The bar at Ippuku in Berkeley. Photo: CTG/SF/Flickr

TeaOne café plans to open in Eshleman Hall in February (Daily Cal)
Oakland’s Umami Café makes trendy food with Asian touches (East Bay Express)
Alameda’s Pierreclos Imports links small French wineries with the East Bay (East Bay Express)
How restaurants are surviving higher minimum wages (Eater)
Iyasare in Berkeley offers great Japanese food sans the sushi (San Francisco Chronicle)
Diablo Dish: Pokeatery dishes up fish (Diablo Magazine)
Augie’s Montreal Deli plans Valentine’s Day debut in Berkeley (SFGate)