Lantern is a marriage of Asian flavors and North Carolina ingredients sourced mainly from local farms and fisheries. It has been named one of “America’s Top 50 Restaurants” and “best farm-to-table restaurants” by Gourmet Magazine, as one of “America’s 50 Most Amazing Wine Experiences” by Food & Wine and as “Restaurant of the Year” in 2009 by The News & Observer.

RAMEN ($25)
served with traditional condiments. **Reheating and serving instructions included**
Choose one appetizer and one noodle option.

Dinner $25

APPETIZERS

  • WILD SALMON BENTO

    sake and tea-cured Bristol Bay sockeye salmon,house pickled ginger, red cabbage, fresh wasabi, miso-mayonnaise, sticky rice, nori

  • LANTERN RELISH TRAY

    raw, pickled and preserved NC vegetables with spicy red miso dip

  • WINTER LETTUCES

    ginger dressing, crispy NC rice & toasted seeds

NOODLES

  • CHAPEL HILL CREAMERY WHEY-FED PORK RAMEN

    rich tonkotsu-style broth, crispy belly, soy egg, bok choy, scallions

  • CHICKEN AND YUZU RAMEN

    spicy chicken broth, crispy smoked wings, chicken-yuzu meatballs, soy egg, cabbage

  • SOUTHWIND SOBA (veg)

    mushroom dashi, homemade soba noodles from Southwind Produce’s new crop buckwheat, poached farm egg, shiitake & oyster mushrooms, leek