Cocktails for every occasion

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Looking to add a little extra class to your parties? Tired of plastic handles of vodka with cheap beer as a chaser? You should definitely start making cocktails. Why drink alcohol unless you think it tastes delicious? Plan ahead for your next event and surprise your friends with your bar Read More…

Doughnut girl rates 4 doughnut shops

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When I was 7 years old, my mother sat me down and told me I was the least organized human being she had ever encountered. To terrify me out of my untidy habits, she told me an “Ancient Chinese Tale” — at least that’s what she called it. In the tale, a Read More…

Transform your oatmeal game: spicing up breakfast

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Now that it’s officially fall, we can definitely feel a chill coming in the air.  The best way to beat the cold? Waking up to a steaming hot bowl of delicious oatmeal. Oatmeal is not only one of my favorite breakfast foods but also ridiculously good for you. Oatmeal can lower your Read More…

Food for your TV mood

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Eating a delicious meal while watching a great TV show is one of the simple pleasures in life. The two are inextricably linked — in fact, one can make or break the other. To save you any future food vs. TV troubles, here is a list of the perfect snacks Read More…

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Mini kale mushroom quiche

Before coming to college, I had no idea how many eggs I would eat here. It’s not something I had ever thought about: how cheap eggs are in comparison to most meat. Then suddenly, I realized eating meat with the majority of my meals was a luxury that could not Read More…

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Sweet Leaf cafe: delicious Turkish breakfast

Having a close Turkish friend means I get to indulge in many parts of delicious Turkish cuisine, from Turkish coffee to Turkish Kitchen on Shattuck Avenue. Recently, my friend introduced me to Turkish breakfast at Sweet Leaf Cafe. At the cafe, we ate freshly baked simit paired with an assortment of Read More…

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Kick-booty kale smoothie

Proceed with caution: Only victorious champions of life who are prepared for a jumpstarted, karate-chopped, super-charged, throat-punched, power-boosted, mind-blowingly mouthgasmed, upgraded morning can handle this kale smoothie, designed exclusively for awesome individuals. This drink includes all the right kinds of fats and proteins found in peanut butter and Greek yogurt to Read More…

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Wonton wrapper mushroom kale ravioli

Walking into Berkeley Bowl for the first time, or the 50th time, for that matter, can be overwhelming. There are crowds of people, rows of fruits and vegetables that you didn’t even know existed and so many labels advertising grass-fed, organic, gluten-free, fair-trade food that you may feel a bit Read More…

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Where to get your Indian food fix

Do you remember being woken up early on a Saturday morning from the warm, sweet aroma of freshly cooked dosas wafting through your house? Those were the days, and oh, how we took them for granted. Those were the days when your mom cooked your favorite Indian dishes and packed Read More…

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Tough to say, easy to make: ratatouille

Ratatouille is a dish everyone has heard of, probably because it sounds funny when you say it out loud. Rat-ta too-wee. How could you hate something that sounds like that? Despite the prevalence of the word, many haven’t a clue what’s in it, let alone how to make it. Don’t Read More…