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Oct 7, 2009 02:04 PM

Status of pizza place next to Sea Salt

Anybody know what's happening with the pizza place the Lalime's group was going to open next to Sea Salt? They gutted the space months ago, but peeking behind the paper on the window it's clear nothing has happened since.

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  1. Falanghina. The city issued permits in May for a $35,000 seismic upgrade and $136,765 in tenant improvements, so it seems like they haven't abandoned it.

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    1. re: Robert Lauriston

      Thanks for the info, Robert. I live a block from there and have a vested interest.

    2. There's definitely work going on in there. Big pizza oven. I was talking to a neighboring merchant and they said they heard it will not be called Falanghina. Liquor license still shows Krikorian (Lalime's / Sea Salt / T-Rex).

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      1. re: Robert Lauriston

        Thanks Robert. I meant to post about it last week when I noticed they'd taken the paper off the window and were working in earnest. I have a vested interest in the place, as I live a block from there.

        1. According to an email that I just got from the owners (I'm on the Sea Salt email list), it's Paison, and it's opening today at 5. Well, I assume today, they said Wednesday, August 17th, so that's either today or it already opened yesterday.

          Sea Salt
          2512 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702

          1. Just opened today and menu looks promising. Wednesday-Sunday, 5-10pm


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            1. re: dordogne

              In some parts of the email it is called Paison and other parts Paisan.

              1. re: Scott M

                Possible problem with Italian as as fourth or fifth language for the Krikorians.;-)