drizzled with olive oil, olives, toasted flatbread and fresh vegetables
Crock of Homemade Pimento Cheese
Crock of Homemade Pimento Cheese that comes with crackers, regular or Gluten Free, and celery sticks
Hot Baked Soft Pretzel
with tasty mustard dip
Add Chicken $2. Dressings - Fresh Ranch Dressing, House Vinaigrette or Sweet Onion
tomato, feta, cucumbers, olives, red onion, on fresh greens
Garbanzo, black, kidney, and green beans with seasoning, olive oil & vinegar on greens with crumbled Feta (removed as Vegan option)
cucumber, red onions, carrots, tomatoes chopped eggs, served with toasted flatbread
Add Chicken or Chicken Salad
Add Chicken or Chicken Salad to any of the salads above.
Sandwiches served on croissant, ciabatta, or wrapped in Italian seasoned flatbread. All served with a side salad of fresh greens or veggies straw "chips"
Fresh Chicken Salad
on a croissant, served with a side salad of fresh greens
Egg Salad freshly made to order for each sandwich, on croissant with a side of fresh greens
Smithfield Ham & Cheddar Cheese
Hand sliced with mustard and greens on warm ciabatta bread. Served with a side salad of fresh, greens.
sandwich with sliced sharp cheddar, fresh greens, house dijonnaise. Served with a side salad of fresh greens
sandwich with fresh mozzarella, marinated tomatoes tossed in olive oil, seasoned with basil and Italian spices on ciabatta bread. Served with a side of fresh greens
Hummus and Cheese
Hummus and Cheese on a toasted criossant with seasoned tomato spread and organic greens. Served with a side salad of fresh, greens.
fresh made, served on warm ciabatta bread with a side of fresh greens
peanut butter & jelly sandwich on white, choice of 2 snack items
Individual, deep-dish style, cheese or pepperoni, with side of fresh carrots
Individual, deep-dish style, cheese or pepperoni, plus fresh mozzarella, marinated tomatoes and side of fresh greens
Featuring Premium Back Alley Coffee
Pot of Custom Blended Premium Organic Tea
An amazing collection of organic teas that will awaken your senses.
Hot Coffee or Iced Coffee
French Press for Two
Cup of Black Tea
Fresh bakery goods including cupcakes, brownies, pastries, pie and cake.
Gluten Free Items
We carry Gluten free dessert items including donuts and brownies.
Fantastic espresso drinks from our amazing Italian Simonelli machine and talented baristas. Our premium beans come from local Wake Forest roaster, Back Alley Roasters.
Single - 2 oz.
Double - 4 oz
2oz of espresso plus 4oz of hot water.
2oz of espresso plus 2oz of milk foam
2oz espresso plus 2oz steamed mil and 2oz of milk foam.
Mochaccino / Cafe' Mocha
2oz espresso with bittersweet mocha sauce and steamed milk, then top it off with sweetened whipped cream.
2oz espresso plus 10oz of steamed milk.
Carmel, Vanilla, Hazelnut or Dark Chocolate
2oz espresso plus 6oz of coffee
Custom Blended, Premium, Organic Teas
Need inspiration? The tranquil blend will calm your spirit and soothe your soul, thus creating the perfect space for your imagination to wander
French Lemon Ginger*
A breath of fresh air! This soothing organic medley gives a refreshing lift to your cup and is the lovely compliment to any meal
Relax and immerse yourself into a cup of this inviting chamomile infused blend. Made with Organic Lavender, Roses, Rosehips, and Pink Peppercorn
This unique tea is harvested from ancient trees on the protected land of Jingmai Mangjing's Blue Mountains. This black tea steeps a rich, earthy infusion with notes of cedar and honey
A full-bodied black tea balanced with freshly ground cinnamon bits and notes of fall-ripened fig. A rich maple-covered apple taste with warming aroma of sweet cinnamon
This bright and brisk grown estate whole leaf Nilgiri tea blended with smooth rich Yunnan golden buds creates a classic infusion that can be enjoyed at any time of the day
Coconut Cacao Pu-Erh**
Pure Bliss! This unique blend of organic loose leaf Pu-erh with cocoa nibs and coconut provides a smooth, round, robust, yet sweet flavor with a mild hazelnut finish
Earl Grey Crème**
A black tea hand blended with fragrant oil of bergamot and a touch of French vanilla. A remarkable blend with fresh citrus notes followed by a rich and robust finish
A green tea tossed, dried, then blended with organic raspberries and essence of pomegranate. Sweeten the senses with a tart and tangy rush to the pallet
This refreshing blend of guayusa and hibiscus flowers, highlighted by notes of lemongrass and balanced by natural sweetness of fresh stevia leaves
This floral and sweet green tea has been repeatedly baked and scented with fresh and fragrant night–blooming jasmine blossoms
This characteristically uplifting and delightful medley offers a up a light, smooth flavor and bright notes of lemon and a sweet, lingering finish
Succulent schizandra berries and sweet amber oolong leaves blended with essence of plum. This gentle, fruity, sweet taste fusion is perfect for any meal
Sit back, relax, and enjoy this award-winning, summer fusion of sweet, sun-ripened peaches delicately grounded by the crisp, bright after-notes of our Classic Black tea
Sweet enticing chocolate swimming in a deep velvety base of organic rooibos and refreshing mint leaves. The perfect answer to a dessert tea. The finish is smooth, complemented by a touch of vanilla
White Goji Blossom**
Relax and enjoy this delightful white tea infusion as it sweeps lovingly across your palate. Steeps a refreshing taste reminiscent of baked pear and orange blossoms with a crisp clean finish and translates elegantly over ice
Floral blend with peony and marigolds, restoring balance with its subtly sweet and creamy finish
*Caffeine Free. **Medium Caffeine
Current On-Tap Craft Beer Selection
Enjoy our grand opening line-up of local craft beer! We will continue to rotate in a variety of North Carolina craft brews and even slide in a visitor from across the NC borders from time to time
The award winning Nickelpoint Vienna Lager has a moderately rich German malt aroma very much like the Marzen, but is a little lower in gravity. With a firm enough hop bitterness and an elegant malt complexity, Vienna Lager has a clean lager finish and a light to medium body. Overall impression can be characterized by the soft yet elegant maltiness that dries out in the finish. Won 3rd place in NC State Brewers Cup in the category of Commercial European Amber Lager
Port City IPA India Pale Ale (Alexandria, VA) – ABV 6.3%
Our flagship India Pale Ale exhibits floral aromas and flavors of citrus and pine resin, balanced by toasty, caramel malt character. Monumental IPA pours a rich, clear copper with a tight white head. Neither astringent nor sugary sweet, Monumental IPA serves as a great example of a complex and perfectly balanced East Coast style IPA
D9 Brown Sugar Brown Cow, Mocha Brown Ale (Cornelius, NC) – ABV 6.9%
An American style Brown Ale. Brewed with chocolate, vanilla, brown sugar and Colombian coffee. We added a hint of lactose, this brew is a mocha coffee and cream concoction so good you'll say its name
Port City Porter, Robust Porter (Alexandria, VA) – ABV 7.5%
This round features our Thrilla' in Vanilla aged for over 6 months in Carolina Bourbon barrels. Our homemade vanilla extract using whole Madagascar vanilla beans, the smooth bourbon and the oak all meld together to make this the perfect way to start the fight!
Our Wine By The Glass Lineup!
We also have an extensive bottle selection for you to purchase to stay or take home
Moscato, Mondavi - 2015 California
Bright light golden straw color. Bright, fruity, spicy aromas of grilled pineapple, star anise - yellow licorice, cardamon, and gravel - lemon cleanser with an bright, sweet medium-full body and a sleek, interesting, breezy finish with soft tannins and no oak
Chardonnay, Lucky Star - 2015 California
A lovely balance of fruit and richness, Lucky Star Chardonnay is full of Gravenstein apple, stone fruit and Anjou pear flavors balanced by citrus notes and a smooth, creamy finish
Pinot Grigio, Trinity Oaks – 2015 California
A crisp and fresh wine, with plenty of juicy melon, citrus and pear flavors. Light notes of mineral and refreshing acidity make this wine a perfect pairing with a summer green salad or smoked chicken
Pinot Noir, Montpellier – 2014 California
Dark garnet color. Aromas and flavors of cherry tart, chocolate mint cookie, and hint of blonde tobacco with a supple, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, carefree craisin, dark nut brittle, and cedar finish with light oak
Pinot Noir, Harlow Ridge – 2014 Lodi California
Plum, black cherry, cedar, and a hint of cinnamon charm the palate. The finish is soft and protracted with silky tannins and spicy flavors
Cabernet California Select, Guenoc – 2015 California
A whisper of rose petals on the nose, progressing into notes of cherry and rhubarb, culminating in undertones of vanilla oak. On the palate this wine brings supple tannins and finesse, bursting with flavors of dark cherries and rhubarb
Cabernet Sauvignon, Kenwood – 2014 California
Fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged in a combination of French and American oak for 20 months to add toasty and vanilla flavors. The result is a quaffable wine that is deep in color with rich flavor
Merlot, Cypress - 2015 Central Coast
Pure classic varietal aromas of black currant and ripe plum. The structure and savory red fruit signature are reminiscent of the claret style of wine
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
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