The long-awaited cocktail bar opens tonight on Shattuck with an extensive menu of classic cocktails and and a keen eye for historical detail.
WELCOME STRANGER A new menswear store with distinctive buffalo signage is opening in the Elmwood at 2633 Ashby Ave., next door to the Dailey Method in the old Wright’s Garage building. Welcome Stranger SF already has a store on Gough Street in San Francisco, as its name suggests. The store’s wares are described as “upscale, rugged men’s apparel and goods,” and include brands like APC jeans, Barbour jackets, Rag & Bone T-shirts and Battenwear board shorts. Welcome Stranger also sells its own brand of shirts, chinos and waxed jackets. A member of the construction crew working on the build-out said the store was expected to open this week. (more…)
A new café/co-working spot in Oakland, new details on a forthcoming brewery in West Berkeley, and more hot food news.
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Country Cheese has opened its third branch, there's a new Thai spot in Berkeley, and Barkada has gone full-service.