buku | Global Street Food

919 • 834 • 6963
Hours: Mon-Thur:11-10pm
Fri/Sat: 11-12am
Sun: 10-3 / 5-10pm


small plates 

Colombian Arepas* • jalapeño butter, sweet onion jam 6

Indian Naan* • cucumber raita 5.5

Ginger Pear Salad* • RCF baby lettuces, d’anjou pears, shiitake, carrots, almonds, edamame, crispy wontons, ginger-soy dressing 8

Thai Papaya Salad** • long beans, cherry tomato, chile, tamarind, peanut, crispy prawn crackers, cilantro 9

Duck Larb** • duck confit, cucumber, carrot, bean sprout, cilantro, mint,chile 10

Shrimp Tom Yum** • lemongrass, galangal, tomato, cilantro 6.5

bu•ku Edamame* • tamari, chile, sesame, cashew 7

Elote* • Mexican grilled corn on the cob, avocado-lime crema, cayenne, cotija cheese 6.5

Jamaican Lamb Patties • braised leg of lamb, curried pastry, mango-ginger salsa, pickled cabbage 10

Empanadas • chipotle-braised chicken, avocado-lime crema, pickled red onion, cotija cheese 9

Winter Pierogi* • potato, butternut squash, muenster cheese, brown butter, walnuts, sage 8

Baja Crab Flautas • jumbo lump crab, pineapple, cream cheese, pickled serrano, cilantro, mango-habañero salsa, crisp flour tortilla 9

Filipino Lumpia • chile-mango ground pork, mango salad, cilantro chutney 9

Seared Pork Dumplings • scallion, ginger, garlic, kumquat ponzu 12

Vegetable Dumplings* • cabbage, mustard leaf, black mushroom, carrot, ginger, scallion, sesame soy 11

Chinese Steamed Buns • Szechuan pork belly, pickled daikon, cucumber, hoisin-tamarind, chile 12

Aloo Chana Chaat* • spicy potato cake, chickpea, cucumber, cabbage, cashew, raita, tamarind, cilantro-mint chutney 13

Moules à la Crème • PEI mussels, roasted garlic béchamel, tarragon, sherry gastrique, grilled baguette 14

Caterpillar Roll** • tempura shrimp, cucumber, spicy mayonnaise, avocado, chile, sweet soy12

Tuna Tataki Roll • spicy yellowfin tuna tartare, grilled asparagus, cucumber, mango, seared tuna, avocado, sweet soy, chile-mirin 14

Sake Maki Roll • salmon, pickled carrot, avocado, tempura flake, green chile sauce, yuzu aioli 13

Hawaiian Tuna Poke • ahi tuna, nori, crisp wonton, macadamia, cucumber, red onion 15


large plates 

Bánh Xèo • Vietnamese crêpe with shrimp, pork belly, bean sprouts,Thai basil, mint, nuoc cham, steamed rice, spring roll, peanut sauce 18

Pan-seared Scottish Salmon • celeriac-apple purée, roasted parsnips and golden beets, horseradish-pickled carrots, RCF winter greens 24

Tandoori-style Chicken • coriander-scented rice, caramelized butternut squash, curry-roasted cauliflower, roasted cherry tomatoes, cucumber raita 20

Argentinean Short Rib • cumin-roasted new potatoes, charred squash and zucchini, roasted red peppers, chimichurri, ancho-espresso molé 23

Filipino Duck Adobo • crispy duck breast, confit leg, coconut rice, fried duck egg, atchara 28

14 oz. Certified Angus NY Strip • parmesan-roasted fingerling potatoes, pancetta-fried brussels sprouts, rosemary butter, orange-balsamic reduction 34

Pan-seared Chilean Sea Bass • ginger-roasted sweet potato mash, kale and purple cabbage escabeche, mango-coconut curry, guava, plantain 32


big bowls 

bu•ku Hot Pot • roasted chicken, shiitake and cremini mushrooms, red curry, coconut, lime leaf, cilantro 15

Pork Belly Ramen • crispy pork belly, sake-braised pork shoulder, slow-poached egg, beech mushroom, Chinese leeks, radishes, savory broth 18

Bibimbap** • grilled marinated hanger steak, bok choy, pickled daikon, carrot, spinach, kimchi, steamed rice, fried egg, gochujang 20

Pad Thai* • rice noodles, tamarind, Thai chile, bean sprout, bok choy, carrot, scallion, marinated tofu, peanuts, egg 17

Samosa Pot Pie* • masala cream sauce, curried pastry, fingerling potatoes, root vegetables, sweet peas, oyster mushrooms, cilantro, mango-pistachio chutney 16


**=vegetarian option available