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47 Star Starred
North Berkeley
1504 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94709
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The weather was mild. I wore jeans and a short sleeve shirt.
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Edible Excursions' "North Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto" Food Tour
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4.7 average rating
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attended Jan 06 2011

We really lucked out on this tour! Every stop was a discovery, Saul's, Peet's original coffee shop, Gratitude, Soop's, Lush Ice Cream, Vintage Berkeley... Not that I hadn't known some of them, but the time and passion people took to explain what...continued

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attended Sep 09 2010

The tour area is rich with culinary history. We had the opportunity to meet the proprietors who took the time to interact with our group. Leading a walking tour is an art and Lisa does it with style and knowledge of the scene that is North...continued

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7 stars
attended Sep 02 2010

OMG all 6 of us loved it...this fun food tour exceeded all our expectations. Lisa our energetic foodie tour guide fed us interesting facts and delicious food the entire 3 hours. Can't wait to do Lisa's SF food tours!

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All stops are subject to change depending upon availability.

Tours run rain or shine.

Tastes may include: Jewish deli and restaurant, Saul’s, for house made pastrami sandwiches and artisan soda, the Peet’s Coffee flagship location, pizza-of-the-day and gourmet cheese from The Cheese Board Collective, small-batch gelato from Lush, and learn about whole-animal butchery from The Local Butcher Shop.


Thursdays: There is free, unlimited street parking in the following areas: North of Eunice on Walnut and Oxford Streets and North of Berryman on Milvia and Bonita Streets. Please read the parking signs carefully as you will be responsible for any tickets. Please note that it is an approximately 10-minute walk to your meetup location at The Cheese Board. Your Epicurean Concierge will be holding an Edible Excursions sign. Call 415-806-5970 or 415-425-3148 if you are running late or have trouble finding the tour.

Saturdays: There is free parking at the JCC parking lot at 1414 Walnut Street. Print out the parking pass and place on your car’s dashboard to avoid parking tickets. Please note that it is an approximately 10 minute walk to your meet-up location at The Cheese Board where you will check in with your Epicurean Concierge 5 minutes prior to the tour start time. Your Epicurean Concierge will be holding an Edible Excursions sign. Anyone who is running late may call 415-806-5970 to find out where to catch up to the tour.