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.

 

Lantern will be open June 9th, 10th and 11th (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday), 5-8 PM.
All ordering will be online at toasttab.com/lantern. Customers will be able to order starting Monday June 7th.
Customers may take their orders to go or grab an outdoor seat. Seating will be outdoors, limited, and first come, first served.

Dinner $30

APPETIZERS

  • KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN

    chiles, pickled radish

  • CHAAT

    roasted carrots, crispy black lentils, cauliflower, basil, pickled red onions, cashews, mint chutney

  • CHILLED LOCAL CUCUMBER SOUP

    chiles, mint (V, GF)

  • PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS

    whey-fed pork, garlic chives

  • PEA SHOOT and SCALLION DUMPLINGS

    sesame, miso

ENTREES

  • TEA and SPICED SMOKED POULET ROUGE CHICKEN

    yang chow pork and shrimp fried rice, local green and wax beans, housemade XO

  • CRISPY WILD NC CATFISH CHÂ CÁ LA VONG

    hot chile, fresh turmeric, dill, fried shallots, roasted peanuts, spicy heirloom carrot salad, jasmine rice

  • LOCAL TOMATO and VEGETABLE STEW

    chickpeas, saffron, Chapel Hill Creamery Paneer, basmati rice, chutneys (V)

DESSERT

  • YUZU PUDDING

    fresh local blueberries, soft cream

  • ROASTED BANANA ICE CREAM SUNDAE

    caramel, soft cream, NC peanut brittle