La Val’s Pizza brings great Italian food to Northside

Good Italian food is a must in a college student’s life. Whether it’s pizza, pasta or a calzone, Italian joints always offer a variety of dishes that can appeal to almost everyone’s taste buds and dietary preferences. And while Southside has Gypsy’s Trattoria Italiana, Northside has La Val’s Pizza. Located
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For some, La Val's is just a place to have lunch. For others, it's a home away from home.

Finding my place in Berkeley

The night before I visited UC Berkeley for the first time, a family friend handed me a handwritten list. “This is everywhere you need to eat,” he said. “There are a lot of choices out there, but these are the ones that I remember after 30 years.”
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Love and La Val’s

Hallmarks of romance could be found all over Berkeley yesterday. Plenty of people walked to and from class carrying flowers, stuffed animals and candy, but one person took it upon himself to make a pizza-gram for his sweetheart. Daily Cal ad sales staff member Lila was at La Val’s with
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