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The Best Place to Dine in San Diego

Dinner in San Diego has never been more delectable!

Offered daily from 5pm, Searsucker’s dinner menu features signature New American Classics loved by San Diego locals and Gaslamp Quarter visitors alike. Enjoy a meal of “shared plates” with friends, graze on seasonal greens, or go with larger mains to satisfy a heartier appetite. Add some drinks, “sides” (like our brussels & walnuts) and finish with some “sweets” to round out the perfect meal!

Tomahawk steak

SOUP & SALAD

searsucker caesar 16
baby gem lettuce, parmesan, croutons
+ chicken 8 / + salmon 10
roasted butternut squash soup 9
curried apples, pepitas, house crème fraiche
lobster cobb 28
tomato, avocado, bacon, egg, blue cheese, southwest dressing
chino farms salad V 15
autumn veggies, granny smith apples, marcona almonds, cider vinaigrette

MAINS

ora king salmon* 28
grilled broccolini, chimichurri
mary’s chicken 28
parsnip puree, root vegetables, natural jus
rock shrimp campanelle 25
tomatoes, black olives, spinach leaves, capers, chili flakes
double street burger 8oz* 24
house blend beef, aged cheddar, pickles, onions, potato bun, french fries
founder’s stout braised short ribs 34
sweet potatoes, crispy onions, pan jus
grass-fed cape grim new york 12oz* 44
smoked fingerling potatoes, herb butter

 

 

FOR THE TABLE

baja style shrimp cocktail 16
mexican wild shrimp, clamato cocktail sauce, tajin, avocado
hummus v 14
chickpea, tahini, garlic, farmers market vegetables, sesame cracker
charcuterie and cheese board 28
angels salumi, artisanal californian cheese, bread & cie fig anise loaf
nonna’s turkey meatballs (3pc) 16
marinara, ricotta, basil
local shishito peppers 12
lemon aioli, sesame salt
buffalo-style chicken lollipops 16
blue cheese fondue, ranch dressing
crispy calamari 20
tomato, remoulade, & sweet chili sauces
san diego seafood platter* MP
lobster, baja white shrimp, west coast oysters, pacifico striped bass ceviche
baja striped bass sashimi (pacifico aquaculture)* 18
mezcal, serrano ice, charred persimmon, mustard green chimichurri

 

 

 

V – select items may be ordered for vegan options

*Select items can be undercooked upon request or contain raw or undercooked ingredients. Consuming raw or undercooked items may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates, we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. We aim to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

STRICTLY LOCAL MENU

all ingredients from within 100 miles of San Diego

warm burrata 15
caramelized apples, pomegranate-balsamic reduction, micro shiso
golden beet tartar shallots 16
dijon yogurt crema, charred sourdough bread
foraged mushroom toast 15
fig and anise toast, mushroom pate, pickled grapes, wild mushrooms
local stone ground polenta (grist & toll) 26
cook family farm pork ragu, ricotta, citrus gremolata
beyond burger™ 26
6oz vegan cheddar cheese, mustard, pickles, lettuce, tomato, potato bun, french fries

SIDES

hand cut fries 10
sea salt, herbs
wagon wheel mac + cheese (for 2) 18
vermont cheddar, applewood smoked bacon
brussels sprouts V 9
citrus, toasted almonds
broccolini V 10
chili flakes, lemon oil
heirloom carrots V 9
orange tarragon butter

 

Enjoy Your Lunch Hour San Diego Style

Voted BEST Business Lunch by San Diego Magazine

Searsucker serves lunch Monday through Friday from 11am to 3pm, offering fabulous foodstuffs for a quick lunch break, a client meeting, or just a leisurely afternoon in the Gaslamp. Start with a salad, soup or small plate and work your way towards the magic that happens between the buns or on our larger mains.

Hamburger and french fries

MOCKTAILS

raspberry collins raspberry, lemon, lavender, soda 7
watermelon cooler watermelon juice, lime, agave, tajin 7
basil lemonade basil, lemon, simple, soda 7
black & blue blackberry, blueberry, lime, simple, mint, soda 7

SHARED

buffalo-style chicken lollipops 16
blue cheese fondue, ranch dressing

hummus v 14
chickpea, tahini, garlic, farmers market vegetables, sesame cracker

GREENS

add chicken +7, shrimp +9, steak +9

niçoise 19
olive oil poached local albacore,
soft boiled egg, marinated marble potatoes, green beans, niçoise olives, red wine vinaigrette

asian chopped salad 15
napa cabbage, baby kale, snow peas, carrots, bean sprouts, ginger soy dressing

lobster cobb 28
tomato, avocado, bacon, egg, blue cheese, southwest dressing

caesar 13
little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton

 

BETWEEN BUNS

all sandwiches served with mixed greens & champagne vinaigrette // add hand cut fries +4

slow roasted turkey 16
bacon, tomato, lettuce, whole grain aioli

grilled cheese sandwich 12
gruyère, provolone, parmesan, add tomato +2,
add bacon +5

double street burger 8oz* 24
house blend beef, aged cheddar, pickles, onions, potato bun, french fries

fried chicken sandwich 17
mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños

nonna’s turkey meatballs (3pc) 16
marinara, ricotta, basil

PLATES

steak frites 31
arugula, fries

winter vegetable campanelle 25
tomatoes, black olives, spinach leaves, capers, chili flakes

grilled shrimp tacos 19
pickled carrots, daikon, cucumber, jalapeños, cilantro

mary’s chicken 28
parsnip puree, root vegetables, natural jus

 

SOMETHIN’ SWEET

chocolate mousse bar GF 9
chocolate almond cake, peanut butter rice krispies, peanut butter ice cream

berry panna cotta 9
vanilla bean panna cotta, macerated berries, balsamic-glazed strawberries, basil shortbread cookie

ice cream + sorbet GF
one scoop 5, two scoop 7, three scoop 9

 

V – select items may be ordered for vegan options.

*Select items can be undercooked upon request or contain raw or undercooked ingredients.
Consuming raw or undercooked items may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates, we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bottomless Weekend Brunch

Wake up with San Diego's Brunch Favorites and Bottomless Mimosas

Searsucker’s weekend brunch menu is full of cool and zesty dishes perfect for the bright San Diego Saturdays and Sundays. Whether you like your brunch protein-chic or light & fruity, we’ve got something for you. Our weekend brunch selections offer twists on the familiar, ranging from lazy-day playful — the Dr. Seuss-inspired Green Eggs and Ham is a must-try — to weekend beach party fare — the Shrimp n' Grits with golden eggs is not for the faint of heart. No matter your style, it all pairs well with brunch cocktails and bottomless mimosas!

GreenEggsandHam

TO START

sticky bun cinnamon, cream cheese 7
doughnuts filled with chef’s selection 7
biscuits & gravy 7
crab toast fresh louisiana lump crab, avocado, cherry tomatoes, sourdough 15
mussels american lager pub beer, chorizo, garlic, shallots, basil, grilled focaccia 17

JUST BECAUSE

seasonal fruit 7
hand-cut fat fries 9
sausage 5
honey-cured bacon 5
fried egg 2
breakfast potatoes 6

 

BRUNCHIN’

caesar little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton 13
cobb mixed greens, bacon, avocado, tomatoes, bleu cheese, cabernet vinaigrette 13
el americano choice of sausage or bacon, two eggs any style, breakfast potatoes, toast 13
chilaquiles red sauce, pico de gallo, sour cream, cheese, sunny-side up egg 14
steak and eggs breakfast potatoes, shishito pepper chimichurri, over-easy egg 19
green eggs & ham pork belly, poached egg, brioche, hollandaise, balsamic 15
rice crispy crusted bread pudding french toast farmer’s market strawberries, whipped cream 14
searsucker burger white cheddar, bacon, onion jam, secret sauce 19
b.l.a.t. bacon, arugula, avocado, heirloom tomato, sourdough 14
shrimp + grits tomatoes, blackening spice, basil, poached egg 16
fried chicken sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños 17

 

MORNING LIBATIONS

bottomless mimosas bottoms up ‘til 3pm! 19 (with brunch)
bellini peach, champagne 9
manmosa champagne, whiskey, lemon, blackberry, maple, bacon 12
bloody mary skyy vodka, firewater bitters, bloody 13

MOCKTAILS

raspberry collins raspberry, lemon, lavender, soda 7
watermelon cooler watermelon juice, lime, agave, tajin 7
basil lemonade basil, lemon, simple, soda 7
black & blue blackberry, blueberry, lime, simple, mint, soda 7

 

 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

Searsucker's Playful Cocktails Complement Every Bite

Fresh, local and seasonal ingredients make Searsucker's cocktails the best in San Diego.

Our master mixologists utilize fresh, local and seasonal ingredients in unique ways to create the most innovative cocktails. The extensive drink menu is designed to enhance every bite of Searsucker’s delicious food. Enjoy Searsucker’s signature cocktails like the Peter Rabbit--named the OFFICIAL cocktail of the Gaslamp Quarter--or one of the fun twists on familiar whiskey specialties (bet you've never had a PB&J Old Fashioned before!) at lunch, brunch, dinner or during daily happy hour from 3-6pm!

Drink

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS $14

summer fresh mule blackberry infused vodka, peach, lime, ginger beer
french squeezed vodka, lillet blanc, apricot, passionfruit, pineapple, lime, cardamom, mint
raspberry beret vodka, raspberries, lemon, lychee
snake in the grass cucumber gin, bruised mint, lime, soda
far south of the border mezcal, peach, lime, agave, tarragon
peter rabbit pimm’s #1, bruised basil, pressed lemon, pickled carrot ~ add sipsmith gin +3
jalaberry strawpeño house-infused strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime, agave ~ make it cadillac +3
blackberry smash bourbon, cane sugar, lemon, mint, blackberries
the seven kingdoms GoT house scotch, luxardo cherry liqueur, ancho reyes, chocolate bitters 
up all night cognac, peach, campari, tropical red bull

WE CAN BE A BIT OLD FASHIONED $14

classic old fashioned
crooked fox texas bourbon, brown sugar, orange oil, cinnamon, cherry, aromatic and orange bitters
smoked old fashioned
knob creek rye searsucker private barrel, barrel smoked maple syrup, aromatic and orange bitters
pb&j old fashioned
peanut infused maker’s mark bourbon, fassionola syrup, strawberry/orange bitters, strawberry

SEARSUCKER GASLAMP BARTENDER CONTEST WINNERS: WINTER 2020

gin-cident 14
aperol, gin, lemon, simple syrup, peychaud bitters, egg white
created by natalie: used to work with wild animals and now uses those skills to corral the wild patrons of the gaslamp quarter.

daily pick me up 14
tequila, orange blossom tea, garden tea simple syrup, lemon
created by ally: if she’s not shaking tins behind the bar she’s shaking it up on the dance floor.

 

DRAFTS

pale ale, alesmith ‘.394’ 8
san diego, ca 6.0%

pale lager, 10 barrel ‘pub beer’ 9
bend, or 5.0%

blonde ale, harland brewing co. 8
san diego, ca 4.7%

ipa, stone brewing ‘scorpion bowl’ 8
san diego, ca 7.5%

CANS

cider, rekorderlig passion fruit 8
vimmerty, sweeden 4.5%

cider, bivouac san diego jam 8
san diego, ca 6.0%

cider, anthem apple 7
salem, or 5.5%

kombucha, juneshine ‘rosé’ 16oz 9
san diego, ca 6.0%

kombucha, juneshine ‘honey lemon ginger’ 16oz 9
san diego, ca 6.0%

pilsner, stella artois 7
san diego, ca 6.0%

lager, modelo 7
mexico 4.4%

lager, dos equis 7
mexico 4.2%

dos topas lager 7
ventura, ca 4.5%

mexican lager, thorn street ‘barrio’ 8
san diego, ca 4.5%

hefeweisen, abnormalweis 8
san diego, ca 5.3%

white ale, avery ‘white rascal’ 8
boulder, co 5.6%

amber ale, pizza port ‘chronic’ 16oz 8
solana beach, ca 5.0%

vanilla cream ale, mother earth ‘cali creamin’ 7
vista, ca 5.5%

fort point single hop pale ale series 8
san francisco, ca 4.7%

saturhaze session hazy 7
san diego, ca 4.2%

ipa, mikkeller ‘windy hill’ 16oz 8
san diego, ca 7.0%

ipa, alpine nelson 8
alpine, ca 7.0%

ipa, harland 8
san diego, ca 7.0%

ipa, societe the pupil 8
san diego, ca 7.5%

milk stout, belching beaver ‘peanut butter’ 8
vista, ca 5.3%

 

BREWS

DRAFTS
pale ale, alesmith ‘.394’ 8
pale lager, 10 barrel ‘pub beer’ 8
blonde ale, harland brewing co. 8
ipa, stone brewing ‘scorpion bowl’ 8

CANS
cider, rekorderlig passion fruit 8
cider, rekorderlig passion fruit 8
cider, anthem apple 7 kombucha, juneshine ‘rosé’ 16oz 9
kombucha, juneshine ‘honey lemon ginger’ 16oz 9 pilsner, stella artois 7
lager, modelo 7
lager, dos equis 7 mexican lager, thorn street ‘barrio’ 8
white ale, avery ‘white rascal’ 8
amber ale, pizza port ‘chronic’ 16oz 8
vanilla cream ale, mother earth ‘cali creamin’ 7
pale ale, thorn st ‘the rock’ 8
ipa, mikkeller ‘windy hill’ 16oz 8
ipa, stone ‘delicious’ 8
ipa, karl strauss ‘aurora hoppyalis’ 8
ipa, harland 8
double ipa, mongo 16oz 8
milk stout, belching beaver ‘peanut butter’ 8

 

Searsucker is the Perfect Downtown Happy Hour

Enjoy your favorite cocktails and small plates DAILY from 3-6PM in the bar and lounge!

With varied options for any poison you pick and served DAILY from 3-6pm, Searsucker has one of downtown’s best Happy Hours. After work or before you hit the town, stop by Searsucker's happy hour and snack on appetizers (like our famous duck fat fries or spicy tuna poke) or grab a $6 local craft beer, $7 glass of wine, or $9 specialty cocktail like the jalaberry strawpeño made with house-infused strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime & agave.

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FROM THE BAR

$9 CALL US OLD FASHIONED

standard old fashioned
crooked fox texas bourbon, old fashioned syrup, orange bitters, angostura
smoked old fashioned
knob creek rye ‘searsucker private barrel’, orange, angostura, barrel smoke maple syrup
pb&j old fashioned
peanut infused maker’s mark bourbon, fassionola syrup, strawberry

$9 SPECIALTY COCKTAILS

blackberry smash
maker’s mark bourbon, blackberries, mint lemon
snake in the grass
cucumber gin, bruised mint, lime, soda
jalaberry strawpeño
strawberry jalapeño tequila, lime, agave

$7 HOUSE-MADE INFUSIONS

cucumber gin
jalapeno strawberry tequila

 

 

$ 7 WELLS

$6 SANGRIA

red wine, peach liqueur, fresh fruit

$7 HOUSE WINE

red / white / sparkling

$6 HOUSE DRAFT

Searsucker Pub Beer

 

 

FROM THE KITCHEN

hand cut fries 6
sea salt, herbs

buffalo-style chicken lollipops 15
blue cheese fondue, ranch dressing

burger + beer 17
cheddar, onion jam, fries, searsucker pub beer

fish tacos 7
pico, serrano aioli, cabbage

local shishito peppers 7
lemon aioli, sesame salt

hummus 12
vegetable crudité, everything crackers, chili oil

caesar 11
little gem, kale, parmesan, cheesy crouton

charcuterie & cheese board 26
chickpea, tahini, garlic, farmers market vegetables, sesame cracker

 

 

Based on the availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates, we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. We aim to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

Mother's Day Brunch

Show Mom you love her a BRUNCH! Treat her to a 2-course brunch for $20, or let her choose her own a la carte options. But first, mama needs a cocktail! We’ve paired up with You & Yours on a DIY spritz bar, so mom can make her own Insta-worthy brunch cocktail!

 

Easter Brunch Mimosas being made

 

 

PRIX-FIXE MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH MENU

$20 per person (+ $10 for a DIY You & Yours Spritz)
 
BRUNCHIN‘ (choice of):
 
The Basic eggs any style, potatoes, toast, choice of bacon or sausage
Bread Pudding French Toast rice crispy crust, balsamic strawberries, black pepper whipped cream
Chilaquiles salsa roja, pico de gallo, two eggs, queso fresco, sour cream
The Cowboy steak, eggs, house potatoes, chimichurri
Shrimp n’ Grits black tiger shrimp, cheddar grits, poached egg, blackening spice, tomato, basil
Cobb Salad mixed greens, bacon, blue cheese, cherry tomatoes, avocado, shallot vinaigrette
Fried Chicken Sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños
Searsucker Burger 8 oz. patty, white cheddar, onion jam, pickles, secret sauce
 
SOMETHIN’ SWEET (choice of):
 
Cheese Plate triple cream brie, orange marmalade, olive oil crostini
Spring Panna Cotta vanilla cream, berries
Sticky Toffee Pudding  date and tamarind pudding, toffee sauce, guajillo whipped cream
Chocolate Mousse Bar  chocolate almond cake, salted peanut butter Rice Krispies
 
 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

 

 

Stay Sweet, San Diego

No meal is complete without a little sumpin' sumpin' to satisfy that sweet tooth.

At Searsucker, we believe the perfect meal should end with the perfect dessert. Pick a few to share and satisfy everyone's craving, whether it's something light and fruity like our pastry chef's rotating seasonal cobbler, sweet and salty like the peanut butter and chocolate mousse bar, or rich and decadent like the blondie sundae.

Berry Panna Cotta from Searsucker San Diego

 

 

dessert sampler 20
doughnuts + chocolate mousse barGF + cookies

warm spiced doughnuts 9
crème anglais & chocolate sauce

chocolate mousse barGF 9
chocolate almond cake, peanut butter rice krispies, peanut butter ice cream (contains nuts)

berry panna cotta 9
vanilla bean panna cotta, macerated berries, balsamic-glazed strawberries, basil shortbread cookie

sticky toffee pudding 9
tangy date cake, toffee sauce, guajillo-infused whipped cream

cookies + coffee 8
sea-salted chocolate chunk cookies, vanilla ice cream

ice cream + sorbetGF
one scoop 5, two scoop 7, three scoop 9

tea 3.5
english breakfast, green dragon chai, garden treat, orange oolong, berry patch

coffee 3 / espresso 2.5 / cappuccino & latte 3.5

 

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates, we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. We aim to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mother's Day Brunch

Show Mom you love her a BRUNCH! Treat her to a 2-course brunch for $20, or let her choose her own a la carte options. But first, mama needs a cocktail! We’ve paired up with You & Yours on a DIY spritz bar, so mom can make her own Insta-worthy brunch cocktail!

 

Easter Brunch Mimosas being made

 

 

PRIX-FIXE MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH MENU

$20 per person (+ $10 for a DIY You & Yours Spritz)
 
BRUNCHIN‘ (choice of):
 
The Basic eggs any style, potatoes, toast, choice of bacon or sausage
Bread Pudding French Toast rice crispy crust, balsamic strawberries, black pepper whipped cream
Chilaquiles salsa roja, pico de gallo, two eggs, queso fresco, sour cream
The Cowboy steak, eggs, house potatoes, chimichurri
Shrimp n’ Grits black tiger shrimp, cheddar grits, poached egg, blackening spice, tomato, basil
Cobb Salad mixed greens, bacon, blue cheese, cherry tomatoes, avocado, shallot vinaigrette
Fried Chicken Sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños
Searsucker Burger 8 oz. patty, white cheddar, onion jam, pickles, secret sauce
 
SOMETHIN’ SWEET (choice of):
 
Cheese Plate triple cream brie, orange marmalade, olive oil crostini
Spring Panna Cotta vanilla cream, berries
Sticky Toffee Pudding  date and tamarind pudding, toffee sauce, guajillo whipped cream
Chocolate Mousse Bar  chocolate almond cake, salted peanut butter Rice Krispies
 
 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

 

 

Mother's Day Brunch

Show Mom you love her a BRUNCH! Treat her to a 2-course brunch for $20, or let her choose her own a la carte options. But first, mama needs a cocktail! We’ve paired up with You & Yours on a DIY spritz bar, so mom can make her own Insta-worthy brunch cocktail!

 

Easter Brunch Mimosas being made

 

 

PRIX-FIXE MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH MENU

$20 per person (+ $10 for a DIY You & Yours Spritz)
 
BRUNCHIN‘ (choice of):
 
The Basic eggs any style, potatoes, toast, choice of bacon or sausage
Bread Pudding French Toast rice crispy crust, balsamic strawberries, black pepper whipped cream
Chilaquiles salsa roja, pico de gallo, two eggs, queso fresco, sour cream
The Cowboy steak, eggs, house potatoes, chimichurri
Shrimp n’ Grits black tiger shrimp, cheddar grits, poached egg, blackening spice, tomato, basil
Cobb Salad mixed greens, bacon, blue cheese, cherry tomatoes, avocado, shallot vinaigrette
Fried Chicken Sandwich mustard slaw, pickled jalapeños
Searsucker Burger 8 oz. patty, white cheddar, onion jam, pickles, secret sauce
 
SOMETHIN’ SWEET (choice of):
 
Cheese Plate triple cream brie, orange marmalade, olive oil crostini
Spring Panna Cotta vanilla cream, berries
Sticky Toffee Pudding  date and tamarind pudding, toffee sauce, guajillo whipped cream
Chocolate Mousse Bar  chocolate almond cake, salted peanut butter Rice Krispies
 
 

Based on availability of seasonal ingredients, menu items are subject to change without notice.

Due to state & local minimum wage mandates we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.

 

 

 

New Year’s Eve Menu

Call (619) 233-7327 to reserve your table!

$75/PERSON PRIX FIXE NEW YEAR’S EVE 2020 DINNER

 

New Year's Eve 2020 light bulbs Searsucker Las Vegas

AMUSE BOUCHE

black truffle macaroon
osetra caviar, chive

FIRST COURSE

california spiny lobster risotto
carnaroli rice, saffron, smoked trout roe

SECOND COURSE

bone in wagyu short-rib
prosciutto crust, parsley root purée, cacao, demi-glace

DESSERT

chocolate tart
meringue, vanilla ice cream, gold

 

 

FOOD ALLERGY DISCLAIMER Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs, may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. — Section 11051, 2003 DC. Food Code: Customers concerned with food allergies need to be aware of this risk. We will not assume any liability for adverse reactions to foods consumed, or items one may come in contact with while eating at any of our establishments, or catered events. *Menu items are subject to availability and can change without notice. **Due to state & local minimum wage mandates, we will be adding a 3% surcharge to your check. Our aim is to be as transparent as possible, so please feel free to ask us about it.**