www.ladbrooks.org

Our Food

At the opening of our restaurant, in early 2013, we hope to be

95% California ingredients, 85% ingredients within 250 miles, 50% organic and 100% clean for all food we serve.

Our seasonal soups change all the time... whatever we feel like making for the day! No matter what we make, they are always topped with specially chosen ingredients specific to that soup and served fresh to you.

$4 for a cup or $7 for a bowl

Our opening month's selection of soups consist of...

Soups

Beer Cheese Soup with Smoked Sausage

House-made sausage and cheddar cheese in a broth made of Cambria micro-brewed ale - Topped with even more chopped sausage & shredded cheddar cheese. You are a man now.

 

Broccoli Blue Cheese

Point Reyes blue cheese with broccoli, onions and potatoes - Topped with a layer of broccoli and blue cheese.

 

Chicken Noodle

The classic stays classic with free-range chicken, celery, carrots, onions and a variety of fresh cut herbs - Topped with chicken & fresh cut parsley.

 

Chicken Pot Pie

Home cooking at it’s finest. Free-range chicken with potatoes, peas, carrots in a cream broth - Topped with peas.

 

Creamy Spinach Artichoke

Parmesan & feta cheese with spinach & artichoke hearts. Topped with parmesan or crumbled feta. Vegetarian.

 

Macaroni & Cheese

Just when you thought Mac & Cheese couldn’t get any better. The oh so awesomely classic in a cheddar cheese soup base - Topped with thick-cut bacon & tomato.

 

Pollo Tortilla Sopa (Chicken Tortilla Soup)

A traditional chicken, onions, tomatoes & tortilla chips in an herb-variety broth - Topped with sour cream, avocado and fresh cut cilantro.

 

Roasted Tomato

Feta cheese, tomato and red pepper. Topped with fresh cut basil.

 

Smoky Split Pea

Smoked ham hock fills the broth with flavor before we add split peas, apples, onions and carrots - Topped with thick-cut bacon.

 

Sweet Potato Sausage & Kale

A hearty soup of house-made sausage, kale & sweet potato - Topped with cannellini beans & fresh cut herbs.

 

Stews

Cambria Chili

Hearst ranch grass-fed ground beef & ground pork with jalapeno, habanero & poblano peppers along with kidney, black & pinto beans. Topped with shredded cheese & green onions.

 

Chick Pea Stew

A ham hock starts the broth of this stew before we add chick peas, shallots and garlic - Topped with fresh-cut Rosemary.

 

Chile Verde Con Cerdo (Green Chili with Pork)

Pork roast and bacon with green chilies, tomatillos & potatoes - Topped with fresh cut cilantro.

 

Johnnie's Guinness & Beef Barley Stew

Heart Ranch grass-fed beef & barley in a Cambria Stout broth (in the Guinness style), carrots and onion. Topped with fresh cut seasonal herbs.

 

Moroccan Vegetable Stew

Chickpeas, carrots, onions, squash, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and dates. Topped with fresh cilantro or parsley. Vegan!

 

New Orleans Green Gumbo

An assortment of leafy greens gives a twist to the traditional Cajun stew that also includes free-range chicken and house-made sausage - Topped with a variety of fresh-cut herbs and even more sausage.

 

Rustic Farmhouse Cabbage, Bacon & Potato Stew

From a simpler moment in time, cabbage is mixed with potatoes, onions and thick-sliced bacon. Topped with bacon & a variety of fresh-cut herbs.

 

Chowders

Baked Potato

A rich broth surrounds potatoes and two types of cheese - Topped with sour cream, cheddar cheese, thick-cut bacon & fresh cut chives.

 

Castle Clam Chowder

Smoked clams, potatoes & onions in a cream base. Topped with chopped bacon & fresh chives.

 

Cauliflower Chowder

Cauliflower leeks & potatoes brings this chowder to life - Topped with thick-cut bacon, cheddar cheese & fresh cut chives.

 

Cheeseburger In Paradise

Ground beef and bacon in a cheddar cheese base. Topped with lettuce & tomatoes.

 

Grilled Cheese

The art of the grilled cheese. Always served on local bread and using 100% California cheese. The happiest cows on earth make the best grilled cheese.

We bring you new ideas of seasonal grilled cheese all the time, so check back often for our latest.

$7 for a full sandwich or $5 for a half

Our opening month's selection is...

The Godfather

The basic grilled cheese updated to our standards. The cheese we choose for it changes all the time, but it is always served on Sourdough by Brian's Bread.

 

Bacon Jam

Cotswold cheese with our house-made bacon jam, sprinkled with fresh sliced green onions. Served on Sourdough by Brian’s Bread.

 

Baked potato

Cotswold cheese melted with bacon, smashed potato chips and fresh cut chives. Served on potato bread by House of Bread and then topped with sour cream and chives.

 

Good Morning Sunshine

Gouda with tomato, fresh cut Thyme & Parsley. Topped with a pastured raised fried egg, bacon and served on Sourdough by Brian’s Bread.

 

Nitwit

Cowgirl Creamery Brie melted with peanut butter & wild honey. Mashed cinnamon bananas are then spread on top. Served on Raisin Walnut by House of Bread

 

Point Reyes Blue

Point Reyes Blue Cheese & Mozzarella. Fresh cut sage & Wild Honey. On Raisin Walnut bread provided by House of Bread.

 

Quattro

A cheese lovers, grilled cheese on vacation. Ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, and gorgonzola. Served on a Parmesan crusted Sourdough by Brian's Bread.

 

Ice Cream

Organic small batch ice cream, made in-house. Seasonally made using the finest local ingredients.

$4 for 1 scoop or $7 for 2 scoops & served with your choice of either an organic waffle bowl or cone.

An ever changing menu of seasonally made ice cream is presented all the time.

Our opening month's selection is...

Avocado Salted Chocolate Chip

The subtle flavor of an avocado cream enhanced with savory chopped & roasted almonds and then balanced with salted chocolate chips.

 

Basil Strawberry Balsamic Bliss

Fresh crushed strawberries are made into a balsamic preserve and then swirled in a basil cream.

 

Honey-Rosemary Blue

Blue cheese lovers only. The incredibly intense flavor of Point Reyes blue cheese fills a wild honey cream and sprinkled throughout with fresh-cut rosemary.

 

Hot Chocolate

For the spicy lover, this fire and ice combines fair-trade dark cacao with whole red chili peppers.

 

Maple Bacon Chip

Nothing you have experienced before. Maple cream, candied bacon and salt & pepper kettle chips covered in fair-trade chocolate. Yes, we love America.

 

PB& J on Ice

The perfect combination becomes even more perfect. Fresh crushed strawberries and salted peanut butter in a vanilla cream.

 

Combos and Family Packs

Let your belly make some of the decisions once in a while. Choose from our combos based on your hunger level.

Or take it home with you and enjoy any time, with our frozen soup! We are freezing new soups any time we cook them, so check us out often to see what's available. Don't worry, we offer freezer bags for those longer drives.

Keep It Light - $7

Back to School: Half Grilled Cheese w/8 oz Soup
A Spoonful: 1 Scoop of Ice Cream w/8 oz Soup

 

Hungry - $10

The Original Match: Half Grilled Cheese w/16 oz. Soup
Fire & Ice: 1 Scoop of Ice Cream w/16 oz. Soup
Sweeter & Savory: 2 Scoops of Ice Cream w/8 oz Soup
Heavy on the Cheesy: Full Grilled Cheese w/ 8 oz. Soup

 

Nom Nom Nom - $13

Double Spooning: 2 Scoops of Ice Cream w/ 16 oz. Soup
Dairy-land: Full Grilled Cheese w/ 2 Scoops of Ice Cream

 

Summer Supper - $12

Our daily special! Come by every day an hour before sunset and receive a pair of 8oz soups and a full grilled cheese to take with you to see the sunset. We recommend The Fiscalini preserve for the best sunsets, but anywhere is amazing here in Cambria!

 

Party Pack - $35

For any event, this pack gives you the options of trying a lot of different kinds at once. Satisfy everyone at your next event with either:

Ten choices of 8 oz soups
Five choices of 16 oz soups

 

Family Pack - $50

Have dinner ready all week! Take four large 32 oz bottles of soup with you and have our home cooked food when you don't feel like the cooking part of it.

 

Extras

The bonus level! We love that feeling of adding that little extra oomph to our food, so we offer plenty of oomph for yours.

Cheese Blanket - $3

A melted layer of cheddar cheese poured over any sandwich of your choice.

 

Bacon Jam - $2

A savory & sweet down-home jamsplosion of flavor. Bacon, onion & sugar are mixed with bacon and then topped with bacon. You think we love bacon or something?

 

Sandwich Toppers - $2

Add organic bacon, house-made pesto or a pastured raised fried egg to any sandwich.

 

Free Pickles

Free.. yes we said free.. pickles! We make homemade pickles and just love them so much we want to share. Don’t worry about carrying them out in your arms, we offer them for sale by the jar for $5.

 

Topped or Topless

Feel free to have our soups with toppings or without! We won’t take offense!

 

Delivery available to all Cambrian residents and visitors!

We’ll come out to you on those cold and cuddly nights and bring you a nice warm blanket of soup. Or go have that beach party at moonstone and we’ll even bring a picnic pack out there to you!

Reaching from the 46 to the edge of San Simeon. $15 minimum purchase.

 

Drinks

We love our tea. So we offer a dozen different kinds of Fair-Trade & Organic tea from all over the world.
Come in to check out our rotating hot and iced tea offerings.

We also are proud to bring you a variety of Fair Trade and Organic Coffee & Hot Chocolate.

We will be featuring a seasonally-made sparkling lemonade, that changes often, using organic agave nectar or organic stevia.

Opening Month's Sparkling Lemonade: Lime & Lavender

$4 (sm) - $7 (lg)

 

Ice Tea, Hot Tea & Coffee

$2 (sm) - $3 (lg) - Pot of Tea $5

 

Hot Chocolate

$3 (sm) - $5 (lg)

 

 

 

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