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Monday, January 24, 2011

Salut unveils new Italian menu

Posted By on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 11:34 AM

Salut Bistro, the Heights area restaurant and bar best known as a late-night hangout, has a relatively new chef and a new Italian menu.

New chef Michael Jones, whose CV includes stints at Macaroni Grill and the Chenal Country Club, is now serving up the likes of Italian nachos ("crispy pasta chips topped with black olives, Roma tomatoes, banana peppers and an asiago cream sauce"), a baked spicy sausage cheese tortelloni and several varieties of pizza, including a margherita and a five cheese.

See the full menu on the jump.

Antipasta

Mussels 12
Mussels sautéed with roasted tomatoes, caramelized onions, garlic in a basil saffron white wine broth

Bruschetta 9
Traditional grilled bread topped with fresh local tomatoes, basil, olive oil, and an aged balsamic glaze

Hand Breaded Calamari 10
Thinly cut and lightly fried with a spicy marinara and a citrus aoili

Italian Nachos 7
Crispy pasta chips topped with black olives, roma tomatoes, banana peppers, and an asiago cream sauce
Add chicken $2 Add Sausage $3

Shrimp Artichoke Dip 8
Seasoned baby shrimp, spinach, artichoke hearts, and Italian cheeses

Stuffed Mushrooms 7
Stuffed with feta, parmesan, red onions, garlic, seasoned bread crumbs, and a roasted tomato cream sauce

Fried Cheese 7
Hand-breaded mozzarella cheese served with spicy marinara and pesto

Insalata

House 4

Caesar 4.25

Mozzarella Alla Caprese 7
Layers of tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese with aged balsamic drizzled over top

Salmon Salad 11
Romaine lettuce, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, and citrus segments

House Soup Soup of the Day

Minestrone 5 See server (price will vary)

Classic Italian

Fettuccine Alfredo 10.5
Fettuccine tossed in a creamy romano cheese sauce

Baked Spicy Sausage Cheese Tortelloni 15
Imported Italian sausage, broccoli, mushrooms, peppers, onions, and a spicy meat sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella and baked

Homemade Chicken Parmigiana 14
Pan-seared crusted chicken breast baked with tomato sauce and mozzarella

Bolognese 11
“Ribbon like” pasta tossed with homemade house meat sauce
Add meatballs .99 each

Chicken Cannelloni 12
Pasta rolls stuffed with chicken, spinach, and cheese topped with spicy red sauce and fried spinach

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 14
Fresh pappardelle pasta tossed with Italian bacon, garlic, eggs, cheese, and butter

Chicken Marsala 14
Pan-seared chicken with a chicken, mushroom, and garlic marsala cream sauce served with rustic garlic potatoes

Pizza
All pizzas are 12in hand tossed

Traditional Margherita 15
Basil, mozzarella, and tomatoes

Sicilian 15
Italian sausage, peppers, and onions

Salut 12
five cheese

Muffaletta 15
Marinated olives, capicola ham, salami, and pepperoni

House Specials

Shrimp and Grits 15
Pan-seared grit cakes topped with beer battered fried shrimp, pancetta, and a cream sauce

Aged Beef Tenderloin 28
Center cut prime beef tenderloin served wild mushroom risotto and glazed carrots topped with “Hunter’s Sauce”

Rack of Lamb 25
Rosemary and thyme encrusted grilled rack of lamb served with soft style herbed polenta and grilled asparagus with a red wine reduction

Double cut Pork Chop 23
14 oz grilled pork chop served with rustic garlic potatoes and grilled asparagus with an orange confit bacon bourbon sauce

Sockeye Salmon 22
Pan-seared salmon served with smoked gnocchi and grilled vegetables with a champagne vinegar tomato basil sauce

Rosemary & Thyme Roasted Half Chicken 19
Slow roasted half chicken served with rustic garlic potatoes and glazed carrots with a rosemary demi

Osso Buco 33
Braised veal shank served with soft style herbed polenta and grilled vegetables

Sides

Smoked Gnocchi 5

Grilled Vegetables or Asparagus 3

Rustic Garlic Potatoes 4

Sautéed or Fried Spinach 3

Wild Mushroom Risotto 5

Glazed Carrots 3

Sautéed Wild Mushrooms 4

Herbed Polenta 5

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