raw bar


Definition of raw bar

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

Examples of raw bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the new space (4751 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls.), Castillon is switching to more casual counter service and adding a ceviche and raw bar. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "10 new and soon-to-open restaurants and bars in the Twin Cities," 28 Sep. 2020 The menu will feature ceviche and raw bar items and tacos with fillings like adobo marinated chicken, slow roasted lamb, confit of duck and wild mushrooms and cactus. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Celebrated chef bringing tastes of childhood in Mexico to New Haven at Camacho Garage," 23 Sep. 2020 Alejandro Castillon’s Lake-and-Lyndale taqueria is moving in October to a new location in south Minneapolis, switching to more casual counter service and adding a ceviche and raw bar. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "9 Mexican restaurants, new or coming soon to the Twin Cities," 28 Aug. 2020 The Hartford seafood staple, with its full-service restaurant less than a mile down Park Street, brings raw bar items, lobster rolls and fried seafood classics to the market. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Parkville Market, ‘biggest restaurant in Connecticut’ offers taste of the globe," 18 Aug. 2020 Oysters moved to the raw bar, and have stayed there ever since. Ben Kesslen, NBC News, "Want to help save the oyster industry? Eat bigger ones, some farmers and chefs say.," 23 May 2020 The city has raw bars to spare, but Canal Street Oysters, from the seasoned restaurateurs Anthony and Tom Martignetti, will be a blockbuster, in a Beaux-Arts building with seating for 200, including 30 at the central limestone bar. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "In Fall’s Biggest Openings, Experience Is on the Menu," 3 Sep. 2019 The adults-only pool area has its own restaurant, an incredible raw bar and ceviche restaurant where the menu changes based on the catch of the day. Stephanie Wu, Condé Nast Traveler, "Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve: First In," 10 Dec. 2019 Known for its new American fare and craft cocktails, Craft Work's favorites include its fried chicken, Big Mack Avenue Burger and raw bar. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's Craft Work restaurant to close after 6 years in trendy West Village," 13 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of raw bar

1914, in the meaning defined above

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4 Oct 2020

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“Raw bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raw%20bar. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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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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