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Lunch at Side Dish


Explore the Menu

Our grab-and-go lunch menu is exclusive to our Side Dish store in Downtown Rochester. Featuring wholesome salads, hearty sandwiches, unique sides and sweet treats to savor.

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Order Ahead Online

Place your order, choose your pickup date, and pay online to be sure we put your name on one of our delicious offerings this week.


Pickup & ENJOY

Pop in at Side Dish at 4th & East in downtown Rochester to grab your order on your pickup date. We’re open Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 4:30 pm.

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arugula with beets and chevre salad

Arugula with Beets and Chevre Salad

gluten free

Roasted beets on a peppery bed of arugula, fresh Chevre and chopped pistachios. Balsamic-Maple Vinaigrette

classic caesar salad

Classic Caesar Salad

Romaine lettuce w. shaved Parmesan, fresh cracked pepper, and garlicky herb croutons. Lemony Dijon Caesar dressing (No raw eggs)

From: $10.00
detroit maurice salad

Detroit Maurice Salad

gluten free

Protein stuffed salad with julienned smoked ham, roasted turkey, Swiss cheese, gherkins, olives, Traditional creamy onion w.hard boiled egg dressing

italian chopped salad

Italian Chopped Salad

Chopped mixed green lettuce, red cabbage, cucumber, tomatoes, sweety drop peppers, chickpeas, olives, Parmesan cheese White Balsamic Vinaigrette

From: $11.00
kale with roasted carrots & hazelnuts salad

Kale with Roasted Carrots & Hazelnuts Salad

gluten free

Shredded kale, Pecorino Romano cheese, roasted matchstick carrots, and crushed hazelnuts. Lemony Dijon Vinaigrette

rainbow greek salad

Rainbow Greek Salad

gluten free

Tremendous Greek salad with colorful assorted veggies, Kalamata olives, Feta cheese Balsamic pomegranate olive oil-vinaigrette

From: $11.00
southwestern salad

Southwestern Salad

Mixed greens w. black beans, crunchy corn, bell peppers, avocados, tomatoes and charred scallions. Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

From: $11.00
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Spinach & Berries with Goat Cheese Salad

Spinach salad w. assorted berries, candied pecans, and Chevre Strawberry-White Balsamic Vinaigrette

From: $11.00
summer sblt salad

Summer SBLT Salad

gluten free

Our new summer salad featuring grilled shrimp, bacon lardons, lettuce and cherry tomatoes, plus charred corn, and shredded white Cheddar cheese. Buttermilk Green Goddess Dressing

grilled veggie hummus sandwich

Grilled Veggie Hummus Sandwich


Assorted grilled veggies, lemony hummus, Mediterranean herbs, on fresh baked bread.

ham & jam with goat cheese sandwich

Ham & Jam with Goat Cheese Sandwich

Shaved smoked ham, arugula, tomato jam, and goat cheese spread on fresh bread

pb&j sandwich

PB&J Sandwich

Local favorites Koeze Cream-Nut Peanut Butter with Gus & Grey jam on white bread

turkey bacon avocado sandwich

Turkey Bacon Avocado Sandwich

Oven roasted turkey, smoked bacon, avocado spread, sliced tomatoes, lemon garlic aioli on sourdough bread


Breakfast Parfait Bento Box

Fruit, Vanilla, Yogurt, Granola, Nuts

bento box

Featured Bento Box

Assorted veggies, fruit, dips and bread or crackers in a 4 compartment snack box.

From: $9.00
tuna salad

Tuna Salad

100% White Albacore tuna w. minced onions, celery, dried cranberries

chicken salad

Chicken Salad

Pulled chicken, minced celery, lemon, fresh herbs


Fruit Medley

featured pasta salad

Featured Pasta Salad

Featured weekly pasta salad. Examples include roasted veggie pasta, antipasto tortellini, and farfalle caesar.

featured gluten free side salad

Featured Gluten Free Side Salad

gluten free

Featured weekly GF side salad. Examples include Lentil-Chickpea, Santa Fe Quinoa, Corn w. Black Bean

dill orzo salad

Dill Orzo Salad

Orzo, Pine Nuts, topped w. Feta, tossed in olive oil, lemon zest and dill.

featured soup of the week

Featured Soup of the Week

Our creative from-scratch soups change weekly. Favorites include Creamy Tomato Basil, Thai Chicken Noodle, and Gazpacho


Great Lakes Potato Chips

An individual-sized bag of Great Lakes Potato Chips perfectly accompanies a delicious sandwich.

dwaar chocolate bar

Dwaar Chocolate Bar

Made in Michigan, Women Owned, Ethically Sourced, bean to bar craft chocolates Choose From: -Pista Kulfi (pistachio, milk) -Mango Madness (mango, lime, chili flakes) -Dark Zorzal 70%

mayana chocolate bar

Mayana Chocolate Bar

Assorted delicious and perfect 1.5 oz bar size to nibble.. These treats are created by a Woman owned business in Wisconsin. Choose From: -coffee break (coffee marshmallow, salted caramel, 66% dark chocolate) -space (toasted almond-vanilla bean nougat, fleur de sel caramel, 66% dark chocolate) -kitchen sink (peanut butter, pretzel, crispy rice, fleur de sel caramel, 66% dark chocolate)

oatmeal cherry chocolate chip w. almonds cookies

Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chip w. Almonds Cookie

Award winning- no kidding! Our semi-sweet chocolate chip oatmeal cookie base loaded with dried cherries or blueberries (depending on our mood), and slivered almonds. Mmmmm

featured sweet treat

Featured Sweet Treat

Rotating seasonal desserts for cure your sweet tooth. Mammoth Rice Krispy treats, Berry Shortcakes, and Banana cream pie pudding parfaits are just a few of our offerings.

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Do I have to order ahead?

If you order 24 hours in advance your favorite lunch will be waiting for you. If you don't our cooler will be stocked with delicious offerings.

Where can I pick up my order?
Crafted Meals-to-Go and small catering orders can be picked up at both locations during specified hours. Larger orders and all Wine and Spirits must be picked up at The Sham Shack location.
Do you offer delivery?

Yes, we offer delivery for lunch to downtown businesses during the hours of 11am - 2pm.

Do you have seating?

Yes, during the summer, we have a parklet with ample seating outside for all customers to enjoy their lunch.

What about parking?

There is parking outside on 4th street, and a parking garage at East and 4th just a few steps away.

Are you licensed and insured?
Our kitchen is inspected twice yearly and licensed by the Oakland County Health Department, and we can bring an insurance rider to your off-premise event as well.
What about allergies?
Our small kitchen team plans our frequently changing menus offering many choices for various dietary requirements. Food is prepared fresh, and we do our best to reduce the risk of cross-contamination, however we use such a wide variety of ingredients in our kitchen, and because we do not have enough preparation space to keep specific areas of our kitchen allergen free. food prepared in our kitchen may contain, or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS, SOY, FISH, SHELLFISH, and MILK.

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Plan Your Private Event

Choose your date and complete the form below to start planning your unique gathering at Forks & Fêtes. We will contact you via email within 72 hours to confirm your date & collect the deposit.

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4497 Collins Road Rochester, Mi 48306

Dates displaying events are currently booked. Please refer to this availability calendar when choosing a date for your event.

There is a Room Rental Fee of $350. The room rental fee is paid at the time of booking to hold the date. All dates are deemed available unless a deposit is made.

May 2024

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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us for a fabulous Fri-YAY afternoon of fun. Treat yourself and relax with your besties before Mother’s Day weekend. We are hosting the bougiest tea party complete with a table-full variety of delectable treats and sensational sweets. Our fave Wine Goddess, Chandra will give us a lesson about the types of bub , ...
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Your Questions, Answered

Private Events FAQs

Can we host an event in your space?

Yes! Our intimate event venue is located directly next to our production kitchen and seats up to 40 comfortably.

How much does it cost to reserve your space?

There is a $350 charge to reserve an event on our calendar. The fee is not applied to the balance and is refundable if canceled before 60 days prior to the event date.

What is included when we rent the room?

Event planning services, linens (black or white), China, silverware, event set-up/tear-down, access to sound system, projector.

How long is the room available?

Room Rental is 4 hours but may be able to be extended for a fee depending on our calendar availability.

Can we bring in our own food, alcohol or desserts?

The Silver Shamrocks Cuisine is the exclusive caterer for the event space and holds a catering liquor license, so no outside food or alcohol may be brought in. We will provide servers and TIPS licensed bartenders if needed. However, desserts are ok if made in a licensed facility.

Do you have vendors for cakes, decorating, centerpieces, musicians?

YES! We have assembled a small but mighty group of woman-owned LOCAL businesses that include florists, macaron makers, bakers, event planners, and even musicians to create a magical experience for you and your guests.

Can we order something that is not on the menu?

We love creating customized menus to help your event stand out. For a small fee Deb will work with you to create a memorable culinary experience for you and your guests.

What type of menus do you offer?

We offer appetizing menus, buffet services, family-style dining, and an individually plated, coursed presentation for your guests.

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