1685 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
Despite its French name, the offerings here are varied, from North Africa, Asia, Italy and the American South. This great little gourmet food store features a counter stocked with salads like Saffron Orzo and Burmese Noodles. Find polentas, grilled chicken and tofu, meatloaf, Creole sausage, jambalaya, roasted root vegetables, and all manner of sandwiches, served on baguettes, levain, sour roll, focaccia or aram, as well as pastries, cakes and daily specials. There are several tables in a comfortable, French country setting with crockery, pictures of poulet and fresh flowers.