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Open Every Day @ 5pm
2013 February Menu

SILK ROAD STANDARDS  (13~platter / 3.50~each)
Hummus Traditional Syrian style with tahini;
Olive Medley with Harissa & preserved lemons
Daily Selections of Cured Meats or Artisanal Cheeses

CHILLED     
Pickled Beets served over pistachio-herb puree, topped with micro arugula & shallot vinaigrette (FRANCE BEST OF 2012!        6.50
Tuna Poke with wakame seaweed salad, pickled ginger & fresh pineapple-coconut salsa on crispy wonton skins (HAWAII)        9 ~
Deconstructed Steak Tartare infused with truffle oil; served with shaved cornichons, pickled mustard seed & brioche toast; topped with soft-poached quail egg (FRANCE)

    
PLAYING WITH FIRE
Skewered Beef Tenderloin with spicy Togarashi sauce on sesame-encrusted rice block (JAPAN)  HOUSE FAVORITE!      9.50 ~ 
General Tsam's Chicken  tender chicken battered & sautéed in Togarashi spice, oranges, peppers & broccoli (HUNAN, CHINA)  BEST OF 2012!   7.50  
Crab Dip with sherry & cheese: Chesapeake style; with gluten free crackers (NORTHEASTERN USA) HOUSE FAVORITE!     9.50 ~
Garithes Yiouvetsi shrimp baked in tomatoes, leeks & white wine; served on a bed of orzo & cloaked in melted feta cheese(GREECE)  


ONCE UPON A .... GRAIN 
Kid Nu Gosht-braised lamb in Nepalese coconut curry & Garam Masala with cashews; served over basmati rice (NEPAL) HOUSE FAVORITE!     8.50 ~ 
House-made Gnocchi sauteed with local seasonal winter squash, Harissa & pancetta; finished in rich cream & Medeira duck sauce  (ITALY)     7 ~
Pad Thai rice noodles wok-fried in tamarind & palm sugar, with scallions & crispy tofu; served with lime, cilantro & peanuts (THAILAND)  BEST OF 2012!      6.25
Ethiopian Duck Crêpe duck legs slow roasted in Berberé, onion & garlic, wrapped in an injera crêpe; served with fennel slaw (ETHIOPIA)  BEST OF 2012!      9.50
Lamb Gyro shaved local lamb roasted with Ras el Hanout over pan-fried pita; topped with tzatziki, tomatoes & greens (GREECE)

CRISPY
Pork Schnitzel with lemon, upon decadent cognac-cream sauce (AUSTRIA) HOUSE FAVORITE!    7.50
Creole Fries house-cut potatoes tossed in Berberé-salt, served with Creole remoulade (CREOLE)     5.50
Black Cod encrustd in Za'atar, then crisped; served over salad of roasted new onions, chickpeas & fingerling potatoes (LEBANON) 
Fried Cauliflower fresh cauliflower crisped & served over greens with caramello agrodolce (caramel dipping sauce flavored  with red wine vinegar & chili) (ITALY)      5.50


FROM THE GARDEN
Masoor Dahl thick curried stew of red lentils & kefir lime leaves; with grilled house-made naan & assorted seasonal chutneys   (INDIA)
Classic French Onion Soup
 
caramelized
 onions simmered with thyme, cognac & stock; topped with sourdough baugette & gruyere cheese (FRANCE)      6.25    
Seasonal Mushroom Sauté in garlic, sherry, butter & fresh herbs; with crispy leeks served on grilled bread (FRANCE) HOUSE FAVORITE!      8 ~
Spicy Garlic Eggplant wok-fried in sesame oil, ginger, garlic, Togarashi & black rice vinegar; over steamed sushi rice, sweet soy & crispy bok choy (JAPAN) BEST OF 2012!      7 ~


SWEETS

Mango Habañero Sorbet (FRANCE) HOUSE FAVORITE!       4 ~
Pineapple Pain Perdu pan-fried cinnamon brioche soaked in vanilla-rum custard, with pineapple compote, cardamom ice cream, pecan toffee & sage oil (FRANCE)       6 ~
Champurrado & Churros: thick, spicy hot chocolate & housemade fried churros served with corn crumble, cocoa nibs & chile-infused vanilla bean ice cream (MEXICO)       7 ~
Fried Dumpling filled with apple & manchego, tossed in cinnamon-citrus sugar;  with Ras el Hanout-date puree, lemon confit & membrillo (quince jam) (SPAIN/MOROCCO)        6 ~
 Opera Cake with coffee-soaked jaconde cake, chocolate ganache, hazelnut feuilletine, banana cremeux, & caramel mousse, dusted in espresso-cocoa powder (FRANCE)       8 ~

Wine Menu
REDS
Malbec, Susana Balbo, Mendoza, Aregentina* ~ 11.75 ~ 46.00 
Ripasso Valpolicella, Bussola, Superiore, Italy ~ 11.25 ~ 44.00
Cabernet Sauvignon/Agiorgitiko, Odé , Boutari, Korinthia, Greece ~ 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
Tempranillo, Crianza, Dinastia Vivanco, Rioja, Spain ~ 9.50 ~ 37.00
Carignan/Grenache, Onix, La Vilella Alta, Priorat, Spain ~ 9.25 ~ 36.00
Malbec, Felino, Paul Hobbs, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 9.00 ~ 35.00
Merlot, Paso Creek, Paso Robles, Sonoma, California, USA* ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Local Field Blend, Range Rider, Ten Spoon, Missoula, MT* ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Cinsault/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Musar Jeune, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 8.25 ~ 32.00
Valpolicella Classico, Cesari, Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Cabernet Blend (7 varietals), misSoula, Misoula Winery, Missoula MT ~ 7.75 ~ 30.00
Old Vine Grenache, Fireblock, Clare Valley, Australia ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Syrah, Sixth Sense, Michael & David Phillips, Lodi, California* ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Hess Select, North Coast, California* ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Malbec, Tapiz, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Pinot Noir, Fleur de California, Central Coast, California ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00 
Carmenere, Nuevo Mundo, Maipo Valley, Chile* ~ 5.75 ~ 22.00
Garnacha, Borsao, Campo de Borja, 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, Morgan, Santa Lucia Highlands, 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
Sparkling Cava, Conde de Subriats, Sant Sadurni d' Anoia, Spain ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Pinot Gris, King Estate, Lorane Valley, Oregon ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Unique, Loire, France ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Sparkling Cava, 1+1=3, Aurelio Cabestrero, Cava, Spain ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Garganaga/Chardonnay, Anselmi, San Vincenzo, Soave, Veneto, Italy ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Rose of Malbec, Fabre-Montmayou, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Chardonnay, A to Z, Dundee, Oregon ~ 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 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 ~ 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
Pinot Noir, Calera, 2007, Mt. Harlan Cuvee, California ~ 55
Tempranillo, La Granja, 2000, Alejandro Fernandez, Zamora, Spain ~ 57
Pinot Noir, Couloir, 2010, Londer Vineyard, Anderson Valley, Santa Rosa, California ~ 60     
Nebbiolo, Gattinara, Mauro Franchino, 2004, Piedmont, Italy ~ 63
Syrah/Mazuelo/Garnacha, Mas de Can Blau, 2009, El Masroig, Montsant, Spain ~ 65

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 ~ 76
Amarone della Valpolicella, Cesari, 2006, Veneto, Italy ~ 79
Tempranillo, Flor de Pingus, 2006, Dominio, Ribera Del Duero, Castilla y León, Spain ~ 95


WHITES
Sparkling Rose, Cerdon, La Cueille, Vin de Bugey, France ~ 47
Sauv Blanc/ Semillon (Bordeaux Blend), Chaleur Estate, 2008, Woodinville, Washington, USA ~ 51
Chardonnay, Neyers, 2008, Carneros District, California, USA ~ 53
Sparkling Brut Excellence, Gosset, NV, Champagne, Franc ~ 63
Obaideh/Merwah, Chateau Musar, 2003, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 65 
White Merlot, Bianco Rovere, 2001, Brivio, Medrisio, Ticino, Switzerland ~ 69 
Sparkling Brut, Stocker, Cantina Spumanti Terlano, Alto Adige, Italy ~ 79 


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