ALMARE gelato italiano is a family owned gelato shop in the heart of downtown Berkeley. Our gelato is made fresh each morning in our gelato "lab" located on our store premises. We use only the freshest of ingredients, patronizing local food suppliers such as Monterey Market and Berkeley Bowl for strawberries, lemons, peaches, grapefruits and other seasonal fruits.
We implement a traditional process of gelato making that we learned from our great uncle Dino del Favaro in Italy, who made gelato for over sixty years in his hometown in Reggio Emilia, Italy. He taught us that true artisan gelato takes time to make, time for the ingredients to blend together before they are frozen. He also taught us never to cut corners with artificial powders or chemicals that better the appearance of the gelato gelato flavors but compromise the flavor. Our gelato making technique affirms Berkeley's established tradition of authentic, fine food.
ALMARE is Italian for "by the sea." We take our inspiration from the beautiful beaches along the Italian coast… Capri, Taormina, Sorrento, Tropea, Venezia, Riccione, Cinque Terre… and the tradition of eating a gelato on a hot summer day. Come in for a scoop soon!
Crixa Cakes is an artisanal small-batch Bakery and Café in Berkeley, California.
Since 1998, we have specialized in pure Hungarian, Russian, Central European and American baked goods, with gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and egg-free options.
We serve strong organic coffee and fine loose-leaf tea. Crixa Cakes is a Green Business.
We specialize in healthy, tasty and fresh California cuisine at affordable prices. We offer garden seating and can host your next special event. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience at Cafe Leila.
From East Bay Express: Housed in a mellow, spic-and-span space, Cafe Yesterday is Berkeley's most comprehensive cereal bar, though its well-rounded menu also includes salads, sandwiches, house-baked pastries, and fair-trade coffee.
Cafe Yesterday houses Berkeley's most comprehensive cereal bar. In this mellow, newly built, spic-and-span space, vinyl records spin retro sounds over a comfy couch and gleaming wooden tables set magnificently far apart. Go wholesome (oats, fruit, seeds, Special K, granola, nuts) or straight into sugar shock (Fruity Pebbles, Cap'n Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, caramel sauce, chocolate chips, Gummi Bears). A well-rounded menu also includes salads, sandwiches, bagels, burritos, house-baked pastries, and fair-trade coffee. A portion of the nonprofit cafe's proceeds is earmarked for programs benefiting local artists and the homeless.
Far Leaves Tea is about enjoying the process of making and serving tea with other people and leaving the outside world far behind. Having tea is an excellent human endeavor. While waiting for water to boil. strangers can become acquainted. While pouring, common courtesies can be afforded, and while savoring the tea, friendships begin. Anyone can become a tea master.
Set in downtown Berkeley Square, we provide healthy snack aternatives to our customers. Morning coffee, fresh fruit smoothies and a large assortment of fruit and vegetable juices bring members of our neighborhood together to celebrate life and health.
Local 123 is an independently owned and operated family business dedicated to coffee excellence, a simple seasonal menu and community.
We're inspired by the rich coffee, wine and farm-to-table cultures of the Bay Area to which we feel personally connected. We hope to cultivate a warm and welcoming space where neighbors and friends can gather to enjoy delicious food and drinks, celebrate local artists, share ideas and build upon an already vibrant community.
Our coffees, bread and pastries, dairy, produce, wines - pretty much everything on our menu - are sustainably harvested and produced. Our produce, milk and eggs are organic and locally sourced. We made green choices whenever possible during the remodel of our space. Our hot water and electrical energy consumption are predominantly solar powered.
Mo'Joe Cafe, a neighborhood coffee shop in Berkeley and Oakland with locally roasted beans and real food. We cater, too.
Mo'Joe Cafe is your friendly neighborhood cafe located in the heart of Berkeley, and now with a new location in Oakland just a few blocks from Lake Merritt.
Come in and enjoy our tempting paninis and wraps, delicious sandwiches, soups and salads, smoothies, and, of course, fresh Fair Trade coffees and teas. Free WiFi, great music, and a cheerful staff make Mo'Joe your go-to cafe in the East Bay!
We are striving to provide the best quality coffee, tea, and food at an affordable prices, in a great ambiance that will make you feel at home, that will give our customers a sense of comfort.
Making our customers feel home and to feel welcome is our goal.
From the beginning we committed to:
-Serve a strong and smooth coffee.
-Offer the biggest selection of organic teas(loose or bags).
-Wide variety of organic food offerings, that will suit any hungry stomach.
-Free, fast and reliable wireless Internet access to our customers.
-Excellent customer service.
Every season we travel to the finest tea-growing regions of Asia and visit family-owned farms to choose our handcrafted teas. Each tea was carefully curated for its complexity, nuance, and exceptional taste. These fresh, whole leaf and often rare teas are a true expression of the land and people who continue their tea traditions.
We are The Berkeley's Premium Coffee Masters, with 26 years of Coffee Roasting experiences. Together with Loyal Customers, we continue to bring the very finest blends of Gourmet Coffees, using only the best variety of Fair Trade, Organic and non-organic whole green bean coffees. These coffees are grown by the farmers who's lives are dedicated to their craft, each and every day.
In our selection you find Classic Roasts, Espressos and Organic blends, roasted in small batches, to ensure the most freshest and aromatic product.
Quality Coffee beans from the World's equatorial regions; Africa, Central and South America and Asia and experienced roasting skills, accentuating the essence of each variety of bean, are the secrets behind our great taste!
Brew yourself "a Cuppa", and Relax, the world will wait.....
Have a great Artisan moment!
Greenleaf Platters provides the highest quality party platters delivered throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for your special event. Here is what makes us different!
You can place orders quickly and easily on the internet 24 hours a day! Our ingredients are mostly organic and all natural, including the finest meats and seafood available.
The style of our food is simple, contemporary and incredibly delicious. We use only elegant white porcelain platters with simple stainless steel serving pieces, which adds a level of sophistication to your event. We deliver within a 90 minute drive from Berkeley.
WE CARE ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT!
There are no big plastic trays to throw away after your event. Also, you can order simply elegant disposable plates, cutlery, napkins and cups from us which are made from paper or corn. You throw all the trash in green bags we provide, we pick it up and it ALL GETS COMPOSTED! Back at our kitchen, we compost all our food scraps, we recycle all of our plastic, cans and cardboard, we use low flow water sprayers etc. The vegetable oil we use for frying our chicken is given to friends who use it in their biodiesel vehicles! The take-out containers we use for leftovers are made from bamboo and are biodegradable and compostable. The beverage cups, forks, spoons and knives we provide are not only beautiful, but are made from corn and are biodegradable and compostable. The plates and napkins we provide are paper and are biodegradable and compostable.
Local Flavor Catering has been serving delicious, sustainably sourced food to the Bay Area since 2003, converting to a worker cooperative in 2013.
Focusing on locally sourced foods and packed with flavor – from comfort food for a working lunch, to delicate appetizers, each meal is prepared with love by our crew.
We offer a range of services from office lunches, to appetizer parties for fundraisers, to 5 course sit down dinners. Our practices adhere to very high standards of environmental sustainability.
Savvy Savories is a local natural foods company founded in 1996 by Culinary Institute of America graduate, Steven Seligman. Offering fresh vegetarian entrees, salads, sandwiches, and seitan* products, Savvy Savories provides a healthy vegetarian alternative to fast food. Made from all natural, mostly organic ingredients, Savvy Savories products are made by hand with an attention to bright flavors and healthy choices. Our seitan products are used in restaurants and cafes throughout the Bay Area.
Savvy Savories vegetarian items can be found in the refrigerator cases at leading markets and natural foods stores throughout the Bay Area, including Rainbow Grocery, Berkeley Bowl, Whole Foods Markets, Real Foods, and Valencia Whole Foods. Along with its "grab and go" menu items, Savvy Savories also offers fully cooked vegetarian sausages (Spicy Italian or Louisiana style) and organic seitan cutlets.
We are a worker owned business since 1971.
Come in for bread, pastries, coffee or a piece of cheese. Enjoy a slice of pizza while listening to live music.
Check our website for our hours and specials http://cheeseboardcollective.coop.
The Tofu Yu Chefs in Berkeley, California make an assortment of delicious vegan, gluten-free tofu foods from fresh ingredients. Our chefs follow the ancient traditions of making tofu and spice it up with a unique assortment of flavors from both Eastern and Western cuisine. The result is a fanciful mix of taste sensations.
We call it tofusion. Explore the variety of gourmet tofu we make. (The selection keeps growing.) Our tofu is available in markets and restaurants throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. And look for us at your local Farmer's Market.
Berkeley Bowl is an independent, full-service supermarket committed to bringing you the highest quality groceries at the lowest possible prices. Our specialty has always been produce and we have a selection that is second to none. Throughout the rest of our stores we carry a wide array of organic and natural foods, conventional groceries and everyday items.
We first opened in 1977 as a small neighborhood market. In 1999 we moved into a 40,000 sq. foot renovated former Safeway site at 2020 Oregon St. between Shattuck and Adeline Streets. In June of 2009, our second store, Berkeley Bowl West, opened in a new modern building at 9th & Heinz Ave., one block north of Ashby. Berkeley Bowl West has ample free above ground parking and an underground parking garage.
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets are festive, family-friendly, open-air marketplaces where California farmers bring fresh, locally-grown produce and farm-processed foods to sell directly to consumers. Our markets feature fruits, vegetables, nuts, baked goods, jams and preserves, juices, olive oils, tofu, meat, cheese, prepared foods, nursery plants, and flowers. Often, musicians entertain the shoppers, and special events are scheduled throughout the year. We are committed to supporting small-scale farmers who practice sustainable agriculture, and we always accept WIC and EBT.
Center Street @ M. L. King, Jr. Way Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm
Shattuck Avenue @ Rose Street Thursdays 3 pm – 7 pm
Adeline Street and 63rd Street Tuesdays 2 pm – 6:30 pm
Berkeley Natural Grocery Company is a friendly neighborhood grocery store. We have an all-organic produce department featuring many local products, as well as a wide selection of sustainable meat and seafood. Our bulk section is nearly all organic, with lots of variety for fun and nutrition. We carry a full line of grocery products including frozen, dairy, pet food and cleaning products. The vitamin and health and beauty sections are quite extensive for all you body care needs. The Natural Grocery Company which also includes our store in El Cerrito, is 100% Employee Owned and has been serving our customer for over 30 years!
Open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
In 1946, Jim Read started selling military surplus for deep discounts and Grocery Outlet has been wowing bargain-minded shoppers ever since. Delivering thrilling deals has become our mission; in fact, it’s led us to become the nation’s largest extreme value grocery retailer. We offer brand-name, quality products at up to 60% off conventional retail prices.
Our buyers shop the world, traveling thousands of miles each year to find the best deals available. They have developed long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with thousands of producers and manufacturers over the years. Grocery Outlet buyers are experts at buying product opportunistically; that is, product outside the normal retail channel, i.e. packaging changes, product overruns, and surplus inventories, to bring the best bargains back to our stores.