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Chef Russell’s Weekly Specials: 11/28 – 12/03

Executive Chef Russell Rummer’s Weekly Specials for 11/28 – 12/03 Sweet Potato Gnocchi with duck confit, sage brown butter and parmesan $19 Endive and Pink Lady Apple Salad with smoked trout, watermelon radish and horseradish crème fraiche $13 Grilled American Kobe Flat Iron with Spanish chorizo-potato hash, slow braised collard greens and roasted tomatillo salsa […]

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Cranberry, Orange & Mango Chutney

When I was living in Costa Rica the mangos were so delicious, this recipe just popped into my head and it has remained with me all these years.   1 medium navel orange 1 cup fresh cranberries 1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/4 red onion, chopped 1 teaspoon jalapeño pepper, minced 1/4 cup […]

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“Workin’ at the Car Wash Blues”

This “blue-collar anthem” was written at our kitchen table in Lyndell, Pennsylvania and it’s all about how hard it is to get a job that suits you…Fortunately, Jim got to play music professionally…and that was always his passion. But it took time to get there… In 1967, after Jim returned from Fort Dix, he took […]

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The Raisin (copy)

Chef Russell’s Weekly Specials: 11/20 – 11/26

Executive Chef Russell Rummer’s Weekly Specials for 11/20 – 11/26 Warm Spinach Salad with fried egg, polenta croutons, watermelon radishes, red wine poached onions and bacon vinaigrette $12 Wild Boar Pappardelle with Swiss chard, roasted mushrooms and parmesan $21 Grilled American Kobe Flat Iron with Spanish chorizo-potato hash, slow braised turnip greens and roasted tomatillo […]

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Warm Spinach Salad

Paint the Colors of Fall with Craft and Cocktails – Monday, November 24!

Grab your friends and join us on Monday, November 24th from 6pm to 9pm for Craft and Cocktails!!! This week, we’ll be painting Colors of Fall! No experience? No problem! Guests will experience exhilarating art instruction by local artists with all supplies included! All this coupled with great atmosphere and food makes for a fantastic morning. Tickets […]

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colors of fall

Unleash Your Creative Side with Craft and Cocktails – Saturday, November 22!

Grab your friends and join us on Saturday, November 22nd from 11:30am to 2:30pm for a Winter inspired Craft and Cocktails!!! This week, we’ll be painting Snowbirds! No experience? No problem! Guests will experience exhilarating art instruction by local artists with all supplies included! All this coupled with great atmosphere and food makes for a fantastic morning. Tickets […]

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Snowbirds

A Jew overseeing Doctors in a German Prison Camp…Dedication to my Dad on Veteran’s Day 2014

Albert Einstein once said, that “A human being is a part of the whole called by us, “the universe”…And our task must be, to free ourselves by widening the circle of understanding and compassion to embrace all humankind.” I believe this wholeheartedly…and so did my dad, my hero, who was born in the summer of […]

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Capt. Jacobson

Chef Russell’s Weekly Specials: 11/13 – 11/19

Executive Chef Russell Rummer’s Weekly Specials for 11/13 – 11/19 Quinoa Salad with chili marinated shrimp, avocado, cilantro, red bell pepper, pickled vegetables and a lime vinaigrette $16 Harissa Grilled Lamb Chops with roasted baby carrots, rutabaga puree and a cilantro-mint yogurt sauce Half $24, Full $46 Pan Roasted Black Cod with steamed Venus clams, […]

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Quinoa Shrimp

Dedicated to Larry Himmel and his Bungalow at the OB Pier

Once You Don’t Mess Around with Jim topped the charts at number one, Jim started getting a whole lot of recognition, not only in the industry but on the streets as well. There was hardly anywhere he could go that someone didn’t recognize him. When he came home to San Diego, he told me that […]

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Larry Himmel

Croce’s Park West presents a Four-Course Craft Beer Pairing Dinner

It’s that time of year again…San Diego Beer Week! In honor of this glorious event, we have decided to offer a Four-Course Craft Beer Pairing Dinner! This perfectly paired dinner will be available to our guests Monday, November 10 through Friday, November 14! The pairing will include a four-course dinner, complete with dessert, and a 5oz beer […]

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Craft Beer