A new herbal tea at A16 Rockridge is from Mt. Olympus flowers (ironwort), native to Greece. Find this and other unique teas at Teance Fine Teas in Berkeley. Photo: Shelley Lindgren

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Tamon Tea in Berkeley (Chow)
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15 super cool ice cream sandwiches to beat the heat (Eater SF)
Microwave strawberry jam (Simply Recipes)
A half-dozen East Bay doughnut shops that won’t bust the budget (Eater SF)
How Alice Waters made me believe in cheap food (Eater SF)
SF Chronicle article details Emeryville’s evolving food scene (E’ville Eye)

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