Tofu and Veggie Garlic Noodles at Noodle Theory in Oakland. Photo: Sarah Han

Meet Ayako Iino of Yumé Boshi, Berkeley’s award-winning maker of Japanese condiments (Nosh)
At Navi Kitchen, Preeti Mistry transitions away from dinner service (East Bay Express)
W.E.P.A.! at Brix 581 rises from the ashes of Borinquen Soul (East Bay Express)
SoMa bakery L’acajou expands to Oakland Hills (Hoodline)
Starbucks Reserve, Ulta opening new locations in the East Bay (East Bay Times)
Diablo Dish: New Cambodian eats in Oakland (Diablo)