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

    LANGOS CHEESE FLATBREAD   

    Pan fried Hungarian potato flatbread; Texas smoked

    paprika, Maldon sea salt, garlic, Gruyère

    cheese, sour cream

     

    TWO RIVER MUSHROOM LANGOS FLATBREAD 

    Pan fried Hungarian potato flatbread, fromage blanc, roasted

    Two River mushrooms, sautéed onions, fresh thyme

     

     POUTINE 

    Hand-cut fries, black garlic Two River mushroom gravy,

    cheddar cheese curds

    + Mississippi Roast

     

    MOULES FRITES 

    Mussels with herbs and garlic butter and

    white wine, hand cut fries

     

    BLISTERED SHISHITO PEPPERS 

    Miso ginger cream

     

    ZUCCHINI, POTATO LATKES 

    Sergio Zaragosa sauce, garlic herb mascarpone

     

    MAC AND CHEESE 

    Gruyere, cheddar béchamel, roasted Two River

    organic mushroom panko crumble

     

    NOT SO CLASSIC CAESAR 

    Kula greens, sundried tomatoes, red cabbage, herbed olives  black garlic croutons, onion, Moringa Caesar dressing

    + garlic Shrimp, chicken, fish

     

    WINTER SALAD MP

    Daily selection of greens and seasonal ingredients

    + garlic Shrimp, chicken, fish

     

    LOCAL BREWERY BOARD 

    Local cheeses, pickled & fermented vegetables

    spent grain bread, spiced beer mustard

     

     

     

    BLOOD ORANGE TOAST 

    Blood orange ricotta, Jersey honey, house bread

    balsamic thyme drizzle

     

    LOCAL 130 CRUDO 

    Meyer lemon, tamari, house sea salt, radish,

    Kula micro greens

     

    ROASTED SIDES  

    Balsamic, garlic EVOO, panko crusted Brussels sprouts

    Parmesan spiced cauliflower

    Butter & thyme roasted Two River mushrooms

     


    BURGERS & SANDWICHES

    GRILLED 8oz SHORT RIB MIX BURGER

    Caramelized sweet onion, roasted organic Two River mushrooms, Gruyere, brioche roll

    hand cut fries   + Beyond Burger Available

    MISSISSIPPI ROAST
    Shredded pot roast, slowly cooked with butter & house-made pickled long hot peppers, served on a petit baguette

    GRILLED CHICKEN COBB SANDWICH
    Chicken breast, avocado, Nueske’s bacon, lettuce and tomato, with buttermilk blue cheese dressing

    VEGAN BÁNH MI
    Pan-seared ginger and scallion marinated tempeh, with carrot and daikon slaw, fresh jalapeño and cilantro, Siracha mayo on a petite baguette


    MAIN

    FISHERMANS CATCH  MP

    A hominy, vegetable, potato, herb stew,

    seared sustainable fish, spent grain toast points

     

    WCP BEER BRAISED SHORT RIB 

    Herbed spätezle, roasted panko, balsamic Brussels sprouts

    Two River mushroom glaze

     

    BERKSHIRE PORK BOLOGNAISE 

    NJ tomato ragout, rigatoni, kale, shaved parmesan

     

    CHICKEN UNDER BRICK 

    Organic roasted half chicken, garlic herb sauce, roasted fingerlings

     

    TURMERIC CAULIFLOWER STEAK  

    Herbed polenta, chimichurri, romesco sauce

     

     

  • 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