States Coffee & Mercantile in Martinez: a serious coffee spot. Photo: Emilie Raguso

Your fries just got funky! (Yelp)
‘Flavors of Oakland’ weaves local culinary narrative (Nosh)
Salsipuedes brings the new Baja to the Bay (EBX)
Alice Medrich on the eye-opening flavors of flours (Nosh)
Shangri-La Vegan expanding to Temescal (Inside Scoop SF)
Gather restaurant in Berkeley introduces new executive chef (East Bay Loop)
Public Market bringing Portland-based New Seasons Market to Emeryville (E’ville Eye)
East Bay Loop recommendations for a fun, safe Halloween (East Bay Loop)
Homestead in Oakland to host crab feed on Nov. 25 (East Bay Loop)
New Seasons Market coming to Emeryville Public Market (Inside Scoop SF)
Weekly dish: Chef changes (Diablo Dish)
Life is short, eat dessert first (Daily Cal)
The future is here: Draft beer delivered to your doorstep (EBX)
510 updates: Oliveto’s Rosticceria, Perdition closes, save at Salsipuedes, more (tablehopper)
More restaurants explore tipless models (Inside Scoop SF)
Race, money and food: Talking to the Oakland Food Policy Council (Bay Area Bites)
FuseBox in West Oakland fuses best of community, Korean cuisine (SF Chronicle)

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