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Friday, July 23, 2010

Good Foods Catering Goes Underground in Oakland

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 10:19 AM

click to enlarge Chef Dontaye Ball. - TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer
  • Chef Dontaye Ball.
Good Foods Catering's Dontaye Ball, a presence at farmers' markets and events in San Francisco and Marin County, will head to Oakland next week for a special pop-up dinner at Berlyn's, an eatery soon to open on International Boulevard. Proceeds from the five-course meal will help defray opening costs for Berlyn's, an upscale deli that will offer hot and cold sandwiches, salads, burgers, and Bay Area-style soul food with an emphasis on healthy.

Ball's menu:

• Salad of field greens with pickled peaches, spiced walnuts, goat cheese, and shaved onions

• Bacon corn chowder

• "Crazy" Melon: Heirloom melon with extra-virgin olive oil, sherry vinegar, chile flakes, mint, and crisp prosciutto

• Slow-roasted chicken with Good Foods' house-cured bacon, white and yellow corn, sweet torpedo onions, heirloom tomatoes, basil, and seared okra

• Mrs. Berlyn's Strawberry Nopalina: Pound cake with Grand Marnier-flavored whipped cream and strawberries

Good Foods Underground Dinner

When: Tues., July 27; seatings at 6 and 8 p.m.

Where: Berlyn's 123 International (at First Ave.), Oakland

Cost: $45; e-mail lamcclendon@comcast.net to reserve space

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