We invited a vegan and a vegetarian to taste and grade six vegan burgers at five East Bay restaurants. Check out the results.
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‘We should just open up a grass-fed burger place, raise all the cattle, and call it a day.’ And thus it came to pass. Farm Burger opens in Berkeley next month.
Another week packed with exciting East Bay food news, including a new sushi restaurant from the Bowl'd crew, and a new Berkeley bakery.
West Berkeley's Gilman Street commercial corridor is getting busy, with Whole Foods set to open in November, and a new Philz Coffee outlet opening today.
BELLHOPS Moving just got a little easier. In May, Bellhops set up operations in Berkeley. Using a business model akin to Uber or Lyft, the company hires local college students, or “bellhops,” to provide customers with moving help. The company started three years ago in Auburn, Alabama, and rapidly expanded to 145 cities across the country. Currently, around 80 UC Berkeley students are available for customers within 15 miles of campus, according to co-founder Matt Paterson. Operations are decentralized, and the company doesn’t own any trucks or garages, but its employees can rent moving vans if the customer requests it. As Patterson puts it, Bellhops is perfect for those who don’t need a professional service and instead could just use some helping hands. And the company recognizes that letting strangers handle your possessions can be nerve-racking, which is why it sends customers pictures and profiles of bellhops before they arrive. Trust and exceptional customer service are central to the company’s mission, said Patterson. (more…)
A new shopping destination is emerging at the intersection of 10th and Gilman streets in West Berkeley. Three new businesses have just signed leases to move into the Gilman District, a commercial hub whose transition was kickstarted by Whole Foods’ decision to move into the area last year.