Birk s Restaurant has been a South Bay dining institution since 1989. An upscale, classic American grill located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Birk's serves Midwestern, corn-fed, U.S.D.A., prime, 28-day, dry-aged, free-range, grass-fed beef, organic poultry, fresh fish, and pork chops cooked over almond wood and imported mesquite charcoal. Organic and local produce are featured on many of the menu choices. Birk s starters include salmon carpaccio, fried calamari, grilled artichoke, lump crab cakes, steak bits, cornmeal battered rock shrimp, shrimp cocktail, seared ahi and Birk s clam chowder. The chef s special selections include a dry-aged New York, peppered filet mignon, filet mignon, prime blackened rib eye, prime porterhouse, prime bone-in rib chop and Colorado lamb rack.