raw bar


Definition of raw bar

: a counter (as in a restaurant) that serves raw shellfish

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Golden’s month-old food hall, Tributary, will land its ninth and final stall next month, a taco and ceviche bar to add to the pizza, sandwich, salad, bagel, smoothie bowl and raw bar options already available. Josie Sexton, The Know, "Golden’s first food hall, Tributary, is further proof that Golden’s food scene is heating up," 29 Aug. 2019 Prices: Canapes and raw bar items $10-$22, appetizers $16-$25, most entrees $35-$45, desserts $12-$23. Los Angeles Times, "Review: At Bon Temps in Downtown L.A., the brilliant desserts are only the beginning," 29 Aug. 2019 The traditional fare, complete with a selection of appetizers and raw bar from $6to $14 and entrees priced from $14 to $34, includes dishes such as duck confit, escargot, coq au vin, as well braised leg of rabbit. 'sam' Boyer/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Reserve your space in Brunswick community gardens: Whit & Whimsey," 23 Mar. 2018 Baseball stadiums feature oyster raw bars and celebrity chefs’ bulgogi twists on a Philly cheesesteak, with craft beers, wines and cocktails on tap or in cans. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, "How about some wine with that fast-casual burger?," 23 Aug. 2019 Hussey and Herrold based the menu takeover on their travels to East Coast as well as their connections with purveyors for their raw bar. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Birmingham restaurant: New lobster, seafood menu has phones ringing off the hook," 14 Aug. 2019 The menu is big, perhaps too big, with pizzas, raw bar items, appetizers, pastas, fish, meat and a full menu for vegans (a distinctive and welcome touch). Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "Review: Talento, Tuscan Prime, Piazza Italia. A trio of new Italian restaurants on Las Olas Boulevard," 7 Aug. 2019 Chef Andrew Bachelier’s brunch menu is petite, with just nine prepared items plus a raw bar, but they’re all created with thoughtfulness and detail. San Diego Union-Tribune, "We hate brunch. But we love these 10 brunch spots," 8 Aug. 2019 Some restaurants woo summertime vacationers with goblet-size margaritas, flashy raw bars, and sweeping views of the sea. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "Flo’s hot dogs are a vacation in a bun," 23 July 2019

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1914, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of raw bar

US : an area in a restaurant where uncooked shellfish is served

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