Shrimp and chive dumplings at Noodle Theory in Oakland. Photo: Neil Conway/Flickr

Find a trove of Japanese whisky and shochu at Umami Mart in Old Oakland (Nosh)
Mandela co-op raising $1M for expansion plans (Hoodline)
Impossible Foods raises another $114 million for meatless burgers (SFGate)
Picán restaurant’s offshoot, Playt, opens in Hayward (East Bay Times)
Ten brandy cocktails to drink in the Bay Area (San Francisco Magazine)
Your next California coffee order could come with a cancer warning (San Francisco Business Times)