Fried chicken at Shakewell in Oakland. Photo: Emilie Raguso

Grand Fare market set to launch in Oakland’s Grand Lake (Inside Scoop SF)
The East Bay’s best new sweet spots (EBX)
Even the best restaurants can’t please diners all the time (Inside Scoop SF)
5 bites: Fantastic French croissants in the East Bay (Bay Area Bites)
Kronnerburger, Piedmont Avenue, Oakland (Hungry Onion)
Oakland gets its first whiskey distillery since prohibition (EBX)
Getting stuffed on arepas at Miss Arepita and Venezuelan Cafe (EBX)
Oakland Magazine profiles Emeryville as ‘Entertainment Mecca’ (E’ville Eye)
UC Berkeley to spearhead $12.3M project to study crop drought tolerance (UC Berkeley)
Oktoberfest in the East Bay (Diablo Dish)
Eat in Berkeley: Elmwood Cafe (Pt. 4) (Work It, Berk)
Signature dish: Shotaro Kamio’s beet-cured ocean trout at Iyasare (Focus:Snap:Eat)
Pasta Pomodoro with shrimp (Simply Recipes)
Spats (and the Fog Cutter) return Friday to downtown Berkeley (Inside Scoop SF)
New Berkeley bakery opens, La Marcha coming soon (Nosh)
5 dedicated gluten-free bakeries around the Bay Area (Bay Area Bites)
Whiskey fig browned butter bars (butter, sugar, flowers)
Review of dinner service at Hawker Fare in Oakland (Focus:Snap:Eat)
Grand Fare market opening in Oakland next week (Eater SF)
The definitive top 11 Bay Area coffee roasters, according to experts (Thrillist)

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