Bacon breakfast bagel at Authentic Bagel Co. in Oakland. Photo: maichan/Flickr

Oakland food startup Josephine announces it will shut down operations (Nosh)
Almanac Beer Co.’s new brewery and taproom opens in Alameda (Nosh)
Sweet treats for Valentine’s Day (Diablo)
Beverage entrepreneur E-40 releasing tequila line E. Cuarenta (Eater)
A queer, female entrepreneur is taking back turmeric for Indian farmers (Civil Eats)
The Bloody Mariko comes to Emervyille (Oakland Magazine)