The Terrace Room in Oakland
The glass-enclosed Terrace Room dining room has a panoramic view of Lake Merritt and is housed in a historic landmark building (circa 1927) with Art Deco styling that highlights include elaborate wrought-iron pillars that open to breathtaking views, a series of murals depicting scenes of Lake Merritt and the surrounding area, and period light fixtures. Even entertainers such as the Count Basie Band have played there!
Jack Andrews is the new Executive Chef bringing a fresh vision to the New American cuisine prepared with seasonal, often locally sourced, sustainable, organic ingredients.
We enjoyed a relaxing dinner Friday night sitting by the windows with a great view of the Sunset with a great Jazz Band and guests dancing to Swing Music!
Cocktails, Appetizers, Wine, Dinner and Dessert were exceptional and everyone working there was very friendly. The items we ordered are below along with a picture slideshow.
. Uptown Manhattan - Makers Mark #46 Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, Sour Cherry
Salad and Appetizer
. Spring Has Sprung Salad - Vernal Greens , Spring Onion, Cherry Belle Radish, Celery Leaves, Preserved Mandarin Dressing
. Asparagus - Pullett Egg, Preserved Lemon, Pecan, Sauce Mousseline
. Ora King Salmon - Leek Potato Crust, Honeyed Carrot Purée, Almond-Olive Relish
. Crab Louie Shrimp Salad
. Rodney Strong Merlot Sonoma 2013
. Siete Fincas Malbec Argentina 2014
. Strawberry Shortcake
. Berry Tart with Blueberries soaked in Amaretto
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