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Lunch in the Loop? Happy Hour by the river? Afternoon business meetings? South Branch's food menu has something to suit your day, from the teamwork of Corporate Executive Chef Paul Katz’s culinary vision, and Executive Chef James Jung's execution. The diverse menu features upscale twists on modern American cuisine, making for a great work lunch, group get together, or a dinner date.

Apps/Salads

Appetizers


BANG BANG SHRIMP – Fried shrimp, scallions, Sriracha, toasted sesame seeds, chili aioli  14

WHITE BEAN HUMMUS – Tri-colored baby carrots, herb grilled pita, cucumbers, watermelon radish  12

TUNA POKE NACHOS - Ahi tuna, avocado, red onion, jalapeño, roma tomato, cilantro, toasted sesame, baked wonton chips, soy glaze, wasabi cream  14

CHICKEN AND WAFFLES - buttermilk fried chicken, mini waffles, bread and butter pickles, watercress, maple mustard hot sauce  13

BUFFALO ROLLS – Pulled chicken, gorgonzola, crispy wonton, buffalo sauce, bleu cheese dressing  13

CHEESE CURDS – Cornmeal beer battered Wisconsin curds, smoked tomato coulis  11

GUACAMOLE – Toasted pine nuts, crumbled queso fresco, pomegranate seeds, roasted piquillo peppers, chipotle oil, tortilla chips  12

LAMB MEATBALLS - Curry tomato sauce, garbanzo crumble, fresh cilantro, grilled garlic naan  14

 

 

Soups & Salads


SOUP OF THE DAY – ask about today’s selection  6

NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER – Ocean clams, Nueske's applewood-smoked bacon, oyster crackers  7

SOUTH BRANCH CHOPPED - grilled chicken, romaine, iceberg, tomatoes, cucumbers, applewood smoked bacon, red onion, bleu cheese crumbles, avocado, sweet herb vinaigrette  15  GF

SOUTHWEST CHICKEN - adobo grilled chicken, avocado, tomatoes, pepper jack, corn & black bean relish, tortilla strips, romaine, chipotle dressing  16

COBB - grilled chicken, romaine, hard boiled egg, bleu cheese, applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, avocado, ranch dressing  15  GF

NOLA - blackened salmon, deviled eggs, artisan lettuce, capers, red onion, feta, cucumber, tomatoes, citrus vinaigrette  17  GF

AHI TUNA - togarashi spiced seared rare tuna, napa cabbage, bok choy, romaine, bell peppers, black sesame seeds, daikon radish, green onions, mandarin oranges, almonds, cucumbers, crispy wontons, sesame ginger vinaigrette  18

STEAK – peppercorn crusted New York strip steak, baby arugula, baby spinach, frisée, heirloom grape tomatoes, red onions, asparagus, buttermilk bleu cheese, red wine vinaigrette  17  GF

 

 


GF
: gluten free

Wraps/Handhelds

Wraps


All wraps come with a choice of French fries, tater tots, or garlic mashed potatoes.

$1.50 to substitute: sweet potato fries, soup, side salad, or grilled asparagus.

SANTA FE CHICKEN– adobo grilled chicken, romaine, tomatoes, avocado, corn & black bean relish, pepper jack, tortilla strips, chipotle dressing 14

SKIRT STEAK – grilled skirt steak, applewood smoked bacon, baby arugula, romaine, roma tomatoes, avocado, lemon garlic dressing 16

SESAME TUNA – ginger soy glazed ahi tuna, bok choy, napa cabbage, romaine, bell peppers, slivered almonds, mandarin oranges, crispy wontons, ginger sesame vinaigrette 16

BUFFALO CHICKEN – grilled chicken, romaine, tomato, gorgonzola, buffalo sauce, bleu cheese dressing 14

 

 

Handhelds


All handhelds come with a choice of french fries, tator tots, or garlic mashed potatoes.

$1.50 to substitute for sweet potato fries, soup, side salad, or grilled asparagus.

BAJA FISH TACOS – farm raised blackened tilapia, pepper jack, cabbage, chili aioli, flour tortillas, chips & salsa 15

HOT TURKEY PRESS– oven roasted turkey, avocado, pepper jack, applewood smoked bacon, artisan lettuce, balsamic garlic aioli, potato bread 14

SHORT RIB SANDWICH - stout braised short rib, pickled vegetables, aged cheddar, baby arugula, horseradish peppercorn sauce, garlic toasted baguette  16

CHICKEN BURRATA SANDWICH - grilled chicken breast, burrata mozzarella, arugula, frisée, green apples, red onion, honey garlic gastrique, kaiser roll  15

CAROLINA FRIED CHICKEN - buttermilk breaded, housemade spicy bread and butter pickles, mustard bbq sauce, iceberg, brioche bun 15

LAMB PASTRAMI - slow roasted pepper crusted lamb leg, gruyere cheese, caramelized fennel, rosemary mustard, marble rye 16

MAHI-MAHI TACOS - cornmeal beer-battered mahi-mahi, chipotle coleslaw, pico de gallo, cilantro lime cream, micro cilantro, white corn tortillas, chips and salsa 16

AHI TUNA TACOS - poke style tuna, napa cabbage, bok choy, avocado, pickled fresno chilis, sesame ginger vinaigrette, black sesame seeds, flour tortillas 18

Burgers

Gourmet Burgers


All burgers come with a choice of french fries, tater tots, or garlic mashed potatoes.
$1.50 to substitute for sweet potato fries, soup, side salad, or grilled asparagus.
$2.00 to substitute IMPOSSIBLE™ burger patty.

SOUTH BRANCH – 8oz. fresh short rib brisket blend, baby swiss, avocado, Applewood smoked bacon, brioche bun 15

BACON CHEDDAR – 8oz. fresh short rib brisket blend, Tillamook aged cheddar, red leaf lettuce, beefsteak tomato, red onion, brioche bun 15

PEPPERCORN – Angus steak, blue cheese, herb sun dried tomatoes, baby arugula, garlic aioli, onion bun 15

TURKEY – turkey burger, mozzarella, avocado, cranberry aioli, kaiser roll 14

AHI TUNA – sweet and spicy aioli, fried wontons, toasted sesame seeds, frisée, tomato, cilantro, Hawaiian bun 16

IMPOSSIBLE

The Impossible Burger is a delicious, juicy burger for meat lovers that’s made from plants.

Jalapeño pimento cheese, red leaf lettuce, crispy kohlrabi straws, cumin aioli, brioche bun  14

 

Dinner

Entrées


SHRIMP SCAMPI – Pan seared jumbo shrimp, angel hair, garlic, grape tomatoes, basil, garlic white wine sauce  17

SHORT RIB – stout braised boneless short rib, creamy carrot purée, stout au jus gravy, fried onion strings 21

PAN FRIED TILAPIA - parmigiano-reggiano crust, sautéed spinach, garlic mashed potatoes, lemon caper butter sauce 17

GRILLED AMBERJACK - wild caught amberjack, mandarin tabbouleh, arugula, spinach, watercress, pineapple salsa, citrus mustard ponzu  22

GRILLED TUNA - ahi tuna, herb-roasted fingerling potatoes, sweet and sour red cabbage, braised bok choy, ginger soy glaze  19

SALMON - stir fry vegetables, white miso whip, thai chili sauce  19

 

Sides


À la carte 5

FRENCH FRIES

SWEET POTATO FRIES

TATOR TOTS

GARLIC MASHED POTATOES

SIDE SALAD

GRILLED ASPARAGUS

 

Dessert


PEANUT BUTTER SNICKERS PIE – Oreo cookie crust, chocolate and caramel sauce 8

BAKED SKILLET COOKIE – chocolate chip cookie dough, vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce 9

DESSERT OF THE MONTH – ask about our chef's seasonal delights 9

Beer

MACROBREWS

amstel light 7, bud light 6, budweiser 6, coors light 6, corona 7, corona light 7, heineken 7, miller lite 6, miller high life 6,  michelob ultra 6

 

DRAFT BEERS

BNectar GOOSE ISLAND BOTTLENECTAR - chicago, il 7

FOUNDERS ALL DAY IPA - grand rapids, mi 7

HALF ACRE DAISY CUTTER - chicago, il 7

GOOSE ISLAND GREEN LINE – chicago, il 7

GUINNESS – dublin, ireland 8

STELLA ARTOIS – leuven, belgium 7

TOCAYO HOMINY WHITE ALE - chicago, il 7

REVOLUTION ANTI-HERO - chicago, il 7

DESCHUTES ROTATOR – bend, or

BALLAST POINT ROTATOR – san diego, ca

 

WHITE & WHEAT

sweet, citrus notes, clean finish

ALLAGASH WHITE – portland, me 10

GOOSE ISLAND 312 – chicago, il 7

HOEGAARDEN – hoegaarden, belgium 7

LAGUNITAS LITTLE SUMPIN SUMPIN – petaluma, ca 8

REVOLUTION BOTTOMS UP WIT - chicago, il 8

 

LAGERS & PILSNERS

smooth palate, malty body, crisp finish

METROPOLITAN KRANKSHAFT – chicago, il 7

MODELO ESPECIAL - mexico city, mexico 7

PERONI - lombardy, italy 7

SAM ADAMS BOSTON LAGER – boston, ma 7

SHINER BOCK – shiner, tx 7

VICTORIA – toluca, mexico 7

GOOSE ISLAND 4 STAR PILS – chicago, il 7

LAGUNITAS PILS – petaluma, ca 7

FIRESTONE LAGER – paso robles, ca 7


GOLDEN & AMBER ALES

golden or red color, malty, well-balanced

MAGIC HAT #9 – burlington, vt 7

NEW BELGIUM FAT TIRE – fort collins, co 7

TWO BROTHERS PRAIRIE PATH - warrenville, il 7


ENGLISH STYLE ALES

dark brown color, sweet, full bodied

BODDINGTONS (16oz CAN) – manchester, england 8

 

FRUITED & CIDERS

sweet, fruity, refreshing 

ACE PERRY CIDER – sebastopol, ca 7

MAGNERS CIDER – clonmel, ireland 9

CIDER BOYS SEASONAL CIDER – stevens point, wi

 

BELGIAN STYLES

fragrant, effervescent, higher alcohol

BOULEVARD TANK 7 – kansas city, mo 10

GOOSE ISLAND MATILDA – chicago, il 11

LEFFE BLONDE – leuven, belgium 7

GOOSE ISLAND SOPHIE – chicago, il 11

AVERY WHITE RASCAL – boulder, co 8

 

STOUTS & PORTERS

well malted, robust taste, heavier

BOULDER SHAKE CHOCOLATE PORTER – boulder, co 8

LEFT HAND MILK STOUT – longmont, co 7

REVOLUTION EUGENE PORTER – chicago, il 8

 

PALE ALES

full body, well hopped, complex finish

TOPPLING GOLIATH PSEUDO SUE - decorah, ia 10

SWEETWATER 420 – atlanta, ga 7

REVOLUTION FIST CITY – chicago, il 8

 

INDIA PALE ALES

strong hops, flavorful, bitter finish

BELL'S TWO HEARTED ALE - kalamazoo, mi 8

DOGFISH HEAD 90 MINUTE IPA – milton, de 10

FIRESTONE WALKER UNION JACK – paso robles, ca 8

LAGUNITAS IPA - petaluma, ca 8

SURLY FURIOUS - minneapolis, mn 11

SOLEMN OATH SNAGGLETOOTH BANDANA - naperville, il 8

SPITEFUL WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND (16oz CAN) – chicago, il 11

REVOLUTION HEROES SERIES ROTATING IPA – chicago, il 9 

Wine

Wines on Tap


(available by: glass, 1/2 beaker, full beaker)

ESTANCIA PINOT GRIGIO - monterey, ca – 9, 13, 26

TANGENT SAUVIGNON BLANC - edna valley, ca – 11, 16, 32

HESS CHARDONNAY - monterey, ca – 11, 16, 32

TIAMO ROSE - abruzzo, italy – 9, 13, 26

SANTA JULIA MALBEC - mendoza, argentina – 10, 15, 30

VINUM CELLARS PINOT NOIR - monterey, ca – 11, 16, 32

DREAMING TREE BLEND - geyserville, ca – 11, 16, 32

MILBRANDT CABERNET - columbia valley, wa – 12, 18, 36

 

Bottled Wine


(available by: glass, bottle)

 

Champagne / Sparkling Wines

LAMARCA PROSECCO - veneto, italy – 10, 38

KORBEL BRUT - sonoma, ca – 12, 46

THOMAS JEFFERSON ROSÉ - limoux, France - 13, 50

JCB N *69 ROSÉ - burgundy, france – bottle 69

DAMPIERRE GRAND CUVEE - champagne, france – bottle 96

 

Pinot Grigio / Pinot Gris

A TO Z PINOT GRIS - newberg, or - 11, 42

ROCCA PINOT GRIGIO - veneto, italy – bottle 34

 

Sauvignon Blanc

LOVEBLOCK BY KIM CRAWFORD - marlborough, nz – 15, 58

 

Chardonnay

LAGUNA RANCH - russian river, ca – 13, 50

SONOMA CUTRER - windsor, ca - 16, 62

 

Other Whites / Rose

KUNG FU GIRL RIESLING - columbia valley, wa – 10, 38

E. GUIGAL RHONE ROSE - rhone, italy – bottle 50

 

Pinot Noir

A TO Z - oregon – 14, 54

BAILEYANA - edna valley, ca – bottle 66

EMERITUS - sonoma, ca – bottle 96

 

Cabernet Sauvignon

LOUIS MARTINI - st helena, ca – 11, 42

TRUE MYTH - paso robles, ca - bottle 64

HESS ALLOMI VINEYARD - napa, ca – bottle 81

 

Other Reds

GERARD BERTRAND CORBIERES - languedoc, France – 12, 46

ALEXANDER VALLEY SIN ZIN - california – 11, 42

MILBRANDT MERLOT - columbia, wa – 12, 46

THE PRISONER - napa, ca – bottle 98