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Here are the Pic's of our 'Taste of the Low Country' Small Plate Event. We had a Blast! Picture is our Starter: Gazpacho with Jumbo Lump Crab, then....Hoppin' John Salad, Fried Green Tomato with Sweet Corn Relish and Finished with a Drizzle of Remoulade. Shrimp & Grits featuring FRESH Grits, Fresh Shrimp, and Tasso Ham Gravy. and Finally.....Mama Hazel's (Fayetteville, NC) Bread Pudding topped with Maker's Mark Creme Anglaise.
Here is Saturday Evening's Dinner Menu. We begin Service at 5PM. Reservations are Suggested. 804.224.4121 ‘VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS’ STARTERS SMOKED PEPPERED BLUEFISH PLATE- Served with accompaniments and Multi Grain Crackers- NOSH PLATE- An Assortment of Meat and Cheeses with Sweet Grapes, Olives, Stone Ground Mustard, Mango Chutney, and Multi Grain Crackers- FRIED SOFT SHELL SAMPLER- We Clean and Quarter a Fresh and Local Soft Shell and give it an Iron Skillet Fry until Crisp and Golden. Served with Cocktail, Tarter and Cheerwine Dipping Sauces- FRIED OYSTER SAMPLER- (4) Fried Oysters served with Tulkoff Cocktail Sauce- OYSTERS SERVED ON THE ‘Half Shell’- Today’s Oysters: Sewansecotts (Virginia), Barren Island (Maryland) and Shooting Point’s (Virginia). Served Ice Cold over a Bed of Crushed Ice with our House Made Local Watermelon Mignonette and Tulkoff Cocktail Sauce- ROASTED OYSTERS- Your Choice of Drago Style, Rockefeller, or Cackalacky.- FRIED GREEN TOMATOES- Slices of Fresh Leedstown Green tomatoes coated with House Autry and Iron Skillet Fried. Finished Savory Remoulade.- ENTREES SEARED FRESH AND LARGE NORTH ATLANTIC SEA SCALLOPS- Large and Sweet North Atlantic Sea Scallops plated over Mango Puree and served Grilled Asparagus and Seasoned Yellow Rice- FRUTTI DI MARE- Baby Clams, North Atlantic Sea Scallops, Sweet Georgia Brown Shrimp and North Atlantic Cod served over FRESH Tagliolini Pasta topped with our ‘Housemade’ (From Local Leedstown Tomatoes) Marinara. Finished with Hand Grated Imported Parmesan Cheese. - CHESAPEAKE ‘LOVE’ CRAB CAKE DINNER- A Large Crab Cake made with 100% FRESH Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab. Iron Skillet Cooked and Served with our House Made Cucumber/Tomato with Onion Salad and Cole Slaw- NORTHERN NECK ‘LOVE’ ROCKFISH PLATE- Fresh Chesapeake Bay Rockfish Iron Skillet Fried and Served with Sliced Leedstown Tomato and Hoppin’ John with Green Beans- HONEY GINGER GLAZED COPPER RIVER (Alaska) SOCKEYE SALMON- A Generous Portion of FRESH, NEVER Frozen ‘Wild Caught’ Copper River, Alaska Sockeye, finished with a Honey Ginger Glaze and served with Grilled Asparagus topped with Balsamic Glaze and Seasoned Yellow Rice.- FRIED SWEET GEORGIA BROWN SHRIMP- Delicious, Fresh, Never Frozen, Wild Caught and Domestic Sweet Georgia Brown Shrimp lightly breaded and Iron Skillet Fried until Golden. Served with Hand Cut Fries and Sliced Leedstown Tomato. BLACKENED GULF RED SNAPPER SERVED CARIBBEAN STYLE- A Delicious Fillet of Gulf Red Snapper, Lightly Blackened and topped with Grilled Mango Slices, Red Onion and Local Tomato. Served with Seasoned Yellow Rice- PAN SEARED FRESH YELLOWFIN TUNA STEAK- Coated with Black Sesame Seed and Panko then Lightly Seared. Served over Wakame Seaweed Salad and Seasoned Yellow Rice- GRILLED AGED CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF FILET OF SIRLOIN- An 8 Ounce Portion of an Aged Filet of Sirloin cooked to your Specs. Served Steakhouse Style over Creamy Idaho Mash and our House Salad. NOTE- Any Listed Side may be substituted with our House Salad Notice: The consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, meat, poultry, seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of food borne illness
Here is Saturday's Lunch Menu 'Serving only the BEST and FRESHEST f the Chesapeake Bay Region' SALADS AND LIGHT FARE SMOKED PEPPERED BLUEFISH PLATE- Delicious Peppered and Smoked ‘Wild Caught’ Bluefish served with Chopped Tomato, Minced Red Onion, Capers, Stone Ground Mustard, Mango Chutney and Multi Grain Crackers- TRADITIONAL CAESAR SALAD- Fresh Romaine, Parmesan and Croutons Coated with our House Made Caesar Dressing- NOSH PLATE- Cured Meat, Cheese, Olives, Grapes, Stone Ground Mustard, Mango Chutney and Multi Grain Crackers- TOMATO, WATERMELON AND BACON SALAD- Fresh Leedstown Tomato and Watermelon (Walnut Hill Farm), Crumbled Neuske’s (Wisconsin) Applewood Smoked Bacon, and your choice of Crumbled Goats Cheese, Crumbled Feta or Crumbled Bleu Cheese over Mesculin Greens.- GRILLED ROMAINE SALAD- This is quickly becoming our ‘Signature’ Salad! Half a Romaine Heart seasoned lightly with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sea Salt and Cracked Black Pepper. Topped with Red Onion, Chopped Tomato and Finished with Bleu Cheese Crumbles. Topped with Grilled Filet of Sirloin Steak, Fresh Wild Caught Carolina White Shrimp, or Fresh Copper River Sockeye Salmon- 100% CHESAPEAKE BAY BLUE CRAB SALAD STUFFED HANOVER TOMATO- A World Famous Hanover Tomato, Flowered and Stuffed with our House Made Blue Crab Salad. Served with Sliced Extra Sharp Cheddar, Slices of Seedless Cucumber, Half Sour Pickles, Boiled Egg, and Multi Grain Crackers. SANDWICHES AND MORE DENSON’S GROCERY’S CRAB CAKE SANDWICH- This is what we hang our hat on! We offer our Crab Cakes when the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Season is in. We STOP, when the season is over. PERIOD!!!! We won’t serve anything but Fresh 100% Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Meat. Our Reputation depends on that commitment! No Imported, No Lower Atlantic coast, No Gulf Coast, No Blending….Just the Real Thing. We believe no crab is sweeter than our Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab. And our Customers deserve the Real Thing….. and the Truth! Check out the Quality in our Sandwich!- EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA STYLE PULLED PORK SANDWICH- Eastern North Carolina Style or Western North Carolina Style? That is the question! An ongoing debate in the Tar Heel State that most likely will never reveal a TRUE Favorite. At Denson’s, We lean towards the East. Vinegar Based, Absolutely NO Liquid Smoke. Only Slow Cooked Pork Shoulder (We cooked it all day while preparing for our ‘Taste of the Low Country’ Event). Lightly Seasoned with Colman’s Dry Mustard, Spicy Brown Mustard, Cracked Pepper, and Scott’s of Goldsboro Vinegar Based Sauce. Hand Pulled, topped with our Sweet Slaw and served on a Toasted Seeded Roll.- IRON SKILLET FRIED LOCAL SOFTSHELL SANDWICH- Karsen knows Soft Shells and we get the freshest and the best. Cleaned and Prepared ‘By The Order’. Coated with House Autry and Fried until golden. Served on Texas Toast.- BOAR’S HEAD LIVERWURST SANDWICH- Thin Slices of Boar’s Head Liverwurst topped with Red Onion on Seeded Rye with your Choice of Duke’s Mayo, Yellow Mustard or Spicy Brown Mustard- GRILLED CRANBERRY, BACON AND APPLE TURKEY SANDWICH (For REAL Turkey Lovers)- Thinly Sliced Boar’s Head Brand Turkey Breast topped with Red Onion, Neuske’s Applewood Smoked Bacon, Sweet Apple, Cranberry Chutney, and Havarti Cheese. Served on Sourdough Bread. Grilled until Crispy- CHESAPEAKE B.L.T.- Our own Special Creation! We Start with 2 Slices of Grilled Sourdough Bread and give both sides a spread of Duke’s Mayo (We only use Duke’s Mayo at Denson’s). Next….A Generous Portion of Crispy Neuske’s (Wisconsin) Applewood Smoked Bacon that is cut from a Whole Slab and a Layer of Crispy Romaine. We think it’s important to have the extra ‘Crunch’ with the Romaine. Finally, a couple of Slices of Walnut Farms Home Grown Tomato and we finish it up with a Layer of FRESH Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Claw Meat. That’s a Sandwich…OUR Sandwich! FRIED ATLANTIC COD SANDWICH- A Generous Cut from a Fresh ‘Wild Caught’ North Atlantic Cod Fillet washed with Fresh Buttermilk and coated with House Autry and Iron Skillet Fried. Served on a Kaiser Roll- BIG, FAT, JUICY AND LOCAL MONROVIA FARM CHEESEBURGER- How Lucky are we at Denson’s Grocery to be able to offer a Cheeseburger made with All Natural Beef from Black Angus Cattle that is raised with no added Growth Hormones or Antibiotics only a couple of miles (As the Crow Flies) from our Front Door. Monrovia Farm is designated as a Century Farm! It has been in continuous use as a farm by the Powell Family for over 100 Years. We are proud to exclusively offer this special Beef in Colonial Beach at our Market. Served on a Brioche Roll.- DELICIOUS AND FRESH SIDES Chilled Super Sweet Leedstown Watermelon Spears- Local Sliced Cucumber, Tomato with Onion Salad- House Made Cole Slaw- House Made Macaroni Salad- Hand Cut Fries- Notice: The consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, meat, poultry, seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of food borne illness