5 things you never knew about instant ramen

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Without a doubt, ramen is a worldwide phenomenon. You can find ramen at almost every major grocery store in the U.S., and it’s the same in many countries throughout the world. From the typical ramen noodles consumed by busy college students to the $16 gourmet bowls of celebrity chef David Chang, Read More…

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Great places to get all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue

There’s just something so exciting about sitting down in a Korean restaurant and being served an endless row of banchan (side dishes) that range from kimchi to cold boiled bean sprouts with sesame oil. But what better way to pair endless banchan than with all-you-can-eat, or AYCE, barbecued meat and tofu soups? Read More…

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Restaurant hopping: a new way to experience dining

When most people go out to eat, they’re looking to spend an hour at a restaurant to relax and have a good meal with friends. But if you want to try something different, you could go restaurant hopping. The concept is similar to bar hopping, except instead of going to Read More…

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Steve’s Korean BBQ and other great places to eat on gameday

Street signs that usually say things such as “road closure” are reprogrammed to say “Go Bears.” Traffic along Piedmont Avenue becomes similar to that of LA’s 405 freeway. Bright-yellow and navy-blue rugby shirts are seen in packs running through the streets of Berkeley. Street vendors begin occupying every corner of Berkeley Read More…

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Sushi Secrets: Berkeley’s home of the sushi burrito

It’s Tuesday night, and you and your roommate are trying to decide what to get for dinner. You want sushi, but she wants to get burritos. This would have been a problem before the opening of Sushi Secrets, Berkeley’s newest sushi restaurant that specializes in – you guessed it – Read More…

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Caravaggio Gelateria Italiana: a fairytale experience

Emiliano Cecchetti and Mauro Bernocchi take the art of gelato making very seriously. Cecchetti, a graduate of a gelato university in Bologna, Italy, takes a scientific approach to making gelato — a method free of sucrose, lactose and high fructose corn syrup. Flavors range from chocolate to peach to hazelnut, Read More…