The Fifth Quarter Charcuterie has landed a brick-and-mortar location in Oakland, Berkeley looks like it’ll get a Taco Bell Cantina, and much more East Bay food news in this week’s Bites.
Scott Brennan, former head butcher at Berkeley’s Café Rouge, is to debut his new charcuterie shop, The Fifth Quarter, at Kensington Farmers’ Market on July 24. “I am very excited, as you can imagine, and am hoping for a nice, warm day!” said Brennan who will be applying to Berkeley’s Saturday Farmers’ Market next. Brennan […]
Until two months ago, Scott Brennan was running Café Rouge’s highly regarded meat market on Fourth Street — butchering whole pigs, whipping up foie gras and head cheeses and holding Monday night classes aimed at demystifying the topography of a goat carcass. Now Brennan is venturing out on his own with a new business, The Fifth Quarter […]