raw bar


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Gift Horse will focus on a full-service raw bar with local shellfish and seafood from nearby bays. Kate Kassin, Bon Appétit, 19 Jan. 2023 Like any good mountain town worth its powder, après is very much a part of the culture in Park City and Deer Valley, starting with The Vintage Room with a slopeside raw bar and a brand new outdoor deck that will surely be a big draw this season. Michelle Gross, Robb Report, 19 Jan. 2023 On the first floor, swill drinks at a 26-seat cocktail bar or a 12-seat raw bar; upstairs, find a dining room with an open kitchen and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Trinity Church, plus another bar and fireplaces. BostonGlobe.com, 15 July 2021 Highlights include a dry-aged meat cooler, a raw bar, three private dining rooms and a hidden speakeasy. Ron Donoho Writer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Dec. 2020 Expansions: Duxbury’s Island Creek Oysters (403 Washington St.) will open a counter-service indoor raw bar on Friday, Jan. 27. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Jan. 2023 While the menu is extensive, the raw bar selections are standouts as well as some of their most old school recipes like the oyster pan roast and oysters Rockefeller. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 3 Jan. 2023 Oyster Club is famed for its raw bar with items from Connecticut and Rhode Island. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 7 Dec. 2022 Expect additional oyster varieties, more raw bar offerings, such as razor clams, and a caviar program in partnership with Kya Bya. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of raw bar was in 1914

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“Raw bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raw%20bar. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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