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Around RowHouse this week...

Summer Holidays We will not be here are... 

June 28th -July 9th , back on Friday July 10th.

Saturday September 5, Labor Day Weekend. 

Before we take our Summer Holiday we have a beautiful menu.  It's been a fun week collaborating songs with Ryan for WheatStock, and menus with Forrest.  We are in a zone in the kitchen.   The coming menu is inventive, artistic, and sounds delicious.  We are taking common Summer ingredients and dishes and trying to present and prepare them with a lot of flair.  I think you'll love it!

We will keep posting pictures of the cookbook work in progress and posting to them to our Facebook page.  Please like them and share them if you feel inclined.

I'm always pretty antsy about leaving for an extended period, but we think of this old House here as a part of the family, and it's elegant old bones need a break every year too.  We are coming back Friday July 10th and Saturday the 11th with a different menu designed each of those days at the Farmer's markets.  Friday we will go to Kansas City and Lawrence.   Saturday we will shop our Topeka's Market.  The entree proteins, which will be Beef Tenderloin and Mahi Mahi, are the only pieces of the puzzles we start with.  Last year this was a blast and a super fun weekend of menus.  Have a safe and happy 4th of July week, we will all be going separate ways, but you'll find me happy at Lake Wabaunsee.  We will be back to return phone calls beginning Thursday the 9th.  All reservation calls will be returned in the order received.  

-Greg Fox

Our Mission is to Grow LOVE and spread it around the world.

Our  menu Jun 24 - 27, 2015...

  • Salad:  Watermelon, Feta, Green Onion, Basil, Sea Salt, Balsamic Reduction
  • Soup:  Chilled Zucchini with Yogurt and Dill
  • Vegetarian Entree:  FlatBread with Avocado, Cilantro, and Lime
  • Entree 2:  Crispy Coconut Crusted Shrimp, Roasted Heirloom Tomato and Peppers, Cheese Grits
  • Entree 3:  Apricot BBQ Braised Boneless Beef Spareribs, Romaine and Chive Salad, Tortilla Crisps
  • Dessert:  Amaretto Frozen Custard
  • Dessert:  Summer Fruits Salad with Almond Crumble
  • Dessert:  Rosemary and Lime Sorbet with Shortbread Cookie

Closed July 1 - 4, 2015 and July 8 and 9, 2015.

Our menu July 10......TBA  *Entrees are Beef Tenderloin and Mahi Mahi

Our menu July 11......TBA  *Entrees are Beef Tenderloin and Mahi Mahi

Dinner at RowHouse is $43 per person.  Our Tasting menu includes a sampling of every item on our menu for the week. Please feel free to choose only one of the entrees and still enjoy the other courses.  We are also happy to make portions more "modest" if you would like.  We do our best to accommodate food allergies and dietary restrictions. 

Please check our Summer  Vacation and Holiday hours listed on the "About Us" page of this website  

When making reservations please know the house has three levels and many unique dining rooms. The main floor is handicap accessible, but the top floor and garden level do have stairs. We try to honor table and floor request but are not always able to do so because of limited space for large groups. If you have a specific table or room you'd like, please let us know when making your reservation and we will do our best to make it happen. We are contantly looking for ways to make your evening with us even better.  One of us is on staff at RowHouse Wednesday through Saturday from 2 pm to Close.  We return calls Wednesday through Saturday in the order received.  

We have a lovely winelist, Premium Liquors, awesome cocktails, and great beers.   
Wine and Alcohol cannot be brought in to the restaurant as of April 1, 2011

 

Some of my local favorite places to eat.....

 

  • Tumptim Thai: I can't say enough good thing about their food. Yum!
  • The Blind Tiger: I come from beer people. This is good beer.
  • Chez Yazu: Beautiful, intimate and so French.
  • El Mezcal Topeka Boulevard: Staple: once a week at least.
  • The Celtic Fox:  Give me a Smithwick's
  • Quniton's: Great sandwiches and an amazing tap selection. Love the new bistro burgers! 
  • The Burger Stand:  College Hill Area
  • Encore: Lawrence Secret:  get the Vegan General Tsao's Chicken"
  • 715:  Lawrence - One of my favorite restaurants 

Check out Greg's Food Blog on Cj Online

There is a regularly updated list of places I've loved while traveling on the menus page of this website.  

HOLIDAY AND VACATION SCHEDULES

I opened RowHouse recognizing that to stay inspired, I had to schedule breaks to travel and renew.  I want to be able to serve you for a long time to come, so please note that our breaks may sometimes be inconvenient, but in the end they save the day.

  • January:  We are always closed New Year's Day
  • January:  The week of Martin Luther King Jr Day we are closed Wednesday and Thursday, reopening for Friday and Saturday
  • May:  We are always closed the Saturday before Memorial Day
  • June/July:  We take an extended Summer Vacation the week that includes July 4th, and the following Wednesday and Thursday, reopening on the Friday and Saturday after the 4th
  • September:  We are always closed the Saturday before Labor Day
  • November:  We are closed Wednesday before Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving day, we re-open for our very popular "Tapas" menu for that Friday and Saturday
  • December:  We are always closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Also note, we are never open on Sundays.  Private events can be scheduled on Monday and Tuesdays with the exception of any of the weeks or weekends listed previously.
  • This schedule will increase as Greg's year's increase, Thanks for understanding