15 Second Avenue Long Branch, NJ. USA 732.963.9218

The Sparrow

Sustainable restaurant and bar inspired by local ingredients, products and community collaboration.

The Sparrow at WCP is a place for neighbors and friends to come together, share a meal, laugh at communal tables, and even indulge in a game of Jenga or one of WCP’s nano-brews.
The menu is thoughtful, seasonal and sourced with care. A collaborative team of The Marilyn Schlossbach Group have come together to bring a project that brings joy and simplicity to the community. Join Ty, Nora, Marilyn, Chuck, Mark, Jonathan, Scott, Tom, Bri, Amanda,Elizabeth, Little Ty, Jonathan, KC and our amazing team on a journey of sustainability and fun.

The warm, communal setting of the restaurant at WCP is complemented by its friendly and welcoming staff.

The Sparrow at WCP is a place for neighbors and friends to come together, share a meal, laugh at communal tables, and even indulge in a game of Jenga or one of WCP’s nano-brews.
The menu is thoughtful, seasonal and sourced with care. A collaborative team of The Marilyn Schlossbach Group have come together to bring a project that brings joy and simplicity to the community. Join Ty, Nora, Marilyn, Chuck, Mark, Jonathan, Scott, Tom, Bri, Amanda,Elizabeth, Little Ty, Jonathan, KC and our amazing team on a journey of sustainability and fun.

The warm, communal setting of the restaurant at WCP is complemented by its friendly and welcoming staff.

  • Menu

    STARTERS & SHARING

     

    TWO RIVER MUSHROOM FLATBREAD 

    Pan fried Hungarian potato flatbread, fromage blanc, roasted

    Two River mushrooms, sautéed onions, fresh chive

     

     Mac & Cheese

    Gruyere, cheddar, toasted Two River mushroom panko crumble

     

    Shishitos 

    Miso ginger cream

     

    LB Crab Dip

    Warm parmesan crab dip, house toast points

     

    Two River Fritters 

    Two River "Lions Mane" mushrooms, summer lemon-herb remoulade (vegan)

     

    House Chicken Fingers 

    Honey Mustard

     

    STARTERS & Salads

     

    Ricotta Salad 

    Fresh herb and meyer lemon ricotta, microgreens, onions, almond romesco, toasted house bread

     

    The Sparrow Salad MP

    Watermelon, feta, pumpkin seeds, onions, pineapple mint basil vinaigrette

    + garlic Shrimp, chicken, fish

    Cobb Salad

    Organic fried chicken breast, egg, Kula greens, warm bacon and tomato vinaigrette (available on a French Baguette)

     

    Sandwiches &

     

     

    Vegan Bahn Mi 

    BBQ tempeh, crispy pickled veggies, spicy vegan aioli, fresh herbs

     

    Mississippi Roast 

    Slow roasted shredded pot roast, caramelized onions, pickled long hots

     

    Fish Sandwich 

    Fresh catch of the day, cucumber salad, spicy aioli

     


    MAIN

    Dry Rub Ribs

    Purple potatoes, BBQ baked beans

     

    WCP BEER BRAISED SHORT RIB 

    Mashed potatoes, summer vegetable medley

     

    PORK BOLOGNAISE 

    NJ tomato ragout, rigatoni, kale, shaved parmesan

     

    8oz Short Rib Mix Burger 

    Caramelized sweet onions, roasted mushrooms, gruyere, brioche bun

     

    Lemongrass Chicken or Fish  

    Organic breast of chicken or local daily catch, lemongrass chimichurri, bulgur, green beans

     

     

  • Sunday Brunch

    *Brunch menu Available 11am -3pm*

    SUNSHINE SMOOTHIE 

    Fresh fruit, lime, orange juice, moringa

     

    GRANOLA  

    House made spent grain granola, whole milk

    yogurt,  house fruit jam

     

    JERSEY DAME

    Taylor ham, Gruyère and blue cheese

    cream on brioche, sunny side up egg,

    home fries

    + Vegetarian option available

     

    HUNGARIAN POTATO FLATBREAD  

    Potato lángos flatbread, bacon lardons, onions,

    house made fresh cheese & crème fraîche

     

       HOUSE BEET CURED SALMON 

    Cornichons, pickled Asian pears, house bread

    herbed goat cheese

     

    NOT SO CLASSIC CAESAR 

    Kula greens, purple cabbage, sundried tomatoes, onion         black garlic croutons, ,Moringa Caesar dressing, herb olives

    + garlic shrimp, grilled chicken, fish

     

      WINTER SALAD MP

    Daily selection of greens and seasonal ingredients

    + garlic shrimp, grilled chicken, fish

     

    BRUNCH POUTINE

    Home fries, Nueske’s bacon, 2 eggs over easy,

    Two River mushroom gravy, cheddar cheese curds

    + Mississippi Roast

     

    MAC AND CHEESE 

    Gruyere, cheddar béchamel, roasted Two River mushroom, panko

     

    FLANNEL CAKES  
    Chef’s pancakes, seasonal fruit, house jam & syrup

     

    STEAK FRITES  

    Cut of the day, garlic, parmesan fries

     

    MISSISSIPPI BISCUIT & GRAVY

    Shredded pot roast, slowly cooked, house biscuits,

    sour cream, Dijon gravy

     

    GRILLED 8oz SHORT RIB MIX BURGER 

    Caramelized sweet onion, roasted organic Two River mushrooms, Gruyere, potato lángos roll, hand cut fries

    + Beyond Burger available

     

    CHORIZO HASH & EGGS

    Cast iron chorizo hash, potatoes, kale, onions,

    poblano peppers, Calabrian chile, Jersey poached eggs

    and hollandaise sauce.

    + Vegetarian kale & veggies

     

    JERSEY EGGS ANY STYLE 

    Two eggs any style, home fries, toasted baguette

     

    OLD FASHIONED TOASTED CORN MUFFIN 

    House baked corn muffin, house fruit jam & honey butter

     

    SIDES

    HOME FRIES

    HAND-CUT FRENCH FRIES 

    SIDE NEUSKE BACON 

     

    DRINK SPECIALS $6

    Bloody Mary & Bloody Maria

    Mimosas

    Mezcal Margarita

    WCP Draft Michelada or Chelada

    Seasonal Bellini’s

  • Beer

    ON TAP AT WHITECHAPEL:

     

    WCP Centennial Double IPA - ABV 7.2%
    Floral notes, spice, slight citrus and lemon with a gentle caramel sweetness and flavor balanced with a light bitterness

    WCP Red Ale - ABV 6.6%
    A traditional red ale, sweet and malty, with notes of caramel and spice

    WCP Irish Coffee Stout - ABV 4.1%
    Strong coffee flavor, notes of chocolate and dark roasted malts

    WCP Belgian Golden Strong (BGS) - ABV 4.1%
    Fruity, complex, notes of cherry & pear. Light hop presence. Full bodied spiciness

    WCP Summer Citra IPA - ABV 6.7%
    Sunny, light yellow tangerine brew. Fruit candy citrus on the nose. No bitterness, sweet and refreshing citrus notes. Creamy and smooth on the palate. Delicate lemon aftertaste.

    WCP American Ale - ABV 5.3%
    Brewed with malted barley, oats, hopped with EKG

     

    Guest Taps:

    Red Tank Brewery

    Tempus Fugit Pale Ale - ABV 5.0%
    Light amber aroma, mild piney hops taste. Very bright and crisp

    The Amazing Lilly Blonde - ABV 6.7%
    Smooth, rounded flavor. Sweetness balanced by medium bitterness

    Chateau Saison - ABV 5.1%
    Citrus kissed fruitiness, tickling peppery spiciness and an unrelenting dry finish

    Brotherton Brewery

    Brotherton Jersey Devil Double IPA - ABV 8.4%
    Intense flavors of classic American hops with soft, drying bitterness and gentle malt. Aromas of peachy tangerine juice, pine resin

    Brotherton Hops Cream IPA - ABV 6.2%
    IPA loaded with lactose and oats for a huge, creamy mouthfeel. Brewed with 5 varieties of classic and new school American hops for a citrusy and tropical treat

    Jughandle Brewing Company

    JugLite - ABV 4.6%
    Lightly dry-hopped with Laurel Hops

  • Cocktails and Wine

    WINTER COCKTAILS

     

    RED SKY AT NIGHT

    Brooklyn Gin,  blood orange, cranberry, cinnamon simple, splash Club

     

    DAISY CHAIN

    Nue vodka, grapefruit, Sainte Germaine, lavender syrup

     

    BOYS DON’T CHAI

    Makers Mark bourbon, lemon juice, Aperol, chai syrup

     

    WINTER CREW

    Cask & Crew rye, apple brandy, pear nectar, apple cider, splash lemon juice

     

    TAVARUA DREAM

    Shipwreck Rum, almond milk, coconut

    powdered cinnamon and black pepper bitters

     

    TWO RIVER FORAGE

    Recipe 21 tequila, rosemary cinnamon honey,  lemon juice

    Muddled Two River lion’s mane mushrooms, salt, sugar, cinnamon rimmed glass

     

    WINE

    House - Mason Nicolas

    WHITES

    Ransom Wine Co. & Distillery, Albarino, 2018, Willamette Valley, Oregon

    Raymond Vineyards, Sauvignon Blanc  - 2017, Napa CA

    Unionville Winery, Dry Riesling, 2016, NJ

    Raebrun, Chardonnay, 2018, Russian River Valley, CA

    Vin De Days, Blend, 2018, Willamette Valley, Oregon

     

    SPARKLING AND ROSE

    Martin Ray Rose, 2018, Sanoma CA

    Domaine St. Vincent, Brut - New Mexico

     

    REDS

    Edmunds St. John, Gamay,  2018, Fairplay, CA

    Primarius, Pinot Noir, 2017, Oregon

    Casa Smith, Barbera, 2017, Washington State

    Thee & Thou, Syrah, Grenache, 2017, San Francisco CA

    Sky Vineyards, Zinfandel, 2014, Napa CA

    Oberon Cabernet Sauvignon,2017, Napa CA

 The Sparrow at White Chapel Projects

A restaurant, bar, brewery and event space. The inspiration of Marilyn Schlossbach, Scott Szegeski, Kurt Cavano, Preston Castertano and KC Sullivan are bringing a soulful building and project to life. Working with our team from Asbury Park and our community we will be patient and diligent to stay within our mission of joy, simplicity, persistence and community.

“Collaboration and kindness with our community, our purveyors and our planet.” – The Sparrow founder Marilyn Schlossbach