Category Archives: Food and Drink

Rumor Report: Gourmet Food Store Coming to Former Red Hill Books Space

A nosy curious Bernal neighbor heard some innnnnnteresting things about what’s planned for the former (and much-lamented) Red Hill/Badger Books space on Cortland at Bennington: I caught Matt locking up the old Red Hill Books and asked if I could be nosy … Continue reading

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Pinhole Coffee Has Finally Opened, and It Is Awesome

It was nine months ago when we first noticed the papered-over windows of 231 Cortland foretelling the coming of an intriguing-sounding cafe. Late last week, Pinhole Coffee’s doors officially opened for business, and by all reports, it is awesome. @bernalwood Tried out @PinholeCoffee this morning … Continue reading

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Writer Chris Colin Invites You To a Curious Pop-Up Dinner in His Bernal Heights Home

Bernal neighbor and celebrity journalist Chris Colin extends this unusual invitation to attend an unusual dinner party at his Bernal Heights home: A little news, neighbors: I’m starting a restaurant! It launches Friday, Oct. 3, in Bernal. It’s going to be awesome. I’m … Continue reading

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Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack Moving to El Zocalo Space Up the Street

Miss Emmy Kaplan from the eponymous Spaghetti Shack sent Bernalwood a Priority One Urgent Message last night to share some important news: Emmy’s is moving into a bigger location just up the street on Mission, in the soon-to-be-former El Zocolo space. But … Continue reading

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Pinhole Coffee on Cortland Aims for Septemberish Opening

Anticipation has been building in Western Cortlandia as neighbors look forward to the grand opening of Pinhole Coffee at 231 Cortland, on the corner of Bonview. Bernalwood first told you about Pinhole last November, but opening a business in this town … Continue reading

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Zagat Has Discovered Red Hill Station. You Should Too. Quickly.

It’s been a few months since Red Hill Station opened. During that time, your Bernalwood editor has dined at Red Hill Station, the new seafood restaurant on Cortland created by Bernal neighbors Taylor Pederson and Amy Reticker, three or four times. … Continue reading

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Bernal Neighbor Creates Tasty, Disruptive Dried Meat Product (Biltong Fans Rejoice)

Uber is disrupting the taxicab space. Airbnb is disrupting the travel lodgings space. And right here in Bernal, Neighbor Steve Kerford is working on a product that seeks to disrupt the dried meat space. Neighbor Steve lives on Gates Street, … Continue reading

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