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Food Truck Events Coming to Oakland; Herring the Next Big Thing

• The Oakland City Council has approved a mobile food policy that will allow special food truck events to take place. [East Bay Express]

• A photographic look at the Bay Area’s most delectable Dungeness crab dishes. [Inside Scoop]

• We say this is due to the rise of New Scandinavian cuisine: Herring might just be the Next Big Thing. [NYT]

• Hakkasan, a Michelin-starred chain from the same guy who created Wagamama, plans to open four new U.S. locations next year. The spots will be in tiny, out of the way places like New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. [Bloomberg via SF Chron]

• The Green Restaurant Association says Chicago’s Uncommon Ground is the country’s “greenest restaurant.” [ABC 7]

• A “monstrous bloom of toxic algae” is threatening this year’s Texas oyster crop. Gulp! [USAT]

Food Truck Events Coming to Oakland; Herring the Next Big Thing