5 fruits and veggies to cook this summer

Juliet Hemmati/Staff

During the school year we can often get caught up in a cycle of studying for midterms and bingeing on junk food. Summer provides us the extra time we need to abandon instant ramen in favor of cooking bright and healthy meals. We at the Clog have come up with fun ways to incorporate the fruits and vegetables currently in season into your diet.
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Virgin strawberry basil mojito

Strawberry Moijto
Juliet Hemmati/Staff

Finals stress is long behind us, but we at the Clog would like to unwind before summer classes and internships make work pick back up again. What better way to cool off than with a mojito that features strawberries, which scream summer, and basil, which is known for its relaxation properties? We promise it’s almost as good as taking a trip to the spa. This recipe makes only one mojito, but feel free to multiply it to share with your inevitably jealous housemates.
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Rendezvous at Rivoli

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Heeral Shivnani/Staff

Now that a tumultuous spring semester is over and the graduating seniors are done with their lengthy celebrations, this is possibly the best time for lovers of all fine things to explore Berkeley’s offerings  — in terms of food, of course. Located on classy Solano Avenue, Rivoli shows us just how combining
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Asha Tea House guide

Asha tea
Kithumini Jayasiri/Staff

Hidden in Downtown Berkeley, Asha Tea House is one of this city’s greatest little gems. Its second location was opened a few months ago in San Francisco. In Taiwanese, “Asha” means “someone that enjoys life,” and one of Asha’s biggest hopes is that drinking its tea will remind of you of all that you enjoy about life.
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Everything in the pan

Summer tortellini fry up

As you’ve read a million times before, summer is here and we at the Clog have been celebrating the arrival of summer produce. This dish uses frozen or fresh store-bought tortellini (ravioli or any other kind of stuffed pasta would work here as well) to make it more economical and
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Sol Food

Sol Food: Puerto Rican paradise

In the spirit of freedom and summery excitement, we at the Clog took an impromptu trip to San Rafael to indulge in some authentic and delicious Puerto Rican food. Located at 901 Lincoln Ave. in San Rafael, the bright green exterior makes Sol Food impossible to miss. Even on a Tuesday,
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Berry Fizz

Summer cocktails: berry gin fizz

Summer in Berkeley brings us warmer and sunnier days, a general feeling of lethargy and, best of all, berries. All we at the Clog want to do is pull out a towel, bake in the sun and sip on a sweet, refreshing cocktail full of the tastes of summer. This
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Taylor Follett/Staff

Ten-minute avocado toast recipe

We get it. Between school, friends, work, plans and whatever else you’re doing with your life, you probably don’t always have time to eat three square meals a day. Maybe you only skip breakfast occasionally, maybe you scarf down a bowl of sugary cereal or an apple or maybe you
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Green onion focaccia bread recipe

RRR week is officially halfway over and what better way to relieve your stress than by eating carbs? In all honesty though, kneading and baking really is a therapeutic activity. So you might as well take a study break (or continue your already existing procrastination) and make this delicious and simple
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Avoid the mayhem of finals at Mokka Cafe

RRR week is upon us and you know what that means … stu(dying) should be in full swing. Though finding a seat in Main Stacks or the MLK Student Union may feel nearly impossible, there are plenty of local cafes you can go to to get work done. In your sleep-deprived stupor,
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