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Pig Roast and Big Ken’s Birthday Bash!

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Chop Bar closed for Spring cleaning, Apr. 28th! Open Apr. 29th!

Its that time of the year again, Spring Cleaning. Chop Bar will be closed to the public Monday, April 28th. We will reopen Tuesday April 29th at our usual time. Sorry for the inconvenience, and thanks for understanding!
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Cinco De Mayo Takeover: May 2nd – 5th!!!

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Oakland Restaurant Week 2014, Jan. 17-26!!!

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Brotzeit ( And Summer) Almost Here!

Hi, Folks, the long awaited beer garden finally has a solid opening date! We will be fully open to the public on Thursday June 13th with a special grand opening on Saturday. We’re trying not to drink all the Alt Schule Altbier by Linden St. before we open, but it’s an uphill battle. This has [...]
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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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Oakland Restaurant Week Jan 18 – 27, 2013

Celebrate Oakland Restaurant Week with Chop Bar! Prix Fixe $30  Three Course Dinner including one glass of tap wine  Wines:  Zinfandel, Rockwall, Ca ‘10 or Riesling, Pinot Gris, “Cathedral” North Coast ’10   First Course:  Arugula Salad with candied almonds, Point Reyes blue cheese & seasonal fruit or Butternut Squash Soup  Second Course:  Pork Confit Red Flint polenta, kale & pork jus or  Yucatan Chicken roasted vegi mojo, pickled [...]
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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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