Exotic Summer Produce Has Arrived; Oakland's Sobo Ramen Soft Opening Tonight; and More

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Ferry Plaza: French prunes, Costata Romanesca squash, and Tongue of Fire shelling beans abound at the Ferry Building farmers market. [7x7]
Oakland: Sobo Ramen, which uses locally-sourced ingredients from farmers such LLano Secos organic pork and Marys Free Range Chicken, has its soft-opening tonight. [SF Station]
San Jose: Assyrian Food Festival celebrates 20 years this weekend. [Mercury News]
Berkeley: Speaking of food banks, the new Berkeley Neighborhood Food Project (BNFP) provides Berkeley residents with a more immediate way to help the hungry. [Berkeleyside]
Russian Hill: Contraband Coffee is opening its second location at Pacific and Polk this weekend. [Tablehopper, SFoodie]