Christmas Eve at equinox

December 24, 2018

A Warm Virginia Piedmont Christmas where it all began… Join our Eco Secret Santa gift exchange with our staff as only southern hospitality would demand. Bring a wrapped gift (use only re-gifted wrap or up recycling newspaper or old maps for wrapping paper) under $20.00 for one of our staffers and you’ll receive an awesome gift in return!



First Course


Equinox Style Seafood Gumbo $16
Virginia Oysters, Blue Crab, Italian Sausage

Caramelized Hearts of  Palm (PB) $18 
Miso Vinaigrette, Smoked Trumpet Mushrooms, Tempura Leaves & Stems

Baby Kale & Blood Orange Salad  (PB) $16
Candied Walnuts, Dried Cranberries, Grilled Avocados

Grilled Rosemary Polenta Cake $19
New England Bay Scallops, Pernod Butter, Beet Chips

 Grilled Boneless Manchester Quail $17
Frisée & Oyster Mushroom Salad, Sherry Mustard Vinaigrette, Riesling Poached Golden Raisins

Baked Local Eggplant Ratatouille (PB) $16
Sweet Peppers, Baby Zucchini, Pine Nuts, Rustic Tomato


Main Course

Pistachio Crusted Loin of Pennsylvania Lamb $38
Braised Belgian Endive, Honey Glazed Baby Carrots, Pomegranate Jus

Cauliflower & Autumn Vegetable Tempura (PB) $32
Warm Buckwheat Soba Noodles, Pomegranate Glaze, Toasted Cashews

Spinach Bucatini with Cherry Tomato & Beech Mushroom Ragu (PB) $30
Fresh Basil, Roasted Carrots, Cashew Cheese

Pan Roasted Deleware Rockfish Filet $37
Caramelized Artichokes, Sweet Potato Gratin, Pinot Noir Butter

 Slow Cooked Breast of Pennsylvania Turkey $35
Virginia Chestnut Puree, Buttered String Beans, Citrus Cranberry Compote, Rosemary Bourbon Gravy

Angus Beef Ribeye $42
Holiday Hassleback Potatoes, Meyer Lemon Spinach, Perigord Black Truffle Jus

Celery Root and Yukon Potato Rösti (PB) $30
Roasted Trumpet Mushrooms, Saffron Aioli


Sweet Course

"Bouche Noël" (PB) $12
Orange Génoise, Coconut Date Cream, Vanilla Bean Gelato

Pumpkin Custard Tart $12
Makers Mark Caramel Sauce, Candied Pecans, Cinnamon Ice Cream

Apricot Raisin Brioche Bread Pudding $12
Anise Crème Anglaise, Eggnog Ice Cream, Caramel Tuille

Bartlett Pear Gingerbread Cake $12
Cranberry Sorbet, Crispy Meringue, Port Wine Cranberry Reducation

Stout Chocolate Cake (PB) $12
Chocolate Sorbet, Vanilla Anglaise, Toasted Almond


*Menu items are subject to change based on availability from our local vendors*