GLOBAL TASTING MENU
EARLY JUNE, 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 1,744 individual votes from 125 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, please 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: Tuna, coconut and poblano, served with plaintain chips(COLUMBIA)          6 ~
Halibut with trio-tomato tapenade (SICILY)          7 ~


GRILLED & SAUTÉED

Grilled Chicken with savory spices, preserved lemon and apricot chutney (MOROCCO)          5 ~
Grilled Lamb “rack-lette” with orange, olive, and parsley gremolata (FRANCE)          8 ~
Skewered Tenderloin with spicy togarashi sauce (JAPAN)          7 ~


FROM THE OVEN

Empanadas of sirloin and cumin with sundried tomato chimichurri (ARGENTINA)          5 ~
Pork Ribs slow braised in molé: sweet and spicy Mexican chocolate sauce (MEXICO)          6 ~


CLAY POT COOKERY

Crab Dip with sherry and cheese: Chesapeake style (North Eastern US)          6 ~
Spicy Köfta Meatballs with tahini-lemon-yoghurt sauce (LEBANON)          5 ~
Olive Medley with harissa and preserved lemons (MOROCCO)           4 ~


PASTA

Ravioli filled with goat cheese, herbs & walnuts in a sage morel mushroom sauce (MONTANA)          7 ~
Shanghai Noodles & house cured pork with ginger-lemongrass sauce (CHINA)          5 ~
Fettuccine with mushrooms, pine nuts & romano cheese (ITALY) "Formaggio"          5 ~


CRISPY

Shredded Duck Wonton filled with olives, red peppers & tamari, served with a spicy ginger dipping sauce (CHINA)          5 ~
Tempura of rock shrimp & asparagus on a mango frisee salad, with lime basil vinaigrette (JAPAN)          6 ~


FROM THE GARDEN

Wild Mushrooms sautéed in garlic, shallots, white wine, butter, fresh herbs & lemon (FRANCE)          5 ~
Gazpacho with tomato, cucumber, & sherry vinegar, served chilled with tortilla crisps (SPAIN)          4 ~
Grilled Asparagus Salad with hazelnut & red pepper romesco (SPAIN)          5 ~


SWEETS

Flan with caramel sauce (PORTUGAL)          4 ~
Chocolate Calzone filled with raspberries and cream cheese (ITALY)          6 ~
Fresh Berries soaked in honeyed port with passion fruit mousse (PORTUGAL)          5 ~
Sweet Corn Arepas with dulce de leche ice cream (COSTA RICA)          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?

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. 

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