Berkli Parc Now Open at 61 Delancey

Posted on: December 21st, 2010 at 6:08 am by

Aside from the the chalkboard menu above the counter, the first thing we noticed upon entering Berkli Parc yesterday was the use of an iPad point-of-sale system, complete with credit-swiping device.  With co-owner Mark Hernandez hailing from the general vicinity of Silicon Valley, this makes perfect sense.  And like that, the tech nerd within us immediately came forth.  Boogie wants!  Anyway, we ordered a hot cider and grabbed a chair to immerse ourselves in the vibe of the joint.

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Berkli Parc officially launched yesterday morning at 61 Delancey, just a couple weeks overdue from their initial December 1 projection.  Nevertheless, this cafe seems welcoming enough, with its rustic wooden interior, ample space, and communal dining table.  As previously mentioned, there is definitely a distinct ski lodge feel.  The only piece missing is the roaring fireplace.  For now, it’s just coffee, scones, and such, but a more robust menu of California-style cuisine is planned for the new year.

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Berkli Parc, 61 Delancey Street, (212) 966-2737

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