The Brass Rabbit

Check Out the Chalkboard Chef’s New Masterpiece on Healdsburg Square

It’s Got a Giant Argentinean Grill, So That’s a Nice Start

By Joe Starkey ·
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Summer is grilling season.

And by that, we mean having someone else do it for you on a six-foot, custom, Argentinian-style, wood-burning grill... season.

The kind of grill that’s the centerpiece of the Brass Rabbit, a new Healdsburg Square restaurant that’s heavy on the lobster thermador and carnivore-friendly things. It’s the brainchild of Chalkboard’s chef, it’s open now, and here’s the slideshow

After a day of wine touring, you and your date will walk in and grab seats in a black leather banquet, noticing the bunny heads adorning the brick wall (don’t fret, they’re brass, of course). 

After recapping the day and saying things like “I’m really glad we’re out of the city and under these bunny heads right now,” the grilled eye of rib with red wine-braised Cipollini onion, duck fat potato and bordelaise will show up. So will the lamb wellington that your date’s having. Both of you are having a drink to congratulate yourselves on being yourselves.

Speaking of, classics are favored. Read: Martinez’s with Anchor Old Tom Gin, sweet vermouth and maraschino. And Aviations with Lighthouse Gin, crème de violette and lemon.

And wine. Sometimes there’s also wine in wine country.
Joe Starkey

Joe Starkey is the tallest person in the room 90% of the time. He enjoys liquors that aren’t smoky, dive bars that are, and has a vague dread that someone, somewhere might be having more fun than him.


The Brass Rabbit
109 Plaza St
(between Healdsburg and Center)
Healdsburg, CA, 95448


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