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Photos: Scratch Burrito & Happy Tap opens today in Berkeley

Earlier today, just minutes before Scratch Burrito & Happy Tap opened in Berkeley, exec chef-owner Clay Markwell was peering over his kitchen crew, advising them how to wrap, roll and twist the corners on the aluminum foil that hug the bulging burritos emerging from the kitchen. By noon, an hour after Scratch opened, there was a line of hungry curiosity seekers jonesing for those burritos, all of which, says Markwell, who used to cook at TAG, "map back to different cultures and cuisines."

See also: - Clay Markwell opening Scratch Burrito & Happy Tap in the former Shazz space - Benny Kaplan, former chef of Shazz Cafe, opening Wafflich on Tennyson Street - Denver's five best breakfast burritos

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Lori Midson
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