Swan's Market in Oakland. Photo: Emilie Raguso
Swan’s Market in Oakland. Photo: Emilie Raguso

Townie bar/restaurant: A change of pace in central Berkeley (Oakland Local)
Gourmet Ghettos exhibit at Magnes to celebrate religious rituals around food (UCB)
Family, heritage infuse dishes at Cholita Linda (Nosh)
What’s killing the bay’s oysters? (SF Magazine)
China Village rises gloriously from the ashes (For Words)
Food conversations: Samin Nosrat at Doña Tomas, Food Forward on PBS (tablehopper)
Bites: New local distillery, Scarlet City Espresso live (Nosh)
100 yummy recipes from a gluten-free omnivore (Nosh)
Harvest time: Chinese medicine tips for a healthy fall (Sarana Community Acupuncture)
510 updates: Jack’s Oyster Bar, Plank, Café Underwood, Taiwan Bento, more (tablehopper)
Now open and pouring great juice: Bay Grape in Oakland (tablehopper)
Taste, a benefit gala for Girls Inc., comes Sept. 13 (tablehopper)
Extra tomatoes? (Pollinate Farm & Garden)
California quake means big damage for Napa Valley wineries (KQED)
Family gathering in Berkeley: restaurant and caterer ideas, please (Chow)
Side Dish: Bacon and eggs at Lafayette’s new American Kitchen (Diablo Dish)

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