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Interactive Maps to find where to eat & shop
Now you can find an organic-friendly restaurant or store by location on slick, interactive maps. (Many thanks to Kerstin and Josh, our killer interns.)
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New additions: Black Pig Meat Co., Marin Sun Farms, Sonoma County Meat Buying Club, Soul Food Farm...
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Hot New (in the last while!) Places to Find Organics:
123 Bolinas - Artisan wine, beer and food at 123 Bolinas in Fairfax.
Actual Cafe - Cafe, gallery, community hub; at 6334 San Pablo Ave./Alcatraz in Oakland.
Bar Agricole - seasonal Californian cuisine sourced from local biodynamic farms until 1am; 355 11th St. in SF, 415-355-9400
Bernal Heights Market - Six charming local purveyors under one roof. 331 Cortland Ave. in SF.
Cotogna - Quince's casual eatery next door, 490 Pacific St/Montgomery in SF. 415-775-8508.
Cupola - Lark Creek Restaurant Group's newest Italian resto In the Westfield Centre, 845 Market Street, 4th Floor, Ste 400 in SF.
Dobbs Ferry - "Casual, bistro-style" cafe on 409 Gough at Hayes, SF.
Evolution Catering - Meal delivery service to anywhere from San Francisco to San Jose.
Food Mechanic - Personal chef and caterer specializing in gluten-free and therapeutic cooking; serving the Bay Area.
Golden West - More delicious sandwiches from Dennis Leary of Canteen and Sentinel, Trinity Lane/Sutter in SF.
Green Earth Cafe & Bakery - Macrobiotic cafe: local, organic, vegan, ethical, sustainable; 2124 Center St./Shattuck, Berkeley, 510-981-8404
Greenburgers - Sustainably-sourced meats, seafood and dairy; 518 Haight/Fillmore in SF.
Haven - "Craveable, technique-driven food including whole animal and vegetable preparations, shareable plates, and desserts-for-two"; from Daniel Patterson Group, Jack London Square, Oakland.
Julia Schroeder, Wellness Chef - Personal chef serving San Francisco.
L'appart Resto - Simple delicious French food in relaxed atmosphere; 636 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo.
Little Vine North Beach - Organic and sustainably grown coffee and bites, delivered by bicycle. 1541 Grant Ave. at Union in SF, 415-272-7567.
Local 123 - Hipster cafe and wifi hangout in Berkeley, 2049 San Pablo Ave/University.
Local Butcher Shop - Local, sustainable retail meat shop on Shattuck/Cedar in Berkeley.
Local Cafe - Tasty breakfast and brunch until 2pm. 4395 Piedmont Ave. at Pleasant Valley, Oakland, 510-922-8249.
Locanda - Owners of Delfina opened a new osteria and bar at 557 Valencia/16th in SF.
Locavore - Seasonal, whole-animal, pasture-based cooking; 3215 Mission St/Valencia in SF.
Lydia's Kitchen - Lydia's raw vegan cafe reopened in Fairfax in August!
Ma-velous - Chic new coffee & wine bar with soups, sandwiches, cheese, salumi, desserts. 1408 Market/Fell in SF, 415-626-8884.
Mr. & Mrs. Miscellaneous - Hand-crafted ice creams; 699 22nd St/3rd in SF.
Noble Cafe - 100% carbon neutral cafe in the Grand condo building w/ organic coffee, tea, sandwiches, salads & desserts; 100 Grand Ave. at Valdez, Oakland, 510-444-3800.
Nojo - Local, sustainable meats-on-sticks from Ame's Greg Dunmore. 231 Franklin St./Hayes in SF.
Olivier's Butchery - Old-fashioned French boucherie. 1074 Illinois St. at 22nd St. in SF, 415-558-9887
Pause Wine Bar - Chris Tavelli of Yield & Millennium has opened his 2nd wine bar in the old Cav space on Market/Gough in SF.
Phil's Sliders - Inexpensive tasty sliders of all types and other comfort food from the owner of Greenleaf Catering. 2024 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley.
Plate Shop - Hand-crafted California food & drink with nose-to-tail, onsite garden philosophy; at 39 Caledonia, Sausalito.
Plow - Farm-friendly breakfast, lunch and brunch in Potrero. 1299 18th St./Mississippi in SF.
Plum - Daniel Patterson's East Bay eatery at 2214 Broadway/Grand in Oakland.
Prospect - New shwanky cool in the Infinity Building from the Boulevard owners + previous Chef de Cuisine. 300 Spear St. in SF.
The Punchdown - Wine bar at 2212 Broadway/Grand in Oakland.
Readers Cafe - Blue Bottle coffee and La Cocina businesses' food at Fort Mason Bldg C in SF.
Regazza - Gialina's Sharon Ardiana's new pizza & Italian resto at 311 Divisadero/Page in SF.
Revival Bar + Kitchen - Californian cuisine & "happy charcuterie"; at 2102 Shattuck Ave/Addison in Berkeley.
Roam Artisan Burgers - Pastured beef, bison & turkey burgers and organic shakes; 1785 Union St./Octavia in SF.
Roostertail - Rotisserie chicken dishes + brisket, cheesesteak, pulled pork, salads & sandwiches. 1963 Sutter/Fillmore St., in SF.
Rustik Chef - Personal chef and wellness coaching for eaters in the North Bay to Sonoma.
Saison & Decantr - Pop-up fine dining restaurant now has a home at Folsom/17th in SF, as well as their heated patio for walk-ins and casual wine bar eatery.
Sandbox Bakery - Fresh-baked pastries and single drip coffee. 833 Cortland/Gates in SF.
SKOOL - Sustainable seafood & local produce in Potrero at 1725 Alameda/De Haro in SF.
Source - "Mainstream international comfort vegetarian food prepared in unique ways". 11 Division Street/King in SF.
Square Meals - "Wholesome prepared meals - available for eating in or taking out"; 2127 Polk Street/Broadway, SF.
Sugar & Spice - Catering and meal delivery for residents of SF and Marin County.
Tataki South - SF sustainable sushi restaurant's second location: 1740 Church St./29th in SF.
The Traveling Chef - Personal chef serving the East Bay for home-cooked meals and small catering events.
TIMptations CSA - A new CSA delivery box from the the Chiala & Teresi Families in Morgan Hill; delivering to Peninsula and South Bay.
Trace Restaurant - The W Hotel in the city opens its new restaurant. 3rd/Market in SF.
Vin Antico - A small CA cuisine restaurant & wine bar featuring only seasonal, fresh ingredients sourced primarily from Marin and Sonoma Counties and featuring small, family wine producers who farm organically. 881 4th St., San Rafael. 415-454-4492.
Whipper Snapper Restaurant & Catering - CA-Caribbean "tapas, reasonably priced organic entrčes and vegetarian daily specials in a space that will knock your socks off." 4th Street, San Rafael.
Whole Foods - Haight - In the old Cala Foods spot on Stanyan/Haight.
Yotopia - Organic frozen yogurt made with Straus Creamery milk; 3280 22nd St/Valenica in SF.
Closed: Heart, Lilah Belle's in the Castro, Eos, 2223 Market, Orson, Charanga, Sellers Market on Market Street, Midi, The Corner, Ebb & Flow, Pot de Pho, Bacar, Conduit, Acme (now open as Public House + Mijita), Two, Miette - Marina, Essencia, Postrio, Jack Falstaff, Cafe Gratitude - Sunset. Cafe Fanny in Berkeley; Banyan 14 in Oakland. Ava, Cottage Eatery, Lydia's Kitchen in Marin.
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Updated Bay Area Food System Organizations
Added SF GreaseCycle, SF City Gov's new free used oil pick-up program, to our categorized listing of the many(!) food orgs in the area.
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Great Sustainable Food News resource
New link in the Resources section.
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