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Berkeley beer & food truck garden

Robert Lauriston Apr 10, 2013 04:01 PM

Berkeleyside reports there's a trailer- / truck-based project a la the one in Hayes Valley in the works at Gilman and Curtis:

http://www.berkeleyside.com/2013/04/1...

  1. Glencora Apr 10, 2013 06:00 PM

    I'm glad a building won't be going up there and that the Lasagna family's still involved -- they go way back. Having roti roti a three minute walk away might be a bit of a temptation for me, but overall it's good news.

    1. Glencora Jun 1, 2013 08:58 PM

      The first truck has shown up -- Desi Dogs from Brazil Cafe. There's still a lot of work to be done, though. They're setting up tables with overturned buckets for chairs, I assume just to get a sense of spacing.

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        greymalkin Jun 2, 2013 12:51 AM

        Yup they are definitely working out spacing and probably traffic flow. They got the plans approved and looks like they are aiming for a late July opening. Should be a nice summer outdoor dining option.

        http://www.berkeleyside.com/2013/05/3...

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          lmnopm Jun 27, 2013 04:36 PM

          Liquor license app is up!

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            lmnopm Sep 18, 2013 07:16 PM

            Does anyone have any further news?

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              Glencora Sep 19, 2013 09:00 AM

              There's been no progress at all, as far as I can tell. They missed summer. It may not be happening. Anyone else know anything?

      2. Robert Lauriston Sep 19, 2013 09:40 AM

        The pending liquor license application says Brazil Cafe. The city approved a use permit. The architect's site says nothing about food trucks.

        http://www.abc.ca.gov/datport/LQSData.asp?ID=70389812

        http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/uploadedFiles/Planning_and_Development/Level_3_-_Land_Use_Division/2013-05-24_AUP__1286%20Gilman.pdf

        http://www.dsaarch.com/projects/comme...

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        1. re: Robert Lauriston
          drewskiSF Sep 19, 2013 04:34 PM

          that project on the DSA site is for the end of the bike path across Curtis St from the biergarden location.

        2. Glencora Oct 10, 2013 04:35 PM

          The signs are gone. Anyone know anything?

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            Robert Lauriston Oct 10, 2013 04:46 PM

            Maybe they're waiting for the liquor license?

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              lmnopm Oct 10, 2013 05:07 PM

              There seem to be a series of high wooden posts on the Gilman side. License still shows as pending. http://abc.ca.gov/datport/LQSData.asp...

            2. Robert Lauriston Nov 27, 2013 02:01 PM

              Apparently they were tied up in permit purgatory.

              http://www.berkeleyside.com/2013/11/2...

              1. Glencora Jan 17, 2014 11:22 AM

                Lots of construction going on -- finally!

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                  Robert Lauriston Jan 17, 2014 01:01 PM

                  They had a sign up last time I drove by.

                2. Robert Lauriston Apr 16, 2014 08:51 AM

                  Westbrae Biergarten is supposed to open in May. Roli Roti will be another regular.

                  http://www.berkeleyside.com/2014/04/1...

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