This past weekend as I strolled down Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley on a warm summer evening. I happened to catch a glimpse of a new restaurant! I was caught by the aroma of My homeland food, the sweet aroma of traditional spices of the Mexican heritage. Being a first born American, I often crave the simplicity of the foods I have grown up with that take me back to my childhood. This is why the Comal caught me by surprise!
“COMAL is a gathering place located in the heart of Berkeley’s bustling Arts District, one block north of the Downtown Berkeley BART Station. The restaurant is housed in a single story building (circa 1927) and features a stunning secluded rear patio with a full bar, covered dining area and al fresco beer garden.”
“Executive Chef Matt Gandin, most recently chef de cuisine at San Francisco’s Delfina from 2007-2011, creates earthy, modern interpretations of dishes from various regions of Mexico, with an emphasis on the southern state of Oaxaca and neighboring coastal regions. They offer a selection of “all-Mexican” craft cocktails (by the Bon Vivants) that are “delicious, not precious” and also feature seasonal house-made sangritas paired with our curated selection of agave spirits (including tequila, mezcal, sotol and
bacanora) plus a large selection of beer and wine on tap.”
Make sure to make a reservation to visit them this weekend – Please Call (510) 926-6300.
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LOCATION: 2020 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley CA, 94704