By Word of Mouth in Big Sky

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 3, 2009 4:52 pm


p.o. box 160760
big sky, mt 59716
tel. 406-995-2992
fax. 406-995-4107

Our nightly fare, created & prepared by Chef-Owner & Chef John Flach, ranges from the traditional to the unusual. We offer a full bar and a wine list that has received the Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”. Please join us for cocktails or enjoy selections from our current menu in our casual dining atmosphere.

Wine by the glass
Sparkling Wine
 Kenwood Yulupa Cuve’e Brut NV California .187L  8.
 Roederer Estate Sparkling Brut NV Anderson Valley California 10./48.
 Pecan Stream Chenin Blanc ‘05 Stellenbosch South Africa 7./28.
 White Haven Sauvignon Blanc ’05 Marlborough  New Zealand 10./40.
 Martin Códax Albarino ‘06 Rías Baixas Spain 7./28.
 Cooper Mountain Organic Pinot Gris ‘06 Willamette Valley Oregon 9./36.
 Praxis Viognier ‘05 Lodi California 8./32.
 Cucao Organic Chardonnay ‘04 Casablanca Valley Chile 6./24
 Eberle Chardonnay ‘05 Paso Robles California  9./36.
 Beringer White Zinfandel ‘05 North Coast California 6./24.
 Kiona Ice Wine Chenin Blanc ‘04 Red Mountain Washington 8./46.
 Heron Pinot Noir ‘05 Vin de Pays d’Oc  France 7./28.
 Territorial Pinot Noir ’05Willamette Valley 12./48. 
 Four Sisters Merlot ‘04 South Eastern Australia 7./28.
 Barrelstone Syrah ‘04 Columbia Valley  8./32.
 Fleur Petite Sirah ‘04 Central Coast California 8./32.
 Crios Malbec ‘06 Mendoza Argentina 8./32.
 El Portillo Cabernet Sauvignon ‘05 Mendoza Argentina 6./24.
 Ben Marco Cabernet Sauvignon ‘04 Mendoza Argentina 12./48.
Sushi Wine 
 Sushi Wine Chenin Blanc NV Loire France 20.
 Oroya White wine ‘04 Tierra de Castilla Spain 20.
 Banyan Gewürztraminer ‘06 Monterey County California 20.
 Heaven’s Door Sake  7.
 Hawk in the Heavens Sake  6.
 Wandering Poet Sake  8.
House Wine By the Carafe (1/2 liter)
 Black Box Chardonnay ’05 Monterey County 8.
 Black Box Merlot  ‘05 California 8.
 Hardys Shiraz ‘05 South Eastern Australia 8.
Twenty Dollar Bottles
 Mission Mountain Johannisberg Riesling’03 Washington, Montana, Idaho
 Fleur du Cap Sauvignon Blanc ‘04 Coastal South Africa
 Cantina Villafranca ‘06 Frascati Italy
 Stephen Vincent Crimson ‘05 California
 Cline Zinfandel ‘06 California
          Tapena Garnacha ‘05 Tierra de Castilla Spain
A Few Martinis
Stoli Raspberry, Cointreau, lime juice & cranberry juice  8.
Absolute Citron, Cointreau, lime juice, cranberry juice with a twist of lime  8.
Pom Martini 
Smirnoff, Cointreau, lime juice & a splash of pomegranate juice  9.
Spicy Goose 
Grey Goose, olive juice &Tabasco, garnished with olives  8.
French Martini 
Stoli Raspberry, Chambord, and pineapple juice  9.
Lemon Drop
Absolute Citron with fresh lemon juice, served in a sugar rim glass  8.
Green Teani 
Absolute Citron, iced green tea, fresh lemon & lime  8.
Stoli Vanilla, Crème de Coca, Irish Cream, Tia Maria, coffee & cream  8.
Bacardi Cocktail 
Bacardi White Rum, fresh lime juice & grenadine  8.
Mango Rum 
Bacardi, Cointreau, mango puree & lime juice  8.
Milky Way 
Irish Cream, Tuaca, Kahlua, chocolate & caramel syrup  9.
Side Car
Courvoisier Cognac, Grand Marnier & sweet sour garnished with cherries  10.
Voices in the Mist Sake, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, cranberry & lime juice  9.
Jim Beam, Sweet Vermouth & a splash of cherry juice  8.
Specialty Drinks
Mango Margarita 
Patron Silver, Cointreau, sour mix & fresh lime juice  9.
The Margaria 
Jose Quervo, Triple Sec, pomegranate juice,  fresh lime 
served in sugar rim glass  6.
Stoli Raspberry, Pineapple & Cranberry juices 
topped with Champagne  7.
Raspberry Margarita 
Jose Quervo, Cointreau, Sweet & Sour topped  with Chambord  8.
Small Plates
Sesame & Black Pepper Seared Ahi Tuna & Sea Scallops
with citrus soy “ponzu”, peanut Sauce & seaweed salad 17.
Sheep Dip
 A blend of Amaltheia Organic Dairy chevre,
 Point Reyes Farmstead Blue cheese, artichokes & leeks
served warm with pita chips 9. 
Fried Bell Pepper Rings  
with a roasted tomato chipotle aioli  7.
Cedar Planked Camembert 
topped with a fig chutney  15.
Rosemary Chicken Wings 
marinated in rosemary, lemon & garlic, then baked  9.  
Lollipops of Tiger Shrimp
Tempura battered colossal shrimp with a soba noodle salad, 
sweet chili sauce & sweet soy syrup 14.
 Tuna Katsu
Nori rolled Ahi Tuna, matchstick vegetables, sushi rice 
& pickled ginger, flashed fried and drizzled with 
a wasabi oil & sweet soy syrup  15.
Stuffed Portobello Mushroom
Balsamic marinated Portobello mushroom stuffed with 
roasted red pepper herbed feta cheese, grilled & baked 10.  
Usinger’s Sausage plate 
with pickled red cabbage & whole grain mustard  13.
Grilled Bison Tenderloin Tips 
over grilled squash Isreali cous cous 
with Montana Flathead Cherry wine glace 11. 
French Onion Soup  7.
Winter Potato Leek Au Gratin Soup  7.
House Caesar Salad  6.
Organic Field Greens
tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette, cucumbers, 
roma tomatoes and carrot curls, sprinkled with 
Point Reyes Farmstead Blue Cheese  6. 
Fondue for Two
Classic Swiss cheese fondue with bread for dipping 18.  
Entrée Salads
House Caesar 11.
topped with chicken 15.    Flank steak  18.
Warm Tofu
Smoked tofu with , red onion, grilled Portobello over organic spinach
dressed in a citrus vinaigrette  16.
 Sesame crusted Ahi tuna, seared  medium rare, with cucumbers, 
mandarin oranges, pickled ginger & fried wontons, over organic 
field greens dressed in a sesame wasabi vinaigrette  18.
Lamb “T Bone” Chops
served with mint hollandaise, Montana Flathead cherry wine glace,  
grilled squash Israeli cous cous & fresh vegetables 
Two Chops 38.    One Chop 28.
Roasted Cornish Game Hen 
served with fresh basil risotto, organic green beans 
and a lemon thyme pan jus  22.
Montana  Flank Steak 
 topped with a chimmichuri sauce served with 
a pile of Gallatin Valley frites  22.
Spinach Pappardelle
Rustic style pasta tossed with roasted red peppers, mushrooms
 & sun dried tomatoes finished with basil pesto cream & 
Amaltheia Organic Dairy chevre  20.
 Moroccan Spiced Alaskan Sockeye Salmon 
topped with a tomato jam, served with grilled squash 
Israeli cous cous & wilted spinach  25.
Veal Chop
Charbroiled veal chop with a served over wilted spinach with
 fresh basil risotto, fried leeks & a Madeira syrup 40.
Thai Chicken
Spicy Thai sauce tossed with chicken breast strips, match stick 
vegetables, soba noodles, fresh ginger & garlic  17.
substitute smoked tofu 18.
Usinger’s Sausages
Knackwurst & bratwurst sausages served with Riesling sauerkraut
 & roasted garlic mashed potatoes  18.
Great Plains Bison Tenderloin
with caramelized onions, Point Reyes Farmstead Blue cheese,
roasted garlic mashed potatoes & shiraz syrup  42.
Montana Steak du jour
Prices vary, please ask your server