Homestead Restaurant, Oakland, California
Address: 4029, Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
The restaurant has great light with an open air kitchen where you can watch the chefs work.
The menu changes daily. The squid, duck and horchata ice cream were my favorites. Here’s what we had:
Great open air kitchen where you can watch the chefs work.
First course, spicy pepperoni and meat plate.
First course, little gems, avocado, fried onions, buttermilk dressing
Second course, local squid, grilled summer beans, almond & sherry vinaigrette
Third course, grilled duck breast, fried farro, fava beans, apricots, wild arugula
Third course, poached egg, porcini mushrooms, sweet corn, thyme, watercress
Dessert, horchata ice cream, strawberries, churros
Dessert, brown sugar chocolate cake, toasted meringue
I’ve never had madeira on ice before. It was really nice and refreshing with a twist of lemon.
Homestead seasonal spritzer
Fresh garden vegetables used by the chef.
Wood fire grill in the open kitchen.
Welcome to Homestead.
We brought our own bottle of wine, a wonderful 1997 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino. Corkage was $20.
Loved the colors of the kitchen.