August 10 Afternoon Roundup

Local designer Luke Oeth of Neatly Trimmed Beard gets a shoutout from Lileks for his sweet, sweet Hobo Wine design, Green Your Plate makes some raspberry jam and gets into a whole bunch of chaos, a new olive oil and vinegar store called Vinaigrette looms on the horizon, promising to give Annona Gourmet some cross-town competition [via Teddy], produce, spices, and vinegar are all it takes to make refrigerator pickles, and the Strib chronicles the implosion of Block E and high-end downtown eateries in general.