Dinner | Summer 2018


crisp matchsticks of zucchini / $8.95
toasted almonds, shaved pecorino, e.v.o.o, cracked black pepper

bistro style caesar salad / $9.95
chunky romaine hearts, garlicky caesar dressing, baguette croutons, fried organic egg
add grilled breaded shrimp / supplemental $8.95
add white anchovies / supplemental $1.95

12 ingredient chopped salad / $10.95
marinated “salad bar” veggies with bacon “beignet,” crumbled feta, avocado mousse, red wine vinaigrette
add grilled shrimp / supplemental $8.95

a “bucket of balls” / $12.95
the federal’s “famous” risotto balls with fresh black truffle butter & snipped chives

"gazpacho" salad / $13.95
heirloom tomatoes, garlicky croutons, federal’s cukes, chevre, sherry mignonette, basil

grilled asparagus & crab salad / $14.95
boston bibb, garlicky toasted bread crumbs, dijon-basil vinaigrette

stone fruit salad / $14.95
burratta, salted marcona almonds, garden mint, finger lime citronette

pickled summer melon / $14.95
prosciutto di parma, pink peppercorn, basil, 12 year aged balsamic

clam toast / $14.95
mv littlenecks, pork belly sausage, english peas, tuscan beans, spiced tomato broth, serranos

chef- hand cut beef tenderloin tartare / $15.95
spicy dijon, crisp potato chips, asiago, cracked pepper

pei mussels / $15.95
garlicky broccoli rabe, yukon gold potatoes, puttanesca broth, chili oil, grilled bread


grilled breaded quail / $27.95
real corn polenta, tallegio, cioppoline onions, radicchio, pancetta, sicilian olive “relish,” pignolis

rosemary roasted pork chop / $29.95
federal garden ratatouille, mashed potatoes, chèvre garlic scapes, orange-saffron vinaigrette

skillet seared atlantic salmon / $33.95
tomato “carpaccio,” crushed avocados, buttered king crab, potato puree, spicy sriracha vinaigrette

seared atlantic codfish / $34.95
truffled pommes puree, crab stuffed zucchini flowers, caramelized onions, squash “noodles,” shallot rings

seared sea scallops / $35.95
maine lobster stir fry, oyster mushrooms, potato puree, ginger, cilantro, lemon butter

steak frites / $39.95
grilled usda prime sirloin steak, garden green beans, parmesan butter, garlicky fries, spicy pepper ketchups

“surf & turf” / $39.95
grilled lobster tail, red wine braised short ribs, romesco risotto, tempura haricot vert, spiced almond dukkah

truffle “mac & cheese” / $14.95 | $22.95
penne rigate, truffles, sottocenere cheese
add grilled breaded shrimp / supplemental $8.95 add braised beef short ribs / supplemental $6.50
add both grilled breaded shrimp & braised beef short ribs / supplemental $14.95

chicken bolognese / $14.95 | $22.95
rigatoni, fontina, parmesan, mascarpone

Pizza & Handhelds

the classic pizza / $13.95
tomato, mozzarella, fresh basil

prosciutto & artichoke pizza / $16.95
arugula pesto, bufala mozzarella, flowering thyme

lobster & charred asparagus pizza / $18.95
guanciale, fontina, thyme, truffle oil

the federal’s patty melt / $15.95
angus patty, texas toast, carmelized vidalias, gruyere, au poivre sauce, fried pickle

the federal lobster roll / $25.95
1 1⁄4 lobster, charred celery, tarragon-lemon aioli

You Be The Chef

grilled breaded quail $27.95
grilled breaded shrimp $27.95
pan crisped codfish $30.95
skillet-seared salmon $30.95
braised beef short ribs $31.95
seared sea scallops $32.95
grilled lobster tails (3 halves) $36.95
grilled ny strip steak $39.95

served with your choice of a sauce
and any two sides (listed below)

SIDES a la carte $5.95
mashed potatoes | french fries | polenta
asparagus | haricot vert | fried brussels sprouts

SAUCES a la carte $1.95
truffle butter | federal “A-1” sauce | bacon butter
red wine sauce | garlic butter

rack of grilled breaded shrimp $8.95
grilled half lobster tail $9.95
slab of seared foie gras $12.95
appetizer, soup or salad $1.95 entrée $3.95

executive chef michael presnal
chef de cuisine jonathan reeser
sous chef brandon melbourne
michael presnal * ralph santaniello

Chef's Tasting Menu

/ $72.95

truffled risotto ball
pommes puree, chive

proscuitto & melon
saba, espelette, basil

mv littlenecks
fra diavolo, pork, crostini

sea scallops
lobster, lemon, ginger

corn, bacon, balsamic

meyer lemon sorbet
garden mint

“steak & potatoes”
sirloin, peppers, fries

mocha, coffee, chocolate

menu subject to change without notice

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