Will you be partying with powdered alcohol?

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The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is in the process of deciding whether or not to approve a new brand of powdered alcohol – Palcohol. “Ew, who would want to drink that?” commented Paulie Mark, a student at Berkeley City College. College students, probably. Seven versions of this powdered alcohol Read More…

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Detox water: simple, healthy and delicious

Let’s start off with some basic math: If water — one essential thing we all need — and nutritious foods full of vitamins, antioxidants and more come together, what’s the only thing that can happen? A beverage that simultaneously hydrates and boosts your body with things that can only be good for Read More…

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Real ice cream is in season at Rockridge’s Smitten

Today’s delicious ice cream contains a plethora of emulsifiers, preservatives and who knows what else. Most food is processed, and this is done far away from the origin of the ingredients. Smitten Ice Cream wants to make customers fall in love with the idea of what true ice cream should Read More…

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Conduct a tasty experiment at Cornology

We all remember our chemistry laboratory days, whether they happened in high school or college. Cornology connects those lab days to every student’s favorite study distraction: snacks. The geeky chemistry-themed store explores the science of popcorn with an alcohol-based structure in its name and logo. The three stores in Emeryville, Read More…

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Namaste Indian Food: Almost Authentic

There are several Indian restaurants in Berkeley. However, few actually serve food that tastes authentically Indian. One authentic Indian restaurant is Vik’s Chaat, but its 4th Street location is out of the way. If you are craving some good Indian food closer to campus, you should try Namaste Madras Indian Read More…

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A look inside 4 typical teas: black, green, white and oolong

As the second-most-consumed beverage in the world after water, tea is well-known for its antioxidants, various types with distinct flavors, light caffeine content and lengthy history. There are many kinds of teas, but it may surprise you to learn that some of the “teas” you’ve heard of, such as chamomile Read More…