Oysters and sausages from this year’s Oyster Bliss event at Kermit Lynch in Berkeley. Photo: Natalie Orenstein

After 40 years without a full-scale grocery store, West Oakland to welcome Community Foods Market (Nosh)
First Look: James Beard semifinalist Reem Assil’s Dyafa in Oakland (East Bay Times)
McDonald’s pushed to ban plastic straws in the United States (East Bay Times)
Another short salmon season means skimpy year, high prices (SFGate)
Penelope Bar & Lounge’s better-for-you cocktail is ahead of the curve (Oakland Magazine)
Nyum Bai puts banana blossoms into a salad (Oakland Magazine)