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Arts & Culture

GALLERIES________________

ACCI Gallery
1652 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 843-2527
www.accigallery.com

Berkeley Art Center
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
www.berkeleyartcenter.org

David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 809-0900
www.browercenter.org

Doug Adams Gallery
1798 Scenic Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 849-8285
care-gtu.org/doug_adams_gallery.php

Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 644-4930
www.expressionsgallery.org

Gathering Tribes
1412 Solano Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 528-9038
www.gatheringtribes.com

Kala Gallery
2990 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 841-7000
www.kala.org

Shibumi Gallery
1402 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 528-7736
www.shibumigallery.com

The Ames Gallery
2661 Cedar Street
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 845-4949
www.amesgallery.com

The Art Thou Gallery
1533 Solano Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 525-7779
www.theartthougallery.com

Trax Ceramics Gallery
1812 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 540-8729
www.traxgallery.com

HISTORY/HERITAGE______________

Berkeley History Center
1931 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 848-0181
www.berkeleyhistoricalsociety.org

MUSEUMS_______________________

Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology
1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 849-8286
www.bade.psr.edu

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
2626 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-0808
www.bampfa.berkeley.edu

Lacis Museum of Lace & Textiles
2982 Adeline Street
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 843-7290
www.lacismuseum.org

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 643-2526
www.magnes.org

MUSIC_____________________

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 525-5054
www.ashkenaz.com

Berkeley Symphony
1942 University Avenue #207
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 841-2800
www.berkeleysymphony.org

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 548-7603
www.thefreight.org

Jazzschool
2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 845-5373
www.jazzschool.org

Jewish Music Festival
1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 848-0237
www.jewishmusicfestival.org

PERFORMING ARTS______________

UC Berkeley, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720-4800
(510) 642-9988
www.jewishmusicfestival.org

STUDIOS_______________________

Berkeley Potters Guild
731 Jones Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 524-7031
www.berkeleypotters.com/home01.html

Fourth & Clay
2390 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 848-2390
http://fourthandclay.blogspot.com

Mary Law Pottery
1421 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 524-7546
www.marylawpottery.com

Melissa Joy Manning
1827 Fifth Street, Suite A
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 647-9409
www.melissajoymanning.com

Selvin Studios
745 Page Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 524-8323
www.selvinstudios.com

THEATERS__________________

Aurora Theatre Company
2081 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 843-4822
www.auroratheatre.org

Berkeley Playhouse
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 845-8542 x 381
www.berkeleyplayhouse.org

Berkeley Repertory Theatre
2025 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(800) 427-8849
www.berkeleyrep.org

California Shakespeare Theatre
100 Gateway Blvd.
Orinda, CA 94563
(510) 548-9666
www.calshakes.org

Central Works
Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 558-1381
www.centralworks.org

Shotgun Players
1901 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 841-6500
https://shotgunplayers.org

Bars & Restaurants

Julia’s at the Berkeley City Club
Berkeley City Club 2nd Floor
(510) 280-1547
Julias@berkeleycityclub.com
www.berkeleycityclub.com

Lunch Tues - Fri 11:30am to 2pm
Dinner Tues – Sat 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Cocktail Lounge Tues - Sat 4:30pm to 8pm

Restaurants-Staff Picks__________________


* All Restaurants & Bars are within walking distance to the Berkeley City Club
Comal
2020 Shattuck Ave,
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 926-6300
http://www.comalberkeley.com
Jupiter
2181 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 843-8277
www.jupiterbeer.com/jupiter
Revival
2102 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 549-9950
www.revivalbarandkitchen.com
La Note
2377 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 843-1535
www.lanoterestaurant.com
Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen
2261 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 548-6900
www.angelineskitchen.com
Venus
2327 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 540-5950
www.venusrestaurant.net
Gather
2200 Oxford Street
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 809-0400
www.gatherrestaurant.com
Wood Tavern
6317 College Avenue
Oakland, California 94618
(510) 654-6607
www.woodtavern.net
The Cheeseboard
1504 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94709
(510) 549-3183
www.cheeseboardcollective.coop
Kiraku
Japanese Tapas
2566B Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 848-2758
www.kirakuberkeley.com

Fine Dining__________________

Julias
Berkeley City Club 2nd Floor
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 280-1547
Julias@berkeleycityclub.com
www.berkeleycityclub.com
Chez Panisse
1517 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94709
(510) 548-5525
www.chezpanisse.com/reservations
Lalime’s
1329 Gilman Street
Berkeley, California 94706
(510) 527-9838
www.lalimes.com

Local Bars___________________

Comal
2020 Shattuck Ave,
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 926-6300
www.comalberkeley.com
Jupiter
2181 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 843-8277
www.jupiterbeer.com/jupiter
Revival
2102 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 549-9950
www.revivalbarandkitchen.com
Becs Bar and Bistro
2271 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 647-1790
www.becbistro.com
Beta Lounge
2129 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 845-3200
www.thebetalounge.com
Five – at Hotel Shattuck
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 225-6055
www.five-berkeley.com
Henry’s – at Hotel Durant
2600 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 809-4132
www.henrysberkeley.com
Triple Rock Brewery & Alehouse
1920 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 843-2739
http://www.triplerock.com

Local Attractions

BERKELEY SHOPPING DISTRICTS____________

Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA 94704 www.downtownberkeley.com
Fourth Street Fourth Street Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 644-3002 www.fourthstreetshop.com
NNorth Berkeley / Gourmet Ghetto North Shattuck Berkeley, CA 94709 www.gourmetghetto.org
SSolano Avenue Solano Avenue Berkeley, CA 94707 www.solanoavenueassn.org
Telegraph Avenue Telegraph Avenue Berkeley CA www.telegraphshop.com

FARMERS MARKETS___________________

Berkeley Farmers’ Market THURSDAYS (ALL ORGANIC) Shattuck Avenue at Rose Street Berkeley, CA 94707 (510) 548-3333 Hours: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Berkeley Farmers’ Market - SATURDAYS Center Street @ MLK Jr. Way Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 548-3333 Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Berkeley Farmers’ Market - TUESDAYS 63rd and Adeline Streets Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 548-3333 Tuesday market hours: 2 pm - 7 pm.

SIGHTSEEING TOURS______________________

Architectural Walking Tours (Self-Guided) 2318 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 841-2242 http://berkeleyheritage.com
Bay Area Green Tours 2150 Allston Way, Suite 280 Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 704-0379 www.bayareagreentours.org
Berkeley City Club 2315 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 848-7800 www.berkeleycityclub.com
Berkeley Historical Society Walking Tours 1931 Center Street Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 848-0181 www.berkeleyhistoricalsociety.org
Berkeley Path Wanderers 1442 A Walnut Street Berkeley, CA 94709 www.berkeleypaths.org
Edible Excursions, Culinary Walking Tour 71 Cuvier St. San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 806-5970 www.edibleexcursions.net
Extranomical Tours 501 Bay Street San Francisco, CA 94133 (415) 357-0700 www.extranomical.com
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab 1 Cyclotron Road Berkeley, CA 94720 (510) 486-7292 www.lbl.gov
Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse Tours 901 Gilman Street Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 528-9880 www.pyramidbrew.com/alehouses/berkeley
Takara Sake USA & Museum 708 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 540-8250 www.takarasake.com
Trumer Brauerei Berkeley 1404 Fourth Street Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 526-1160 http://www.trumer-international.com/
UC Berkeley Campus Tours 101 Sproul Hall Berkeley, CA 94720 (510) 642-5215 http://visitors.berkeley.edu/tour/general.shtml

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES________________

Aquatic Park 80 Bolivar Drive, at the foot of Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA 94710 www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/parks/ Aquatic Park provides plenty of opportunities for bird watching, boating, hiking trails and biking trails around the lake. Frisbee Golf in the meadows. There is also a fitness exercise course, “Dream Land for Kids”, a playground featuring extensive wooden castles, walkways and other structures, as well as a habitat for bird and aquatic life. Limited parking is available on the east side of the park. Handicapped/ wheelchair accessible. Open 6:00 am-10:00 pm, unless otherwise posted.
Cesar Chavez Park 11 Spinaker Way Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 981-5150 90 rolling acres and 1.5 miles of paved trails. Wildlife sanctuary, sports fields, paved pathways, picnic areas and wide-open meadowlands for Frisbee and kite flying. Hiking and biking allowed. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Home of the Annual International Kite Festival in late July.
Contra Costa Rock Park 869-A Contra Costa Avenue Berkeley CA Contra Costa Rock Park provides great views and challenges for early-level rock climbing. Picnic areas, vista/ overlook with fantastic views and evidence of Indian life. Not wheelchair accessible. Open daily 6am-10pm, unless otherwise posted.
Santa Barbara Rd., north of Indian Rock Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709 Located in northeast Berkeley this park has a rock outcrop with carved steps and areas with challenges for early-level rock climbing. Fantastic views from the overlook. Not wheelchair accessible. Open daily 6am-10pm, unless otherwise posted.
Indian Rock Park Indian Rock Ave. @ Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709 Located in northeast Berkeley. Enjoy a gorgeous view of the San Francisco Bay. The park’s facilities include picnic area with BBQ and fireplace and grassy play areas. Not wheelchair accessible. Open daily 6am-10pm, unless otherwise posted.
Lake Anza Tilden Regional Park Berkeley, CA 94708 (510) 843-2137 Lake Anza is a favorite getaway and a great place for fresh-water swimming. Its sandy beach is open to the sun and sheltered from the wind, with lifeguards posted during the swim season. Wheelchair accessible features, ample parking and picnic grounds. There is a beach access fee to the swim area, which has changing rooms.
Mortar Rock Park Santa Barbra Rd. north of Indian Rock Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709 Located in northeast Berkeley, here you will find a vista/overlook with great views of the San Francisco Bay and rock outcrop with carved steps, offering challenges for early-level rock climbers. Not wheelchair accessible. Open daily 6am-10pm, unless otherwise stated.

SPORTS___________________________

Tilden Park Golf Course Grizzly Peak Blvd., & Shasta Road Berkeley, CA 94708 (510) 848-7373 www.tildenparkgc.com

THINGS TO DO______________________

Adventure Playground 162 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 981-6720 Next to the Nature Center, this innovative playground is free if children and adults come together. Climb on the many unusual kid-designed and built forts, boats, and towers. Ride the zip line or hammer, saw and paint. School Year Hours: Weekends: 11:00 am-5:00 pm Summer Hours: Weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Weekends: 11:00 am- 5:00 pm
UC Botanical Garden 200 Centennial Drive Berkeley, CA 94720 (510) 643-2755 One of the finest botanical gardens in the country is located at UC Berkeley. Home to some 13,000 species grouped according to regions of the world, the garden has an especially impressive collection of California native plants. Visitors will also find picnic tables, gift/bookstore, and conservatory for tropical plants. Admission: $7.00 Adults 18-64; $5.00 Juniors 13-17 & Seniors 65; $2.00 for ages 5-12, and under 5yrs. Free.

Festivals & Annual Events

Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios
West Berkeley
West Berkeley, CA 94710
(510)845-2612
www.berkeleyartisans.com
Nov & Dec
Berkeley International Kite Festival
Cesar Chavez Park - Berkeley Marina
Berkeley, CA
(510) 235-5483
www.highlinekites.com
July
Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Downtown, West Berkeley, UC Campus
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510)848-5108
www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org
Sept
Berkeley World Music Festival
Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA
(510) 845-4106
www.berkeleyworldmusic.org
June
Cal Day
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510)642-5215
http://calday.berkeley.edu/
April
Caltopia
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510)643-8036
http://caltopia.berkeley.edu/
Aug
Chinese New Year Celebration
Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510)644-3002
www.fourthstreet.com
Feb
Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival
North Shattuck Avenue
(Delaware Street to Rose Street)
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 548-5335
www.anotherbullwinkelshow.com/chocolate-chalk-art/
Jun
Dia delos Muertos Celebration & Contest
1400 block of Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 548-5335
www.anotherbullwinkelshow.com/day-of-dead/
Nov
Halloween on Solano
1245 Solano Avenue @ Masonic
Berkeley-Albany CA
(510)527-5358
www.solanoavenueassn.org/
October 31,2013
Himalayan Fair
Live Oak Park
Berkeley, CA
(510)869-3995
www.himalayanfair.net/
May
Indigenous Peoples Day Festival
Civic Center Park
(btwn Center St. & Allston Way at Milivia St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 595-5520
http://ipdpowwow.org/
Oct
Jazz on Fourth
Fourth Street @ Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 644-3002
www.fourthstreet.com/
May
Jewish Music Festival
1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 848-0237
www.jewishmusicfestival.org/
Mar
July 4th - Fireworks at the Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina & Pier
Berkeley, CA 94010
(510) 548-5335
www.anotherbullwinkelshow.com/4th-of-july/
Jul
LastSundaysFest
Telegraph Avenue
(btwn Dwight Way & Durant Ave.)
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 520-4115
www.lastsundaysfest.com/
Aug
Live Oak Park Fair
Live Oak Park
Berkeley CA
(510) 227-1110
www.liveoakparkfair.com
Jun
Lunar New Year Festival & Parade
Solano Avenue
Albany - Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 527-5358
www.solanoavenueassn.org/lunar-new-year.html
Feb
People’s Park Annual Street Fair & Concert
People\’s Park (Haste & Bowditch)
Berkeley CA
(510) 642-3255
www.peoplespark.org/
Apr
Persian New Year
2029 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 848-0264
www.persiancenter.org/
Mar
ProArts East Bay Open Studios
Berkeley Citywide
Berkeley CA
(510) 763-4361
www.proartsgallery.org/ebos/index.php
Jun
Solano Avenue Stroll
Solano Avenue (Berkeley to Albany)
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 527-5358
www.solanoavenueassn.org/
Sept
Sunday Streets Berkeley
North Shattuck to Downtown Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94704
www.sundaystreetsberkeley.com/
Oct
Taste of North Berkeley
Gourmet Ghetto (North Shattuck)
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 540-6444
http://gourmetghetto.org/
May
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair
Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 234-1013
Dec

julias

Salads & Appetizers

Sweet Onion Soup sourdough croutons, crème fraiche 8 Wild Arugula Salad Bosc pears, lemon vinaigrette, parmesan 10 Organic Baby Lettuces spring radishes, Sherry vinaigrette 8 Chilled California Asparagus sieved duck egg, radish, sourdough croutons, truffle vinaigrette 10 Organic Gem Lettuce “Caesar” anchovy dressing, sourdough croutons, Parmigiano Reggiano 10 BCC Chopped Salad gem lettuce, cucumber, favas, peas, olives, radish, feta, oregano dressing 12 *Add grilled chicken Breast to any salad 4

Sandwiches & Mains

Grilled Skirt Steak Tartine mushrooms, caramelized onions, tomato jam, Acme sourdough, French fries 20

Orecchiette Pasta house made chicken sausage, fava beans, Parmigiano Reggiano 18

Grilled California Swordfish Fregola pasta, braised Lacinato kale, tomato jam 22

BCC Burger smoked mozzarella, onion jam, romesco aioli, French fries 15

Grilled Chicken Sandwich spicy aioli, pickled red onion, cucumber, cilantro, French fries 15

English Pea Risotto trumpet mushrooms, green garlic, Parmigiano Reggiano 20

Appetizers

Pan Roasted Sea Scallops cod brandade, cauliflower with chilies & capers, Villa Manadori balsamic 16 Mixed Baby Lettuces Redwood Hill feta, pickled raisins, sherry vinaigrette 10 Cucumber and Fava Bean Salad lemon, California olive oil, basil & mint, arugula, parmesan 10 Chilled Asparagus Green Goddess, sieved duck egg, spring radishes 11

Pasta & Soup

Potato Gnocchi braised beef short ribs, Spanish Sofrito, Calabrian Chilies 14/22

House Made Pappardelle Pasta asparagus, yellow foot mushrooms, green garlic 14/22

Shrimp Ravioli melted leeks, fennel, lemon, basil 14/22

Sweet Onion Soup gruyere cheese, crostini, crème fraiche 8

Main Course

Pan Roasted Petrale Sole English peas, snap peas, prosciutto, sweet garlic, spring onion 26 Roasted Guinea Hen charred Brussels sprouts, crispy fingerling potatoes, parsley chimichurri 27 Grilled Beef Filet white polenta, Savoy spinach, red wine sauce 29 Roasted Lamb Rack red chard with preserved lemon, artichokes, mint picada 29

Rhubarb Turnover Vanilla Bean, Crème Fraiche Ice Cream 9

Chocolate Ganache Bar Dark Chocolate Torte, Spiced Almonds, Lavender Ice Cream 9

Warm Orange Marmalade Cake Toffee, Pickled Kumquats, Orange Cardamom Ice Cream 9

Vanilla Bean Crème Caramel Cara Cara Orange, Caramelized Orange Zest 9

After Dinner Drinks

Errazuriz, Late Harvest Riesling Blanc, Chile 2010 8

Navarro, Late Harvest Riesling, Mendocino 2006 12

Ramos Pinto “Collector Riserva” Ruby Port 9

Graham’s 20 yr Tawny Port 14

Lustau “San Emilio” Pedro Ximenez 9

Fratelli Parma, Grappa Di Rossese, Liguria, Italy 9

Hennessy, “Very Special” Cognac 12

Remy Martin, VSOP Cognac 12

Peet’s Coffee 2

Ikaati Teas 3.5

Iron Goodness Green Tea Black Orchid Black Tea Imperial Earl Grey Jasmine Song Lush Orchard White Tea Soothe Chamomile Protect Lemon Verbena *Ask to see our wine list for more selections.

The elegant Ballroom is the ideal setting for large gatherings. A stage, grandpiano, dance floor and performance-style seating are key features. Use the adjacent Venetian Room or Terrace for more space for larger parties.

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