Aperol spritz cupcakes. Find out how to make them. Photo: butter, sugar, flowers

Berkeley’s Flux Coffee puts cold brew on tap (Nosh)
Any great East Bay specialty/gourmet stores? (Chow)
Bites: Johnny B’s, Habit Burger Grill open, more (Nosh)
Flour & Co to bring classic American pastries to Berkeley (Eater SF)
Locals object to extended hours at McDonald’s (Nosh)
Two Berkeleyside emails worth signing up for (Berkeleyside)
Itani Ramen: Hopscotch’s Kyle Itani opening ramen side project in Oakland (Inside Scoop SF)
Aperol spritz cupcakes: Sweet, sour, scrumptious (butter, sugar, flowers)
Bittman does Berkeley: Talking food politics with Mark Bittman (KQED)
Oakland’s best cheap eats: 18 great bites under $5 (serious eats)
PieTisserie ready to open stand-alone shop in Oakland (Inside Scoop SF)
North Carolina’s Counter Culture Coffee Emeryville roastery opening next month (Inside Scoop SF)

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