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



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

Novel Menu

Chef’s Prix Fixe
Offered Tuesday through Thursday only 

Pumpkin Soup 
chili jam, kaffir lime, coconut

KC Shrimp
tempura, yuzu, cucumber   

Veal Cheek Wellington
foie gras, truffle peel, asparagus, pistachio 


Wild Alaskan Halibut 
lobster, fava bean, sweet potato  

Dry Aged Pork
lemongrass belly, bok choy, fried shallots

Chocolate Cake 
peanut, bourbon caramel, vanilla cream

$55 
$80 with wine pairings

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











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Novel Cubano 
pork toast, melted ham, gouda, pickles

​9

Celery Root Bisque

escargot, green garlic, hickory cream  
10

Striped Bass Crudo
green mango, kaffir lime, jalapeno, yogurt  
14

Roasted Beet Salad
pomelo, red miso, gem lettuce, soy shallot  
9

Endive Salad
truffle peel, pistachio pesto, red grape, boquerones    
10

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

Fried KC Shrimp 

lemongrass caramel, green papaya, peanut sauce 

12


​Lobster Sausage

hackleback caviar, fried rice, fine herbs  

​15

 


Cr​ispy Egg

tripe, chipotle, bacon hushpuppies

10

Seared Diver Scallop
bone marrow, mushroom, sweet potato, chili 

29

Alaskan Halibut 
asparagus, fava bean, grains, crab jam 

32

 
Chicken Porchetta

ribollita, polenta, green garlic, fennel 
24 

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

​26  

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

36 

Goat Cheese Gnocchi
butternut squash, braised goat, pumpkin seed mole 

21

Fingerling Potato
yuzu, chili, napa cabbage

7

Cauliflower
arugula, walnut, caper, smoked raisin  

7


Sweet Peas

carbonara, lamb bacon, parmesan
7



dessert

Sticky Gingerbread
rum raisin ice cream, cranberry, candied hazelnut
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
bourbon caramel, peanut
9


 
*seasonal menu, pricing and availability subject to change