The Nosh Wire: 10.12.17

Chips and guacamole verde with a side of chicatanas (Oaxacan ants) at Calavera in Oakland. Photo: Sarah Han

Absinthia has distilled a 20-year obsession into an artisanal, organic business (Nosh)
Bay Area Bites Guide: Exploring the cuisines of Africa around the Bay Area (KQED)
Michelin postpones announcement of Wine Country, San Francisco restaurant stars (East Bay Times)
PozoleBirria, and more homey cooking at La Casita (East Bay Express)
Oakland Eats: Hotpot hotspots, ‘Mr. Sticks’ debuts, ‘Zahara Deli’ closes, more (Hoodline)