Philz Coffee on College Avenue opens today, becoming the fourth coffee shop on a single block in the Rockridge neighborhood.
Hundreds of people jammed into the spanking new Safeway store on College Avenue on Thursday.
The Jewish deli has applied for a permit to build a parklet, which would be the third approved under a Berkeley pilot program launched last year.
Allegro Coffee Roasters will have a standalone shop at the soon-to-open Whole Foods in Berkeley's burgeoning Gilman District.
Another week packed with exciting East Bay food news, including a new sushi restaurant from the Bowl'd crew, and a new Berkeley bakery.
San Francisco and Oakland have them, and now Berkeley can boast its own parklet too!
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.
It's taken a while, but the Gourmet Ghetto should soon welcome too parklets for noshers and passers-by.