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Reservations:  406-541-0752
Open Every Day @ 5pm
August Menu 2012

SILK ROAD STANDARDS  (11~platter / 3~each)
Hummus Traditional Syrian style with tahini;
Olive Medley with Harissa & preserved lemons
Daily Selections of Cured Meats or Artisanal Cheeses

CHILLED     
Scallop Ceviche with fresh apricot, lime, coconut milk, candied ginger & fresh mint (PERU) 6.50

Chilled Melon Soup with local heirloom melons & tequila, topped with mint-infused crème fraîche
& garlic chips
(MEXICO)    5
.50 

Gazpacho Verde chilled avocado, jalapeno & cilantro soup, topped with grilled halibut & fresh watermelon salsa (SPAIN)      
5 ~

Poached Gulf Shrimp tossed in Berberé & yogurt dressing with grilled fennel bulb, sunblushed tomatoes & toasted pinenuts; served upon mixed baby greens, topped with lebneh (ETHIOPIA)       7 ~
    
PLAYING WITH FIRE
Skewered Beef Tenderloin with spicy Togarashi sauce (JAPAN) HOUSE FAVORITE!      8.50 ~ 

 Flank Steak grilled in Thai red curry & ponzu, served shaved over udon noodles with snap peas,
shallot & pickled mango  (THAILAND)     
7 ~

Crab Dip with sherry & cheese: Chesapeake style; with gluten free Garam Masala crackers (NORTHEASTERN USA) HOUSE FAVORITE!      8.50 ~

Musakhan: Pork Belly Confit encrusted in Za’atar (tangy blend of herbs with sesame & sumac), slow-braised with onions & pine nuts, topped with honeyed labneh (yogurt cheese) & served on grilled flat bread (LEBANON) 7.50


ONCE UPON A .... GRAIN 
Kid Nu Gosht-braised lamb in Nepalese coconut curry & Garam Masala cashews, served over basmati rice (NEPAL) 8 ~ 

Carbonara Classico with pancetta over house-made spaghetti; finished with a farm fresh egg
& grated Grana Padano (ITALY)
     6
 ~

Fried Ravioli made from fresh pasta stuffed with lemon ricotta, goat cheese & herbs , served with arugula-pepita sauce (PIEDMONT) 6.50

Ethiopian Duck Crêpe duck legs roasted inBerberé, onion & garlic, wrapped in an injera crêpe, served with fennel slaw (ETHIOPIA) 8.50

CRISPY
Pork Schnitzel with lemon, upon decadent cognac-cream sauce (AUSTRIA)HOUSE FAVORITE! 7 ~

Shrimp & Scallion Tempura dusted in Advieh, served with blackberry cocktail sauce (JAPAN/PERSIA) 8.50

Truffle Fries-cut potatoes tossed in truffle salt, served with artichoke-preserved lemon aioli (HOLLAND) 5.50

Profiterole crispy pastry puffs filled with lobster cream over red pepper tartar; with pickled cucumber & tarragon salad (FRANCE)     9 ~


FROM THE GARDEN
Grilled Summer Squash Salad tossed with Dukkah, tomatoes, goat cheese,
fresh basil & lemon (EGYPT)
    5.75

Seasonal Mushroom Sauté in garlic, sherry, butter & fresh herbs, with crispy leeks served on grilled bread (FRANCE) HOUSE FAVORITE! 7 ~

Frisée & Bibb Lettuce Salad with caramelized pears, candied pecans & Stilton cheese tossed in thyme, dijon & buttermilk dressing (FRANCE) 5.50

Tagine of slow-cooked eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, squash, apricots & almonds tossed in Ras el Hanout; finished with fresh gremolata (MOROCCO)  6.50



SWEETS
Mango Habañero Sorbet(FRANCE)HOUSE FAVORITE! 4 ~

Prickly Pear Ricotta Cheesecake with piñon nut shortbread crust & margarita gelée,
served with watermelon granita (MEXICO) 
  
  7 ~


Passion Fruit Maracuja layered with creamy coconut mousse & chocolate joconde cake,
 finished with coconut foam & passion fruit–caramel sauce (BRAZIL)      
7 ~


Ice Cream Sandwich Trio strawberry-buttermilk, orange blossom-saffron & peach-prosecco ice creams sandwiched between almond macaron cookies, with berry sauce (FRANCE)    8 ~


Chocolate Calzone with passion fruit & cream cheese (HINGHAM, MA) HOUSE FAVORITE! 6 ~


Wine Menu
REDS
Malbec, Susana Balbo, Mendoza, Aregentina* ~ 10.50 ~ 41.00 
Ripasso Valpolicella, Bussola, Superiore, Italy ~ 10.25 ~ 40.00
Cabernet Sauvignon/Agiorgitiko, Odé , Boutari, Korinthia, Greece ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00
Cotes-Du-Rhone, E. Guigal, Rhone Valley, France ~ 9.25 ~ 36.00 
Pinot Noir, Six Vineyards, Lemelson, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA ~ 9.00 ~ 35.00 
Old Vine Zinfandel, Plungerhead, Dry Creek Valley, California ~ 8.75 ~ 34.00
Tempranillo, Lorinon, Reserva, Rioja, Spain* ~ 8.75 ~ 34.00
Malbec, Felino, Paul Hobbs, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Merlot, Paso Creek, Paso Robles, Sonoma, California, USA* ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Cinsault/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Musar Jeune, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 7.75 ~ 30.00
Valpolicella Classico, Cesari, Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Local Field Blend, Range Rider, Ten Spoon, Missoula, MT* ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Old Vine Grenache, Fireblock, Clare Valley, Australia ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Cabernet Blend (7 varietals), misSoula, Misoula Winery, Missoula MT ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Syrah, Sixth Sense, Michael & David Phillips, Lodi, California* ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Hess Select, North Coast, California* ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Malbec, Antigal Uno, Mendoza, Argentina* ~ 6.00 ~ 23.00
Pinot Noir, Fleur de California, Central Coast, California ~ 5.75 ~ 22.00 
Carmenere, Nuevo Mundo, Maipo Valley, Chile* ~ 5.00 ~ 19.00
Garnacha, Borsao, Campo de Borja, Spain ~ 4.00 ~ 15.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 


WHITES

Riesling Kabinett, Monchof, Urzig Wurzgarten, Mosel, Germany ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Minet, Vieilles Vignes, Pouilly Fume, Loire, France ~ 9.75 ~ 38.00
Gavi, Palladino, Cortese di Gavi, Piedmont, Italy* ~ 8.75 ~ 34.00
Chardonnay, Morgan, Santa Lucia Highlands, California* ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Sparkling Prosecco Superiore, Sommariva, Conegliano Valdobbiadene, Veneto, Italy ~ 7.75 ~ 29.00
Moschofilero, Boutari,Mantinia, Greece ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00 
Albarino, Laxas, Rias Baixas, Spain ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Gewurztraminer Blend (5 varietals),Gentil, Hugel, Alsace, France ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Sparkling Cava, Conde de Subriats, Sant Sadurni d' Anoia, Spain ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Garganaga/Chardonnay, Anselmi, San Vincenzo, Soave, Veneto, Italy ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Unique, Loire, France ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Chardonnay, A to Z, Dundee, Oregon ~ 5.75 ~ 22.00
Chenin Blanc, Indaba, Western Cape, South Africa ~ 4.25 ~ 16.00
Muscat Canelli, Novella, Rayons D'Soleil, Pasa Robles, California ~ 4.00 ~ 15.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 

         

DESSERT WINE

Grenache Noir Blend, Banyuls Rimage, Les Close de Paulilles, France (Red)(2oz) ~ 6.50 ~ 34.00
Cherry/Pear/Zinfandel, Cherry Blossom, Ten Spoon, Missoula, MT* (Red)(3oz)  ~ 6.50 ~ 34.00 
Late Harvest Zinfandel, Tardio, Santa Julia, Mendoza, Argentina* (White)(3oz) ~ 6.00 ~ 22.00
Auslese of Chardonnay, Kracher, Burgenland, Austria (White)(2oz) ~ 6.00 ~ 35.00   
Moscato d'Asti, Saracco, Piedmont, Italy (White)(4oz) ~ 5.00 ~ 28.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 


SANGRIA

Seasonal fruit-wine punch, both sweet and tart ~ 5.00 ~ 20.00

Connoisseur's List
REDS
Carignan, Santa Ema, Cachapoal Valley, Chile ~45
Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Petit Verd, Cateau Aney, 2009, Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux, France ~49
Zinfandel, JC Cellars, 2008, Iron Hill, Sonoma, California ~50
Pinot Noir, Calera, 2007, Mt. Harlan Cuvee, California ~50
Barbera/Pinot Nero, Le Grive, 2006, Forteto della Luja, Canelli, Piedmont, Italy ~ 51
Tempranillo, La Granja, 2000, Alejandro Fernandez, Zamora, Spain ~ 54
Nebbiolo, Gattinara, Mauro Franchino, 2004, Piedmont, Italy ~ 58
Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Sayulita, 2007, Balboa, Walla Walla, Washington ~ 60
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Franetti, 1997, Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy ~ 66
Cabernet Sauvignon, Neal, 2006, Anguin, Napa Valley, California ~ 70 
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, La Roquete, 2007, Frederic & Daniel Brunier, Rhone, France ~ 78
Amarone della Valpolicella, Cesari, 2006, Veneto, Italy ~ 80
Tempranillo, Flor de Pingus, 2006, Dominio, Ribera Del Duero, Castilla y León, Spain ~ 95


WHITES
Sparkling Rose, Cerdon, La Cueille, Vin de Bugey, France ~ 42
Chardonnay, Neyers, 2008, Carneros District, California, USA ~ 45
Sauv Blanc/ Semillon (Bordeaux Blend), Chaleur Estate, 2008, Woodinville, Washington, USA ~ 54
Obaideh/Merwah, Chateau Musar, 2003, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 60 
Sparkling Brut Excellence, Gosset, NV, Champagne, Franc ~ 64


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