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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Montague’s vs. Cheese ‘n’ Stuff

Though Cheese ‘n’ Stuff has been gracing our Berkeley community with delicious subs for more than a quarter decade, a new sandwich shop entered the Berkeley food scene a few years ago: Montague’s Gourmet Sandwiches. Though each shop’s sandwiches are certainly distinctive from each other, both are close to campus, Read More…

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5 yummy things to eat after working out

Let’s be honest with ourselves — deep down, one of the main reasons we work out is to eat after. But what food is even close to fulfilling your appetite after a hard workout that doesn’t completely cancel out what you just did in the gym? It’s tough to find Read More…

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9 facts you didn’t know about soy and tofu

We all know what tofu is. We’ve eaten it in our salads at Smart Alec’s, in our burgers at Saturn Cafe or as fried snacks at any of the boba shops around town. But do you know what tofu is actually made of, how it’s actually made or the variety Read More…

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Meet the Berkeley guy who put coconut chips on the market

The Clog attended a food entrepreneurship panel hosted by the Student Financial Advisory Committee at the Haas School of Business on Thursday night. The event began with a Q&A session with Berkeley-based business owners John Scharffenberger of Scharffen Berger Chocolates and Vincent Kitirattragarn of Dang. Following the panel, time was set aside for networking and food Read More…

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Oats 101: 7 kinds of oats and how to prepare them

When it comes to oats, there are a number of terms thrown around that can sound unfamiliar to a lot of people: quick oats, steel-cut oats, old-fashioned oats, rolled oats, oat groats, Irish oats — the list seems endless. Especially if you’re at your local grocery store, it feels more comfortable Read More…

PSA: International Chocolate Salon on March 15

Chocolate-lovers of the Bay Area will unite Saturday at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The International Chocolate Salon, which will feature 55,000 square feet of chocolate, wine and confections will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Festival Pavilion. This is the eighth year of the Read More…