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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Foodie Art & Arty Food

Posted By on Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 1:01 PM

  • JC Garrett
From March 13 to April 26, Eclectix Gallery (10082 San Pablo, El Cerrito, 4 blocks from El Cerrito Plaza BART) presents a group show of art about food, wine, cooking, and eating. The opening reception, 7-9:30pm this Friday, will feature edible art from Sweetface Bakery and live music by Eclair de Lune. The closing reception, 3-5pm on Sunday, April 26, will include a vegetable and fruit carving demonstration by Jimmy Zhang.

The gallery is open Tuesday through Thursday from noon to 7pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 11am to 10pm, and Sundays from noon to 6pm. Other noteworthy foodie destinations in the immediate neighborhood include the El Cerrito Plaza farmers markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm, the Cerrito Speakeasy Theater, where you can drink good beer and eat passable pizza while watching second-run movies, and Banh Mi Ba Le (10174 San Pablo) for good cheap Vietnamese food. While you're in the area, you might also want to check out the inedible but awesome Mod Lang (
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