BEEF BAR … THE STORY OF A LIFETIME DREAM COME TRUE

When did it start? That is the question … let’s see how the crossroads, as the Na Perštýně street is historically called, crossed Petr Lávička’s path, how things started, how they got beefed up and how our lovely BEEF BAR came to be..

Here is how Google would sum it all up using some key words… Petr Lávička, Na Perštýně, Pastrami, Uruguayan beef and wine and Matuška beer. Let’s give it a go …….

BEEF BAR Story…

In the 1500s the street was called Na Perštejně, refering to the name of a local house owner – Jiřík Kasík of Perštejn. In the 1800s the name turned into Na Perštýně, as we know it today. In the mid-1800s, the street was made famous by the Union Café attended by important personalities including the likes of Alois Jirásek, Mikoláš Aleš, Antonín Dvořák or Josef Václav Sládek. Looking overseas to the late 1800s United States, we see pastrami – a delicacy brought to the United States by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, specifically from Romania. It was mainly New York that pastrami beef became popular kosher food. Another vital part of our story is the year of 1828, when Urugay was born as an independent state. There are no historical resources about Mr. Lávička and Matuška beer in that period.

The street’s 1900s history is not mapped in detail, only the witnesses could tell how it unfolded. Back in the US, pastrami gains popularity and gradually it is spread internationally. Meanwhile, Uruguay is mired in political and economic problems. The Czech Republic, however, sees several major events… there are first mentions of Mr. Lávička and the beginning of his lifetime marriage with beef and wine. As he puts it himself::

“In the late 1990s our German partners offered us some Uruguayan meat to buy and that was how it all began. Business and a great love at the same time. Uruguayan beef was excellent and so we started looking for ways to import it to the Czech Republic cutting the middleman and maintaing complete control over its quality. Initially, things looked pretty hopeless, but eventually the Uruguayan ambassador in Prague helped to establish closer contacts with the Uruguayan meat processors and we broke through.“

That it was a business victory as well as a lifetime love was testified by the opening of the BEEF BAR in June 2016.

In addition to our beef, we also take great pride in our beer. Matuška brewery was established in 2009 and we are excited to offer their produce at our bar.  Na Perštýně street is a vibrant hub in the center of Prague where gourmets from all over the city gather attracted by the sumptuous flavours of Uruguayan beef and Mr. Lávička’s wine. Simply, BEEF BAR is a big dream come true and a delight for all its visitors.

What Jiřík Kasík of Perštejn or Antonín Dvořák would have to say about it we can only guess. It is up to you guys to help us write the BEEF BAR story.

To be continued…

FOR ALL THE HOME BBQ LOVERS OUT THERE, URUGUAYAN BEEF FROM BEEF BAR IS THE RIGHT CHOICE

A party or a family celebration coming up? Or you simply want to grill something special? Uruguayan beef from BEEF BAR will be loved by everyone who tastes it. See us at the BEEF bar, Na Perštýně 10, where you will find fresh beef, Argentine wines and other delicacies to serve your friends or families.

You can not make it yourselves? Never mind, contact us on 224 267 388 or at contact@beefbar.cz and let us deliver our delicacies to your doorstep!

You will be the BBQ star loved by all!

MEET PASTRAMI …

Pastrami – the beggining.

We were blown away by pastrami instantly. And we knew right away that you would fall in love with this beef delicacy as well. Just like the residents of New York and other cities around the world. Pastrami was made famous in the New York by the Jewish community of Bessarabia and Romania offering it in street bistros as early as in the mid-1800s. And now you can enjoy excellently prepared pastrami at BEEF BAR.

Pastrami – how is it made?

Pastrami requires special preparation of the meat. None of the stages can be rushed but the results are absolutely worth it.
Brisket is first marinated in a mixture of spices and herbs. Then it is smoked on hardwood. The third stage is cooking – the meat is boiled or steamed. At the end you get a delicacy – very tender and tasty smoked meat that is thinly sliced and usually served in a sandwich with sauerkraut, pickles and mustard.

Pastrami – delicacy you are bound to love

You have tasted many delicacies in your life? Trust us, pastrami will be another one. It is a delight, a culinary piece of art and delicious food in one, greatly suited to be served at lunch or dinner. With the Argentine wines it creates a blend of flavors that is next to impossible to resist.

MEAT AS ART!

LUNCH SPECIALS!

We are introducing our new lunch specials.
They are served between 11:30AM and 3PM.
Drop in for a light summer lunch..

Drop in for a light summer lunch.

 

TAKE A TOUR!

Would you like to come and dine in our restaurant?
Would you like to see the interior?
Or would you like to choose a table?
Without leaving your computer?
NOT A PROBLEM!

 

BEEF BAR’S OPENING PARTY!

On Wednesday, June 22, we held an opening party at BEEF BAR where the visitors gathered to taste South American specialties made with Uruguayan beef and Argentine wines. More than 80 guests, including our closest friends, enjoyed excellent wines as well as the BEEF BAR menu items including pastrami, steaks, empanadas, chorizo sausages or steak tartare . Thank you all for visiting and we look forward to welcoming you at BEEF BAR!

MEAT AS ART!

 

BEEF BAR bistro

WE’VE OPENED!

We opened “your” BEEF BAR Na Perštýně on 1st June.
Yes, your BEEF BAR, which we’ve prepared with special care to provide you with a unique place where selected delicacies from several continents meet. You can look forward to South-American specialities from the finest beef and empanadas which are accompanied by New York pastrami together with the legendary Czech draught beer Matuška. Wine lovers will definitely be pleased by our personal selection of Uruguayan and Argentine wines with their unmistakable taste.
BEEF BAR is a place and a base where you can come to enjoy your lunch, have a rest after a difficult day, have fun at a family party, hold a company event or come with friends or even meet your business partner.
BEEF BAR is simply a place that we’ve prepared with all our hearts and love and is part of one personal story, in which we’re entering another life chapter and we believe that you’re going to help us write it.
We’ve been here for you since 1st June – come and fall in love.