Celebrating National Ice Cream Day at SoMa StrEat Food Park


In case you weren’t aware, Sunday was National Ice Cream Day. If you’re anything like us, every day is National Ice Cream Day, but it’s always nice when our favorite dessert option gets recognized with its own national holiday. This is, in part, because cool cities such as San Francisco devote
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An ode to Taco Bell delivery

Taco Bell’s announcement that it will be providing delivery services is momentous news. Because the closest Taco Bell is nearly 2 miles from UC Berkeley, it was previously nearly impossible to get your Crunchwrap Supreme on after a night out. Taco Bell delivery will change the late-night snack plans of hardworking students
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What your least favorite vegetable says about you

In case you didn’t know, June 17 is Eat Your Veggies Day. Though it may seem unnecessary, a day devoted to eating your vegetables actually makes a lot of sense considering how few of us successfully do this very activity on a daily basis. We at the Clog can’t make
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Berkeley’s finest: campus inspired ice cream flavors

In honor of Jimmy Fallon’s new Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor, The Tonight Dough, we at the Clog have decided to imagine up some UC Berkeley inspired ice cream flavors. With creativity reaching every corner of our beautiful campus, maybe Ben and Jerry’s will decide to start a university
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An interview with Smoke’s Poutinerie’s Danny Rodriguez

Owner Danny Rodriguez first decided that he wanted to open up a Berkeley franchise of the well-known Canadian establishment while shooting a film in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After a long day of filming “Strings,” a title later changed to “Bravetown,” Rodriguez found immediate comfort in a steaming box of french fries, gravy and cheese
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It’s peppermint season, damn it

It’s peppermint season, everyone. We don’t know about you, but we at the Clog can’t wait to start decking the freakin’ halls of the too-small living space in which we can barely afford to live and to be freakin’ jolly. You know what? Let’s get merry. It’s peppermint season. And
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BUILD Pizzeria unveils new self-serve lunch hours

We at the Clog recently stopped in at BUILD Pizzeria for their newest offering: lunch! The 18-month-old pizzeria on the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Bancroft Way is now serving a $7.95 lunch pizza special. After queries from the general business community, David Shapiro and Lisa Holt, BUILD’s owners, decided to
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Where to shop and how to save at the grocery store

We actually enjoy grocery shopping. It’s a very Zen process of wandering down the expansive aisles with a singular task. With no real thinking, it’s a welcome relief from the taxing weekdays. But what is not so Zen is getting to the cash register and seeing a price much higher than you expected
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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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Love your gut: Embrace healthy bacteria

Now that you’ve eaten your weight (or more) in Halloween candy and partied your costumed heart out all weekend, you’re probably not feeling your absolute best. This could be for a multitude of reasons: You’re hungover, your costume wasn’t quite as original as you thought, or you’re a little sick
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