Berkeley’s first vegan butcher shop, The Butcher’s Son, is slated to open Feb. 22. These details, and much more, in this week’s Bites.
Off the Grid Berkeley
Berkeley’s Off The Grid food truck market to close
Off The Grid has now launched and then closed three food truck markets in Berkeley.
Off the Grid aims for new North Berkeley digs
Off the Grid may be headed back to North Berkeley if a deal pending between the organization and BART is successful, officials announced Monday.
What’s new in East Bay food, XXXIV
New wine bar Botella Republic coming to downtown Berkeley, Vengo Paella to open in Oakland: all this and more exciting food news.
What’s new in East Bay food, XXXII
Farm-to-table restaurant Homestead set to open on Piedmont Avenue on August 1. Snag free tickets to Urban Wine Xperience on July 27!
Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses
Off the Grid Southside Berkeley debuted in July last year and will now take a 4-week break until the end of August. Photo: Off the Grid OFF THE GRID The Southside Berkeley Off the Grid site will be relatively quiet for the rest of the summer, as the food trucks will be taking a month-long […]
Off The Grid says goodbye to Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto
Off The Grid had its last North Berkeley food truck gathering on Shattuck Avenue and Rose Street on Wednesday, Dec. 19 Off The Grid, the food truck fest that has been a fixture on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto every Wednesday evening since June last year, had its last day in that location yesterday. […]
Off The Grid’s Telegraph Ave. debut attracts young crowds
The inaugural Off the Grid Telegraph attracted a large, enthusiastic crowd. Photo: Nancy Rubin By Hannah Long Haste Street was crowded with Berkeley residents and students for the inaugural Telegraph Off The Grid street food market last night. Long lines of customers formed for each of the eight trucks, which served everything from Filipino fusion to […]
Off The Grid food truck fest to launch on Telegraph Avenue
Off The Grid North Shattuck, which takes place every Wednesday, has proved immensely popular. Photo: Art Poskanzer/Creative Commons Off The Grid, the popular gathering of food trucks that has already proved a hit in North Berkeley, will launch on Telegraph Avenue on Thursday, July 12. Just like the North Shattuck Wednesday food fest, “Off The Grid: […]
Whole-beast butcher shop taps appetite for local meat
Aaron and Monica Rocchino, owners of The Local Butcher Shop, say they have been welcomed by the Berkeley community. Photo: Tracey Taylor It’s only been just over two months since former Chez Panisse chef Aaron Rocchino and his wife Monica opened The Local Butcher Shop in the heart of Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. But the store, which […]
Reminder: Dia de los Muertos in Berkeley on Wednesday
Participants at Berkeley’s Dia de los Muertos celebrations last year. This year’s event is Wednesday next to Off The Grid Participants at Berkeley’s Dia de los Muertos celebrations last year. This year’s event is Wednesday next to Off The Grid Halloween may be behind us, but tomorrow offers the opportunity to continue in a similar […]
Local food names sign up for Berkeley Off The Grid truck
Lush Gelato, voted by Berkeleyside readers as the best ice cream shop in Berkeley, will be going mobile tonight and serving its scoops from the guest truck at street food-fest Off The Grid — and a number of other local food names have signed up for future Wednesdays. The Juice Bar Collective is planning on […]