Novel Menu

​​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.

Chef’s Prix Fixe
Offered Tuesday through Thursday only 

Goode Acres Gazpacho 
green tomato, olive, oregano 

Hamachi Crudo
beet, wasabi, trout roe 

Crispy Egg 
fresh polenta, heirloom tomato, foraged herbs
 

Seared Alaskan Halibut
eggplant caponata, sesame, white quinoa 


Dry Aged Pork
lemongrass belly, bok choy, fried shallots

Peach Cake

lime, mulberry, vanilla tuille 


$55 
$80 with wine pairings

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











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​Hamachi Crudo

kohlrabi, jalapeno, poppy seed, coconut 
15


Chilled Corn Soup 
lobster, green tomato, basil 

10


Heirloom Tomato Salad 

pickled strawberry,  herbs, calamansi   
11

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

Fried Calamari 

yuzu, octopus, spicy cabbage, chick pea 

​10


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 

29


Alaskan Halibut 
miso, barley, corn, trout 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


String Bean

wasabi, roasted garlic, shiso 
7



dessert

Strawberry Cheesecake
rhubarb, almond, dulcey chocolate, cherry
8


Peach Cake

black raspberry, lemonbalm 
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