Grand Lake Kitchen: newly opened in Oakland, serves a mix of traditional deli fare and seasonal dishes. Photo: Christina Mitchell

In case you missed the news, Berkeleyside recently launched NOSH, an exciting new East Bay food section.

Here are the stories we published on NOSH this week:

Bites: What’s new, what’s hot, what’s happening Our regular round-up of East Bay food news, including new restaurants and bars.

Why Norman Rockwell’s turkey dinner sets us up to fail Just in time to ensure perfect results on Thanksgiving day, The Local Butcher Shop’s Monica Rocchino shares an expert view.

Kao Mun Gai at Hawker Fare. Photo: Kate Williams

To Die For: Kao Mun Gai at Hawker Fare Former America’s Test Kitchen cook Kate Williams finds out what all the fuss is about the poached chicken and rice dish at this hot Oakland restaurant.

Raising the dead at Revival Bar & Kitchen Ms Barstool, aka Risa Nye, gets more than she bargained for sipping a Corpse Reviver in downtown Berkeley.

Three mouth-watering views of Asian cuisine Japanese farm food, the flavors of Burma, and Charlie Phan’s new tome: three exciting new cookbooks that would make perfect gifts.

Coffee and donuts in Temescal Alley Chewy, filled to order doughnuts and smooth espresso can now be found ar this fashionable spot off Telegraph Avenue.

Nosh Talk: Comal Chef’s on what’s in his fridge Matt Gandin’s go-to late night treat is Korean style pickles, but he admits to a weakness for Butterfingers too.

Bob Klein with Truffles. Photo: Oliveto

Truffle hunting in Italy with Oliveto’s Bob Klein [Video] The Rockridge restaurateur shares his favorite recipe for preparing the truffles he hunts for with his buddy Giorgio in Tuscany.

A90: new Roman-style pizzeria coming to downtown Berkeley A flagship restaurant will open in the spring to be followed by a potentially global roll-out.

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