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1230 Grandview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15211

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Food

The chef-driven menu features the very best our region has to offer and features seasonal, sustainable products whenever possible.

Chef Jessica is always on the hunt for America’s truly great foods, such as Berkshire pork, artisanal Gorgonzola, and grass-fed beef.  Her menu ranges from fun, whimsical dishes to approachable, familiar dishes. Finally, in always keeping our guest’s needs at the top of our minds, we offer healthy, creative dishes including gluten-free and vegetarian options.

STARTERS

Charcuterie | house made & local cured meats, Pennsylvania artisanal cheeses, grilled breads, pickled vegetables, mustard, jam, honeycomb 17

Add Hudson Valley torchon 15

*Chilled Oysters | champagne mignonette, beet horseradish, cocktail sauce, lemon wedge 15

*Ora King Salmon Poke | sushi rice, nori citrus vinaigrette, cucumber, seaweed salad, lime aioli, salmon roe, rice pearls 16

 Chilled Summer Lobster | Maine lobster, mango, avocado, mimosa vinaigrette, coral tarragon creme fraiche 19

*Heron Point Crab Toast | wild caught colossal crab, grilled artichoke cream cheese, basil aioli, rustic baguette, petite herbs 20

*Grass Fed Steak Tartare | arugula pesto, caper & cornichon relish, toasted brioche, cured egg yolk, crispy shallot 17

Spicy She Crab Bisque | sherry crème fraiche, honey roasted peanuts, chives, crab roe 13

Altius Caesar | little gem lettuce, parmesan mousse, puff pastry straw, jewelry box tomatoes, buttermilk green goddess dressing, pecorino, candied bacon, white anchovies 12

Baby Greens | radish, heirloom tomatoes, hot house cucumbers, Bermuda onion, aged balsamic vinaigrette 9

Heirloom Tomato Salad | whipped smoked sheeps milk feta, red onion, basil, tapenade vinaigrette, marcona almonds 15

ENTREES

*Wild Alaskan Halibut | horseradish panko, minted pea puree, peeky toe crab risotto, french green beans, dill maître de butter   42

*Australian Lamb Rack | crispy goat cheese polenta, wild mushroom fricassee, sweetbreads, blistered tomatoes, fava beans 45

*Ōra King Salmon | charred corn velouté, chilled Mediterranean chick pea salad, feta, herb yogurt, pickled fennel & red onion 38

Footprint Farms Chicken Breast | golden tomato coulis, Oaxaca cheese stuffed poblano pepper, charred corn Carolina rise, baby carrot, smoked Gouda purple potato purée 30

*Duroc Pork Chop, Compart Family Farms |  mostarda, marcona almonds, French green beans, baby carrots, smoked Gouda purple potato purée 41

*Astan Gold Tuna | togarashi encrusted, mandarin soy glaze, sesame fried Carolina rice, edamame, tuna egg roll 41

*Hokkaido Scallops & Shrimp | lobster pernod nage, manchego grits, summer vegetable ratatouille, shaved botarga, grapefruit 43

*Allen Brothers Grass Fed 14oz. Strip Steak | duck fat fried fingerling potatoes, herb Dijon crème fraiche, French green beans, baby carrots, maître d’hôtel butter 47
dolce Gorgonzola 6  | caramelized onions 5  | sautéed mushrooms 5
butter poached colossal crab 12  | espresso demi-glace 3  | Scallop & shrimp brochette 27
Also available:   *10oz. Filet Mignon 47

Vegan Falafel | saffron Carolina rice, fava bean hummus, spring vegetables, vegan tzatziki 28

FOR THE TABLE

French Green Beans  9

Duck Fat Fried Fingerling Potatoes 9

Tempura stuffed squash blossoms  10

Pommes Frites  9

Crab Risotto 12

 

DESSERTS

Black Forest | Cherry compote, chocolate sponge cake, mascarpone & dark chocolate mousse, chocolate puffed rice crisp, cherry gelée 16

Peach Ball | Ruby chocolate ball, griddled almond dacquoise, roasted almond ice cream, raspberry caramel sauce, peaches, vanilla bean whipped cream 16

Modern Medovik | Russian honey cake, American honey spice cake, local spring honey & diplomat, caramel popcorn, toasted marshmallow fluff, sea salt, macaron, crème fraiche chantilly 16

Layered Brownie Cake | Hazelnut brownie & crémeux, chocolate fudge, roasted white chocolate, dark chocolate crémeux, mocha sauce, crème fraiche chantilly, candied hazelnuts 16

Tarte au Citron | Vanilla bean tart, lemon curd, toasted meringuée, black raspberry sorbet, fresh berries, blackberry gelée 16

Assorted Seasonal House-made Truffles | Vanilla bean Chantilly, fresh berries 12

 

Bar Menu (availability limited to bar seating)

Charcuterie |  house made & local cured meats, Pennsylvania artisanal cheeses, grilled breads, pickled vegetables, mustard, jam, honeycomb 17   Add Hudson Valley torchon  15

*Chilled Oysters | champagne mignonette, beet horseradish, lemon wedge 15

*Grass Fed Steak Tartare | arugula pesto, caper & cornichon relish, toasted brioche, cured egg yolk, crispy shallot 17

Pommes Frites | beer braised onion ketchup, truffle aioli 9

*Steak Frites | 5oz Filet Mignon, pommes frites 24

*Altius Burger | thick cut bacon, Lancaster cheddar, beer braised onion ketchup, baby romaine, tomato, house brined pickle 19

 

Caviar Menu

Served with blini, crème frâiche, egg, red onion

Bulgarian Osetra | pronounced salinity with a memorable pop and golden finish 30 g, $160

Beluga Keluga | delicate, buttery flavor with a hint of salinity and glistening finish 30 g, $140

Italian Supreme Osetra White Sturgeon | smooth texture with a nutty finish 30 g, $120

SUGGESTED CHAMPAGNE PAIRINGS

Veuve Clicquot, Brut Reserve Cuvée | g. 25 b. $125

Dom Perignon, 2006 Brut | g. 40 b. $200

*The Culinary team at Altius is pleased to offer you seasonally inspired dishes. As part of Altius’s commitment to environmental stewardship, this menu contains locally sourced, organic, or sustainable items wherever possible.  All cuisine is prepared without artificial trans fat. *The consumption of raw or undercooked meat, poultry, seafood, shellfish and/or eggs may increase the risk of food borne illness. A gratuity of 20% will be added to parties of 5 or more.