Braise in Willow Glen is very excited to be opening our doors and serving the community. We are a new restaurant focusing on small and share plates, with select main courses and a full craft cocktail bar. Braise will be headed by Chef Anthony, formerly of the Table, and Chef Josh of the Bray.
It’s a restaurant team years in the making.
Two well-known South Bay chefs — Anthony “AJ” Jimenez, formerly of The Table, and Josh Hanoka, of Bray Butcher Block — first met as teenagers while growing up in San Jose and later trained together in a downtown restaurant.
Now, after what Hanoka called a “serendipitous” opportunity — a prime space opened up on Lincoln Avenue in the city’s Willow Glen neighborhood — they’ve combined culinary forces to create Braise, a restaurant and bar with a strong focus on small plates and shared eating.
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