Dec 24 - Dec 25 Christmas in Herons

Dec 24 - Dec 25    Christmas in Herons

Spend time with family and friends instead of the kitchen this Christmas.  Herons is pleased to present its Christmas schedule. 

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner:  Four course prix-fixe menu with choices, seatings starting from 5:30pm, $90 per person, $25 per child (ages 3-10).

Reservations for Christmas can be made by calling 919-447-4000. 

Christmas Eve and Day Menu:

First Course:
Apple-Parsnip Soup
Caramelized Scallop, Smoked Butter, Crispy Tapioca

Potato Gnocchi
Foraged Mushrooms, Truffle, Parmesan, Hazelnuts

Palmetto Quail
Bacon Crust, Cornbread, Hickory Hash, Maple, Sage

Carolina Shrimp
Parsley Root Chowder, Cauliflower, Ham Hock Jus

Second Course:
Baby Root Vegetable Salad
Pecorino Romano, Salt Roasted Pecans, Sherry Vinaigrette

Farm Lettuce
Pickled Seckle Pear, Blue Cheese, Spiced Honey Vinaigrette

Umstead Signature Caesar
Parmesan Crisps, Fresh White Anchovy, Crispy Organic Egg

Main Course:
Roast Pheasant
Violet Yam, “Bread & Butter” Vegetables, Pine Vinegar Glaze

Seared Halibut
Crimson Lentils, Oyster Mushrooms, Buttered Ham Broth

Smoky Beef Short Ribs
Roasted Chestnut-Sweet Potato Puree, Smoked Balsamic

“Hoppin’ John”
Heirloom Beans, Carolina Rice, Pepper Jam, Crispy Cheddar

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Brown Sugar Caramel, Smoked Almonds, Vanilla Ice Cream

Bouche De Noel
Tangerine Parfait, Vanilla Cream, Candied Citrus, Meringue

Chocolate Fruit Cake
Pickled Preserves, Salted Nuts, Sabayon, Marzipan Ice Cream