Cupcake from Crixa Cakes in Berkeley. Photo: joanne/Flickr

Bites: Pacific Standard, Forage Kitchen, Halal Guys (Nosh)
Fall recipe: Layered apple crisp with granola topping (Nosh)
Taste Test Guide: Local, ready to drink cold brew coffees (BAB)
Inside Forage Kitchen, Oakland’s new incubator for food concepts (Eater SF)
A modern guide to Uptown Oakland (7×7)
Flight of Fancy: See Hangar 1’s refurbished distillery in all its rustic-vintage glory (7×7)
Meet Anya Fernald, the First Lady of livestock (Modern Farmer)
Four new restaurants we’re crazy for (SF Magazine)
The Halal Guys funds downtown Berkeley location through crowdsourcing (Daily Cal)
11 best destination doughnut spots around the Bay Area (SFist)

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