Earlier this month we learned that the Mexican restaurant Barbacoa closed in Orinda Theatre Square, to be replaced with a new restaurant called The Fourth Bore Tap Room and Grill and they are opening this Tuesday, November 24th. Check out the food and cocktail menu here and wine/beer menu here. The menu notes, “We proudly server Richard’s grass fed beef from Moraga, CA”. It doesn’t get more local than that! I’m looking forward to trying the Smokehouse BBQ burger (cheddar cheese, bacon, onion strings, lettuce, tomato, bbq sauce, served with Fourth Bore potato chips). The Fourth Bore will feature 30 beers on tap with a pub style menu.
The sign in the window indicates that Barbacoa, the Mexican restaurant in Orinda Theatre Square is, “indefinately closed for remodeling”, and Diablo Dish reports that it will be replaced with a new restaurant called The Fourth Bore Tap Room & Grill, expected to open before Thanksgiving. They also note that Concord-based E.J. Phair Brewing Company will be crafting beer for the new restaurant. Check for updates at The Fourth Bore Facebook page here.
Over the weekend I decided to drop by for a drink at Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Orinda on Moraga Way and as I started waiting in line I noticed this sign. A few people were waiting on the right beans side. Nobody was waiting on the left drinks side. I read it very carefully, at least three times! Then I went up the counter via the left line and asked for a drink from a woman behind the counter. She mentioned the line at right. I replied that I wanted to order a drink, not order beans. She countered that she was busy and that maybe the other customers were also ordering drinks. So I went back in the right line and asked each customer whether they were ordering beans. They all replied that they were indeed ordering beans. So back I went to the left line and told the woman behind the counter that everyone was ordering beans. Ultimately I received my drink but it was certainly awkward. Make sense?
So it begins…… we are hard at work, building our new store from the ground up at the Theatre square in Orinda, CA. Our new Home & Garden will feature outdoor living and home décor.
With 25 years of experience in both Industries we simply can’t wait to showcase the best of both worlds. We will bring the outdoors in and take the indoors out with grace, class and a bit of attitude. Stay tuned as we embark in our new adventure.
Find yourself in good spirits on Saturday, October 10 from 4:30-7pm at the second annual Art of Mixology cocktail tasting and competition at Orinda Theatre Square. Sample 20 craft cocktails, snack on tasty foods and enjoy the festive music. Professional bartenders compete for cash and the Mixologist of the Year Award and Audience Favorite. Tickets at http://LamorindaArts.org/Mixology. This event benefits the Lamorinda Arts programs.