raw bar


Definition of raw bar 

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

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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 Harton, a veteran of Iron Hill (which just opened its own big new branch in Rehoboth), makes a stellar oyster stout from the calcium-rich shells produced by the raw bar. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "Sipping Delaware beer coast's colorful sours," 15 June 2018 As its full name would suggest, Doc Crow’s is part raw bar and part smokehouse, with all the typical barbecue fare on hand for those so inclined. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Doc Crow's sets a worthy bar for successful restaurants in Louisville," 30 May 2018 Classic oyster service from the raw bar features east- and west-coast bivalves ably shucked with minimal damage to the creatures or their shells. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Fisk & Co. flexes its mussels," 24 May 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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