The Park Restaurant Blog

December 9, 2016

Saturday Night’s Wicked Special

The cooking competition last Saturday was probably my favorite of the whole season. Marcos from AOC took home the top prize of $1,000 plus we will host a pop-up featuring him and 2 other cooks…

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December 2, 2016

Farewell, Hello, and Why Hello There

So many things happening over the next couple weeks, I need to make sure you’re informed. First, the sad news. Paul, our beloved staff member, is off to greener pastures in the fine state of…

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November 18, 2016

Counting Blessings

Thank you to everyone who attended the Bad Hombres pop-up last Monday night. It was truly a festive occasion with authentic carnitas, salsas, vegetable side dishes, flan for dessert. Rogelio and Andre did an excellent…

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November 11, 2016

Comfort Amidst Turbulence

We still have tickets available for the Mexican feast pop-up this coming Monday, November 14th.  See the poster above for details.  We did a sample tasting this week and the food is delicious!  Feel free to…

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November 4, 2016

Bad Hombres: The Pop-Up

When I was a much younger chef, in Marin County, I once asked one of my cooks if he would be interested in cooking classic Mexican dishes as specials.  Mexican inspired cuisine was the first…

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October 28, 2016

Vegetables Uber Alles

I have vegetables on my mind these days for a couple reasons.  The winner of last Saturday’s semi-final Top Of The Line Cooking Competition was Marcos from AOC.  He won with two vegetable courses — they weren’t vegetarian because…

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October 25, 2016

NEW FALL MENU!

  STARTERS butternut squash coconut curry soup – cup $5 / bowl $7 classic new england clam chowder – cup $6 / bowl $9 with bacon garnish szechuan fried calamari – $10 with spicy sesame-soy glaze crispy chicken wings…

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October 14, 2016

Comfort is King

Our new fall menu is set to roll out this coming Thursday.  Full details next email.  Also, we are adding in fried chicken to our Sunday night BBQ dinner as an option.  Fried chicken will now be available…

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October 7, 2016

Anger Management

I’ve been thinking about anger management lately, not because I’ve been particularly angry, but because I’ve been doing some yoga and one thing leads to another.  Perhaps I should explain. Part of the practice of…

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September 30, 2016

The Dumpster Dilemma

The other day I found a homeless man rummaging through our dumpster and I thought he was looking for recycling materials, as that happens frequently.  We don’t keep recycling materials in our dumpster, but that…

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