Chef’s Prix Fixe
Offered Tuesday through Thursday only 

Chilled Pea Soup
wasabi, trout roe, hijiki

Beef Tartare
fermented crab, grains, soy shallot 

Crispy Egg
braised goat, pepitas, polenta   


Wild Alaskan Halibut 
asparagus risotto, saffron, green garlic 

Dry Aged Pork
lemongrass belly, bok choy, fried shallots

Pear Cake 
blood orange, cinnamon, hazelnut 

$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



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


Potato Bisque
escargot, tarragon, hickory, onion soubise
10


Roasted Beet Salad
blood orange, red miso, gem lettuce, soy shallot  
9

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

Fried KC Shrimp 
lemongrass caramel, green papaya, peanut sauce 
12

Smoked Salmon Cake
fried rice, trout roe, fermented black bean 
​9

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


Novel Cubano 
pork toast, melted ham, gouda, pickles 
​11



Cr​ispy Egg

tripe, chipotle, bacon hushpuppies

10

Seared Diver Scallop
beef tendon, 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 Tenderloin
short rib pie, spinach, quail egg, potato puree  

32

Ricotta Gnocchi
spring vegetables, saffron, stinging nettle, rhubarb  

21

Fingerling Potato
yuzu koshu, aioli, 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