Just like Wen-Jay’s mama 
used to make

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Farm-to-table comfort

Cozy up in the Cafe (with yourself or your podmates) and get a taste of what peak-flavor is all about. Here you’ll find healthy, delicious dishes inspired by Wen-Jay’s favorite childhood Chinese comfort food dishes. And since it’s all been prepared with local farm-fresh produce and healthy, humane meat, you can fully relish the flavor.

Cafe Food

Cafe Menu

We use local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients to cook up healthy, Chinese-inspired comfort food dishes.

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  • FRITTATA

    $12

    GF, NF

    Made with our pasture-raised eggs and local produce served with Brooklyn rooftop greens

    + Multigrain bread $2
    + Gluten-Free Seedy Sandwich bread $3
    + Add bacon $2
    + Add Local Roots Signature Garlic Sausage $3

  • YOGURT AND NY STATE HONEY

    $5

    GF, V, NF

    +Add fresh seasonal fruit or
    preserves $2 (Preserves are
    GF, V, DF, NF)

  • OVERNIGHT OATS

    $12

    VV, DF, NF, GF

    Coconut and oat milk-soaked gluten-free oats and chia
    seeds, coconut cream, fresh seasonal fruit or preserves

  • LOCAL ROOTS EGG SALAD

    $15-$16.5

    V, DF, NF- CONTAINS RAW EGG YOLK + SOY

    Perfectly golden local, pasture-raised
    eggs, house-made mayo, soy sauce, cayenne
    + Served on milk bread $15
    + On seasonal local greens and veggies
    with red wine vinaigrette $16.5

  • BAO

    2 for $14

    Dairy free bao version available.
    Pick a filling:
    • Zha Jiang - ground pork and mushrooms
    in a sweet bean sauce
    • Mapo Tofu - silken tofu in a fiery soy
    bean paste

  • FAN TUAN RICE ROLL

    $10, $5 FOR HALF

    DF, NF

    • Original: Sticky rice roll filled with
    pickled veggies, croissant, tea egg,
    scallion, cilantro, and rousong -
    vegetarian option available
    • Zha Jiang: croissant, seasonal veggies,
    scallions, ruosong, and ground pork +
    mushrooms in sweet bean sauce
    • Vegan Mapo Tofu: croissant, tofu,
    ground mushroom, fiery soy bean paste

  • SEASONAL HOUSE SALAD

    $14

    V

    Organic, seasonal veggies with tea eggs and
    housemade sichuan peppercorn bread crumbs
    with red wine vinaigrette or
    garlic sesame hot oil

  • FRESH LOCAL ROOTS VEGGIES AND DIPS

    $8

    VV

    Organic, seasonal veggies with dips
    Choose Two Housemade Dips:

    • Egg Salad (V, DF, NF- contains raw egg yolk + soy)
    • Sweet Potato Brown Butter & Sichuan Peppercorn Spread (GF, V, NF)
    • Green Goddess Dip (GF, V, NF- contains soy)

    + As a sandwich on milk bread or gluten-free
    bread $10

  • SCALLION PANCAKES

    2 FOR $9, 1 FOR $5

    VV, DF, NF

    Flakey scallion pancakes with stone ground all purpose flour, scallions, and our secret ingredient. Pair with one of our dips and sauces found in the Sides section.

  • SCALLION PANCAKE CHEESE MELT

    $8

    NF

    +Savory: melted cheese with housemade green
    goddess dressing
    +Sweet: melted cheese with homemade seasonal
    jam

  • ZHA JIANG

    $16-$16.5

    DF, NF - contains sesame seeds + soy + gluten

    Ground pork, mushrooms, sweet
    bean paste, scallions, sesame
    seeds

    + On purple sticky rice $16
    + On seasonal rooftop greens dressed in our Garlic Sesame Hot Oil $16.5

  • VEGAN MAPO TOFU

    $16-$16.5

    VV, DF, NF - contains sesame

    Tofu, ground mushroom, fiery soy bean paste, and scallions

    + On purple sticky rice $16
    + Served on seasonal rooftop greens and dressed in our Garlic Sesame Hot Oil $16.50

  • SWEET AND SOUR TOMATO AND EGG STIR FRY

    $16

    V, DF, NF

    Ripe tomatoes with slow cooked pasture-raised eggs in a light, homemade sweet and sour sauce served on purple sticky rice

  • Kid's MENU

    $7 EACH

    • Scallion pancake + juice (V, NF)
    • Small Overnight Oats + juice (VV, DF, NF, GF)
    • “Fancy Snackable” Cheese + crudite + Green Goddess Dip + apple + juice (V, NF, GFO)
    • Mini fan tuan rice ball + juice (DF, NF)
    • Mini sesame miso chocolate chip cookie (V, NF) $2

  • Side of Grains/Toast

    GRAINS
    • Sticky rice $2 (GF, V, VV, DF, NF)
    TOAST
    • Multigrain bread $2 (VV, DF, NF- CONTAINS SEEDS)
    • Gluten-free Seedy Sandwich bread $3 (GF, V, VV, DF, NF- CONTAINS SEEDS)
    • Milk Bread $3 (V, NF- CONTAINS DAIRY)

  • Side of Local Roots Signature Heritage Maple Bacon

    $4

    GF, DF, NF

  • Side of Local Roots Signature Garlic Sausage

    $3

    GF, DF, NF

  • Side of Leafy Greens with choice of Dressing

    $4

    GF, VV, DF, NF

  • Side of Fresh Seasonal Fruit

    $3

    GF, VV, DF, NF

  • side of local roots strawberry or raspberry jam

    $3
  • Side of Garlic Sesame Hot Oil

    $3

    GF, VV, NF- CONTAINS SEEDS

  • Side of Red Wine Vinaigrette

    $2

    GF,, VV, DF, NF

  • Side of Green Goddess Dip

    $3

    GF, V, NF- CONTAINS SOY

  • SWEET POTATO BROWN BUTTER & SICHUAN PEPPERCORN SPREAD

    $3

    GF, V, NF

  • Herbal Masha Loose Leaf Teas

    $4

    CALM
    • Organic chamomile, organic chrysanthemum, organic lemon balm
    CHAI
    • Organic Darjeeling, organic cinnamon, organic clove, organic ginger, organic fennel, star anise, organic cardamom
    HOLY BASIL
    • Organic Tulsi

  • Green Masha Loose Leaf Teas

    $4

    GENMAICHA
    • Genmaicha from Uji, Japan
    GINGER GREEN
    • Japanese Sencha and organic ginger root
    MATCHA
    • from Fukuoka, Japan

  • Black Masha Loose Leaf Teas

    $4

    DARJEELING
    • Organic Darjeeling black
    tea

  • House-Made Seasonal Shrub and Soda

    $5

    + add freshmade boba pearls $1

  • Yuzu Lychee Arnold Palmer

    $5

    + add freshmade boba pearls $1

  • Masha Masha Matcha Spritz

    $5

    + add freshmade boba pearls $1

  • ICED MATCHA LATTE

    $5

    + add freshmade boba pearls $1

  • SEASONAL FRESH MADE JUICE

    $ BASED ON SEASONAL PRODUCE

    + add freshmade boba pearls $1

  • Drip Coffee

    $3
  • Cold Brew

    $4
  • HOUSEMADE SEASONAL SCONE

    $3.5

    NF

  • HOUSEMADE SCALLION CHEDDAR SCONE

    $3.5

    NF

  • HOUSEMADE SESAME MISO CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE

    $3.5

    V, NF

  • VEGAN CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIE

    $3.25

    VV, DF, NF

  • MATCHA SESAME MISO CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE

    $5.5

    V, NF

  • housemade CARROT COOKIE

    $3.5

    VV, DF, NF

  • GLUTEN FREE COOKIES

    $4

    V, GF

  • TOASTED BLACKSEED BAGEL WITH BUTTER

    $3

    V, NF

  • ZERO WASTE BREAD PUDDING (WHEN AVAILABLE)

    $4.5
  • HAM AND CHEDDAR CROISSANT WITH RUOSONG

    $6

    NF

  • ALMOND CROISSANT

    $4.25

    V

  • PAIN AU CHOCOLAT

    $4.25

    V, NF

  • CROISSANT

    $3.5

    V, NF

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Pick-up at the

market & cafe is every

Thursday, 4-6pm

Harvest Club Pick-up

For Harvest Club members who have selected the Local Roots NYC Market & Cafe as their weekly pick-up location. We also offer delivery.

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