Restaurant Open Seven Nights A Week  5pm - 10pm
Missoula's newest adventure in global cuisine and old-world
hospitality!



Summer 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
Tuna Escabeche ahi Tuna seared & marinated in red wine vinegar (PORTUGAL)   8.50 ~ 
Fresh Melon Salad tossed with pineapple, tequila, poblano chiles, chipotle, orange & lime (MEXICO) 5 ~ 
Lomo de Orza pork loin marinated in sherry vinegar & lemon, slow cooked with herbs & garlic (SPAIN)  9 ~

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 ~
Ratatouille tomato & roasted pepper sauce topped with layers of zucchini, eggplant, squash & tomato (FRANCE) 5.50 ~
 Pork Belly Kebabs marinated in achiote, coriander & oregano; slow roasted then seared; served with grilled scallions (CUBA) 7 ~
 Salmon marinated in preserved lemon, garlic & chiles, grilled & served with roasted baby red potatoes & black olives (MOROCCO)  8 ~7 ~  

ONCE UPON A .... GRAIN 
Lamb Stir-Fry sautéed in garlic, cumin, black rice vinegar & soy sauce, served over fresh noodles & topped with sprouts & bok choy (CHINA) 6 ~ 
Drunken Noodles mixed seafood wok-fried with broad rice noodles in salty-spicy sauce with bok choy; topped with scallions & lime (THAILAND) 6~
Fried Ravioli lemony-ricotta, goat cheese & herb ravioli dipped in buttermilk & bread crumbs, served crispy with pesto (ITALY) VOTED BEST OF 2010 6.50 ~
Fettuccine sautéed in butter, tossed with creamy sauce of lavender, shallots, rosemary, white wine, & Dijon, topped with seared bay scallops (ITALY)   
7.50 ~
BBQ Duck Crêpe duck legs slow roasted in sweet & spicy cinnamon-clove-tamarind sauce, wrapped inside a fresh pasta crêpe, served with fennel slaw (FRANCE)   7 ~  
 
CRISPY
Wiener Schnitzel of chicken, with lemon & cognac-cream sauce (AUSTRIA) HOUSE FAVORITE!   7 ~
Hushpuppies Creole-style fritters with black-eyed peas & okra, served with spicy creole mayo (LOUISIANA, USA)  4.75 ~
Spicy Pork Ribs marinated in Chinese Five Spice & rice wine, battered & fried, finished with scallions, red chiles & black beans (CHINA)  
6.50 ~
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
Hot Pickled Beets served over arugula with goat cheese & pistachios (FRANCE) VOTED BEST OF 2010!    
 6 ~
  Rosemary-Skewered Gulf Shrimp grilled with sesame oil; served with ponzu vinaigrette over sautéed romaine hearts  5 ~
Seasonal Mushroom Sauté in garlic, sherry, butter & fresh herbs, with crispy leeks served on grilled bread (FRANCE) HOUSE FAVORITE!   7 ~
Fresh Caprese Salad of local heirloom grape tomatoes, Ciliegine mozzarella, local basil & crispy bread, tossed in tarragon vinaigrette (ITALY)   7 ~   
  
SWEETS
Mango Habanero Sorbet (MEXICO) HOUSE FAVORITE!   4 ~
Yuzu Tart with crispy meringue topping & anise-infused crust (JAPAN) 6 ~
Lavender-Infused Panna Cotta with Flathead cherry sauce & basil shortbread (ITALY) 7 ~
Chocolate Calzone filled with raspberries & cream cheese (HINGHAM, MA) HOUSE FAVORITE!   6 ~
Chocolate Espresso Rum Cheescake with hazelnut-caramel crust, topped with strawberry-rhubarb coulis (FRANCE)   7 ~ 
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 ~




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 brings a NEW experience to Missoula, by asking our guests to vote for each season's Global Tasting Menu. 
Simply join our Mailing List and receive personal invitations to our monthly special events, and vote for our next Global Tasting Menu!


NEW! THE SILK ROAD Spice Market
Have 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
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