Monthly Archives: December 2009

Final New Years Eve Menu

Here’s the final menu for New Years Eve: California Opah Sashimi on Spiced Wonton Chips Truffled Mushroom Duxelles in Crispy Potato Cups Duck Confit with Kumquat Compote Col. Newsom’s Ham with Crenshaw Melon Niman Ranch New York Strip Sliders with Horseradish Fatted Calf Charcuterie Selection of California Cheeses There will be some tickets available at the door, so come on down. Happy New [...]
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New Years Eve

Hi, Folks. As of this morning, we still have a few tickets left for New Years. We will be featuring whole rosted New York strip, grilled Louisiana shrimp, and lots of passed hors d’ oeuvres. Tickets are $30, and are available over the phone or at Chop bar. A glass of Cava is included, and [...]
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What is a “chop bar”?

NOT a steak house. “A chop bar, in West African parlance, is a roadside bar/restaurant that also serves as a gathering place for the community” says Lev Delany, chef at Chop Bar. Jesse and Lev (co-owners) noticed that the Jack London Square neighborhood was very much in need of such a place, where locals could get food [...]
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New bakery, wine specials

Well, we found a new bakery for our morning pastry. They’re called Sweetface, and they’re a local independent business, their pastries are excellent, and they’re actually a bit cheaper than our previous baker. Yes, that does mean that our pastry prices will go down, and we’ve dropped the price of drip coffee to boot. At night, [...]
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Shrimp Po’boys & Free-food Happy Hour at Chop Bar

Hi, Folks, this is my first blog post. I’m actually away from the restaurant doing some catering tonight, but word on the street is Troy and Brian are killing it with the Shrimp Po’boy. If you have any German friends, don’t let them get the wrong idea about what poboy means, it’s just a sandwich. [...]
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