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New Restaurants, Spring Menu

I went to the opening of the Tribune Tavern on Monday night and it was spectacular. The room is amazing- big booths with big tables that hold lots of food and wine, lots of nice details, stained glass, big wooden bar rails, etc. Huw Thornton’s food killed – ox tongue, rabbit rillette, and one of [...]
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Even Better Tap Wine, Spring Is Coming

Hey, folks, it seems like its been an unusually long winter, but spring produce is finally trickling in. We’ve got Delta asparagus with our house cured coppa, Parmesan, and lemon vinaigrette. It’s in our new farro salad, too. The folks at Urban Legend have informed us that adding 25% co2 to our nitrogen mix will keep [...]
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Prime Rib Tonight, Restaurant Week Starts On Friday

Come on down tonight for Herb Crusted Marin Sun Prime Rib with Horseradish Sauce and Jus, choice of two sides. Only $25!! Get it while it lasts. This Friday, we commence the food free for all known as Oakland Restaurant Week! It runs from Friday the 18th until Sunday the 27th. Here’s our menu: Butternut Squash Soup or Arugula [...]
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Steak Weekend!

This weekend, I took the plunge and scored a big fat dry aged Marin Sun rib eye. We’ll be serving it up steakhouse style, with Pacific Sun olive oil, red wine reduction and choice of two sides. You can get a 1.75 lb. bone- in steak for two for a mere $55, or a couple [...]
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Makin’ Bacon

We are pleased to announce the debut of our very own house cured and smoked bacon. Starting next week, all our bacon, including in the Bloody Mary, will be our own. In related news, stellar daytime server Shelby has broken an 8 year meat drought to eat this burger pictured below. I can’t help but feel [...]
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Sutton Cellars Apple Cider Is Here!

Carl Sutton has taken organic Sonoma Gravenstein apple juice and left it to ferment spontaneously in oak barrels. No sugar, yeast, water, sulfites, or anything else is added, and no filtering or other manipulation takes place. It’s apples and nothing else. The result is a  refreshing cider in the Basque style. Its not effervescent and [...]
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New Outdoor Party Space

This awesome roof garden is right downtown at 20th and Harrison. We’ve just been added to the caterers list here, so send us an e-mail for weddings, company parties, etc. We’re also going to be doing lunchtime barbecues, happy hours, concerts, etc., so get on our twitter feed and we’ll keep you in the loop.
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New Event Space

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Pig This Sunday

This years penultimate pig roast will be this Sunday at 4 PM at Linden. Ice cream, live music, even a jumpy house for the kiddies. See ya there.
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Random News

Well, its midsummer, you know what that means- up to our elbows in tomatoes, corn, squash, peppers, strawberries, and other good stuff. Starting Saturday, all of our tomatoes will be from Wild Boar Farms, whose many varieties of dry farmed tomatoes are minerally, sweet, and delicious. Happy birthday to server extraordinaire Shelby, who is finally old [...]
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