with 3 dipping sauces, marinara, pesto aioli, and sriracha hot dip
The Wild Artichoke Napoleon
savory puff pastry triangles, layered with sauteed baby artichokes, fresh mushrooms, and tomatoes, reduced with minced garlic and chopped shallots, in a white wine heavy cream sauce with fresh basil and pine nuts
Louie Ds Tuscan Thin Crust Pizza Margherita
diced tomatoes, with a little house marinara, fresh basil and three cheeses all baked to crispy perfection just like one youd find in milan
Stuffed Mushrooms With Escargot
served in a traditional garlic butter with lemon and herbs
baby artichokes rolled with boursin cheese and battered then deep fried and served with a light marinara sauce and buerre blanc for dipping. mangia my friends!
Bagna Cauda Of Shrimp And Artichokes With Pita Bread
six white mexican shrimp, simmered
at your table in an italian clay pot with olive oil, minced anchovies, red chili flakes, minced garlic, fresh herbs and slivered artichokes. served with pita bread for dipping
Soups & Salads
The Wild Artichoke Salad
our version of a mixed green salad tossed with fresh baby artichokes, red tear drop tomatoes, mushrooms, and julienne carrots, served with homemade garlic croutons in a delicious modena balsamic vinaigrette topped with a dusting of parmesan
Caesar Salad, Always The Classic
hearts of romaine with a bold homemade caesar dressing with just enough anchovy, garlic, lemon, and topped with croutons and fresh grated parmesan
Soup For The Soul
Hearts Of Romaine And Blue Cheese
crisp wedges of romaine lettuce draped with a delicious creamy maytag blue cheese dressing and garnished with a pile of fresh diced tomatoes
Late Summer Fig Salad
cheese with candied spiced walnuts dressed with our housemade modena balsamic vinaigrette fresh black mission figs quartered and arranged in harmony with mesclun mixed greens, belgian endive, and crumbled gorgonzola
your choice of pasta, tossed with imported italian tomatoes, ground pork, veal, and beef, simmered with all the zesty tastes that my mother infuses in her sauce today. this dish is dedicated to all who like myself, can't live without pasta
sauteed fresh baby artichokes, oven roasted eggplant, shiitake and white mushrooms, and diced pancetta with fresh basil chiffonade, in a zesty tomato cream sauce, tossed with a pinch of smoked mozzarella and topped with fresh parmesan cheese, and served with your choice of pasta
Eagle 5's Creole Shrimp And Hot Sausage Pasta-jambalaya
sauteed with garlic, diced tomatoes, diced applewood smoked bacon, roasted red bell peppers, shallots, okra, fresh herbs and spice, simmered in a white wine and cream sauce tossed with your pasta of choice. eagle 5 suggests a glass of quadriga to go along with this dish. eagle 5 out!
Otoniels Over The Stove Top -sausage And Bacon Pasta
chopped shallots, garlic, fresh chopped sage roasted red bell peppers, simmered with a creamy marinara sauce with new orleans styled cajun sausage, and chunky crispy bacon topped with parmasan cheese
Jimmys Herbed Chicken Breast Gorgonzola
rosemary crusted chicken breast roasted golden
brown and served with choice of pasta with a gorgonzola cream sauce and fresh broccoli
Shrimp Saute With Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce-
six white mexican shrimp sauteed with garlic and shallots, and sun dried tomatoes, in a white wine cream sauce, flavored with fresh basil pesto
Louies Herb Roasted Breast Of Chicken Marsala
sauteed with a touch of garlic, and served in
a marsala wine sauce reduction with sliced mushrooms, diced tomatoes, basil and eggplant
Marias Mediterranean Chicken Pasta
a chicken breast sauteed in a light evo and served in a marinara sauce with white wine, capers, mushrooms, fresh basil, and cream tossed with your choice of pasta. finished with grated cheese.
From The Oven
The Ranch Filet Flambe Au Poivre
cognac flambeed peppered filet, with sauce bordeaux and roasted tomato, served with mashed potatoes and a fresh vegetable saute
skinless breast of chicken baked with roasted eggplant, roasted red bell peppers, caramelized onions, basil chiffonade, a melt of smoked mozzarella, and balsamic vinegar sauce.
served on top of sauteed greens and mashed potatoes
Yogi's Crispy Buttermilk Battered Fried Chicken
simply down home fried chicken with a country style bacon dripped gravy with potatoes and fall vegetables, that will remind you of okatie south carolina
Grandma Josephines Sicilian Meatloaf
seasoned with the love from the heart of an italian and shared with you. ground veal, beef and pork and all the freshest ingredients flavored with the mountains of melilli in northern sicily, baked and topped with smoked mozzarella, and served with a side of vegetables and pasta bologonese, who says im not italian
Chicken Olivo E Limone
thin filets of fresh chicken breast lightly floured and pan sauteed with fresh baby artichokes, imported italian green olives, lemon, white wine and cream, served with au gratin potatoes and fresh sauteed spinach
Pan Roasted Escolar
fresh escolar herb seasoned and then roasted to perfection and served with a fresh mango puree along with a herbed butter sauce with fresh farmed vegetables and rice pilaf
The Wild Artichoke Chefs Tasting Menu
this menu features smaller plated courses which allows you to enjoy the creativity of chef/ owner james, and his line chef otoniel. the menu changes nightly or on a whim with the focus on fresh ingredients, fantastic flavors, and outside the box presentations. if you are interested in wine pairings, we can provide a matchmaker of wine for each course
Danielles Delight ~ A Vegetarian Plate
we love vegetables. we understand that many people are looking for a vegetarian option to dine on. we will take as much care with our available fresh vegetables, aswe do with our other dishes, to create a palate of flavorful and savory components for a delicious meal.
Jacks Pork Piccata
sauteed pork loin cutlets in a cream sauce with capers, lemon, garlic, shallots, and fresh parsley. served with potatoes and vegetables.
Shirley & Gils Sweet Tart
a delicious sweet dough tart filled with the chef's choice of filling, and topped with a touch of whipped cream
Harveys Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae
a rich chocolate chip brownie served warm, and topped with our own homemade vanilla ginger and mocha-chocolate ice-creams, garnished with whipped cream, warm ganache, and caramel sauce. it will knock your socks off!
Ice Cream And Sorbet
fresh and home made. ask your server for todays flavors.
At The Wild Artichoke we pride ourselves in offering the very best that can be expected of a truly great restaurant ... impeccable, friendly service and entrees which capture all the goodness, the best seasonal ingredients, and know-how of the finest French, Italian and California cuisines. Our aim is to provide a dining experience pleasing to all our guests, making them feel right at home. The Wild Artichoke is a neighborhood place to savor exceptional fare in a relaxed atmosphere. Owner/chef James D’Aquila says, "A real chef can improvise and knows how to serve his customers’ every desire."