Picks of the week: Midsummer adventures

Summer has been flying by and as we approach mid-July, most of us are trying to soak in our time away from the library and lecture halls as much as possible. With more free time on our hands, these picks might just help you cram in a few adventures by
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BART adventures: Rockridge stop in Oakland

Part three of BART adventures is here. We’re leaving San Francisco and heading back to the East Bay to explore the Rockridge BART stop. Although Rockridge is fairly close to the UC Berkeley campus, it feels like an entire world away. And in some respects, it is. Rockridge lacks the
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Reading of Homeroom’s ‘The Mac + Cheese Cookbook’

Erin Wade, co-chef of Oakland’s beloved mac ‘n’ cheese restaurant Homeroom, gave a reading from “The Mac + Cheese Cookbook” ($16.99, Ten Speed Press) at the bookstore Mrs. Dalloway’s last Wednesday. The book begins with a few blurbs about Homeroom and the co-chefs/owners/authors Wade and Allison Arevalo. It offers many
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Mac and cheese for days at Oakland’s Homeroom

If you’re a mac and cheese enthusiast, your response to the picture above may or may not have included drooling and crying tears of joy, followed by an awkwardly erotic food-gasm from this top-notch food porn. None of that soft-core Kraft bullsh*t. If you reacted in any of these ways,
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