Nettle pizza at Gather, Berkeley. Photo: bubbletea1

Berkeley moves to tax sugary drinks (Al Jazeera)
Standard Fare launches curbside pick-up service
 (EBX)
Preeti Mistry profiled, Chez Panisse florist, more (SF Chronicle)
Oakland (Temescal): Barlata … or … B44 East (Chow)
510 news: Shakewell Opens, Fentons, Half Orange, Calavera, Off the Grid (tablehopper)
Jay Porter’s Half Orange debuts lunch service in Fruitvale (Inside Scoop SF)
You go away for a week, and the food you miss most is…. (Chow)
Off the Grid expands to Uptown Oakland (Inside Scoop SF)
Tempeh-lovers now have 2 Bay Area-made options (KQED)
Violet candy cupcakes (butter, sugar, flowers)
Burmese deliciousness at Rangoon Super Stars (Nosh)
Events of the Week in The Town (7/7 – 7/13) (Visit Oakland)
Getting it fresh at Smitten Ice Cream in Rockridge (Focus:Snap:Eat)
Renee’s has high quality (with prices to match) (For Words)

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