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Mar 6, 2012 06:04 PM

Hibiscus in Oakland - Opening Tonight - New Chef and Menu

Menu looks very interesting - this is from their Facebook Page

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

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


- 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.


- 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.


-Braised Greens
- Mac and Cheese


- 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.

    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.