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Reservations:  406-541-0752
Open Every Day @ 5pm
November Menu 2012

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     
Goat Cheese Custard topped with Parmesan crisps & tomato confit (FRANCE)   7 ~
Potato Napoleon parsnip puree & duck confit layered between potato crisps, finished with chive gel (ITALY) 5.50
Scallop Ceviche marinated in lemongrass & yuzu, tossed with mango, honey-roasted peanuts & pomegranate syrup (PERU)   6.50
Poached Gulf Shrimp tossed in Berberé & yogurt dressing with grilled fennel bulb, sunblushed tomatoes & toasted pinenuts; served upon mixed baby greens, topped with lebneh (ETHIOPIA)       7 ~
    
PLAYING WITH FIRE
Skewered Beef Tenderloin with spicy Togarashi sauce (JAPAN) HOUSE FAVORITE!      8.50 ~ 
Shrimp Scampi sauteed with white wine, lemon, Advieh & garlic, served over grilled tomato bread (LITTLE ITALY)   8 ~
Paprikash Chicken simmered in hot Hungarian paprika, house-cured pork belly, tomatoes & sour cream served over sweet potato pancake & pickled cabbage (HUNGARY)    6.50  
Crab Dip with sherry & cheese: Chesapeake style; with gluten free crackers (NORTHEASTERN USA) HOUSE FAVORITE!      8.50 ~


ONCE UPON A .... GRAIN 
Kid Nu Gosht-braised lamb in Nepalese coconut curry & Garam Masala cashews, served over basmati rice (NEPAL)    8 ~ 
House-made Gnocchi sauteed with local seasonal winter squash & pancetta, finished in rich cream & Medeira duck sauce  (ITALY)    6.50
Peking Duck Breast roasted with Five Spice, served with Mandarin pancakes, hoisin sauce & scallions (BEIJING, CHINA)   8 ~    
Fried Ravioli made from fresh pasta stuffed with lemon ricotta, goat cheese & herbs , served with arugula-pepita sauce (PIEDMONT)   6.50

CRISPY
Pork Schnitzel with lemon, upon decadent cognac-cream sauce (AUSTRIA)HOUSE FAVORITE!    7 ~
Truffle Fries-cut potatoes tossed in truffle salt, served with artichoke-preserved lemon aioli (HOLLAND) 5.50
Tilapia Filet dusted in polenta & pan-fried in butter topped with Vera Cruz sauce (Spanish tomato & chili sauce) (SPAIN)  7 ~
Sambusek light pastry filled with Ras el Hanout-braised beef brisket & fried, served with black olive yogurt sauce for dipping (IRAN)   5.75   


FROM THE GARDEN
Classic French Onion Soup caramelized onions simmered with thyme, cognac & stock, topped with sourdough baugette & gruyere cheese (FRANCE)    5.50    
Seasonal Mushroom Sauté in garlic, sherry, butter & fresh herbs, with crispy leeks served on grilled bread (FRANCE) HOUSE FAVORITE!    7 ~
Frisée & Bibb Lettuce Salad with caramelized pears, candied pecans & Stilton cheese tossed in thyme, dijon & buttermilk dressing (FRANCE)    5.50 
Spicy Garlic Eggplant wok-fried in sesame oil, ginger, garlic, Togarashi & black rice vinegar, over steamed sushi rice, sweet soy & crispy bok choy (JAPAN)    6.50


SWEETS
Mango Habañero Sorbet (FRANCE) HOUSE FAVORITE! 4 ~
Plum Pain Perdu cinnamon brioche soaked in vanilla-whiskey custard, with plum compote, cardamom ice cream, pecan toffee & sage oil (MEXICO)   6 ~  
Passion Fruit Maracuja layered with creamy coconut mousse & chocolate joconde cake,  finished with coconut foam & passion fruit–caramel sauce (BRAZIL)       7 ~
Fried Dumpling filled with apple, pear & manchego, tossed in cinnamon-citrus sugar; with Ras el Hanout-date puree, lemon confit & membrillo (quince jam) (SPAIN/MOROCCO)    6~  
Pumpkin Baked Alaska with pumpkin amaretti-cognac ice cream & toasted marshmallow meringue, served with pumpkin-white chocolate ganache & cranberry foam (USA)    7 ~
Cold Smoke Layer Cake with coffee & Cold Smoke buttercream, topped with chocolate buttercream, dulce de leche & house-made banana ice cream (MISSOULA, MT)    8 ~

Wine Menu
REDS
Malbec, Susana Balbo, Mendoza, Aregentina* ~ 10.50 ~ 41.00 
Ripasso Valpolicella, Bussola, Superiore, Italy ~ 10.25 ~ 40.00
Cabernet Sauvignon/Agiorgitiko, Odé , Boutari, Korinthia, Greece ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00
Cotes-Du-Rhone, E. Guigal, Rhone Valley, France ~ 9.25 ~ 36.00 
Pinot Noir, Six Vineyards, Lemelson, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA ~ 9.00 ~ 35.00 
Old Vine Zinfandel, Plungerhead, Dry Creek Valley, California ~ 8.75 ~ 34.00
Tempranillo, Lorinon, Reserva, Rioja, Spain* ~ 8.75 ~ 34.00
Malbec, Felino, Paul Hobbs, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Merlot, Paso Creek, Paso Robles, Sonoma, California, USA* ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Cinsault/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Musar Jeune, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 7.75 ~ 30.00
Valpolicella Classico, Cesari, Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Local Field Blend, Range Rider, Ten Spoon, Missoula, MT* ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Old Vine Grenache, Fireblock, Clare Valley, Australia ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Cabernet Blend (7 varietals), misSoula, Misoula Winery, Missoula MT ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Syrah, Sixth Sense, Michael & David Phillips, Lodi, California* ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Hess Select, North Coast, California* ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Malbec, Antigal Uno, Mendoza, Argentina* ~ 6.00 ~ 23.00
Pinot Noir, Fleur de California, Central Coast, California ~ 5.75 ~ 22.00 
Carmenere, Nuevo Mundo, Maipo Valley, Chile* ~ 5.00 ~ 19.00
Garnacha, Borsao, Campo de Borja, Spain ~ 4.00 ~ 15.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 


WHITES

Riesling Kabinett, Monchof, Urzig Wurzgarten, Mosel, Germany ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Minet, Vieilles Vignes, Pouilly Fume, Loire, France ~ 9.75 ~ 38.00
Gavi, Palladino, Cortese di Gavi, Piedmont, Italy* ~ 8.75 ~ 34.00
Chardonnay, Morgan, Santa Lucia Highlands, California* ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Sparkling Prosecco Superiore, Sommariva, Conegliano Valdobbiadene, Veneto, Italy ~ 7.75 ~ 29.00
Moschofilero, Boutari,Mantinia, Greece ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00 
Albarino, Laxas, Rias Baixas, Spain ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Gewurztraminer Blend (5 varietals),Gentil, Hugel, Alsace, France ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Sparkling Cava, Conde de Subriats, Sant Sadurni d' Anoia, Spain ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Garganaga/Chardonnay, Anselmi, San Vincenzo, Soave, Veneto, Italy ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Unique, Loire, France ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Chardonnay, A to Z, Dundee, Oregon ~ 5.75 ~ 22.00
Chenin Blanc, Indaba, Western Cape, South Africa ~ 4.25 ~ 16.00
Muscat Canelli, Novella, Rayons D'Soleil, Pasa Robles, California ~ 4.00 ~ 15.00

*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 ~45
Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Petit Verd, Cateau Aney, 2009, Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux, France ~49
Zinfandel, JC Cellars, 2008, Iron Hill, Sonoma, California ~50
Pinot Noir, Calera, 2007, Mt. Harlan Cuvee, California ~50
Barbera/Pinot Nero, Le Grive, 2006, Forteto della Luja, Canelli, Piedmont, Italy ~ 51
Tempranillo, La Granja, 2000, Alejandro Fernandez, Zamora, Spain ~ 54
Nebbiolo, Gattinara, Mauro Franchino, 2004, Piedmont, Italy ~ 58
Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Sayulita, 2007, Balboa, Walla Walla, Washington ~ 60
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Franetti, 1997, Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy ~ 66
Cabernet Sauvignon, Neal, 2006, Anguin, Napa Valley, California ~ 70  
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 ~ 78
Amarone della Valpolicella, Cesari, 2006, Veneto, Italy ~ 80
Tempranillo, Flor de Pingus, 2006, Dominio, Ribera Del Duero, Castilla y León, Spain ~ 95


WHITES
Sparkling Rose, Cerdon, La Cueille, Vin de Bugey, France ~ 42
Chardonnay, Neyers, 2008, Carneros District, California, USA ~ 45
Sauv Blanc/ Semillon (Bordeaux Blend), Chaleur Estate, 2008, Woodinville, Washington, USA ~ 54
Obaideh/Merwah, Chateau Musar, 2003, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 60 
Sparkling Brut Excellence, Gosset, NV, Champagne, Franc ~ 64


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