THE COWGIRL CREAMERY CHEESE SHOP and SIDEKICK CAFE, one of the original tenants in the Ferry Building Marketplace, has announced it’s closing: Sidekick will close on March 27th, and the cheese shop on April 10th. Unfortunately, the pandemic obviously created a sharp decline in foot traffic, and forced them to make the difficult decision to close. You can still pick up their cheeses at Epicurean Trader in the Marketplace, and many cheese retailers around the city. Cowgirl Creamery’s Point Reyes Station location remains open.
Over in Old Oakland, chef-owner Dominica Rice-Cisneros is closing COSECHA CAFE after 10 years of serving her incredible dishes at Swan’s Market. Nosh reports her lease was ending, and with the greatly diminished foot traffic, it’s best for her to close and focus on her upcoming project in the Dimond, Bombera, which will open its garden patio by April 27th at 3455 Champion St. (Thank goodness, because I can’t imagine not having her pozole anymore!). Cosecha will be open this week Thu-Sat for a final farewell/hasta luego (there will be duck carnitas!). 907 Washington St. at 9th St., Oakland.
The Ferry Building. Photo courtesy of Ferry Building Marketplace.