A brand new Cal-Med eating place, ACRE, is taking up former Oliveto area in Oakland

Oliveto enthusiasts who mourned the tip of the Oakland farm-to-table eating place after 35 years can in spite of everything transfer on. A brand new eating place is taking up the long-lasting Rockridge location.

ACRE Eating place will be offering “an ingredient-driven menu that contains flavors from across the Mediterranean with California at its center,” a press unlock mentioned. Slated to open q4 within the famed Marketplace Corridor construction, ACRE is the brainchild of trade veterans chef-owner Dirk Tolsma and managing spouse Pete Sittnick. Like its predecessor, ACRE will function an all-day cafe and  informal bar downstairs with an upstairs eating room for dinner provider.

The menu will revolve across the unique wood-fired fireside and stone oven and can come with market-based flatbreads, shareable-veggie ahead plates, chilled native seafood and meat dishes from the wood-fired rotisserie. Like Oliveto, there will probably be seasonal favorites that make annual repeat appearances (assume tomatoes, desserts, and so forth.)

A bit about Tolsma: He spent years operating top-notch eating places within the North Bay, together with Barrel Area Tavern in Sausalito and Eloise Eating place in Sebastopol, in addition to Baker and Banker in San Francisco. Tolsma first hooked up with Sittnick at EPIC Steak, the place he served because the chef de delicacies and Sittnick used to be managing spouse.

Oakland resident and clothier Doug Washington (Kientz Corridor in San Anselmo; Salt Area in San Francisco) is making plans interiors with “heat, herbal parts and a country sense of position.” Along with the 5,000 sq. foot eating area — 1,000 sq. toes downstairs and four,000 sq. toes upstairs — be expecting a 30-seat personal eating area and a brand new, 17-seat complete bar that overlooks School Road and its environs.

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