Red Bay Coffee at the Berkeley Farmers Market. Photo: William Newton/Flickr

Ici Ice Cream in downtown Berkeley has quietly opened (Nosh)
A cocktail made with duck fat washed whiskey? Get it at Duchess in Oakland (Nosh)
Khao mun gai is the star of the menu at Hawking Bird (Eater)
How does Berkeley’s new Donato & Co. compare? (East Bay Times)
Join the action at Alameda Point (Oakland Magazine)
Abalone diving prohibited next year to protect population on the brink of collapse (SF Chronicle)
Our favorite food and farming books of 2017 (Civil Eats)
Our favorite gifts for the cook who has everything (Serious Eats)