At Cleophus Quealy Beer Company in San Leandro. Photo: BriannaBites/Flickr

The TCHO factory tour is rich, chocolatey goodness for bean-to-bar nerds (Nosh)
The twelve days of edible canna Christmas (KQED)
Last seating: Trader Vic’s maitre d’ retires after 57 years (East Bay Times)
Mr. Dewie’s expanding dairy-free ice cream brand in Bay Area (East Bay Times)
Oakland Eats: Diamond Dogs shutters, Bocanova finds home, DESCO closing, more (Hoodline)
Xmas Eats: 8 restaurants in San Francisco & Oakland (Hoodline)
2017 Best of the East Bay: Food (Diablo Magazine)