Root beer. Photo: Quinn Dombrowski

Display pop-up at Emeryville Public Market (East Bay Dish)
Michael Pollan: Why cooking is central to our identity (Inside Scoop SF)
Plaid Friday shopping (and drinking) (East Bay Dish)
Alice Waters assesses the benefits of old age (Washington Post)
Artis Coffee: Coming soon and roasting live, to order (SFoodie)
Bauer: My dilemma on giving advice on where to dine in Bay Area (Chron)
Where to eat Dungeness crab in the East Bay (EBX)
Sichuan Chowdown at China Village (Albany) (Chow)
Love at First Sliver (The Starving Critic)
Send in photos of your best Dungeness crab dishes (Inside Scoop SF)
The best cheesecake recipe with blueberry-lemon sauce (Bites & Bourbon)
Creekwood Café headed to South Berkeley (Eater SF)
At home in Elmwood’s Summer Kitchen (The Starving Critic)

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