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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 9

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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OAKLAND TRIBUNE. TUESDAY, MAY 21. 1940 TO 6 I ECff I TH OS CAR'S Scene Chinese Cafe to Adjoin: Bar US RESTAURANT Front I 1 I jt sufc" 1 On Cafe Chinese Mountain Retreat Depicted In Translucent Paint Opening Ceremonies To Continue Tomorrow From 5 in Evening The opening of a new Chinese res One of the bttstandlng features of Oscar's "Confucius" restaurant, ac taurant in conjunction with Oscar" Lakeshore Avenue tavern and cock- cording to Oscar Bowers, proprietor, Is the "scene -in -action" display in the attractive front of the building at 3277 Lakeshore Avenue. "With the exception of the en 1 trance doorway, the display, 7 by 8 JT in size, lorms the entire front "of the new restaurant," Bowers pointed out "From -the sidewalk, the display hows big waterfall in color and realistic motion. The pieture represents' a scenic mountain retreat in eld China.

With the use of translucent paint on a transparent material the artist has caught a of Chinese art by depicting a pagoda among other Chinese buildings. "The rugged mountains, trees, shrubbery and canyon mists, so familiar to the old-type Chinese scene, tail lounge, tomorrow evening will mark another step in four years of steady growth. The restaurant, to be known a be at 1277 Lake shore. It will have ita own attractive entrance separate from that of the cocktail lounge, at 3285 Lake-shore, but connecting through the rear Oscar Bowers, proprietor of the tavern and lounge, and now of the restaurant, has hired talented Chinese cooks, he announced, to give diners the best In Chinese and American foods. He urged families to take advantage of the new service, conducted in the same building, but apart from the cocktail lounge.

The time for. the opening ceremonies tomorrow has been set at I p.m., but they will continue throughout the evening until the regular closing hour. The restaurant will be open dally after thai Oscar's was opened here in 1938. It was one of the first cocktail lounges in the country to feature circular open fireplaces for its guests. It also has a secondary "champagne bar" in the cocktail lounge, in addition to the regular bar opening off Lakeshore.

A f-" are suggestively typical, while the ponderous waterfall and river seem 3285 Lakeshore Avenue. The restaurant which Is shown at left, will hold Its grand opening tomorrow evening. Diners Her arc three vlewa of Oscar Bowers' new "Confucius Chinese restaurant, his cocktail lounge and tavern, 3277 and may pass from the restaurant to the cocktail lounge around the open fireplace (center), or may enter from the bar (right). to tumble and swirl, in the wildest abandon. "The effectJs, of course, en illu on Lakeshore Avenue, wnere msA QokI(nd Bddcn concerns to install this Econolite Corporation product, and we feel Man Leaps 5 Stories From S.F.

Hotel, Lives sion. It it created by a combination of new art technique and a scientific projection of lights and shadows through a transparency, by means of fers good food, excellent liquors and comfortable recreation to Oakland residents, Oscar Bowers, proprietor, said today. There is always ample parking space in the vicinity, he added. that it gives us one of the most attractive building fronts in the Bay region." Despite a five-story leap from a Ban Francisco hotel this Only the Best on Confucius Menu Only the best of ingredients will go into the foods prepared at the "Confucius" Chinese restaurant, according to Horace Fong and hit mother, the cooks. cocKuui lounge nas enieriamea uax-land people: since 1936.

The new restaurant was created at the request of his patrons. It will adjoin the main bar and cocktail lounge, though in separate quarters of its back illumination. "The only similar displays seen recently In this part of the country To See Cafe Front Oscar Bowers, proprietor of the new "Confuclous" Chinese restaurant at 3277 Lakeihore Avenue, invites, all Oakland come and see his novel building front It depicts a moving waterfall in an old Chi Good Foods and morning, Paul Cannon, 24, unem ployed Bedding resident, remained Drinks Provided were in use at the Golden Gate ternatlonal Exposition on Treasure conscious and able to explain that This Is Fourth Year For Oscar's Place This year Is Oscar Bowers' fourth Oscar's cocktail lounge and Island last year. "I did it because I couldn't find work." nese setting "We are one of the first Oakland new restaurant, the "Confucius," of own. mam ummmmv tjae complete, separate champagne bar space In which to relax and enjoy life.

There was, above all, strict adherence to a standard of high quality in every beverage served. And now OSCAR'S pioneers again with the announcement of the Since Its opening In 1936 OSCAR'S has pioneered In providing new comforts and conveniences for its patrons. There were the popular Circular Fireplaces In the Lounge, with their easy, restful chairs FORMAL OPENING TOMORROW, MAY 22IID, 5 P.M. ism selected the cream of vintages from select California wineries for the.pwine list, as weU as picked Imported vintages. The American menu will feature steakschops and chicken.

Come tomorrow-opening night Learn how truly delicious Chinese family cooking can taste when only the finest of ingredients are used. a Chinese restaurant as unusual in the beauty of its appointments as the already famous. Cocktail Bar. Exotic Chinese dishes by the score will appear on its menu; as well as the well known dishes in a new, delicious guise. Complete Chinese dinners equal to anything from the fine cafes of Shanghai and Peking will be served.

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