Strawberry ice cream at Ici in Berkeley. Photo: Sarah Han

Alice Waters on free speech, acid and the making of a counterculture cook (Nosh)
Bites: The Fareground pop-up dinner, tomato tasting, Garin Apple Festival (Nosh)
‘Vegan Donut Gelato’ brings donuts & more to East Oakland (Hoodline)
Tiki pioneer Trader Vic’s still makes a fine Mai Tai (The Gray Report)
Diablo Dish: Emeryville’s Public Market is elemental (Periodic Table)
Festival with music, beer and barbecue is back in Alameda (East Bay Times)
Scoop dreams: How Funn Fisher opened a Thai gelato shop in Berkeley (SFGate)