ACT Catering The Summer Celebration feast, available July 3-4, is a five-course meal featuring choice of meat (smoked double pork loin chop) or vegan (trumpet mushroom “pulled pork”) entree, grilled corn, charred summer vegetables, potato salad, and red wine-blueberry galette. $45 an order (with two order minimum). ACT Catering, 1552 Beach St., suite D (near Shellmound Street), Emeryville Duende Duende’s Spanish-inflected BBQ kit ($115) feeds four to five people. It features a rack of sous-vide baby back ribs with Duende BBQ sauce, four housemade Basque-style sausages, potato salad and two pitchers of sangria. Chef Paul Canales includes tips on grilling at home. Available July 4 for pickup and limited delivery only. Order by 5 p.m., July 2. Duende, 468 19th St. (between Telegraph Avenue and Broadway), OaklandGott’s Roadside All Gott’s locations will be offering a special Independence Day menu this weekend featuring a lobster roll and Mexican street corn. Gott’s regular menu of burgers, fries, shakes and other July 4-appropriate eats will also be served. Gott’s Roadside, 1275 S. Main St. (at Botelho Drive), Walnut CreekIke’s Love & Sandwiches: On July 3-4, Ike’s offers buy-one-get-one-free sandwiches. To redeem, show the post about the deal from Ike’s Instagram feed or from the Ike’s newsletter. Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, various East Bay locationsSmoke Berkeley: Buy any barbecue plate and a rack of ribs and get a second rack of ribs for half off. Available for pickup only. Call 510-548-8801 to order. Smoke Berkeley at Spat’s Bar, 1974 Shattuck Ave. (near University Avenue), Berkeley


Sarah Han was the editor of Nosh from 2017 to 2021. Previously, she worked as an editor at The Bold Italic, the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. In 2020, Sarah won SPJ NorCal's...