The stretch of Telegraph Avenue between Berkeley and downtown Oakland has emerged as a richly diverse culinary destination. The Temescal--Oaktown's hipster 'hood--has been lauded locally and by the New York Times for its innovative eats and artsy vibe. Tastes may include artisan doughnuts, small-batch sorbet, Indian street food, salt and pepper bagels with trout salad, grilled cheese, Baja-style fish tacos, Korean pancakes, and mac&cheese. Sundays, beginning March 3, 2013, (tour starts promptly at 11) Tour will run every Sunday.
Meet at Urban Village Farmers' Market in Oakland (also known as DMV Farmers' Market) Department of Motor Vehicles, 5300 Claremont Avenue (between Cavour & Clifton Streets)
Enjoy the flavor of the current culinary scene in this popular neighborhood, meet the food producers behind new hot spots, and sample their signature tastes. Stops may include: Juhu Beach Club, Doughnut Dolly, Scream Sorbet, Starter Bakery, Cholita Linda, Sura Korean Cuisine, Sacred Wheel Cheese Shop, Homeroom, and Beauty's Bagels.
Advance reservations are necessary for the Temescal and all www.EidibleExcursions.net including JapanTown, the FerryPlaza, The Mission and more!
EDIBLE EXCURSIONS is an Epicurean concierge company Edible Excursions leads food tours in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto, as well as in San Francisco's Mission District, Japantown, and FerryBuilding.
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