Beet and heirloom tomato salad from A16 Rockridge. Photo: Thomas Hawk/Flickr

Dueling noodles: Shiba Ramen and Itani Ramen (Nosh)
The porcine pleasures of Parekoy Lutong Pinoy (EBX)
UPDATE: Nellie’s Soulfood in Oakland closing Thursday, may open again (Inside Scoop)
Mid-Week Menu: A coffee box, a Sicilian spin-off, and ‘broffe’ (EBX)
510 update: Agave Uptown opens, Firebrand changes, Agrodolce coming, more (Tablehopper)
The 22 biggest restaurant openings of the first half of 2016 (Inside Scoop)
Saving salmon in California’s rice fields (Lucky Peach)

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