Local Foods Café

A casual lunch and brunch counter
serving locally-sourced American cafe fare

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Daily Menu

The ingredients Local Foods Café uses govern our daily-changing menu.
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For the Kids

Grilled Cheese 
with Hook’s Ched­dar

Plain Hot Dog 

PB&J
with house made jam

Gra­nola, Yogurt & Fruit 
with house gra­nola and sea­son­al fruit

Plates

Toma­to Soup & Cheesy Toast
Clas­sic cream of toma­to with a spicy, gar­licky kick

Grits with Greens & Sun­ny­side Egg
McK­askel corn grits with roast­ed greens & a farm egg

Chick­en Kale Ceasar
with parme­san & crou­tons

Asian Pear Sesame Chop Sal­ad
with shaved veg­eta­bles, red pep­per, & 5-spice almonds

Veg­etable Mous­sa­ka
with rye berries, fried pota­toes, roast­ed toma­toes, squash, & cin­na­mon ricot­ta

Seasonal Plates

Chick­en & Dumplings
house made chick­en soup with pan-seared dumplings

Cheese Plate
dai­ly selec­tion of cheese

Meat Plate
dai­ly selec­tion of char­cu­terie

Seasonal Sides

Hand­cut Fries 
with Local Folks ketchup

Squash & Aji Soup
with que­so fres­co, pump­kin seeds, & pick­led apples

Hearty Greens Sal­ad
light­ly dressed sea­son­al greens

Roast­ed Sweet Pota­to
with brown but­ter gas­trique

Dai­ly Pan­zanel­la
fried bread sal­ad with MightyVine cher­ry toma­toes, basil oil & cheese

Sandwiches

Chica­go Dog
Our Butch­er & Larder hot dog dressed in the
best condi­ments from around the Mid­west

BLT
MightyVine toma­toes, bacon
& sea­son­al greens

Smoked Turkey Melt
with caramelized onion, kream mus­tard, mayo, swiss, let­tuce, & pick­les

Cheese­burg­er
with ched­dar, mayo, let­tuce, toma­to, pick­les, & fries

Veg­gie Burg­er
with swiss, pick­les, mayo, let­tuce, toma­to & fries

Arugu­la Pesto & Goat Ricot­ta
with sour pick­les & ten­der greens

Brunch

Served all day Saturday & Sunday

Plates & Bowls

Butcher’s Break­fast
2 eggs, Butch­er & Larder bacon and ham, beef-fat home fries, sliced toma­toes, toast & jam 

Grits, Greens & Sun­ny Side Egg
add a side of Bacon!

Break­fast BLT
MightyVine toma­toes, greens, sun­ny side egg & bacon

Break­fast Hash
with two sun­ny­side eggs, toast & jam 

Gra­nola & Yogurt
Stock gra­nola lay­ered with Iowa yogurt & jam

Butch­er & Larder
Grid­dled dry-aged La Pry­or beef with Hook’s ched­dar, pick­les, mayo, let­tuce, MightyVine toma­to & fries

Chica­go Dog
Our Butch­er & Larder hot dog dressed in the
best condi­ments from around the Mid­west

Morning Pastries

Turnovers

Cin­na­mon Rolls
hand-rolled brioche with
spiced maple fill­ing

Seasonal Brunch Specials

Chi­laquiles Rojas
Two sun­ny eggs, roast­ed pep­pers and onions, sal­sa roja, que­so fres­co & pick­led red onions

House French Toast
with fruit curd, maple syrup, sea­son­al fruit & pow­dered sug­ar

Short Stack Whole Wheat Pan­cakes
with sea­son­al fruit com­pote, maple syrup & oat crum­ble

FOR THE KIDDOS

KID’S BRUNCH TRIO 
with one pan­cake OR one piece French toast, apple­sauce, maple syrup & fresh fruit

Grilled Cheese 
with Hook’s Ched­dar

Plain Hot Dog 

PB&J
with house made jam