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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Off the Grid Expanding to North Berkeley

Posted By on Tue, May 17, 2011 at 10:06 AM

click to enlarge Off the Grid North Shattuck is expected to launch in a few weeks at the site of the Thursday farmers' market. - PAUL A HERNANDEZ/FLICKR
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  • Off the Grid North Shattuck is expected to launch in a few weeks at the site of the Thursday farmers' market.

Well, well, well: The East Bay Express reports this morning that Off the Grid is expanding outside of San Francisco. Nearly a year after the first Off the Grid event pulled up to Fort Mason Center, the megapopular street food event is planning a weekly Wednesday night event in North Berkeley, on the strip of North Shattuck (at Rose) where the Thursday farmers' market unfolds. From the Express:

Organizer Matt Cohen is in the final stages of environmental health review from the city of Berkeley to launch a weekly Off the Grid street-food event Wednesday evenings in North Berkeley, on the stretch of North Shattuck at Rose, site of the Thursday farmers' market. Target launch date: Wed., June 1, though permitting delays might push the launch back to June 8.
Turns out Cohen foreshadowed OtG's East Bay expansion last December on SFoodie, in a 10-point prediction of how the Bay Area's street-food scene would expand in 2011.

Read the full post at 92510, the East Bay Express blog.

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