Pumpkin pomegranate cheesecake with a curious crust. Photo: butter, sugar, flowers

Occupy the Farm protests potential Sprouts Farmers Market branch on UC-owned land (Daily Cal)
Small-batch roasters keep the East Bay caffeinated (Nosh)
Pumpkin pomegranate cheesecake with a curious crust (butter, sugar, flowers)
58 new Bay Area Restaurants to look forward to (Eater SF)
Berkeley’s Mandarin Garden burns in two-alarm fire (Eater SF)
510 news: Firebrand opens (tablehopper)
Booze news, and beer and wine specials too (tablehopper)
Can council find compromise between Trader Vic’s and Watergate residents? (E’ville Eye)
Chef Dominique Crenn working on new restaurant for Claremont Hotel (Nosh)

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