Tartine Bakeries are starting to pop up like rabbits, but that doesn’t make their pastries any less good. This new one is on the ground floor of the Graduate Hotel near the Cal campus, and is great for a quick grab-and-go coffee or morning bun. If you’re not in the mood for something sweet, try one of their savory scones.
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Cheese Board Pizza
Cheese Board Pizza in Berkeley does only one type of pizza every day. It tends to be kind of unusual, but it’s always worth the long wait.
Emilia’s is the best pizza in the Bay Area. Getting it is a huge pain in the ass. But it is 100% worth it.
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Judahlicious is a raw vegan spot in the Outer Sunset. Surprisingly, it’s also pretty great.
Acme Bread Company
Head to Acme Bread Company in the Ferry Building for some of the best bread in the city.
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On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen
Angeline’s in Berkeley is an upscale neighborhood spot serving solid New Orleans-style food.
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