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Spoil your Sweetheart this Weekend for Sweetest Day

Posted on: October 13th, 2019 by chef



Enjoy a Three course meal to be shared for dinner for just $60!

Step one: Choose an option from each course
Step two: Settle in at your table with some drinks We recommend the Bouquet Martini or a nice glass of wine!
Step three: Sit. Stay. Savor. As you stare into the eyes of your sweetest one!

The Sweetest Menu


Drink Deals

Bottle of House Red, White, or Sparkling Wine for just $30!
Bouquet Martini $8
house infused lavender gin + St. Germaine + Dolin Blanc + rose petals + mint + basil simple + soda

First Course

Please choose 1 item to split with your sweetheart

Shrimp Bowl gf
butternut squash bowl + shrimp + mushroom sherry cream sauce + parmesan + truffled arugula

House Salad gf
Ohio greens + dried cherry + gorgonzola + spiced pecans + toy box tomatoes + balsamic vinaigrette

Spinach Bleu gf
spinach + gorgonzola + bacon + marinated tomato + chopped egg + avocado + bleu cheese vinaigrette

Bruschetta Hearts
heart-shaped garlic crostini’s + heirloom tomato + herbed chevre + capers + smoked salmon toro + balsamic reduction

Fromage
English sage derby white cheddar + brie + mango stilton + house made jam + olive tapenade + fresh fruit + crostini’s

Entree’s

Please choose 1 option from the main’s, accompany it to your liking with your choice of 2 side bowls

Twin Filet gf sans toast
two petite filets grilled on toast + Boursin spinach + smoked heirloom tomato demi + quail egg

Lobster Shrimp Turnovers
steamed shrimp + lobster + sherried cream pot pie vegetables

Vegan Shepard’s Pie gf
mashed potato crust + sauteed peppers + onion + celery + Beyond Meat + wild mushroom veloute

Jerk Smoked Chicken gf
house smoked thigh & breast + pineapple salsa + pan drippin’s sauce

Sides

Please choose two sides to accompany your entree

Smashed Potatoes
Oven Roasted Petite Potatoes
Truffled Asparagus
Burnt Carrots
Mixed Vegetables Ala Plancha
Citrus Broccoli
Sweet Potato Fries

Dessert

Please choose 1 option to share

Baked Alaska
Bittersweet Chocolate Fondue + Fresh Strawberries gf
Death by Chocolate & Peanut Butter
Key Lime Pie gf
Cherry Apple Crisp + house-made Vanilla Ice Creamgf

Pizza Week Cincinnati: Nov 4-10th

Posted on: October 12th, 2019 by chef



Pizza Week is almost upon us!

Stop by the Brown Dog Cafe anytime from Nov 4-10th to enjoy our “Sweet Dreams” pizza for just $8!

Sweet Dreams

This pizza is the stuff dreams are made of… at least dreams of a Sweet and Savory Earthly delight. *We sometimes have those
The pizza is topped with wild mushrooms, arugula, Taleggio cheese, fresh apple slaw, drizzled with truffle oil and smoked honey… Is your mouth watering yet?


Don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy this delicious vegetarian masterpiece, available for a limited time only!
Don’t forget that we offer a cauliflower crust for anybody who desires a gluten-free option.

Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week Sept 23rd-29th

Posted on: August 29th, 2019 by chef



Enjoy a Three Course Meal for just $36!


What’s on the Menu?

FIRST COURSE

Please choose 1 option, we are sorry but no substitutions please

Soup du jour
Ask your server for today’s special

Buffalo Shrimp Cocktail
spicy fried shrimp + Buffalo sauce + basil bleu slaw + celery + lemon

Game Slider
lamb + wild boar + venison + brioche bun + chevre + mint chimichurri + taro chips + tomato jam

Local Wild Mushroom Turnover
truffle cream + lemon pepper baby arugula

SECOND COURSE

Please choose 1 option, we are sorry but no substitutions please

Soup du jour
Ask your server for today’s special

Bacon Tomato Caesar Salad
crisp romaine + toy box tomatoes + maple bacon + foccacia croutons + Parmesan reggiano + house Caesar dressing

Brown Dog House Salad
local greens + spiced pecans + dried cherries + gorgonzola + toy box tomatoes + balsamic vinaigrette

Ceviche Taco Salad
tortilla bowl + napa slaw + pickled red onion + manchego + mint chimichurri + grouper ceviche + cilantro ranch

THIRD COURSE

Please choose 1 option, we are sorry but no substitutions please

Caribbean Grouper
jerk seared grouper + wilted spinach + sweet potato banana rum mashers + mango chutney + plantain chips

Grilled Loin of Lamb
boneless lamb medallions + brussel tots + demi + mint lemon reduction

Wild Boar Scallopini
sauteed cutlets of wild boar + local wild mushroom marsala sauce + fresh lemon + herbed linguine

Introducing Vegan Thursdays!

Posted on: August 22nd, 2019 by chef



Starting Thursday Aug 29th, we will be offering a vegan dinner feature every Thursday! If you have sampled some of the dishes from our Vegan Gourmet Series this summer, then you know that we will be turning up the Gourmet for these vegan dishes! Stop by any Thursday after 5pm to try something new!

Vegan’s Rejoice! Introducing Vegan Brunch Options!

Posted on: July 24th, 2019 by chef

Substitute a Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble for eggs anywhere on our brunch menu. *upcharges may apply*



Now featuring Vegan Scrambled Tofu

Substitute for Eggs anywhere on our Brunch Menu to create a healthy Vegan option for Breakfast


Enjoy a $5 Burger During Burger Week: July 15th-21st

Posted on: July 8th, 2019 by chef


Stop by the Brown Dog Cafe any day during Burger Week to enjoy a Beer Brat Burger for just $5!

House Ground Burger + Pickled Red Cabbage + Red Onion + Kaiser Pickle + House Stone Ground Mustard
Topped with a Pretzel Bun

Sponsored in part by: Cincinnati City Beat, and the Ohio Beef Council

Father’s Day Brunch Buffet

Posted on: May 17th, 2019 by chef






Father’s Day Brunch Buffet


Date: June 16th
Time: 10am-4pm
Adults: $35.00
Kids: (6–11) 12.00
(+ tax %20 gratuity)
5 & under eat free


OMG—add bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys- only $25!

 

Belgian Waffle Station

Toppings: warm maple syrup, whipped butter, fresh berries,
caramel sauce, whipped cream


 

Egg Station

Omelets made to order
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Cheese: swiss, cheddar

Vegetables: wild mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes, spinach

Meats: sausage, goetta, bacon, ham

Eggs: scrambled, over easy, medium or hard


 

From the Buffet line:

Salad Bar
local greens, spinach, dried cherry, candied pecans, grape tomatoes, croutons
, cucumber, shaved carrot, chopped egg, bacon bits, cheddar cheese, gorgonzola, ranch 
dressing, balsamic vinaigrette, house vinegar & oil

Fruit salad: gf
house cut fresh melon, pineapple and assorted berries

Chilled items: gf
smoked salmon, peel & eat shrimp, deviled eggs+ bacon jam

Accoutrements: gf
caper, egg, onion, herb cream cheese spread,
 cocktail sauce, remoulade, crostini’s

Sweets:

cinnamon rolls, blueberry crumble muffins, apple turnovers

The Carving Station:

house smoked brisket + turkey + sauces + relishes


Breakfast:

bacon, turkey sausage, 
hash brown potatoes, 
biscuits + goetta gravy

Main courses:

southern style bbq ribs
Fried chicken breasts
Eggplant parmesan




The sides:
Local baby potatoes rissole
fries + truffle oil + herbs + parmesan  gf

butter poached caulilini + broccoli + burnt carrot gf
southern style green beans gf
baked beans

Dessert Station

carrot cakes with cream cheese frosting gf

strawberry shortcake with whipped cream gf
Coconut caramel praline cheesecake

Apple crisp + whipped cream gf

chocolate mousse 
Key lime tartlet gf

Scotch & Such: a 4 Course Dinner Paired with Scotch Whisky

Posted on: May 8th, 2019 by chef



Click photo above for tickets

Due to popular demand we are hosting a Scotch pairing dinner this evening, this meal will be 4 courses, each paired with a unique scotch. This invitation is extended to any of our Scotch Whisky fans of legal drinking age.

Date: May 25th

Time: 7-9pm

Price: $123 all inclusive, $52 for Food only if you are interested. (*prices do not include additional eventbrite fees)

What’s On the Menu?

Enjoy a welcoming scotch cocktail by our mixologists as you settle in for the evening, details TBA.

First Course:

Blueberry crusted goat cheese and lemon infused gaufrette with lemon basil arugula

paired with: Macallan Double Cask

Second Course:

Prosciutto wrapped romaine with parmesan and caesar dressing

paired with: Macallan Classic Cut

Third Course:

Sirloin au poivre with Pink peppercorn infused demi glace

paired with: Macallan Edition #4

Fourth Course:

Chocolate pot du creme with fresh raspberries and whipped cream

paired with: Highland Park single series “Heart of it all”

Optional 1oz. pour of Glenfiddich “Winter Storm” available for just $24 more!

Mother’s Day Brunch 2019

Posted on: April 17th, 2019 by chef



Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet


Time: 10am-4pm
Adults: $35.00
Kids: (6–11) 12.00
(+ tax %20 gratuity)
5 & under eat free


OMG—add bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys- only $25!

 

Belgian Waffle Station

Toppings: warm maple syrup, whipped butter, fresh berries,
caramel sauce, whip cream

 

Egg Station gf

Omelets made to order
Cheese: swiss, cheddar
Vegetables: wild mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes, spinach
Meats: sausage, goetta, bacon, ham
Eggs: scrambled, over easy, medium or hard

 

From the Buffet line:

Salad Bar

local greens, spinach, dried cherry, candied pecans, grape tomatoes, croutons
cucumber, shaved carrot, chopped egg, bacon bits, cheddar cheese, gorgonzola, ranch
dressing, balsamic vinaigrette, house vinegar & oil

Fruit salad: gf

house cut fresh melon, pineapple and assorted berries

Chilled items: gf

smoked salmon, peel & eat shrimp, deviled eggs+ bacon jam

Accoutrements: gf

caper, egg, onion, herb cream cheese spread,
cocktail sauce, remoulade, crostini’s

Sweets:

cinnamon rolls, cherry crumble muffins, apple turnovers

The Carving Station:
certified angus prime rib of beef gf
brown sugar mustard crusted ham gf

sauces:
horseradish sauce, au jus, orange mustard sauce gf

Breakfast:
bacon, turkey sausage
hash brown potatoes
biscuits + goetta gravy

Main courses:
southern fried chicken

Oregon rockfish + spinach alouette + lemon buerre blanc gf

vegetable lasagna


The sides:

loaded Yukon smashed potatoes gf
caulilini + broccoli + carrot + sherry garlic butter gf

southern style green beans gf

Dessert Station

carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting gf
strawberry shortcake with whipped cream gf
Coconut caramel praline cheesecake
Apple crisp + whipped cream gf
White chocolate panna cotta
chocolate mousse cake
Key lime tartlet gf

Dress in costume for Star Wars Day at the Brown Dog Cafe!

Posted on: March 31st, 2019 by chef

This year for Star Wars Day, we are getting into the spirit of celebrating everybody’s favorite Sci Fi movies. Which is why we asked our good buddy Chewbacca to host a fun event at the Brown Dog. We will be playing Star Wars themed music on the Patio during Happy Hour, and Star Wars Trivia Hosted by: Chewbacca

Mark your Calendars!

From 2:30-5:30pm Anybody who comes to the patio dressed in Star Wars Costume will be entitled to a free “Totooine” appetizer with any purchase. Star Wars costumed guests will also get a selection of 4 draft beers that will be available for $3 each

COME TO THE DARK SIDE WITH JACKIE O’s BREWERY

We will be hosting a Tap Takeover featuring some rare brews from our good friends at Jackie O’s, including:

POCKETS OF SUNLIGHT

MIXED FERMENTATION SAISON
Brewed with Honey, Verbena, and Coriander
ABV: 6.5%

CARROTS & STICKS

BELGIAN STRONG ALE
This is a Belgian golden ale base brewed with walnuts, raisins, cinnamon, alspice, nutmeg, lemon zest. aged in bourbon barrels after being fermented on carrot purée with Kveik yeast. Conditioned on Ugandan vanilla beans.
ABV: 13%

BLACK MAPLE

IMPERIAL PORTER
Brewed with Maple syrup aged in Bourbon Barrels
ABV: 12.5%

ANTIK

IMPERIAL DOUBLE PORTER
Brewed Imperial porter brewed with honey and aged in bourbon barrels. Collaboration with To Øl Brewery*
ABV: 12%