Vie Restaurant



goat milk ricotta gnudi, spring peas, guanciale, preserved lemon gremolata 15

braised burgundy snails, garlic conserva, almonds, preserved tomato, red bok choy, crispy garlic, pickled tomato vinaigrette, wood-grilled bread 17

pan-seared scallops, fennel yogurt, candied kumquat, carrot, dandelion greens, nasturtium 18

wood-grilled asparagus, fried egg, dill beurre blanc, cheddar cheese straws, mustard greens 12

foie gras torchon, strawberry rhubarb gelée, macerated rhubarb, cherry bomb pepper gastrique, fermented rutabaga relish, baguette 33

roasted ramp and pork sausage, white earth wild rice, ramp-pecan pesto, rhubarb relish 14

roasted morels, green garlic, bone marrow, pickled garlic, claytonia, toasted olive bread 20

charcuterie plate: country pate, finocchiona salami and coppa, rye toast, pickles, preserves and mustard 16

domestic cheese plate: served with seasonal preserves, dried fruit and nut crostini. choice of three 18

Soups and Salads

vie salad: local greens, lemon pickled turnips, shaved radishes, garlic and herb vinaigrette, parmesan 12

marinated asparagus, spring peas, horseradish leaf salsa verde, smoked ham, fregola, garlic chive mayonnaise 12

pickled snow pea and beef shank soup, puffed beef tendon, tatsoi, ginger crème fraiche 12

roasted beets, whipped feta, candied peanuts, marinated bordeaux spinach, dukkah-grape aigre doux dressing 13


wood-grilled local tofu, slow-cooked and fried kale, roasted oyster mushrooms, candied lime mayonnaise, cornbread croutons, fermented ramp and green tomato relish, tofu jerky 25

wood-grilled pancetta-wrapped sturgeon, spiced beet puree, carolina gold rice, walnut-brown butter aillade, pickled okra vinaigrette, preserved lemon, spinach 35

pan-roasted chicken breast and braised chicken-buckwheat scrapple, roasted asparagus, local mushrooms, preserved cipollini onion soubise, wild garlic mustard 29

wood-grilled slagel farm lamb loin and merguez sausage, buttered spring peas, braised farro, preserved pepper romesco, arugula 41

pan-roasted walleye pike and pike mousseline toast, roasted ramps, smoked ramp gribiche, wood-grilled lettuces, citrus mustard 33

wood-grilled pork chop, polenta, chard, pine nuts, golden raisins, pesto, fried giardiniera, pork jus 30

wood-grilled cdk ranch beef strip loin and indiana shrimp, yukon gold potato puree, salsify a la grecque, green garlic hollandaise 44

wood-grilled vie burger: cdk ranch 21-day dry-aged ground beef, butterkase cheese and bacon, french fries, pickles, parmesan mayonnaise 19

Chef’s Tasting Menu

5-course menu 85  |  wine pairings 55

8-course menu 125  |  wine pairings 75

entire table only please

*Page updated 5.19.15. Menu subject to change. Vie supports local farmers and artisans from around the Midwest.