.00, or a mini Caesar salad for $1.50.
MONDAY Burger Blue Plate Special: New Mexico Black Bean & Hominy Burger (V)
Try a New Mexico black bean and hominy burger ! No meat but plenty of flavor and texture! Spiced with roasted garlic, red roasted peppers, New Mexico green chiles, and onions. Topped with avocado salad and New Mexico green chiles on a Bakehouse bun. This dish contains breadcrumbs and is not gluten free. Add your choice of cheese from our cheese list. Includes our twice-cooked French fries. Add a mini Roadhouse garden salad for $1.00, or a mini Caesar salad for $1.50.
TUESDAY Blue Plate Chili
Our chili of the day is served with spider bread and a Roadhouse garden salad with your choice of dressing.
WEDNESDAY Mama's Meatloaf
Our Wednesday night Blue Plate - our special recipe meatloaf made with beef and pork, served with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach.
THURSDAY Blue Plate BBQ
Best of the BBQ world! Eastern North Carolina pulled pork and BBQ beef, with a side of bacon-braised greens and mashed potatoes.
SUNDAY Grillades and Grits
The classic Sunday brunch and Sunday supper of New Orleans; a Creole-smothered steak served over Anson Mills' grits and topped with Cabot cheddar cheese and scallions.