Bee's Knees Week Returns!

Bee's Knees Week Returns!

From September 23 - September 29, $1 from each delicious Bee's Knees cocktail featuring Barr Hill Gin and freshly harvested local honey from our Marketplace's rooftop hives will go to The Bee Cause Project to fund the installation of beehives at schools and organizations in communities across all 50 states. with the aim to inspire the next generation of beekeepers by offering the opportunity to participate in the secret life of bees.

Last year, over 350 bars and restaurants participated in Bee's Knees Week 2017. Thanks to our amazing customers, we collectively raised over $14,000 for 5 bee and pollinating organizations. Please join us this year so we can raise even more money to help save the bees!

learn more at: 
www.thebeecause.org

We're in a cookbook!!!

We're in a cookbook!!!

All of us at East End are crazy proud and excited to be included in a brand-new cookbook by veteran food writer Carolyn Jung: “East Bay Cooks”. Both our Oxtail Risotto and our Imogene’s Betrayal cocktail are featured along with a super-cute photo of Chefs Jacob & Paul. We will have them on sale in the restaurant soon!!

Here’s more:
http://www.figure1publishing.com/book/east-bay-cooks/

The Junipero Gin Botanical Scavenger Hunt: East Bay Edition 2019 -  June 1 - June 30

The Junipero Gin Botanical Scavenger Hunt: East Bay Edition 2019 - June 1 - June 30

Pick up a map at East End starting June 1st 2019 then successfully hunt down all 12 botanicals used in Junipero Gin by going to all of the participating venues by June 30th.

At each venue, here is what you'll need to do:

Ask nicely...
for their particular botanical
Snap...
a fabulous pic
Post...
that pic on Instagram
Tag...
@juniperogin and @eastendalameda (or whatever bar you are visiting)
Use...
#juniperfectpicEB
Get...
your map stamped by the friendly bartender

Each venue will be featuring a special cocktail for the event.

The first 100 folks to complete the hunt win a cool custom-etched Junipero Gin decanter. There will also be prizes from Alchemy, Cask and the Oaktown Spice Shop for the 3 best pictures.

FINE PRINT: YOU MUST BE 21 OR OVER TO PARTICIPATE. YOU MUST POST PICS AT ALL 12 VENUES, AND OF YOUR FULLY STAMPED MAP BY JUNE 30, 2019. YOU MUST ALSO TAG @juniperogin and use #juniperfectpicEB FOR EACH INSTAGRAM POST.

CHEERS AND GOOD LUCK!!

Join us for Mother's Day Brunch

Join us for Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day brunch is a tradition we can get behind — delicious food and drinks aimed to please the day’s VIP (and everyone else at the table too!)

Chefs Jacob Alioto & Paul Manousos will be cooking up a a special menu of shareable dishes: Crepes, both sweet and savory, Pork-Belly Hash, Poached Salmon Salad and of course a selection of brunch-style pizzas. Even our Yardbird fried chicken sandwich will be back for this special engagement.

Cocktails? You betcha!

Our entire spring list is at your service. A sparkling “Red Lantern” or refreshing “Just Picked Me A Plum” would make for a lovely toast.

It all happens Sunday, May 12. 10am to 2pm.

Reserve at:
https://www.eastendalameda.com/reservations

Fat Tuesday at East End - March 5

Fat Tuesday at East End - March 5

We're rolling the good times, big time! Gumbo! Beignets! $1 oysters! Come celebrate Mardi Gras with us. All starts at 5pm on March 5.

Alameda WHISKEY STROLL - March 1

Alameda WHISKEY STROLL - March 1

East End will be participating in this year’s Whiskey Stroll. We will be serving savory bites to compliment pours from Oakland’s Wright & Brown Distilling Co. at Daisy’s on Park St. After-stroll specials at the restaurant too.

Love is all around - February 14th

Love is all around - February 14th

We'll be serving up a special Prix Fixe dinner for this Valentine's Day.

To Start...

Fresh-shucked oysters with crème fraîche and caviar

And then...

Bresaola with arugula, olive oil, pecorino romano

The main dish...

Seared sea scallops with broccoli de cicco, short rib and potato gratin, red wine sauce

Last but not least...

Orange-cardamom Creme Brûlée

$85 for two.

It all happens on Thursday, February 14th! Reservations are highly recommended.

Much Merriness to All!

Much Merriness to All!

We wish you all a happy holiday season. Thank you so much for showing up and taking a seat throughout the year. Looking forward to more great food and great times in 2019.

Cheers!

The East End Family

Give some, get some.

Give some, get some.

Its Holiday Cocktail Time! This year we have a new addition: Santa Saus! Seasonal yet wildly refreshing – named with a wink to Cal Tjader. Of course favorites like the sweet, sparkling Sugarplum, and our terroir-driven Last Christmas are back for your pleasure as well. $2 from each sold will be donated to the Alameda Point Collaborative.

Learn more about them at:
https://apcollaborative.org/

Thanks to all who helped Raise A Fork II

Thanks to all who helped Raise A Fork II

Thanks to all who helped us raise over $1000 for Camp Fire survivors over Thanksgiving weekend. We are so grateful and proud to have a community always so willing to help our neighbors in need.

RAISE A FORK II - A Benefit For Camp Fire Victims

RAISE A FORK II - A Benefit For Camp Fire Victims

Join us this Thanksgiving Weekend, November 23rd-25th to raise funds for our neighbors in need with a special multi-course, prix-fixe dinner.

All proceeds to benefit The North Valley Community Foundation’s Camp Fire Evacuation Relief Fund.

There will also be opportunity to make a stand-alone donation each evening of the event.  All donations are tax-deductible.

This special menu will be offered in conjunction with our regular menu.

Reservations are recommended. Call us at 510-263-9630 to save yourself a spot.

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Bee's Knees Week Returns!

Bee's Knees Week Returns!

From September 24 - September 30, $1 from each delicious Bee's Knees cocktail featuring Barr Hill Gin and freshly harvested local honey from our Marketplace's rooftop hives will go to The Bee Cause Project to fund the installation of beehives at schools and organizations in communities across all 50 states. with the aim to inspire the next generation of beekeepers by offering the opportunity to participate in the secret life of bees.

Last year, over 350 bars and restaurants participated in Bee's Knees Week 2017. Thanks to our amazing customers, we collectively raised over $14,000 for 5 bee and pollinating organizations. Please join us this year so we can raise even more money to help save the bees!

learn more at: 
www.thebeecause.org

FIVE YEARS!!

FIVE YEARS!!

Hard to believe it but East End is turning FIVE! Yep, 5 years of making great food and drinks for really great people and keeping "under the radar" safe for those in the know. LET'S CELEBRATE!

On Wednesday, June 20th we will suspend normal service for a BIG PARTY and hope you will join us. We will be passing delicious bites, pouring some beverages and basically doing our best to have a mighty good time. We might even get Chef Paul to play a song or two!

• $20/person gets you in the door with food for the duration and a complimentary beverage.
• Our bar will be in service for your added enjoyment.

We will be clearing the floor to optimize for mixing & mingling so seating will be limited.

THE PARTY STARTS AT 6pm! 


Entry is first come, first serve, as capacity permits.

Negroni Week is back at East End

Negroni Week is back at East End

We are ready to rock Negroni Week again this year. Our special negronis will take center stage June 4-10. $2 from each delicious cocktail will go to MUTTVILLE Senior Dog Rescue.

To learn more about this year's charity go to: https://negroniweek.com/charity-profile-muttville

Dining for Justice Returns!

Dining for Justice Returns!

Friday 5/4, Saturday 5/5 and Sunday 5/6 we will again offer up a  special menu in support of Dining for Justice - $2 per drink and $4 per dish will go to CENTRO LEGAL DE LA RAZA, the primary legal defense resource for local immigrants. 


learn more at: centrolegal.org

Spring Menu in Full Swing!

Spring Menu in Full Swing!

Favas, asparagus, cauliflower, green garlic and spring TRUFFLES! All ready for you to enjoy are:

Arugula salad with fava beans, preserved lemon, shaved fennel, pecorino, and preserved lemon vinaigrette.

Wood-Oven Roasted Cauliflower with garlic confit and salsa verde

Risotto with green garlic pistou, celery root pureé, bianchetto white spring truffles, shaved val d’aosta fontina

Fresh local squid with pickled goat horn peppers, sea beans, frisée with crostini

Craving a Wild Picnic pizza? It's here.

 

Spring Cocktails!

Spring Cocktails!

Come celebrate the return of the sun. (or coax it back as the case may be...)

For your pleasure, The Urban Farmer, a tasty refresher of vodka, balsamic-strawberry shrub, dry curaçao, lemon, rhubarb bitters and a pink peppercorn/sugar rim.

This one is at the ready along with some scintillating new concoctions and some stalwart favorites.

Cheers!

Last Call for Alameda Restaurant Week

Last Call for Alameda Restaurant Week

It all looks quiet now but today is the final day of Alameda's First Annual Restaurant Week. We've seen a lot of new faces and old friends coming by to check out the doings. If you haven't stopped in to enjoy one of our prix fixe lunch or dinner options, today is the last chance.

Our special menus are viewable at eastendalameda.com under "menus"

Thanks to all who have helped make this a great event. Let's wrap it up with a bang!

Restaurant Week Menus!

Restaurant Week Menus!

You can now peruse our Restaurant Week offerings for both lunch and dinner at www.eastendalameda.com under Menus: