GLOBAL TASTING MENU
Late August, 2009

Open Every Evening 5pm - 10pm!

This menu was enthusiastically chosen by the guests of THE SILK ROAD. 
Items included in this menu were based on popularity, 
with an amazing 1,245 individual votes from 84 unique voters. 
If you're interested in participating in next month's Global Tasting Menu, 
and if you wish to receive updates and invitations 
to special events at THE SILK ROAD, click here to Join Our Mailing List.

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 first menu evolution, 
and look forward to seeing you soon!


CITRUS MARINATED SEAFOOD

Ceviche: Shrimp, watermelon and jalapeno, served with plantain chips (CENTRAL AMERICA)          6 ~

Scallops seared with lime and mint in pineapple, coconut & ginger salsa (THAILAND )          7 ~

Lobster roll on brioche bun with roasted corn remoulade (BOSTON)          8 ~



GRILLED & SAUTÉED

Gyoza of shrimp and shiitake mushroom, with sweet chili ginger sauce (JAPAN)          5 ~

Lamb Merguez Sausages with stewed chickpeas (ALGERIA)          8 ~

Grilled Sirloin kabobs with traditional chimichurri (ARGENTINA)          6 ~

Eggplant grilled and rolled with goat cheese in balsamico (ITALY)          5 ~



FROM THE OVEN

Serrano Ham  wrapped hand fruit, with goat cheese (SPAIN)          5 ~

Pork Ribs slow braised in Korean barbeque sauce, encrusted in panko, served with sushi rice (KOREA)          6 ~

Baked Polenta with romano, nutmeg, garlic and wild mushroom ragout (ITALY)          5 ~



CLAY POT COOKERY

Crab Dip with sherry and cheese: Chesapeake style (NORTH EASTERN USA)          7 ~

Clam Bake with bacon, potatoes, and corn (RHODE ISLAND)          5 ~

Pork Chilaquiles slow roasted in chili sauce with a masa harina crust (MEXICO          5 ~

Olive Medley with harissa & preserved lemons (MOROCCO          4 ~



PASTA

Cavatappi Pasta with grilled eggplant and peppers tossed with romano, cilantro and lime (ITALY)          5 ~

Beef Noodles with lemon grass, cabbage, pea chutes, cilantro & chili threads (CHINA)          5 ~

Seafood Cannelloni filled with linguica sausage, shrimp, and salmon with saffron béchamel (ITALY)           6 ~



CRISPY

Lemon Risotto Cakes with a sweet pea puree (FRANCE)          4 ~

Truffled Yukon Gold Potato Croquette with garlic aioli (FRANCE)          4 ~

Chicken Schnitzel tenders with cognac cream sauce (AUSTRIA)          6 ~



FROM THE GARDEN

Mixed Dixon Melon salad with mint, feta, and charred onions (TURKEY)          5 ~

Local Heirloom Tomato Salad with house made mozzarella, basil, olive oil & saba (ITALY)          5 ~

Bibb Lettuce salad with strawberries, chevre (soft goat cheese), tarragon vinaigrette & candied pecans (FRANCE)          4 ~



SWEETS

Flathead Cherry Cobbler with vanilla bean ice cream (MONTANA)          5 ~

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

Fresh Berries soaked in honeyed port with passion fruit mousse (PORTUGAL)          5 ~

Lemoncello Ricotta Tarte (ITALY)          5 ~

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?

The Silk Road will also be hosting a multitude of specialty private events, including the return of the famous Ports of Call dinners, All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Parties, and much more. If you wish to receive personal invitations to these events, or participate in designing each new Global Tasting Menu,  please JOIN OUR MAILING LIST!!



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