Fall Menu, 2011

 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
Fennel-Infused Goat Cheese Cheesecake with roasted butternut squash & candied pecans (FRANCE) 
Hot Pickled Beets served over arugula with goat cheese & pistachios (FRANCE) VOTED BEST OF 2010!    
 6 ~
Poached Gulf Shrimp tossed in Berbere & yogurt dressing with grilled fennel bulb, sunblushed tomatoes & toasted pinenuts (ETHIOPIA)

PLAYING WITH FIRE
Skewered Beef Tenderloin with spicy Togarashi sauce (JAPAN) HOUSE FAVORITE!   7 ~
Crab Dip with sherry & cheese: Chesapeake style (NORTHEASTERN USA) HOUSE FAVORITE! 7 ~
Duck Breast seared in Five Spice, served over fried forbidden rice in a blueberry-chile-soy reduction (CHINA)
Chicken Cafrael marinated in Garam Masala, cilantro, parsley & mint, skerewed & seared, topped with pineapple-coconut-ginger salsa (GOA, INDIA)7
 Chile Relleno roasted petite sweet peppers filled with pork, apples, peaches & cashews, served over walnut cream sauce & fresh pomegranate (MEXICO)

ONCE UPON A .... GRAIN 
Enchiladas of Oaxan goat braised in mole, wrapped in house-made tortillas, topped with queso fresco (MEXICO)
Potato Gnocchi encrusted in Dukkah, seared with delicata squash, cloaked in pomegranate-cream sauce & romano cheese (ITALY/EGYPT)
Fried Ravioli lemony-ricotta, goat cheese & herb ravioli dipped in buttermilk & bread crumbs, served crispy with pesto (ITALY) VOTED BEST OF 2010 6.50 ~ 
Shareen - rabbit legs simmered in caramelized honey and Advieh, then braised with apricots, pistachios, orange & saffron; served over crispy golden rice (PERSIA) 
 
CRISPY
Wiener Schnitzel of chicken, with lemon & cognac-cream sauce (AUSTRIA) HOUSE FAVORITE!   7 ~
Pork Spring Roll with glass rice noodles, cabbage, ginger & carrots; served with spicy & sweet dipping sauces (CHINA)
Bolinhos de Bacalhau - small nuggets of salt cod & potato with garlic, onion & parsley; fried & served with Harissa aioli (PORTUGAL)
Truffle Fries house-cut local potatoes tossed in truffle oil, served with artichoke-preserved lemon aioli (HOLLAND) VOTED BEST OF 2010!   5.50 ~
  
FROM THE GARDEN
  Saffron-Roasted Apple baked in puff pastry, cloaked in melted brie (FRANCE)
Roasted Corn Chowder with yukon gold potatoes, fresh rosemary & cream (USA)
Seasonal Mushroom Sauté in garlic, sherry, butter & fresh herbs, with crispy leeks served on grilled bread (FRANCE) HOUSE FAVORITE!   7 ~
Tagine of eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, roasted peppers & crookneck squash tossed in Ras el Hanout, lemon & olive oil, cooked & served over currant cous cous; topped with onion jam (MOROCCO)   
  
SWEETS
Mango Habanero Sorbet (MEXICO) HOUSE FAVORITE!   4 ~
Crème Brûlée with dark chocolate ganache bottom (FRANCE)
Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake topped with roasted marshmallow (ENGLISH) 
Chocolate Calzone filled with raspberries & cream cheese (HINGHAM, MA) HOUSE FAVORITE!   6 ~
Plum Ginger Strudel - local plums rolled in phyllo, baked & spiked with ginger syrup (AUSTRIA)
The Bombe olive oil, rosemary & sea salt ice cream on génoise cake enveloped in chocolate & toasted pine nuts (ITALY) VOTED BEST OF 2010!   6.50 ~
Won Ton Plate - crispy won tons filled with apple, pear & mascarpone cheese finished with apple cider sauce & burnt orange caramel mousse (CHINA/FRANCE)




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Have you ever wanted the option to try something new from your favorite chef?
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NEW! THE SILK ROAD Spice Market
Enjoy the same amazing flavors from THE SILK ROADevery day, AT HOME 

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


Reservations:
406-541-0752