From The Examiner: Gar and Lara Truppelli already run restaurants along some of the most beautiful square footage at Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park, and now they are expanding to Oakland's 100-year-old Lake Merritt Municipal Boathouse. Lake Chalet and its bird sanctuary surroundings will give East Bay nature lovers a new dining option. - MORE
From Tablehopper: Also in the 510, things are getting close with the ~LAKE CHALET~ in Oakland, opening in the 100-year-old Lake Merritt Boathouse on August 17th. As you may have surmised by the name, the owners are Gar and Lara Truppelli of the Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant and Park Chalet Garden Restaurant/San Francisco. The executive chef is Jarad Gallagher, most recently at One Market Restaurant. The menu will include offerings from a raw bar, Dungeness crab cakes, petrale sole "piccata," and BBQ baby back ribs. - MORE .
From Thrillist: Only after you've got a couple well loved hits under your belt is it safe to introduce your fans to your wacky side -- after all, without "Single Ladies" and "Crazy In Love", there's no way you'd be ready for Sasha Fierce's edgy jelly. Prudently applying that strategy to the restaurant game, The Lake Chalet. - MORE .
From Zagat Survey: Lake Chalet, a waterside bar and grill in Oakland’s newly restored, century-old Lake Merritt Boathouse, follows the lead of SF siblings Beach Chalet Brewery and Park Chalet, reviving a vintage setting and rolling out Cal cuisine and brewpub beers; the midpriced menu - More