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

    $8

    With our pasture-raised eggs and
    local produce

    + Have it on: multigrain bread $2 / Gluten-Free Seedy Sandwich bread $3 / a bagel $2
    + Add: bacon $2 / Local Roots Signature Garlic
    Sausage $3

  • YOGURT AND HONEY

    $4

    +Add fresh seasonal fruit or
    preserves $2

  • OVERNIGHT OATS

    $12

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

  • YEA YEA YING’S TEA EGGS

    $4

    Two pastured-raised eggs brined
    in soy sauce, black tea, and star
    anise

  • LOCAL ROOTS EGG SALAD

    $12-$14

    Perfectly hard boiled local eggs,
    house-made mayo, soy sauce,
    cayenne

    + Have it on: Milk Bread and pea
    shoots $12
    + Have it on a salad of seasonal
    local greens and veggies with red
    wine vinaigrette $14

  • FRESH LOCAL ROOTS VEGGIES AND DIPS

    $7

    Crunchy seasonal veggies and
    toast with your choice of two of
    our house-made dips and spreads

    Choose Two:
    Egg Salad, Sweet Potato Brown Butter & Sichuan Peppercorn Spread, Green Goddess Dip

    + Have it as a sandwich on potato bun $9
    + Have it on a sandwich as gluten-free bread $10

  • ZHA JIANG

    $12-$14

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

    + Have it sloppy-joe style on
    potato bun $12
    + Have it on sticky rice $14
    + Have it on a salad of seasonal
    local greens and veggies dressed
    in our Garlic Sesame Hot Oil $14

  • FAN TUAN RICE BALL

    $7

    Sticky rice roll filled with
    pickled veggies, croissant, egg,
    scallion, cilantro, and rousong

  • VEGAN MAPO TOFU

    $12

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

    + Have it sloppy-joe style on potato bun $12
    + Have it served over sticky rice $14 + Have it served on salad of seasonal
    local greens and veggies with
    in our Garlic Sesame Hot Oil $14

  • Kid's Breakfast Combo

    $8

    Croissant + juice OR Small Overnight Oats + juice

  • Kid's Lunch Combo

    $10

    “Fancy Snackable” Cheese +
    crudité + Green Goddess Dip +
    apple + juice OR Fan Tuan rice ball + juice

  • Side of Local Roots Signature Heritage Maple Bacon

    $2
  • Side of Local Roots Signature Garlic Sausage

    $3
  • Side of Leafy Greens with Dressing

    $3
  • Side of Fresh Seasonal Fruit

    $3
  • Side of Garlic Sesame Hot Oil

    $2.5

    Vegan

  • Side of Red Wine Vinaigrette

    $2
  • Side of Green Goddess Dip

    $2.50
  • SWEET POTATO BROWN BUTTER & SICHUAN PEPPERCORN SPREAD

    $3
  • Side of Grains

    Sticky Rice $2 / Multigrain bread $2 / Gluten-free Seedy Sandwich bread $3 / Potato Bun $3 / Milk Bread $3

  • Herbal Masha Loose Leaf Teas

    $4

    +Calm Tea (organic chamomile, organic chrysanthemum, organic lemon balm)

    +Chai Tea (organic darjeeling, organic cinnamon, organic clove, organic ginger, organic fennel, star anise, organic cardamom)

    +Holy Basil Tea (organic tulsi)

  • Green Masha Loose Leaf Teas

    $4

    + Genmaicha

    +Ginger Green (Japaense Sencha and organic ginger root)

    +Matcha

  • Black Masha Loose Leaf Teas

    $4

    + Darjeeling

  • House-Made Seasonal Shrub and Soda

    $4
  • Yuzu Lychee Arnold Palmer

    $5
  • Masha Masha Matcha Spritz

    $5
  • Drip Coffee

    $3
  • Cold Brew

    $4
  • HOUSEMADE SEASONAL SCONE

    $3.5
  • HOUSEMADE SCALLION CHEDDAR SCONE

    $3.5
  • HOUSEMADE SESAME MISO CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE

    $3.5
  • VEGAN CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIE

    $3.25
  • CARROT COOKIE

    $3.5
  • TOASTED BAGEL WITH BUTTER

    $3
  • ZERO WASTE BREAD PUDDING (WHEN AVAILABLE)

    $4.50
  • HOUSEMADE SCALLION PANCAKES (2 PIECES)

    $4
  • HAM AND CHEDDAR CROISSANT

    $5.75
  • ALMOND CROISSANT

    $5.25
  • BLUEBERRY CRUMB MUFFIN

    4.5

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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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