2594 Depot St, Route 11 & 30
Manchester, VT 05255
  802.362.2817
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The Perfect Wife
#VTFresh

Our menu features Chef Amy Chamberlain’s freestyle cuisine with global influences and a creative flair.

This season we are enjoying the opportunity to be creative, with a new menu every weekend. This gives us the ability to use the freshest products available to us and to make your every meal here unique and delicious.

Menus are subject to change night to night, please do not order from this page. If you’d like to enjoy an old favorite, please ask and we will accommodate if at all possible.

Perfect Wife Restaurant Sampling

Small Plates

Soup of the Day

delicious soup, made fresh daily

Cup 4
Bowl 6

Baked Onion Soup

three cheeses, crostini

8

Sautéed Maine Crabcakes

remoulade, mixed greens, lemon-caper vinaigrette

14

Peking Duck with Mandarin Pancakes

sesame pancake, crispy skin, spring onions, hoisin sauce

13

Maplebrook Farm Burrata

locally handmade cream filled ball of fresh mozzarella, salad of tomatoes, red onion, and baby arugula, grilled flatbread

11

Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls

thai sweet and sour dipping sauce

11

Warm Spinach Salad with VT Creamery Goat Cheese Fritter

spiced pecans, North Country Smokehouse smoked bacon, Vermont apple cider and maple vinaigrette

12

Ali's Quinoa Meat-Less Balls

garlicky kale, red sauce, VT Creamery chevre

10

Cold Thai Beef Salad

cilantro, mint, kaffir lime, cucumber, red onion, Thai dressing

13

Sea Scallops and Maine Lobster

summer squash "pappardelle", fresh corn, leek fumet, basil oil, shaved parmesan

15

Salad Like Mom's

also available with house made blue cheese dressing

assorted crispy lettuces, typical salad veggies, chick peas, our house vinaigrette of sesame, balsamic and local honey

4

Preserved Lemon Caesar Salad

romaine hearts, corn bread croutons, shaved Italian cheeses

7

Blanched Kale Caesar Salad

our preserved lemon dressing, truffled potato chips, Hildene Farm havarti cheese

8

Large Plates

14oz New York Strip Steak

served with sauce of wild mushrooms, roasted garlic, and Guinness Stout demi glace and creamy horseradish scalloped potatoes

32

Sesame-Crusted Yellowfin Tuna

the house favorite since we opened in 1996

seared medium-rare, served over stir-fried vegetables in our killer oriental sauce and topped with crispy rice sticks.

28
w/ salmon 26

The Howling Wolf

steamed veggies, brown rice pilaf and sweet potato hash topped with yellow curry satay sauce and sun-dried cherry chutney.

20

Jumbo Shrimp Scampi

sautéed with garlic, lemon, parsley and butter with wilted spinach and Fior d’Italia arugula-fresh mozzarella ravioli

25

Turkey Schnitzel

scallops of turkey breast lightly breaded and sautéed, served with lemon-sage butter sauce and mashed potatoes

25

Side Dishes

Pilaf, Potatoes or Vegetables

2.50

Horseradish Scalloped Potatoes

4

Sweet Potato Hash

3.50

Substitute Horseradish Potatoes

1.50

Macaroni & Cheese made with Plymouth Artisan Cheddar

5.95

Dessert

Belgian Chocolate and Cream Cheese Brownie Sundae

served with Wilcox coffee & vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, caramel and whipped cream

9

Vanilla Bean Créme Brulee

a delicate baked custard with a broiled sugar crust

7

Ice Cream Sampler and Cookies

a scoop each of vanilla and coffee Wilcox ice cream and Wilcox flavor of the week—served with homemade cookies

5

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

With cream cheese frosting and garnished with caramel and fresh whipped cream

7

Sorbet of the Day

5

Vermont Gelato Co. Gelato

5

Saranac Root Beer Float

Make it a grown-up soda and add Stoli Vanilla vodka +3

With Wilcox vanilla ice cream

6

Additional homemade dessert specials are available every evening

Coffee/Tea

Divinitea

certified organic and biodynamic loose leaf teas brewed in organic hemp sacks

Regular: English Breakfast, Vanilla Chai, Earl Grey, or Darjeeling
Decaf: Black English Breakfast, Mint, Chamomile, Green Rooibos, Pomegranate White, or Orange Spice

4

The Perfect Wife Special Coffee

fresh brewed coffee spiked with Grand Marnier and Chocolate Godiva liqueurs and topped with whipped cream

10

Espresso

served with homemade biscotti

4

Cappuccino

served with homemade biscotti

5

Latte

served with homemade biscotti

6