Marin Miyagi oysters with grilled corn and Old Bay butter ($3 each), Townie in Berkeley. Photo: Emilie Raguso

Bites: Alcohol-free bar set for Berkeley (say what?) (Nosh)
Perdition Smokehouse (downtown Berkeley) (Chow)
Daniel Patterson closes Ume (the former Plum), will turn it into more Plum Bar (Inside Scoop SF)
Woods Bar & Brewery opens softly in Uptown Oakland (Inside Scoop SF)
Newcomers enhance Bay Area’s small kosher dining scene (KQED)
Box and Bells Eating House – Oakland (Chow)
What would the minimum wage raise do to restaurants? (San Francisco Magazine)
Caravaggio Gelateria Italiana: a fairytale experience (Daily Cal)
Pieology, fast custom pizza in Pleasant Hill (Foodhoe’s Foraging)
A review of Townie Bar in Berkeley (Focus:Snap:Eat)
How to make paella and where to get your paella fix around the Bay Area (KQED)
E’ville biz: Hot Italian certified “REAL,” Peet’s acquires Mighty Leaf (E’ville Eye)
La Botella Republic: A new wine bar that doesn’t disappoint (Daily Cal)

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