Tanya Henry of the Marin Independet Journal reviews the Fourth Street store, concluding
Fresh-baked breads, pastries and pizza are all on the menu at this latest outpost of Arizmendi, a cooperative bakery, part of Berkeley's Cheese Board. Quality ingredients and inspired offerings have made this longtime bakery an instant hit in Marin.
From the LA Times walking tour report, "Foodie paradise in Berkeley:"
"Food makes sense to everyone," says "epicurean concierge" Lisa Rogovin, "even if you're not a foodie."
It makes more sense after spending three hours with her in January as she led a walking tour of Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto, the place where the California food movement got its start. Some may argue that Berkeley is also the end-all of the movement, but it's certainly not the be-all.
Visit Arizmendi Valencia's new website: http://valencia.arizmendi.coop
Local journalists Mission Local buzz about Arizmendi coming to 20th and Valencia sometime next year.
“You like to see business that is going to bring jobs into the community,” said Mallia enthusiastically. “Arizmendi fits the bill to the Mission like you wouldn’t believe.”