Missoula's newest adventure in global cuisine and old-world hospitality!

Early November, 2009

Open Every Evening 5pm - 10pm!

For the third time this year, guests of THE SILK ROAD have determined what they want to see on their next Tasting Menu.
This time around the votes exceeded even our expectations:

225 Unique Voters
cast 3,231 Individual votes

Abe, Sam & Elise Risho wish to send a special THANK YOU to all those 
who participated in choosing the following menu items.

We sincerely appreciate all votes and suggestions for this menu evolution, 
and look forward to seeing you soon!


Salmon Ceviche with pomegranate, orange, and coconut (PACIFIC NORTHWEST)          6 ~

Steak Tartare traditionally uncooked with egg, stone ground mustard & cornichon, served on brioche toast (FRANCE )          7 ~

 Spicy Crab Maki served in sushi-style hand roll with carrot, radish sprout & red bell pepper (JAPAN)          6 ~


Tandoori Spiced Chicken Skewers with cucumber yogurt sauce (INDIA)          5 ~

 Beef Medallions with bleu cheese compound butter (FRANCE)          6 ~

Tuscan Style Ribs rubbed with chili, thyme, rosemary & oregano, served with Italian salsa verde (ITALY)          6 ~


 Queso Fondito: baked chorizo & fresh cheese with soft & crisp tortillas (MEXICO)          7 ~

Roman White Bean Dip with roasted garlic, rosemary & sage, topped with gruyère then broiled (ITALY          5 ~

Olive Medley with harissa & preserved lemons (MOROCCO          4 ~

Lamb Tagine: braised lamb, eggplant, tomato, preserved lemon, almond, currant, green olive & moroccan spices; served over couscous (MOROCCO          8 ~

 Baked Feta with smoky paprika and sweet bell peppers (PORTUGAL)          4 ~


Stroganoff traditionally mushroom & beef in dill cream sauce, served over thick cut egg noodles (HUNGARY)          6 ~

 Gnocchi pan seared with local organic squash in hazelnut brown butter, topped with fried sage (NORTHERN ITALY)          5 ~

Mussels in very spicy green curry sauce with glass noodles (CAMBODIA)           5 ~


 Pork Spring Roll with glass rice noodles, cabbage, ginger & carrots, with spicy & sweet dipping sauces (CHINA)          5 ~

Root Vegetable Chips thin sliced & crispy served with lemon aioli  (ENGLAND)          4 ~

Chicken Wings: crispy & drenched in orange-chili sauce, sprinkled with sesame seeds (SZECHUAN)          5 ~


Daily Bread Plate: house made and fresh, to accompany any favorite dish          3 ~

Wild Mushroom Crêpe with stone ground mustard crème sauce (NORTHERN ITALY)          5 ~

 Crispy Shrimp on brioche with tangy Creole Aioli, pickled red onions & bibb lettuce (NEW ORLEANS)          5 ~

Duck Breast pan seared & served over grilled baguette with pomegranate-walnut sauce (FRANCE)          6 ~

Adobado Pork: braised, shredded & pan fried, served in corn tortilla with salsa rojo, red onion, cilantro & lime (MEXICO)          5 ~


Beluga Lentil Salad with wild mushrooms, arugula, bleu cheese & red wine vinaigrette, served warm (FRANCE)          5 ~

Winter Caprese Salad with sun blushed tomato, house made mozzarella on arugula, with basil & balsamic (ITALY)          5 ~

Roast Beet Salad with chevre (soft goat cheese) pistachio & caramelized shallot vinaigrette, atop frisee (FRANCE)          4 ~

Apple poached in mimosa, in  puff pastry with brie & crispy pancetta (FRANCE)          6 ~


Seasonal Fruit Cobbler with cardamom ice cream (MONTANA)          5 ~

 Chocolate Calzone filled with raspberries & cream cheese (ITALY)          6 ~

 Flourless Chocolate Torte with Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur) and basil creme (ITALY)          5 ~

Toffee Pudding Cake with dulce de leche (SCOTLAND)          5 ~

 Bread Pudding with pecan, bourbon plumped cherry, bitter chocolate & fresh whipped cream (U.K.)          4 ~

Mango Habanero Sorbet (MEXICO)          4 ~

We are excited to unveil a new Global Tasting Menu every month, and share with you our culinary inspiration and adventure!

We want your help!
  Have you ever wanted to add your own items to your favorite restaurant’s menu? 

Have you ever wanted the option to try something new from your favorite chef?

We’ve decided to bring a NEW experience to Missoula, and ask our guests to choose what will appear on the next month’s Global Tasting Menu at The Silk Road. 

If you wish to participate in designing each month’s Global Tasting Menu, please JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

515 South Higgins Avenue ~ Missoula, MT  59801



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