The National will be open on Christmas Eve, dinner only, 5-9 pm* Share Plates hummus, sumac and warm flatbread, $6 marinated olives, $4 medjool dates, stuffed with manchego cheese and celery, smoked paprika, $5 burrata mozzarella, slow-roasted tomato, roasted fennel, herb & caper salad, Sardinian flatbread, $13 Appetizers watercress and frisee salad, roasted pear, blue cheese, chestnuts, apple cider-vinaigrette, $8 local lettuces, crab, avocado, tangerines, grapefruit, pomegranate, scallions, citrus vinaigrette, $9 Portuguese-style rustic tomato soup, toasted torn bread, poached egg, $7 lamb meatballs, Syrian-style sour cherry sauce and pita, $8 Entrees roasted duck breast, braised white beans with pulled duck confit, sauteed local spinach, bacon, roasted grapes, quince jus $25 roasted bronzini, braised Carolina gold rice with winter squash, pecans and caramelized leeks, blistered string beans, sauce verte, market price grilled beef flatiron steak, stewed oxtail and root vegetables, marinated savoy cabbage with chili oil, $24 roasted Springer Mountain chicken breast, potato & cheese croquettes, broccoli rabe with garlic, lemon and chili, romesco sauce, $20 vegetable plate, bountiful assortment of seasonal vegetables and grains, $17 Desserts apple streudel, cranberries, pecans and vanilla ice cream bûche de noël, chocolate, hazelnut-mocha, anglais, peppermint cheesecake, white chocolate, pomegranate, pistachio meyer lemon pound cake, ruby red grapefruit, sabayon ¼ pineapple, cane syrup, lime-sugar, pomegranate all $7 * menu may change slightly due to market conditions

The National will be open on Christmas Eve,
dinner only, 5-9 pm*

Share Plates
hummus, sumac and warm flatbread, $6
marinated olives, $4
medjool dates, stuffed with manchego cheese and celery,
smoked paprika, $5
burrata mozzarella, slow-roasted tomato, roasted fennel,
herb & caper salad, Sardinian flatbread, $13

Appetizers
watercress and frisee salad, roasted pear, blue cheese, chestnuts, apple cider-vinaigrette, $8
local lettuces, crab, avocado, tangerines, grapefruit, pomegranate, scallions, citrus vinaigrette, $9
Portuguese-style rustic tomato soup, toasted torn bread,
poached egg, $7
lamb meatballs, Syrian-style sour cherry sauce and pita, $8

Entrees
roasted duck breast, braised white beans with pulled duck confit, sauteed local spinach, bacon, roasted grapes, quince jus $25
roasted bronzini, braised Carolina gold rice with winter squash, pecans and caramelized leeks, blistered string beans, sauce verte, market price
grilled beef flatiron steak, stewed oxtail and root vegetables,
marinated savoy cabbage with chili oil, $24
roasted Springer Mountain chicken breast, potato & cheese croquettes, broccoli rabe with garlic, lemon and chili, romesco sauce, $20
vegetable plate, bountiful assortment of seasonal
vegetables and grains, $17

Desserts
apple streudel, cranberries, pecans and vanilla ice cream
bûche de noël, chocolate, hazelnut-mocha, anglais, peppermint
cheesecake, white chocolate, pomegranate, pistachio
meyer lemon pound cake, ruby red grapefruit, sabayon
¼ pineapple, cane syrup, lime-sugar, pomegranate
all $7

* menu may change slightly due to market conditions