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 Post subject: The Source in Berkeley!
PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 8:16 pm 
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I just heard that The Source has a new mini location in North Berkeley! I'm so excited because I have yet to find a good burger around here and I love the ones from The Source!!! Beats Saturn completely! Unfortunately it is a tiny space so it's focused on take out.


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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:19 pm 
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is it all vegan? i read it will be/is 100% vegan not veg with vegan options.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
PostPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:38 pm 
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Yes, it is all vegan!


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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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i ate at the sf location a few times when it first opened. it was okay. i might have to retry them. i want to pick up a sweet treat - i heard they are good! also i think anything beats Saturns - food, that place is so forking overrated.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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FINALLY I have been getting really sick of the options in Berkeley!

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:32 pm 
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missmuffcake wrote:
anything beats Saturns - food, that place is so forking overrated.

I couldn't agree more! The last time I ate there they served me the nastiest burger I have ever had, it had the texture of sand! Not to mention they up charge for vegan cheese and use mostly pre-packaged pre-made food. Boo Saturn!


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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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yes, that is what pissed me off about saturn. my boyfriend's bbq vegan chicken burger was a premade bun, gardein strips and veggies, shiitake i could have bought at target.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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It's true! Just might check this out today. Thanks for the news!

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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I heard source has gotten a million times better than when it first opened. I thought it was ok but not worth going out of my way for but I'm wilt to give it another chance.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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same here, it was okay but from the pics - it looks better! at least the burgers are on buns & not pita.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:57 pm 
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Got to check this out. It's pretty much take-out only. Even if you can find a stool to perch on you're stuck with eating out of biodegradable containers. But the food was good. Pretty much a good Source experience, with a simplified menu. Friendly staff. Even bumped into the owner while we were there, who was eager to discuss his enthusiasm for the new East Bay location. Thumbs up.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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I really want to like this place...has anyone been to source lately?

Last time I went for brunch the menu was so bogus I got up and left without ordering. ( It was embarrassing, but I didn't want peanut butter and jelly french toast etc -- got some twinkies to go)


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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:20 am 
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like i said i have not been to source since it first opened. we went a few times before kinda giving up. the food was lacking flavor - the vegan cheeze was not good...i was hoping it go better.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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vowlry wrote:
they up charge for vegan cheese


Is this not common? I don't think I've ever eaten anywhere where vegan "cheese" isn't extra.

Saturn uses a lot of pre-packaged stuff, but they also do a lot of in-house homemade stuff, like vegan ranch or the Saturn patty. They've always been super accommodating and have changed their menu at least twice since opening in Berkeley to offer more vegan options, plus they're open crazy late, so I love them. But to each their own.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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Okay, so: a sweet friend picked me up lunch from here the other day (it was a pesto vegetable crepe thing with sweet potato fries, no idea what it is on the menu) and it was freaking delicious, even after having been schlepped from North Berkeley to Oakland.


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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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I keep forgetting this is open! My friend has been there a bunch of times. Their buffalo nugget thingies are out of this galaxy. Like, so good you can pipe all the subliminal angel voices you want through your colored water music or whatever their thing is there.

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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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Whaaaaaaaaat. That sounds magical.


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 Post subject: Re: The Source in Berkeley!
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madeleine.teacup wrote:
a pesto vegetable crepe thing with sweet potato fries, no idea what it is on the menu and it was freaking delicious,


That's our Veggie Pesto Clutch, which definitely has normal fries as we don't carry the sweet potato kind (yet). Hand-cut fries by yours truly.

I've been a cook there since opening and we've got vegan comfort (junk) food down. We have pizza too! And the best veggie burger in the East Bay. No Daiya, lotsa cashews.

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