Sugar snap peas from Happy Boy Farms at the Berkeley farmers market. Photo: William Newton/Flickr

Berkeley couple launching East Bay olive oil company, Fat Gold (Nosh)
The verdant food of Iran entices at Persian New Year (New York Times)
Burger Lounge picks Walnut Creek, Campbell for first Bay Area locations (East Bay Times)
Daol Tofu reinvigorates Temescal’s Korean BBQ scene in Oakland (Bay Area Bites)
Chefs struggle over whether to serve up politics (New York Times)
In North Berkeley, Jotmahal offers unexpected pleasures (East Bay Express)
Meet Mokhtar, the Yemeni-American whose extraordinary coffee ‘builds bridges, not walls’ (Hoodline)