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Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 party at Kermit Lynch, Berkeley report

hhc | Nov 21, 2011 12:28 AM

Went on Sat 11/19/11 to the Beaujolais Nouveau party in the parking lot where Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, Acme Bread, & Cafe Fanny are. They had huge tents w/ tables & chairs for people to eat set up in their parking lot. They had some kind of sausage w/ some potatoes & sauerkraut for $15 - I thought it was small & not a good bargain.

They had some tastings of their Beaujolais Nouveau wines - I tasted one, it was ok for me. B. didn't think it was anything either. He liked the champagne Grande Reserve Brut instead so we bought a few bottles. Regular price $47, on sale $39.95, two bottles was $79.90 + $6.99 tax = $86.89.

Inside the store tons of wines - ask for help & they will help you. Beaujolais Nouveau was $19.95/bottle. At least one unisex bathroom to use.

Cafe Fanny had a dessert table:
Hazelnut chocolate chip cookie $2ea- I thought it was just ok.
Chocolate nib torte - looked great, but $6/slice passed.
raspberry galette- $6/slice - passed
Inside their shop I got a Cafe Au Lait - $3.95/bowl - was nice.
Berry Clofouti $5.50/slice - tasty. Light & eggy w/ lots of blackberries.

Acme - sign said Pumpkin Bread is available - Seasonal item. Didn't buy, long was long.

Anyone else go?

Acme Bread
1601 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
1605 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Cafe Fanny
1603 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

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