A simple but delicious brunch at La Note Provencal

Brunch in Berkeley is one of the best meals a college student can experience, whether it is at the dining commons, the coffee shop down the street or in bed. But sometimes you have to relinquish the convenient pleasures of breakfast in bed in order to get something far better,
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Eat this, not that, when your parents are in town

Are your parents coming to visit? Do you want to show them the famous Berkeley cuisine and not the $5.99 pizza you order from Domino’s? Are you excited to explore restaurants that you can only afford when there’s an adult picking up the tab? Maybe you’re simply ready to eat
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Bay’s best brunches

Brunch is the ultimate expression of leisure: You don’t get up early, and you don’t cook it yourself. All you have to do is put on your sunglasses and show up at some lovely place at a golden late-morning hour, and brunch will come to you. With or without alcohol,
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Lemon ricotta hotcakes for brunch at Venus

Walking down Shattuck Avenue, I’ve passed Venus many times, but it never stood out to me, because I was always in a rush to go elsewhere. It wasn’t until my roommate gushed about how delicious brunch there was that I made a point to go there. Having arrived early, I
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