Chef Kim Alter of Haven - Oakland, CA

44 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 663-4440
Hours: Wed-Sat 5pm-10pm; Sun 10:30am-2:30pm; 5pm-10pm

Daniel Patterson’s newest restaurant makes its home in Oakland’s Jack London Square. Inside Haven you’ll find a long wooden bar against an open kitchen, bright windows looking out onto the Bay, and a casual, spacious dining room. Chef Kim Alter further evokes that sense of comfort with her thoughtful menu: whole animal and vegetable preparations are served in sharable plates, garnished with items Alter forages herself. Her smoked forbidden rice with uni and blood oranges is a sensual, briny risotto for one, while the bavette with heirloom tomatoes and potatoes is an impressive portion of beef tenderloin, enough to feed a few. Just make sure to save room for the sublime desserts from Pastry Chef Matt Tinder.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Smoked Forbidden Rice, Uni, Blood Orange Gel, and Flora
  • Duck, Red Quinoa, Fig, Trumpet Mushrooms, and Turnip

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