2014 LATE SUMMER MENU
Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan Options
RESERVATIONS
406-541-0752

515 S. Higgins Ave.
Missoula, MT 59801 (Map)
(Main floor in the historic 
Crystal Theater building)



Open Wed - Sat @ 5pm



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The Silk Road 

Please refer to the legend on the right in Green.

Each menu item will be marked with an appropriate green letter if dietary accommodations are possible.

ASIA

TOGARASHI SKEWER grilled beef tenderloin & seasonal vegetables in spicy Togarashi sauce, on lightly grilled sesame-encrusted rice ball (JAPAN) GD     9.50
DELICATA MASSAMAN succulent curry broth of ginger, garlic, palm sugar, kefir lime leaves, lemon grass, roasted delicata squash & fresh cilantro; topped with crispy tofu & cashews (THAILAND)  GDV       6 ~
  
 
KID NU GOSHT slow-braised Bitterroot lamb in Garam Masala coconut curry & with cashews & basmati rice (NEPAL)  G     11 ~
GENERAL TSAM'S CHICKEN tender chicken battered & sautéed in Togarashi, oranges, peppers & broccoli (CHINA) GD       9 ~
CHINESE MEATBALLS pork meatballs with Five Spice, mirin, tamari & ginger, sauteed in sweet & sour mushroom sauce; served with grilled pineapple & scallions (HONG KONG) D       8.50
  
 
 
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
HUMMUS Traditional Syrian style with tahini; GDV  3.50
OLIVE MEDLEY with Harissa & preserved lemons GDV 5 ~
JAJ MA'A HASHWA chicken marinated with Harissa & braised in tomato-lemon-mint sauce with ground lamb & pine nuts, serve over Mediterranean rice (SYRIA) Gd     10 ~

EUROPE
PORK SCHNITZEL with lemon, upon decadent cognac-cream sauce (AUSTRIA)     9.25
CAVOLFIORE crisped cauliflower tossed with fresh herbs & caramel-vinegar sauce infused with lavender & red chili flakes (ITALY)  GDV 6.50
CHOUX DE BRUXELLES roasted brussel sprouts, beluga lentils & house-cured pancetta tossed with pickled-mustard seed vinaigrette, topped with Valbreso feta cheese  Gd 7.25
BAY SCALLOPS pan seared in butter & white wine, tossed in gorgonzola cream sauce with fresh Montana linguini, English green peas & fresh arugula, topped with fresh local currants (ITALY)     10 ~
SEASONAL MUSHROOM SAUTEE in garlic, sherry, butter & fresh herbs; served on Le Petit Outre's Rosemary Focaccia, topped with crispy leeks (FRANCE)  gdv     10.50


AFRICA
DATE & ORANGE SALAD on baby kale & chard tossed in Ras el Hanout-safron-honey vinaigrette, topped with candied almonds (MOROCCO) GDV     6 ~
MCHUZI WA SAMAKI African fish stew with fresh Alaskan Salmon in coconut broth with pomegranate syrup, caramelized onions & sun blushed tomatoes (EAST AFRICA) G   11 ~
ZANZIBAR DUCK goman wat kale & ginger braised in spiced ghee with Berbere-seared duck breast, topped with fennel slaw of golden raisins & turmeric dressing; all atop house-made injera crepe (TANZANIA)  
g
   11 ~

THE AMERICAS
SHRIMP SCAMPI sautéed with white wine, lemon, sun-blushed tomatoes, Advieh & garlic; served over grilled tomato bread (LITTLE ITALY, NYC)  g       11 ~
CRAB DIP with sherry & cheese: Chesapeake style; with gluten free crackers (NORTHEASTERN USA) G       9.50
CREOLE FRIES house-cut potato fries tossed in Berbere-salt, served with Creole remoulade (NEW ORLEANS)  
GDV
 
      6 
.50
SWEET POTATO AU GRATIN golden yams layered with bourbon-bechamel sauce, topped with mustarde infused with apples, cranberries, pecans & maple syrup (THE SOUTH, USA) G       7 ~

SWEETS
MANGO HABANERO SORBET by Big Dipper served with Arab Bahlawa crushed pistachios wrapped in flaky phyllo & drizzled with rose blossom syrup   gDV 5 ~
BAKED CALZONE filled with chocolate ganache, raspberries & cream cheese, tossed in thyme-sugar & served with berry sauce      7 ~ 
CHOCOLATE TORTE flourless dark chocolate cake infused with orange liquer, finished with dark rum-whipped cream & candied orange 
 
G 
   7.50
PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE inside flaky pastry crust, topped with Sweet Peaks Coconut-Garam Masala ice cream & pumpkin seed brittle      8.25
POMEGRANATE POACHED PEAR glazed in caramelized honey-pomegranate syrup, with gingersnap cookie & sahlab (orchid root) crème anglaise    
 
gDV 
   6.75
 
 
TURKISH CRÈME BRÛLÉE infused with Bedouin coffee, encased in caramel; served with Mamoul shortbread cookie filled with dates & walnuts    
 
g 
   7 ~
 
 



Wine Menu
REDS
Malbec, Susana Balbo, Mendoza, Aregentina* ~ 11.75 ~ 46.00 
Ripasso Valpolicella, Bussola, Superiore, Italy ~ 11.25 ~ 44.00
Pinot Noir, Yamhill Reserve, Yamhill Valley Vineyards, Yamhill Valley, Oregon ~ 11.00 ~ 43.00
Cotes-Du-Rhone, E. Guigal, Rhone Valley, France ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00 
Old Vine Zinfandel, Plungerhead, Dry Creek Valley, California ~ 9.75 ~ 38.00
Shiraz/Mouvedre, Mischief Maker, Black Pearl Wines, Paarl, South Africa ~ 9.50 ~ 37.00
Carignan/Grenache, Onix, La Vilella Alta, Priorat, Spain ~ 9.25 ~ 36.00
Cinsault/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Musar Jeune, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 8.25 ~ 32.00
Port Blend (TN/TR/TF/TB), Crasto, Quinto do Crasto, Douro Valley, Sabrosa, Portugal ~ 9.00 ~ 35.00
Malbec, Felino, Paul Hobbs, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 9.00~ 35.00
Tempranillo Crianza 2008, Antano, Garcia Carrion, Rioja Spain ~ 8.75 ~ 34.00
Merlot, Paso Creek, Paso Robles, Sonoma, California * ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Local Field Blend/Cab Sauv, Farm Dog, Ten Spoon, missoula, Montana* ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Chianti w/ Sangiovese/Canaiolo/Malvasia Nera, Poggio Vignoso, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Cabernet Blend (7 varietals), misSOULa, Misoula Winery, Missoula MT ~ 7.75 ~ 30.00
Syrah, Sixth Sense, Michael & David Phillips, Lodi, California* ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Hess Select, North Coast, California* ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Malbec, Durigutti, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Pinot Noir, Sean Minor, Central Coast, California ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Carmenere, Nuevo Mundo, Maipo Valley, Chile* ~ 5.75 ~ 22.00
Garnacha, Honoro Vera, Calatayud, Spain ~ 5.25 ~ 20.00


*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 


WHITES

Riesling Kabinett, Monchof, Urzig Wurzgarten, Mosel, Germany ~ 11.25 ~ 44.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Minet, Vieilles Vignes, Pouilly Fume, Loire, France ~ 11.00 ~ 43.00
Gavi, Palladino, Cortese di Gavi, Piedmont, Italy* ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00
Chardonnay, Cru, Monterey, California ~ 9.50 ~ 37.00
Sparkling Prosecco Superiore, Sommariva, Conegliano Valdobbiadene, Veneto, Italy ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Moschofilero, Boutari,Mantinia, Greece ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00 
Gewurztraminer Blend (5 varietals),Gentil, Hugel, Alsace, France ~ 7.75 ~ 30.00
Albarino, Laxas, Rias Baixas, Spain ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Pinot Gris, King Estate, Lorane Valley, Oregon ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Unique, Loire, France ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Sparkling Cava Brut Reserva, Gran Gesta, Sant Saduuni D'Anoia, Cava, Spain ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Garganaga/Chardonnay, Anselmi, San Vincenzo, Soave, Veneto, Italy ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Rosé of Malbec, Fabre-Montmayou, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Chardonnay, Rickshaw, Banshee Wines, Napa, California ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Riesling, Notebook, Columbia Valley, Washington ~ 5.50 ~ 21.00
Chenin Blanc, Indaba, Western Cape, South Africa ~ 5.25 ~ 20.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 

         

DESSERT WINES

Late Harvest Zinfandel, Dashe, Dry Creek Valley, Oakland, CA (Red, 2oz glass) ~ 7.50 ~ 54.00
Late Harvest Malbec, Susana Balboa, Mendoza, Argentina (Red, 2oz glass) ~ 7.00 ~ 49.00 
Late Harvest Torrontes, Tardio, Santa Julia, Mendoza, Argentina* (White)(3oz) ~ 6.00 ~ 22.00
Moscato d'Asti, Saracco, Piedmont, Italy (White)(4oz) ~ 5.00 ~ 28.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 



Connoisseur's List
REDS
Carignan, Amplus, 2007, Santa Ema, Cachapoal Valley, Chile ~ 51
Cab Sauv/Cannanou, Tanca Farra, 2006, Sella Mosca, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy ~ 52
Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Petit Verdot, Chateau Aney, 2009, Haute-Medoc, Bordeaux, France ~ 53
Cab Sauv/Merlot/Sangiovese, Super Tuscan, Le Sughere, 2009, Franssinello, Tuscany, Italy ~ 53
Cab Sauv/Carmenere, Bradisismo, 2008, Inama, Verona, Veneto, Italy ~ 54    
Zinfandel, JC Cellars, 2008, Iron Hill, Sonoma, California ~ 55
Tempranillo, La Granja, 2000, Alejandro Fernandez, Zamora, Spain ~ 57
Pinot Noir, Couloir, 2010, Londer Vineyard, Anderson Valley, Santa Rosa, California ~ 60     
Areni Noir, Karasi, 2011 Zorah, Rind Armenia ~ 61
Nebbiolo, Gattinara, Mauro Franchino, 2004, Piedmont, Italy ~ 63
Syrah/Mazuelo/Garnacha, Mas de Can Blau, 2009, El Masroig, Montsant, Spain ~ 65
Chianti Classico Riserva, Sangiovese Cellole 1999, DOCG, San Fabiano Calcinaia, Tuscany, Italy ~69
Cab Sauv/Carignan/Cinsault/Grenache, Chateau Musar, 2001, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 72 
Cabernet Sauvignon/Grenache, Pasanau, 2006, Priorat, Spain ~ 74
Chateauneuf du Pape GSM, Xavier, 2007, Xavier Vignon, Rhone, France ~ 76
Tempranillo, Flor de Pingus, 2006, Dominio, Ribera Del Duero, Castilla y León, Spain ~ 95
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, Super Tuscan, Petra, 1999, Suvereto, Tuscany, Italy ~ 99


WHITES
Sparkling Rose, Cerdon, La Cueille, Vin de Bugey, France ~ 47
Sauv Blanc/ Semillon (Bordeaux Blend), Chaleur Estate, 2011, Woodinville, Washington, USA ~ 51
Sauv Blanc, Saget, 2008, Le Domaine Saget, Pouilly Fume, France ~52
Chardonnay, Neyers, 2012, Carneros District, California, USA ~ 53
White Merlot, Bianco Rovere, 2001, Brivio, Medrisio, Ticino, Switzerland ~ 59
Sparkling Brut Excellence, Gosset, NV, Champagne, Franc ~ 63
Obaideh/Merwah, Chateau Musar, 2003, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 65 
Sparkling Brut, Stocker, Cantina Spumanti Terlano, Alto Adige, Italy ~ 79 


G = Gluten Free
g = gluten free upon request

D = Dairy Free
d = dairy free upon request

V = Vegetarian
[may include dairy but no meat]