Alain Shocron sells his incredible pastries on Wednesdays at La Noisette in West Berkeley. Photo: Sarah Han

Bites: Copper Spoon opens in Arts Crab Shak spot, Oakland’s country bar closes (Nosh)
Maker’s Common Is a Restaurant Truly for the People (East Bay Express)
Upcoming restaurant Zys_Oakland to give ex-cons a second chance (East Bay Express)
Diablo Dish: local businesses support fire victims (Diablo)
Black Diamond Brewing closes in East Bay after 23 years (East Bay Times)
Perle’s pedigree draws Michael Bauer to the Oakland hills (Eater)