December 21, 2021

The Drawing Board Offers Elevated Versions of Your Favorite Bar Foods [PHOTOS]

The south-city bar impresses with high-quality versions of pub favorites like smash burgers and falafel sliders.

Read Cheryl Baehr's review here: "The Drawing Board Creates Masterpieces of Dive-Bar Food

Photos by Mabel Suen
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Double smash burger with four-ounce beef patties on a brioche bun.
Mabel Suen
Double smash burger with four-ounce beef patties on a brioche bun.
Crab rangoon with lump crab, Sriracha cream cheese and sambal dipping sauce. (And Idris Elba.)
Mabel Suen
Crab rangoon with lump crab, Sriracha cream cheese and sambal dipping sauce. (And Idris Elba.)
Smoked Philly with shaved strip loin, Cheese Whiz, mixed peppers and onions on a hoagie.
Mabel Suen
Smoked Philly with shaved strip loin, Cheese Whiz, mixed peppers and onions on a hoagie.
Jambalaya balls with andouille, chicken, peppers, onions, jasmine rice, panko and remoulade.
Mabel Suen
Jambalaya balls with andouille, chicken, peppers, onions, jasmine rice, panko and remoulade.
Jambalaya balls with andouille, chicken, peppers, onions, jasmine rice and panko, served with remoulade.
Mabel Suen
Jambalaya balls with andouille, chicken, peppers, onions, jasmine rice and panko, served with remoulade.
Jambalaya balls with a side of fun.
Mabel Suen
Jambalaya balls with a side of fun.
A selection of items from The Drawing Board: Smash burger, jambalaya balls, falafel sliders and crab rangoon.
Mabel Suen
A selection of items from The Drawing Board: Smash burger, jambalaya balls, falafel sliders and crab rangoon.
The dining room.
Mabel Suen
The dining room.
The bar.
Mabel Suen
The bar.
The back of the space features murals and a pool table.
Mabel Suen
The back of the space features murals and a pool table.