Chef’s Prix Fixe
Offered Tuesday through Thursday only 

Parsnip Bisque  
lump crab, hijiki, chive 

Hamachi Crudo
blood orange, pistachio, sunchoke 

Crispy Egg

nettle fettucini, chicken bolognese, fried garlic   


Faroe Island Salmon 
beet, wasabi, trout roe 


Dry Aged Pork
lemongrass belly, thai basil, fried shallots

Pear Cake 

chai spice, buttermilk, vanilla tuille 


$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 on 11/23 


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

winter pear, jalapeno, poppy seed, tumeric
15


Butternut Squash Soup  
coconut, tapioca, kaffir lime, pepitas

9


Roasted Beet Salad

wasabi, pickled raspberry, yuzu vinaigrette  

9


Endive Salad

sunchoke, blood orange, pistachio   

10


Broiled Octopus 
cauliflower, caper, walnut, arugula  
13
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Grilled Lamb Sausage 
harissa, chickpea, sheep's milk yogurt
11

Duck Neck Dumplings
foie gras, cameo apple, smoked raisin, five spice 
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 

29


Pan Roasted Salmon 

grilled romaine, trout roe, white turnip

28

 
Chicken Porchetta

ribollita, polenta, green garlic, fennel 
22 

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

​25

 Beef Tenderloin
short rib, quail egg, celery root, blue cheese  

31

Ricotta Gnocchi
broccoli, chestnut, truffle peel, radicchio    

19


Thane Palmberg Potato
fermented black bean aioli, ginger-scallion 

7

Brussels Sprouts 
pickled cherry, black vinegar, cashew   

7


Tuscan Kale  

cultured cream, chicken sausage, onion straws    
7



dessert

Coffee Coconut Pavlova 
cocoa meringue, coffee coconut custard 
8


Pear Cake

chai spice, buttermilk panna cotta, vanilla tuille 
8

Fried Pumpkin Pie 
golden milk ice cream, five-spiced pepitas 
8

Peanut Butter Custard
MO concord grape, marshmallow, granola 
8

Chocolate
caramel, pecan, chocolate chip cookie dough
9


 
*seasonal menu, pricing and availability subject to change