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The Kitchen Menu

Exquisite Beer. Farm-to-Table Comfort Food.

The Kitchen at Discretion, located in Discretion Brewing, is under the ownership and direction of Executive Chef Santos Majano. The Kitchen at Discretion serves beer-focused, farm-to-table comfort food made in-house.
Join us for Happy Hour! Tuesday-Friday, 4-6pm
$1 off all Morsels, Specials & Draught Beers (excluding growler fills & flights).


January 23, 2020


roasted nuts  rosemary, sea salt  $10

popcorn  chili oil, thyme, sea salt  $6

spanish chorizo  house pickles, dijon mustard, buttered toast  $10

shanghai bok choy  garlic, serrano chili, pickled onion, sesame seeds, soy sauce  $11

cheese quesadilla  serrano avocado mousse, house-made crema  $10


pork belly sliders  cabbage slaw, honey mustard aioli, house pickles  2 for $14

roasted cauliflower  garlic, chili flakes, medjool dates, california almonds, fine herbs  $11

roasted brussel sprouts  garlic, herbs, tonato sauce, parmigiano cheese  $12

local dungeness crab risotto  santa cruz mountain porcini mushrooms, san marzano tomatoes, fried brussels, parmigiano cheese  $25

 Savory Offerings

caesar salad  house dressing. fine herbs, warm garlic croutons, parmigiano reggiano  $13  add:  pork belly  $6  add:  cured trout  $8

morro bay miyagi oysters on the half shell  yuzu mignonette, fresh lemon, serrano chili  6 for $16

house-cured mt. lassen trout  kelly’s bakery toasted baguette, avocado, local citrus, sesame pea shoots  $16

grits & greens  mozzarella, fried egg, house pickles, braised collard greens, chili oil  $18  add:  pork belly  $6

chili fried rice  egg, bok choy, local mushrooms, cilantro, house pickles, togarashi $17  add: pork belly  $6

dungeness crab bisque  avocado, creme fraiche, torn bread, chili crab oil  $14

tagliatelle bolognese  pork ragu, fresh ricotta, charred broccolini, cured meyer lemon, toasted pecans  $20

monterey bay black cod   oyster mushrooms, parisian gnocchi, sugar snaps, whey-boiled egg, bone marrow brown butter  $24

fried quail & buttermilk waffle  spiced maple syrup, local apples, pecans, bacon lardon, chili oil  $20

fried oyster po’boy  lettuces, onion, serrano chili, aioli, kelly’s bakery cuban roll, house potato chips  $18

38° north duck pozole rojo  cabbage, cilantro, onion, serrano chili, hominy, avocado, cumin-dusted tostada  $19

Charcuterie & Cheese Board

choose three for $17 or five for $23, served with mustard, house pickles, buttered toast

pate de campagne
creminelli sopressa
oregon blue
central coast creamery seascape
nicasio valley square tallegio

Sweet Bite

churro buttermilk waffle  cinnamon, local apples, ganache, chantilly cream  $10

chocolate brownie  yuzu ice cream, wildflower honey  $10

Refreshers $3.50

san pellegrino limonata or mexican coca-cola

{Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness}

Before starting The Kitchen At Discretion in 2014, Santos Majano was at Soif Wine Bar in Santa Cruz, with five years as Executive Chef. Before that, he cooked at two-Michelin-starred Cyrus in Healdsburg and at Artisan in Paso Robles. Santos grew up in a farming family in El Salvador. A deep respect for seasonal, local ingredients and the farmers who grow them influences his food.

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