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Nov 6, 2006 08:50 PM

Baron's at Star Market, Berkeley (or is it Oakland?) opening this week

I ran into the owner at Baron's Alameda Saturday and he said he finally got all the permits worked out and will be opening his new branch at the Star Market on Claremont this Wednesday.

"Natural" meats and poultry, dry aged meat, excellent housemade sausage, etc.

I know Morton the Mousse has been looking forward to this day. :)

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  1. Where is Star Market on Claremont?

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    1. re: oaklandfoodie

      Star Market is on Claremont across from the Uplands. Prince Street is one street that it is near. It is between Claremont with Tunnel Rd -Ashby on one side and College Ave (Berkeley Safeway) on the other side.

      Baron's has been a long time coming. It's been about a year since the last meat store in Star had closed. At first Magnani was going in; but that didn't work out.

      It's a fun little store that transports you back in time.

      1. re: SueF

        Thanks SueF, I've actually been to that market many times - just had no idea what it was called.
        I'll certainly be going in to try Baron's natural meat!

    2. Star Market has a fantastic Apple selection from a private organic farm.

      Great apples that are not available any where as far as I know.

      Acme bread too!

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          Cole (nee Royal) Coffee and Safeway are the last two businesses in Oakland on College going north. Everything past them (e.g. La Farine, Yasai Mkt., etc.) is in Berkeley. Go figure...

          1. Star's between Prince and Woolsey. Great neighborhood market, though the prices reflect the relatively affluent demographics.