Menchie’s vs. Yogurtland: a side-by-side comparison


It’s the age-old question that has plagued scholars for centuries: Where to get self-serve froyo? At UC Berkeley, there are two fierce competitors that face off head to head and divide the student body into factions more segregated than the Confederacy and the Union. Menchie’s, a Northside favorite, and Yogurtland, a Southside hot
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Fall flavors at Cinnaholic

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Cinnaholic is one of those treats that is delicious all year long. With an insane number of icings and toppings to choose from, the do-it-yourself cinnamon bun shop is a true Berkeley gem. These sweet little buns are entirely vegan, making them much easier to digest than your typical Cinnabon
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8 reasons everyone should drink green smoothies


Green smoothies are one of the greatest foods ever created. We know that sounds like a lofty statement now and that your image of green smoothies has probably been tarnished by the likes of intense juice cleanses, but hear us out! Green smoothies really are great. Here are some of
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Which nondairy milk is right for you?

It was Christmas of 2011. My mother had bought several logs of Trader Joe’s goat cheese — my favorite — which I happily slathered onto thick slices of baguette. The cheese-to-bread ratio was probably along the lines of four-to-one (don’t judge). I was sprawled out on the couch in a
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Yes, you pump-CAN: pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Back home, snow has already begun to pile up. The trees are frosty, temperatures have dipped well below freezing, and our siblings are pining away for snow days. Meanwhile, here in Berkeley, as temperatures break 70, our adaptations mirror those of our slightly tougher families and friends. Everybody is effortlessly sporting
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Detox with flavored water

If you asked us what the most essential nutrient for life was, we’d probably say ice cream. Or maybe chocolate? Oooh, we know, chocolate ice cream! OK, but despite the fact that most of the time, chocolate ice cream is probably the only thing that keeps us going, there is one scientifically proven
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Metabolism-boosting foods you should try

For healthy weight loss and an all-around healthy lifestyle, a humming metabolism is extremely important. Our metabolism is what converts all the calories we consume into energy, and the faster it is, the more calories we burn. While our metabolism has a lot to do with genetics, there are speculated ways you
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The quest for the best breakfast burrito near campus

During my last three years at UC Berkeley, I have spent my time — like many other college students — hunting for knowledge. From listening to lectures on plant physiology to talks on the driving forces behind climate change to seminars on Egyptian history, I have acquired more new information than
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Pretty Oat Bars

No-bake oat bars recipe

We love shopping at Whole Foods. We love walking down the aisles of organic kale chips and pondering exactly how nutritional yeast can constitute as “nacho cheese.” We love staring longingly at beautifully packaged glass bottles of milk through clear fridge doors. We love sneaking more sample snacks than is
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