Saturday Market. Photo: William Newton
Saturday market: persimmons. Photo: William Newton

Chef news: Per Diem, Plum/Ume, Picán (tablehopper)
Create a home bar for the perfect cocktail party (Nosh)
510 news: La Snackeria, café service at A16 Rockridge, Diving Dog Brewhouse (tablehopper)
Time to drink some wine (tablehopper)
Capone’s Speakeasy: The ultimate lounge experience comes to Alameda (Shop Park Street)
A day at Eat Real Festival 2014 (Daily Cal)
11 tips for reducing food waste (KQED)
Berkeley’s Spenger’s weighing size downgrade, beer garden (Eater SF via Nosh)
Side Dish: Cowboy burger at Eureka! in Berkeley (Diablo Dish)
Regional Mexican cuisines in the Bay Area: A working list (Inside Scoop SF)

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