raw bar


Definition of raw bar 

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

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At his Boston Chops steakhouse, lobster has gone missing from his menu over the past few weeks (with the exception of the raw bar) to account for the shortage. Janelle Nanos, BostonGlobe.com, "A $49 lobster roll? A recent shortage has lobster prices soaring.," 22 Apr. 2018 Dress in your finest whites and sip and snack your way through a buffet featuring a smoking station, raw bar and cocktail pairings. Carolina Gusman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diego County restaurants start the season with summer specials," 21 June 2018 As for food, the menu hits all the main buttons — meat, poultry, seafood, raw bar — and caters to just about any level of appetite. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Mt. Washington Tavern maintains its appeal with vibrant food, lively spaces," 14 June 2018 The former Open House had four different dining concepts under one roof including an Asian eatery, a breakfast/brunch spot, a beachy cocktail bar and a weekends-only tequila and raw bar. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Shuttered Encinitas eatery reborn as Patio on 101," 21 June 2018 Flight Club features a menu by executive chef Rick Gresh, who offers an extensive lineup, with a raw bar on the main level, and a more casual, light-bites menu on the second floor. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Summer Eating List: 44 new and upcoming Chicago restaurants – from must-gos to field trips," 5 June 2018 Mystic, hosts Easter dining from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Options include raw bar, omelet station, carving station with roast leg of lamb and herb-crusted sirloin, hot station with assorted entrees, and desserts, including a candy bar. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Who's Serving Easter Brunch And Dinner In Connecticut?," 19 Mar. 2018 Jarrett also is working on opening a seafood and raw bar called Low Tide at Finn Hall, the downtown food hall expected to open mid-2018. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Harold’s in Heights loses its new chef," 4 June 2018 Like the first Lib’s Grill, which opened in Perry Hall five years ago, the Maple Lawn counterpart emphasizes raw bar, steaks and seafood. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "At Lib's Grill in Maple Lawn, stellar food and service in an unlikely setting," 5 Apr. 2018

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1914, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of raw bar

: an area in a restaurant where uncooked shellfish is served

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