Novel Menu

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



To reserve a table, click here.


Open for dinner on Christmas Eve.


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 

Chestnut Bisque
black truffle, winter pear, pink peppercorn

Hamachi Crudo
beet, wasabi, yuzu

Crispy Egg
mushroom, fresh polenta, black kale

Seared Diver Scallop
celery root, blood orange, fennel

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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Steamed Buns  
crispy pig head, smoked tomato, hoisin

​7

Pumpkin Soup
red curry, coconut tapioca, crushed herbs  
9

Hamachi Crudo
lardo, chestnut, granny smith, black truffle  
15

Beet Salad
raspberry, wasabi, yuzu  
9

Blackened Octopus
white bean falafel, tahini, kalamata olive  
13

Duck Neck Dumplings
foie gras, gala apple, smoked raisin, five spice
12

KC Shrimp Gumbo

rabbit andouille, fresh polenta, celery ribbons

15


Cr​ispy Egg

tripe, chipotle, bacon hushpuppies

10

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

29

Organic Scottish Salmon
hakurei turnip, scallion, trout roe, mille feuille

26

 
Gerber’s Farm Chicken
lemongrass, green papaya, coconut rice

24 

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

​26  

Aged Beef Sirloin
potato puree, bbq short rib, napa slaw 

36 

Goat Cheese Gnocchi
butternut squash, black kale, pumpkin seed mole 

20

Smoked Potato
pancetta, melted leeks, sour cream

7

Brussels Sprouts
cashew, pickled cherry, black vinegar

8


Heirloom Broccoli
wiebe cheddar, cured stems, hatch chili 

7



dessert

Sticky Gingerbread
rum raisin ice cream, cranberry, candied hazelnut
8


Not Your Regular Carrot Cake
parsnip, roasted pear, honey, black sesame granola
8

Fried Apple Pie
cinnamon ice cream, black walnut, miso butterscotch
8

Coconut Semifreddo
passionfruit curd, espresso shortbread, apricot, mango
8

Chocolate
bourbon caramel, peanut
9


 
*seasonal menu, pricing and availability subject to change