This week, the Bay View Café is offering Asian-style lettuce wraps in the bistro grill and a burger bar, where patrons can customize their own sandwiches. Friday’s BBQ will feature tailgate fair, in honor of the A’s and Giants baseball game that day.
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The deli at the Bay View Café is now offering two new sandwiches…the Piccolo and the Torpedo Submarine. Don’t forget about the new Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwiches, which come with soup or salad. And the Friday BBQ this week will feature Pacific Northwest fare, featuring fresh salmon.
The Pho Noodle Bar is gone for now and has been replaced by the Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich Bar, featuring all the traditional condiments, spreads and relishes and a choice of a Vietnamese style soup or salad to go with the sandwich. Those who purchase the breakfast special this week will receive a free cup of Peet’s coffee. Friday’s BBQ will go Jamaican, with jerked chicken, smoked pork, confetti rice, carnival fruit salad, Caribbean cole slaw, and Montgego Bay roasted vegetables. More>
The Bay View Café has launched a new and improved website that features easy-to-read weekly menus, specials and promotions, catering information, and other activities. Catering customers can now order express lunches that feature salads, wraps, and sandwiches, as well as fruit, cookie, drink, and chips, in one handy box. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Friday with special menu items, and a free churro with orders at the taqueria. Friday’s BBQ theme is Australian, with a menu of mixed skewers with spicy mango sauce, smoked marinated skirt steak with herb sauce, kiwi and mint fruit salad, five-bean salad, and potato and veggie salad.
Starting Monday, the Peet’s coffee bar will open a half-hour earlier, providing service from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and serve breakfast sandwiches (English muffin, ham, egg and cheese). A sandwich and cup of coffee can be purchased for $5. Also, the Café will feature a themed BBQ every Friday, with fare from Argentina being served today. Café visitors can stop by the deli and ask for samples of house-made smoked turkey, chutney, and flat breads. The Café now offers a daily soup and half sandwich comb for $5. The Pho noodle bar will close in two weeks to make room for a new summer ethnic-food offering.
To help celebrate Earth Day, the Bay View Café will host a farmers market on Monday, April 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., located on the lawn outside the cafeteria. The produce will be provided by Capay Farms, an organic farm located in Yolo County. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own bags. Credit cards and cash will be accepted. The café will also feature some organic dishes on the menu that day, and staff who bring reusable cups to the dining hall will receive a free glass of tea or agua fresca. Go here to view the full list of Lab Earth Week activities.
On Thursday, Jan. 24, Lab cafeteria vendor Epicurean will unveil Catertrax, a comprehensive, on-line ordering system for managing catering. The Catertrax system is user friendly and allows customers to order, track costs, and keep a history of all catered events. Customer orders are confirmed upon placement and are available for modification by the user at any time. A demonstration of the new system takes place on Jan. 24 in the Building 50 Auditorium from 2 to 3 p.m. Complimentary refreshments will be served.
The Foundry Café — the al fresco breakfast and lunch bar located on the Molecular Foundry patio — will be closing soon, as cold, wet weather approaches. Stop by before Friday, Nov. 2 and grab a delicious sandwich or pastry, or a hot cup of gourmet coffee. While the Foundry Café will be closed during the winter, staff are invited to stop by Bay View Café for a full selection of breakfast and lunch items.