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The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project

Poste Cocktails

Reservations: 202.783.6060

Brunch Menu:


Frosted Flakes:    5

All Bran:    5

Special K:    5

Granola:    5

Shredded Mini Wheat:    5

Rice Krispies:    5


Beet and Greens: Hearty greens with roasted Bounty Hill Farms Baby Beets, shaved red onion, fried kale, balsamic vinaigrette, blue cheese and walnut puff   14

Cobb: Path Valley greens, Cashel blue cheese, hard cooked egg, bacon lardons, grape tomatoes, radish, avocado   15
Add Chicken or Steak 4, Shrimp 5

Chicken Paillard: grilled pounded chicken breast, arugula, mache, tomato and brulee goat cheese   14

Tuna Nicoise: seared big eye tuna (pole-and-line), olive oil poached tuna belly, olives, hard cooked egg, haricots verts, anchovies, black truffle vinaigrette   16/24


French Onion Soup: aged comte cheese   14


Brasserie Burger: Virginia grass fed beef, Appalachian cheese, confit tomato, red onion marmalade, parker house bun, mache, harissa aioli   19

Onion Soup Burger: Virginia grass fed beef, comte cheese, caramelized onion soup, onion bun   18

Croque Monsieur : grilled ham, comte cheese, country bread, mornay   17

Croque Madame: grilled ham, comte cheese, brioche, bechamel, sunny side up egg   18

B.E.L.T. (#2): garden arugula, fried green tomato, bacon and roasted tomato aioli, braised pork belly and a fried egg on croissant    16

Petits Plats

Award Winning Duck Fat Doughnuts: bourbon/maple glaze   14

Granola Parfait: yogurt, chantilly cream, dried fruit   12

Grapefruit: bruleed grapefruit, Path Valley honey yogurt, grapefruit vinaigrette, spiced almonds    12

Madeleine: Cornbread madeleines with a blueberry compote, honey/thyme butter    13

Chicken Liver Parfait: chicken liver mousse with a sherry gelee, baguette   14


Western Omelette: smoked ham hock, roasted red peppers, grilled scallion, white cheddar   14

Eggs Florentine: poached eggs, vanilla braised spinach, toasted brioche, preserved lemon hollandaise   17

Eggs Any Style: provencal, house made sausage or smoked bacon    15

Eggs Benedict: English muffin, poached eggs, Hollandaise, Virginia ham   18

Eggs Chesapeake: English muffin, lump crab meat, poached eggs, Old Bay Hollandaise   19

Mushroom Omelette: Maitake mushrooms, caramelized onions, gruyere, fine herbs    12


Waffle: Belgian style, caramelized bananas, 'lait aere'   17

Quiche: apple wood smoked bacon, garden salad   16

Grilled Salmon: roasted beets, fingerling potatoes, hard cooked egg, pickled hon-shemiji mushrooms, watercress, mustard vinaigrette    27

Chorizo & Eggs: spiced pork sausage with stewed tomato, potatoes, roasted pepper and baked eggs   19

Virginia Ham Biscuits and Gravy: Buttermilk and chive biscuit, House made sausage gravy, potato & parsley hash   19

Steak Frites

Harissa Skirt Steak: fries, choice of blue cheese butter, bearnaise or tomato jam   29

Rib Eye: fries, choice of blue cheese butter, bearnaise or tomato jam   33


Classic: white wine, butter, shallots, garlic   17

Chorizo: house made chorizo, tomato, white wine   19

Pastis: fennel, Ricard, cream and fine herbs    18

Fruits De Mer

Chilled Oysters: mignonette    17

Chilled Clams: cocktail sauce   12

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail: cocktail sauce, marie rose   18

Brunch Cocktails

The Grand Mimosa: unlimited refills of a brunch classic   16

Poste Bloody Mary Bar: bacon infused vodka, horseradish and chili vodka, garlic and habanero vodka or choose your spirit, then help yourself to our extensive selection of juices, sauces, spices and house made garnishes   8

Breakfast Martini: Bombay Sapphire, cointreau, lemon juice, orange marmalade   11

Sazerac Sour: Mata Hari Absinthe, lemon, simple syrup, egg white, peychauds   12

Michelada: Tomato juice, worcestershire, hot sauce, lime, Port City Pilsner   9

Plats D'Accompagnement

Bacon:    7

Sausage:    7

Pommes Frites:    8

Truffle Frites:    10

Smoked Salmon:    7

Potato Hash:    7

1 Egg any style:    4

Toast:    4

Ham:    7

Pastry:    5