Chef’s Prix Fixe
Offered Tuesday through Thursday only 

Corn Soup
smoked miso, crab jam, hijiki 

Hamachi Crudo
beet, wasabi, steelhead roe 

Asparagus Risotto 
farm egg, radicchio, green garlic


Seared Diver Scallop
mushroom, leek, cabbage 

Dry Aged Pork
lemongrass belly, bok choy, fried shallots

Peach Cake

corn, raspberry 


$55 
$80 with wine pairings

whole table participation appreciated. No substitutions. seasonal menu, pricing and availability subject to change.











Novel Menu

​​815 W 17th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-221-0785



Novel will be closed July 4th, 5th, and 6th. 


To reserve a table, click here.


Located in Kansas City's Historic Westside, less than 1 mile west of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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​Hamachi Crudo

kohlrabi, jalapeno, poppy seed, coconut 
15


Chilled Cucumber Soup
green chick pea, sesame harissa, yogurt
8


Heirloom Tomato Salad 

pickled strawberry,  herbs, calamansi   
11

Endive Salad
truffle peel, pistachio pesto, red grape, boquerones    
9

Smoked Oysters

prairie hay, green tomato mignonette, pink peppercorn 

​15


Head On KC Shrimp 
lemongrass caramel, green papaya, peanut sauce 
11

Duck Neck Dumplings
foie gras,white turnip, pickled cherry 
12


Novel Cubano 
pork toast, melted ham, gouda, pickles 
​9


Cr​ispy Egg

tripe, chipotle, bacon hushpuppies

10

Seared Diver Scallop
beef tendon, mushroom, sweet potato, chili 

28


Alaskan Halibut 
miso, barley, corn, steelhead roe 

32

 
Chicken Porchetta

ribollita, polenta, green garlic, fennel 
22 

Duroc Pork Chop
pork belly ragu, rice späetzle, baby bok choy

​25

 Beef Tenderloin
short rib pie, spinach, quail egg, potato puree  

32

Ricotta Gnocchi
heirloom tomato, summer squash, swiss chard, olive   

19


Thane Palmberg Potato
yuzu koshu, aioli, napa cabbage

7

Cauliflower
arugula, walnut, caper, smoked raisin  

7


Sweet Corn

fava bean, lamb bacon, black quinoa 
7



dessert

Strawberry Cheesecake
rhubarb, almond, dulcey chocolate, cherry
8


Carrot Cake

 roasted pear, honey, black sesame granola
8

Fried Blueberry Pie 
lemon ice cream, corn cookie, honey glaze
8

Coconut Pavlova 
concord grape, banana sorbet, coconut custard
8

Chocolate
caramel, pecan, chocolate chip cookie dough
9


 
*seasonal menu, pricing and availability subject to change