Saturday, June 8, 2013
morning bite of Oakland food news
Yesterday while running around Oakland, I spotted a new bar + restaurant opening. New as in watched them open the door to the first customers on Friday evening, shortly after 5pm. The place is called Hutch, and the sign advertises "Cocktails and Oysters".
It's at 2022 Telegraph, formerly home to a bar called 2022. They recently passed their final inspections and decided to do a soft opening in time for this month's First Friday. The kitchen won't be up to full speed until next week or so, but in addition to cocktails and beer from the bar, they had tastes of some of their food available for the opening. Food included fried polenta balls, hushpuppies, and a butterbean hummus with some vegis for dipping. All the food I tasted was great, and the staff super friendly. It all bodes well for their future.
Their website is hutchoakland.com and will have details on hours, menu, etc. as it becomes available.