Spare ribs with black bean sauce at Kapok Seafood in Alameda. Photo: Elsie Hui/Flickr

Art Deco, speakeasy-inspired Draw Billiard Club opens in downtown Berkeley
Oakland’s Pacific Coast Brewing Co. to close in November (Inside Scoop)

Easy Creole serves Louisiana-inspired stews for all
(East Bay Express)
New: Limón Rotisserie (Diablo)
Anthony’s Cookies now open in Berkeley (East Bay Dish)
The life of a refugee chef living in Oakland (Vice)
Hawker Fare to see new life as spin-off Hawking Bird (Inside Scoop)