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Berkeley Bowl - grind your own flour

elise h Jul 23, 2001 11:58 AM

I found Berkeley Bowl heaven last week. It reminded me of Fairway in NYC. You can get everything at Berkeley Bowl - produce, meats, seafood, bakerey, herbs, cheese, and non food grocery products. One intriguing feature is the wheat grains you grind yourself. You choose either hard or soft wheat, then feed it into an electric grinder. Fresh whole wheat flour for $.40/pound!

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    MarkB RE: elise h Jul 23, 2001 12:15 PM

    I have found this at Oliver's Market in Cotati, as well. Is this a trend?

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      Melanie Wong RE: MarkB Jul 24, 2001 10:06 PM

      Don't know if it's a trend, but it certainly makes a lot of sense. Whole wheat flour deteriorates faster than white flour. Grinding your own ensures it's fresh.

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        tealea RE: Melanie Wong Jul 31, 2001 07:11 PM

        Where is Berkeley Bowl? I will be in the area in October and would love to visit this place?

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          elise h RE: tealea Jul 31, 2001 07:15 PM

          See the link below with Berkeley Bowl's address and go to a different page for directions. I hope you enjoy your stay out here!

          Link: http://www.berkeleybowl.com/monthlyfl...

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