Berkeley Gourmet Ghetto Tour
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Trip at a Glance
Berkeley, California, United States
Food Tour, Lifestyle, Sightseeing
$88 USD per person
Approximately 3 hours
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
Thursdays 11am-2:15pm; Saturdays 10am-1pm
The Northern entrance (outside the flower and baked goods section) of Andronico's Market (1550 Shattuck Avenue) between Cedar and Vine Streets
All tastings and tour guide. Stops may Include: Alegio Chocolate, Lush Gelato, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Poulet, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen, Soop, The Cheeseboard Collective, The Local Butcher Shop, Vintage Berkeley, Love at First Bite Cupcakery
Bring water, a comfortable pair of shoes, and an empty stomach!
- Lots of delicious food tasting.
- Meeting renowned chefs and artisan purveyors.
- Learning about local restaurants' commitment to seasonal and organic fare.
- Visiting famous places like The Cheeseboard Collective, as well as up-and-coming enterprises like The Local Butcher Shop.
Hankering to sink your teeth into the birthplace of California Cuisine? North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto Excursion has you covered. Home to long-established culinary icons like The Cheeseboard Collective, as well as emerging edible enterprises like The Local Butcher Shop, this food-focused neighbourhood will satisfy your every craving.
While tasting the likes of house-made pastrami and artisan soda, handcrafted bread and gourmet cheese, and imported chocolate, local cupcakes, and small-batch gelato, this tour through the Gourmet Ghetto will also allow you to hear from artisan purveyors and the chefs themselves about their commitment to seasonal, organic fare and their focus on sustainable business practices.
Your adventure awaits!
Edible Excursions is an award-winning culinary tour company that offers epicurean strolls through San Francisco’s famous Ferry Building Marketplace, culturally diverse Mission District, historic Japantown, and downtown’s craft cocktail bar scene. Led by founder Lisa Rogovin and her team of knowledgeable guides, these gourmet adventures take guests behind-the-scenes into the Bay Area’s acclaimed food communities to reveal savoury treasures and sweet gems, one bite at a time.
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