raw bar

noun

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

Examples of raw bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aji’s other food offerings include ramen, udon, a raw bar and sushi rolls. Hanh Truong, Sacramento Bee, 15 May 2024 Shorebird in Sedona ranked No. 70 Shorebird's menu offers raw bar, sushi, sashimi, tacos, seafood and steak. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 14 May 2024 Start with oysters from the raw bar, a flatbread with butterbean puree, or Frogmore chowder with shrimp and sausage, then move on to a veal cutlet over creamy grits or the Capanelle made with seasonal fish, green olives, calabrian chili, and breadcrumbs. Stephanie Burt, Saveur, 8 May 2024 This restaurant is a social seafood house offering a raw bar, pastas, fish and meats in an upscale environment. Alexandra Maloney, Charlotte Observer, 8 May 2024 There will be rotating eggs Benedict offerings, salmon, sausage and peppers, potatoes, mini pierogi, applewood bacon, dinner items and a raw bar featuring peel-and-eat shrimp, lobster ceviche and oysters. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 5 May 2024 The Slow Clap cocktail is a favorite (bourbon, spiced pear liqueur, orgeat, lime, orange) or sip a glass of Los Monteros Cava at St. Neo’s brassiere and raw bar. Katie Kelly Bell, Robb Report, 2 May 2024 Guests have views of the raw bar, the busy kitchen and the bartenders making their drinks. Usa Today Network, USA TODAY, 15 Feb. 2024 Guests indulge in tasty hors d'oeuvres, a gourmet raw bar, and handcrafted cocktails all topped off with a fantastic seafood dinner with live music. Sandra MacGregor, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024

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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 19 May. 2024.

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