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The Occidental

This neighborhood hangout, the younger, more casual sibling of famed speakeasy Williams & Graham, serves up clever cocktails, draft brews, and country fair-inspired food. 

New World Cheese

Enjoy more than just artfully composed cheese plates at this cafe. Choose from a full menu loaded with gems like a gouda waffle, stuffed figs, and macaroni and cheese grilled cheese. 

The Melt

This fast-casual eatery from California specializes in American classics, including burgers, chicken sandwiches, and grilled cheese.

Atomic Cowboy (Berkeley)

You can't go wrong with delicious pub food in a friendly and lively atmosphere. Now that Fat Sully's Pizza has joined forces with Atomic Cowboy and Denver Biscuit Company, enjoy huge slices of New York-style pizza or a biscuit sandwich along with your brew.

Postino

This wine bar offers an approachable list of vinos paired with casual fare, including bruschetta, panini, and small plates.

Brava! Pizzeria

Gorgeous wood-fired pizzas anchor the menu at this quick-service spot. Try the Bianca Fresca or the Fun Guy, but don't miss the colorful seasonal salads or desserts such as crostata marmaletta (a shortbread tart filled with seasonal preserves and whipped cream).

Quiero Arepas

The popular Venezuelan food truck has found a brick-and-mortar home at Avanti Food & Beverage. Its entirely gluten-free menu offers delicious selections like the reina pepiada arepa, a flatbread that comes stuffed with shredded chicken dressed in a creamy avocado sauce.

Dos Santos Taqueria de Mexico

Two brothers (who own restaurants in Cozumel, Mexico) are behind this fresh, Yucatecan-inspired taqueria. The menu features light, seafood-centric dishes like aguachiles and a green taco made with butter lettuce, raw tuna, fried leeks, and poppy seeds.

Taco Junky

This eclectic cantina offers an array of infused tequilas and playful tacos like the Cayman, stuffed with curried chicken, coconut guacamole, and mezcal pineapple. Don't miss the standout Poc-Toc-Benny at brunch, which features potato-plaintain fritters as a delicious stand in for English muffins.

Grammy's Goodies

After years of working the festival circuit, Grammy's Goodies has hunkered down at a brick and mortar to continue dishing up Italian mainstays like lasagna, garlic knots, and Sicilian pizza. Don't leave without one of the sweet treats baked from the owner's grandmother's recipes. 

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