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Hibiscus in Oakland - Opening Tonight - New Chef and Menu

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Menu looks very interesting - this is from their Facebook Page

BTW.... they had me at "shrimp and grits with pork belly".

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hibiscu...

$6 for starters, $13 for entrees, $4.50 for desserts,and $17.50 for 3 courses dinner

STARTERS/FIRST COURSE.

- Fried Oysters with Braised Greens, Sea Beans, and Bacon Jam
- Crawfish Cakes with Sweet Potato Shoestrings, Herb Salad and Piquillo Pepper Aioli.
- Shrimp and Grits with Crispy Pork Belly and Shrimp Butter.
- Rabbit and Sausage Gumbo with Herb Rice.
-Baby Spinach and Watercress Salad with a Poached Duck Egg and Bacon Vinaigrette.

ENTRÉES/SECOND COURSE

- Braised Pork Shoulder and Belly with Roasted Baby Root Vegetables, Brussels Sprouts and Bourbon Sauce.
- Grilled Skirt Steak with a roasted Tellichery Pepper and Cocoa Nib Rub, "Chocolate Gravy", Creamed Spinach and Grilled Leeks.
- Fried Chicken and Bacon Waffles with Roasted Black Pepper/Maple Sauce.
- Bass cooked on the flattop with Ham Hock Sauce and Pigeon Pea Succotash.
- Pecan Crusted Trout with Hushpuppies, Black Eyed Pea Cakes and Pea Tendrils.
- Braised Oxtail with Nettle Dumplings, Roasted Baby Carrots and Cauliflower Maque Choux.

SIDES

-Braised Greens
-Hushpuppies
- Mac and Cheese

LATE NIGHT/BAR MENU

- Rotating mix of southern bar specialities like chicken wings, mac & cheese and fried chicken sandos - all at $7.

OAKLAND - we are here to serve you!

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  1. The Chron reports that founding chef Sarah Kirnon has signed a lease for 901 Washington and hopes to open Miss Ollie's in the fall.

    http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/...

    1. Walked by Hibiscus today and the windows were papered over, web site says closed for renovations and remodeling.

      They should really change the name and make a fresh start.