If approved, Route 123 on San Pablo Avenue will feature permanent and rotating spots for up to 14 food trucks, a bar and an indoor dining area.
The new food-truck market will be on Allston Way at Civic Center Park lunchtimes starting Sunday Sept. 11. It will also offer live music, beer and wine.
Off The Grid has now launched and then closed three food truck markets in Berkeley.
Off the Grid may be headed back to North Berkeley if a deal pending between the organization and BART is successful, officials announced Monday.
New wine bar Botella Republic coming to downtown Berkeley, Vengo Paella to open in Oakland: all this and more exciting food news.
Farm-to-table restaurant Homestead set to open on Piedmont Avenue on August 1. Snag free tickets to Urban Wine Xperience on July 27!
OFF THE GRID The Southside Berkeley Off the Grid site will be relatively quiet for the rest of the summer, as the food trucks will be taking a month-long break from the area after Thursday, July 25. They will reopen at their spot at Telegraph Avenue and Haste Street at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 26, when they will kick off the new season with live music. Once they return, loyal truck-goers can expect to find a rotating set of vendors there every Monday until 9 p.m. (Hat-tip: Alina.)
Off The Grid, the food truck fest that has been a fixture on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto every Wednesday evening since June last year, had its last day in that location yesterday.
By Hannah Long
Off The Grid, the popular gathering of food trucks that has already proved a hit in North Berkeley, will launch on Telegraph Avenue on Thursday, July 12.
It’s only been just over two months since former Chez Panisse chef Aaron Rocchino and his wife Monica opened The Local Butcher Shop in the heart of Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. But the store, which prides itself on sourcing locally and embracing the whole animal, has already found a loyal clientele and two very local restaurant clients.
Halloween may be behind us, but tomorrow offers the opportunity to continue in a similar vein with the Gourmet Ghetto’s Dia le los Muertos celebration.