Bistro Carpe Diem Menu – Beach Bistro
Bistro Carpe Diem Menu

Winter Salad
Fresh roasted beets, baby sorrel, arugula,
dressed with apple cider vinaigrette. Topped with
grilled broccoli rabe, pepitas, craisins, roasted
butternut squash, and parmesan cheese.  $16

The Tucker-McKay Salad
Warm Maple Leaf duckling with arugula,
watercress and a cognac-citrus-bacon vinaigrette.
With seasonal fruit, red onions, and candied walnuts.
Has won prizes.  $21

Scallop Pan Roast
Seared scallops in our famous Bouillabaisse
broth. Finished with sweet cream and a
soupçon of curry.  $34

Terra Ceia Bay Little Neck Clams
From Aaron Welch’s farm. Pan-roasted,
finished with garlic butter, wilted arugula,
chardonnay, tomatoes, fresh herbs.  $25

Short Rib Bourguignon
Prime American beef… succulent…
Slow braised with Burgundy, oyster mushrooms,
baby onions and foie gras mousse.  $45

Vegetarian Indulgences
Chef’s pick… whimsical selections…
with farro and a true vegetable demi-glace.
“Vegetarians don’t live longer, it just
seems longer.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
“But they live well here.” ~ Susan  $37


A selection of crafted cocktails – $16 each

“The Tony Jacklin”
Bombay Sapphire martini with blue cheese stuffed olives…
Icy blue, like Tony’s nerves.

Celebratory Martini
Fresh pineapple infused vodka, shaken, served up.

Bee’s Knees
Hendrick’s gin, Anna Maria honey, fresh lavender, and lemon.
All of our honey is a gift from local Island bees.

Lemongrass Caipirinha
Soul Cachaça, fresh lime, lemongrass.

Classic Manhattan
Premium Bourbon or Rye, Angostura bitters, and Vya
Sweet Vermouth. Stirred, never shaken.

Persephone’s Kiss
Pomegranate, Van Gogh vodka, Champagne, fresh lime.

Dark and Stormier
Gosling’s Black Rum, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur,
ginger beer and candied ginger.

Negroni Classic
Gin or bourbon.

Wines by the Glass


Brut – Mirabelle by Schramsberg
Calistoga, California  $18

Prosecco – Desiderio “Jeio”
Valdobbiadene, Italy  $12

White Wine

Riesling – August Kesseler Kabinett
Rheingau Region, Germany  $15

Pinot Grigio – Cantina Zaccagnini
Bolognano, Pescara, Italy  $15

Sauvignon Blanc – Duckhorn
Napa Valley, California  $15

Sauvignon Blanc – Allen Scott
Marlborough, New Zealand  $15

Sancerre – Patient Cottat
Sancerre, France  $18

Dry Rosé – Esprit Gassier
Provence, France  $15

Alexander Valley Vineyards

Sonoma, California  $15

Chardonnay – Trefethen
Napa Valley, California  $17

Chardonnay – Maison L’ Envoyé
Bourgogne, France  $15

Red Wine

Granache – Carini
Sierra Hills, California  $15

Meritage – Leviathan
Northern California Vineyards  $21

Syrah – Vallin
Lampoc, California  $21

Malbec – Tinto Negro
Mendoza, Argentina  $15

Côtes du Rhône
Domaine de Ferrand “Mistral”

Rhône, France  $13

Merlot – Gainey
Santa Ynez Valley, California  $14

Cabernet Sauvignon
Alexander Valley Vineyards

Sonoma, California  $15

Zinfandel – Midnight Estate
Paso Robles, California  $16

Pinot Noir – Cristom
Willamette Valley, Oregon  $21

Pinot Noir – Argus
Napa Valley, California  $17

Specialty Coffees

In a brown sugar and cinnamon rimmed glass,
crowned with real whipped cream.  $15 each
“Real whipped cream is always good” ~ Ben Murphy

Café Siobhan
Brandy, Kahlúa and Cointreau.

Irish Cream
Bushmills and Baileys Irish Cream.

Jamaican Coffee
Myers’s Dark Rum and Tia Maria.

The Frangelican
Brandy and Frangelico… garnished with
our homemade praline.