See Berkeleyside’s coverage of MeloMelo, which is featured in the East Bay Express this week. Photo: MeloMelo Kava Bar

The 12 most important restaurants in Oakland right now (Thrillist)
Opening today: Tupper & Reed, a classic cocktail bar (Nosh)
Restaurant gives totally unwanted twist to Mexican cuisine (The Onion)
Communitē Table is a welcome addition to Oakland’s Laurel District (EBX)
Where to eat near the Fox Theater in Oakland (east bay dish)
East Bay live music spots, served up (Yelp)
Late night eats: Town Snack Bar (east bay dish)
Udupi Palace hit with labor violations, $112K worker payment (Inside Scoop SF)
The 10 best pizza places in Oakland (east bay dish)
MeloMelo, the Bay Area’s first kava bar, comes to Berkeley (EBX)

Bookmark Berkeleyside NOSH for East Bay food news and stories, and follow Berkeleyside NOSH on Twitter, and on Facebook.