Berkeley’s finest: campus inspired ice cream flavors

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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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Refined sugar vs. unrefined sugar

Sugar: We know it’s bad, but we still love it. Almost every single life event is accompanied by a corresponding sugar-filled sidekick. Birthday or wedding? You’ve gotta eat cake. Bad breakup? Eat a tub of ice cream. Great day? Reward yourself with a cupcake. Fall has just arrived? Pull out
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Unusual fruits you can find in California

Ruby-red cherries, juicy peaches, crispy apples — without a doubt, fruit is our absolute favorite type of food in the world. Literally, give us any fruit of any shape, smell or size and we’ll gobble it up without a second thought.  Not only is fruit delicious, but it’s also incredibly good for you.
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