Tangerines at Berkeley farmers market. Photo: Franco Folini
Tangerines at Berkeley farmers market. Photo: Franco Folini

“On the rocks” holiday “cheer” around the East Bay (East Bay Loop)
BREAKING: Counter Culture announces Bay Area roasting facility (Sprudge)
Bites: ‘New Comal’ to Elmwood; Gogi Time comes to Telegraph Avenue (Nosh)
Kickstart your week by supporting this very cool coffee truck (Sprudge)
Ex-Chez Panisse pastry chef is back as chocolatier (Nosh)
SF Beer Week unveils schedule for 2014 celebration (Inside Scoop SF)
Sweet corn polenta with eggplant sauce by Yotam Ottolenghi (Bites & Bourbon)
Introducing cranberry curd: Lemon curd’s comely cousin (butter, sugar, flowers)
Pear tarte tatin (Simply Recipes)
Buccellato Siciliano (Christmas fig and nut pastry ring) (Cooking with Rosetta)
The Barrel Room Rockridge: Wining and dining in Oakland (Eater SF)
Sriracha factory ordered to stop shipping until mid-January (Inside Scoop SF)
St. Lucia Saffron Buns (Simply Recipes)
Chicken with 40 garlic cloves (yummy supper)

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