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Old World Cuisine.
21st Century Techniques.

We use both classic and modern cooking techniques to prepare the finest ingredients Kentucky and North American farmers have to offer and cook with a fine dining mentality but in a quite casual atmosphere provided by Blue Stallion Brewery. By sourcing directly from local farmers and doing our own butchery and food preparations and using a zero-waste mentality, we are able to provide, what we feel, is exquisite and nutritious meals at a reasonable price.

We love cooking Old World cuisine with 21st Century techniques and science. We take familiar favorites and put our bold stamp on them. We have an incredibly small kitchen and really try and view that not as a negative, but as an advantage by keeping everything as fresh as possible. We do our homework and source the highest quality ingredients so that we can treat them simply and respectfully. We play by the rules when it comes to food and staff safety, but when the stove gets hot and the grease begins to sizzle, all bets are off.

Derrick Y.

Salt & Vinegar is uniquely delicious! You don't see this high quality of food in breweries. It really pairs well with Blue Stallion beer. True Gem!

Will T.

I can’t speak more highly of Salt & Vinegar, and would recommend it above even the most expensive options in Lexington. The quality and ingenuity of the food is amazing. Try the PB&J and you’ll understand! Awesome little spot and I only wish the best for the chef running this place. Can’t wait to go back!

Chelsea T.

Absolutely incredible food. Hands down some of the best in Lexington. This is a hidden gem that everyone should try.

Steve W.

The food is amazing. I had the S&V take on the classic Reuben and loved it. The menu here is where creativity meets execution, you won't be disappointed.

Brandon F.

Every dish I've had has been phenomenal. Exceptionally well executed and exceedingly flavorful.

Leighanne H.

Highly recommend Salt & Vinegar for a high-quality meal that never disappoints! The food is always fresh and unique with new seasonal menus that are always delicious. The soups are to die for, as well as the German-inspired meals. If you're hanging out at Blue Stallion the beer pairs so well with one of the cheese or meat boards!

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Blue Stallion Spring Menu

[V]egetarian | [Ve]gan | [G]luten Free

Pretzel

apa Pretzel sourdough pretzel. Blue Stallion dunkel mustard. Sea salt. Leek & Blue Stallion Beer Cheese Sauce +3
Suggested Beer Pairing: Helles
$ 9.5 [V]

Cheese Board

Assortment of cheeses. Bluegrass Concoctions toasted sourdough & rye breads. Seasonal fruits in various forms. Mustard caviar. Local honey. Sea salt. Pantry accouterment.
Suggested Beer Pairing: Czech Pils
$ 21 [V]

Greens & Artichoke Dip

An homage to the well-known classic, featuring assorted local greens, artichokes, and cheeses. Sauerkraut. Served with Bluegrass Concoctions toasted sourdough & rye. Toasted black pepper & caraway. Petite herbs.

Suggested Beer Pairing: Hefeweizen
$ 15 [V]

Beef Crudo

Local brisket; hand diced to order, seasoned with S&P, house herbs, EVOO & Madhouse persimmon vinegar. 63˚ farm egg, chilled. Smoked onion marmalade. Candied orange. Sauerkraut. Horseradish & caper crema. Bluegrass Concoctions toasted rye bread. Petite herbs.

Suggested Beer Pairing: Dunkel
$ 16.5 [RAW]

Spring Salad

Mesclun & mustard greens. Seasonal vegetables. Yesterday’s pretzels, baked into croutons. Green goddess. Pickled bits. Gravlax Ora King Salmon +7
Suggested Beer Pairing: Bruised Orange Pils
$ 8 [V]

Panzanella Salad

Greenhouse heirloom grape tomato. Seasonal greens. Cucumber and other seasonal vegetables. Yesterday’s sourdough. Kenny’s Fromage blanc. Giardiniera inspired dressing.
Suggested Beer Pairing: Infinite Wave
$ 10 [V]

Spätzel Primavera

Pan seared Swabian dumplins’. Farmer’s Market vegetables & garlic. EVOO. Black truffle salted herb butter. 24mo Parmigiana-Reggiano. Petite herbs. Scarpetta.
Suggested Beer Pairing: Helles
$ 15 [V]

Goetta

Free form pork & oat sausage, featuring Sunwatch Homestead pork from our whole hog program & organic oats. American style Black Soil potato salad. Wilted seasonal greens. Chow chow.
Suggested Beer Pairing: Czech Pils
$ 16

Tomato Bisque & Grilled Cheese

Vodka & tomato bisque with Kenny’s fromage blanc, aged balsamic, toasted pine nuts & black truffle salt. Grilled cheese on Bluegrass Concoctions sourdough with a trio of Kenny’s white cheddar, camembert & cream cheese. Jalapéno preserves. Sea salt.
Suggested Beer Pairing: Dunkel
$ 14.5 [V]

Smoked Brisket Sandwich

Smoked KY brisket. Papa Pretzel bun. Onion marmalade. Sauerkraut. BSB dunkel mustard. Gremolata of sorts. Served with American style Black Soil potato salad. Add a sandwich + 6.5
Suggested Beer Pairing: Helles
$ 17.5

Kids Under 12 Menu

Smoked KY Brisket Sandwich

Smoked KY Brisket. Papa Pretzel bun.
$ 11

Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese on sourdough. Kenny's white cheddar. Cream cheese.
$ 7.5 [V]

PB&J

Bluegrass Concoctions sourdough. Chunky peanut butter. Fruit jam.
$ 6.5 [V]

"Buttered Noodles"

House egg dumplin's. Butter.
$ 5 [V]

Veggie Plate

Raw pantry vegetables. Buttermilk "ranch"
$ 5.5 [V]
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Ethereal Public House Menu

[V]egetarian | [Ve]gan | [GF] Gluten Free

Pub Menu

Pretzel & Obatzda

Papa Pretzel sourdough pretzel. Maldon sea salt. Brie & camembert whipped with herbs, spices & Ethereal beer. Toasted caraway & black pepper. Substitute Ethereal Mustard $10
$ 13 [V]

S&V “All-American” Burger & Chips

6oz Angus steak patty, grilled medium rare. Papa Pretzel bun. Young greens. Heirloom tomato. Onion marmalade. Kennys white cheddar sauce. Ethereal mustard. Namesake home fries. Curried Catsup. Bread & butter pickle.
$ 16.5

Bratwurst & Mash

House ground & cased 100% Sunwatch Homestead pork bratwurst. Whipped potato. Au jus gravy. Snow peas.
$ 15.5

Fish & Chips

Lightly blackened NC farm-raised catfish, hand dipped in a twice-fermented Ethereal beer batter & deep fried. Namesake home fries. Tarter sauce & lemon.
$ 14

Rösti Potato

Grated russet potato, pan fried. Kenny’s fromage blanc. Mustard caviar. Sauerkraut. Pickled shallot. Seasonal greens. Horseradish
$ 12 [V]

S&V Panzanella Salad

Seasonal greens. Heirloom tomato & other seasonal vegetables. Yesterday’s pretzel. Kenny’s fromage blanc. Giardiniera-inspired dressing.
$ 11

S&V Kettle Chips

Russet potato, hand sliced & deep fried. Salt & Vinegar barbecue seasoned. Soubise.
$ 6.5

Belgian Frites

Namesake home fries. A trio of mayo-based sauces; French onion, wasabi-horseradish & andalouse.
$ 7.5

Shrimp Cocktail

White shrimp, poached in proprietary brine. Horseradish-forward cocktail sauce. Lemon & herbs.
$ 1/4lb 9 / 1/2lb 15

Supper Menu

Hangar Steak

8oz hanger steak, cooked Pittsburgh. Fingerling potatoes. S&V succotash. Herb butter. 28day dry-aged bone-in ribeye, cooked medium-rare. $55
$ 28

Schnitzel

Duroc pork tenderloin; pounded thin, buttermilk breaded & deep fried. Käse spätzle. Pickled Summer relish.
$ 21

Spätzle & Summer Vegetables

Pan-seared Swabian dumplins’. Grilled Summer vegetables. 24mo Parmigiana-Reggiano. Herb butter. Black truffle salt. Scarpetta. Add 1/4lb White Shrimp: Pan-fried in butter, garlic & herbs with lemon +$7
$ 18

Fried Chicken

Quartered whole “Cornish game hen”; milk brined; buttermilk breaded & deep fried. Chile & herb infused honey. Cucumber salad. Brȗléed seasonal fruit.
$ 23

Duck Breast

7oz duck breast; cooked medium rare. Rice grits. Grilled seasonal vegetables. Curry-pickled golden beet purée. Candied orange.
$ 25
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