Solano Avenue’s Nature’s Express has officially closed for good, Pal’s Takeaway is coming to Oakland, and much more food news in this week’s Bites.
Nature’s Express shut its store on Solano Avenue on July 16 and announced that it is moving nearby soon. Photo: Nature’s Express VANISHING ACT FOR NATURE’S EXPRESS The vegan eatery Nature’s Express, which has been in flux for two and a half years, has moved out of its location at 1823 Solano Ave. but is promising […]
GLOBAL EXCHANGE REORGANIZED The Global Exchange on the corner of Russell Street and College Avenue recently reorganized its interior to make the store feel more open and better showcase the artwork on sale. The bulky display pieces were taken out to open up floor and wall space, according to lead sales associate Lauren Matley. While […]
Popular North Berkeley restaurant Nature’s Express closed this week unexpectedly, with promises to re-open soon. We found out why.
Two new spots promise to liven up Telegraph Avenue, and an SF vegan restaurant is set to open offshoot in the Gourmet Ghetto.
Dosadilla at Source: the San Francisco vegan restaurant is opening Source Mini in downtown Berkeley imminently. Photo: Source SOURCE MINI Vegans rejoice! San Francisco restaurant Source is opening up a second location in the Gourmet Ghetto’s Epicurious Garden at 1511 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley. Source Mini is taking over the spot formerly occupied by Flavor Mediterranean Food, which closed […]
Korean-Japanese fusion food truck KoJa has opened a restaurant on Telegraph; but after 23 years Berkeley’s Bel Forno is closing up shop.
NATURE’S EXPRESS CLOSING Nature’s Express at 1823 Solano is closing Dec 31 after four years on the Berkeley street. The healthy/vegan fast-food business failed, according to owner Carl Myers, who wrote a long note on the restaurant’s Facebook page. “When ventures fail, it comes down to leadership, so I am painfully aware that the failure has […]
According to local real-estate agent and tweeter Ira Serkes, Nature’s Express has just opened on Solano next to Peet’s Coffee. “Welcome to Berkeley’s Thousand Oaks Neighborhood,” tweets Serkes. Nature’s Express is a “healthy fast food” restaurant which claims to be 100% plant-based, with an emphasis on “organic and local ingredients that are always fresh”. It […]