A TRIBUTE TO
NORWOOD “PENROSE” HALLOWELL

Penrose is inspired by my great-great-great-grandfather, Norwood ‘Penrose’ Hallowell, a “Fighting Quaker” who traded pacifism for a rifle, and led the first all-black regiment against the Confederates in the American Civil War. With this restaurant, I celebrate his radical spirit and Quaker values—who he was as a man infuses everything from the décor to the menu. I wanted the space to be rowdy, but refined, like Boston’s Union Club, of which Penrose was a founding member. I also wanted the food to honor my roots. The eclectic flavors of North Africa, Sicily and Andalusia reflect the Moorish influences of Pen’s “Black Irish” heritage, while my ‘elemental’ approach to cooking embodies a deep Quaker simplicity. Every bite is a tribute, here’s to you, Penrose.

EVENTS

November 19th, 2017

Sunday Suppers with SEEDS at Pizzaiolo

Join us on November 19th in supporting SEEDS with our Sunday Suppers dinner. Tickets are $60-$100 on a sliding scale for a multi-course, prix-fixe meal with wine included. All profits will be donated to our featured non-profit.

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October 31st, 2017

4 Year Anniversary Party this Halloween!

Celebrate 4 years with us! Live music, dancing, snacks and cocktails. No cover, open to everyone.

TORY TEASLEY 8-10pm [&]

DJ DREAMQUEEN 10pm-midnight

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September 17th, 2017

Sunday Suppers with Oakland International High School at Cosecha

Join us on September 17th in supporting Oakland International High School with our Sunday Suppers dinner. Tickets are $60-$100 on a sliding scale for a multicourse, prix-fixe meal with wine included. All profits will be donated to our featured non-profit.

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August 4th, 2017

Penrose Secret Garden August Film Screenings!

We will be serving burgers, chicken sandwiches, beer, wine and cocktails every Friday through Sunday from 4-10pm. Every Friday night at sundown, we will screen a film on the garden wall outside.

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August 2nd, 2017

August Summer Movies at Pizzaiolo!

Movies start at sundown every Wednesday in July!

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July 14th, 2017

Penrose Secret Garden Pop Up and July film screenings!

We are proud to introduce our Penrose Secret Garden Pop Up! We will be serving burgers, chicken sandwiches, beer, wine and cocktails every Friday through Sunday from 4-10pm. Every Friday night at sundown, we will screen a film on the garden wall outside.

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July 13th, 2017

Triumph Motorcycles Garden Party!

Join us to celebrate an epic evening with Triumph Motorcycles, Marin Speed Shop and Ace Motor Sports at the Penrose Secret Garden Pop Up from 4-10pm. There will be burgers, chicken sandwiches, beer, wine and cocktails for sale, party music by Corey Duffel and a film screening of Stone at sundown.

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July 2nd, 2017

Pizzaiolo 12 Year Anniversary Party!

Celebrate 12 years with us! Live music, dancing, snacks and cocktails. No cover, open to everyone. 3-8pm.

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July 6th, 2017

July Summer Movies at Pizzaiolo!

Movies start at sundown every Wednesday in July!

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July 16th, 2017

Sunday Suppers with East Bay Meditation Center

Join us on July 16th in supporting East Bay Meditation Center with our Sunday Suppers dinner. Tickets are $60-$100 on a sliding scale for a multicourse, prix-fixe meal with wine included. All profits will be donated to our featured non-profit.

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MUSIC at PENROSE

Sunday 8:30 - 10:30

Tony Peebles

Grammy award winner Tony Peebles leads the People's Session on Sunday nights, when we invite local musicians to join in the open jam. Equal parts jazz, blues, funk & soul.

Dinner

SUN-THURS 5:30-10pm
FRI-SAT 5:30-11:00pm

Bar

SUN-THURS 5:30-10:30pm
FRI-SAT 5:30pm-12:00am

Brunch

SAT-SUN 10am-2pm

& More

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Photography: Paige Green, Ren Yagolnitzer
Website Design: Juli Shore Design
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