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What to do if it’s 2 a.m. with no sign of sleep

You’re in your bed with the blanket wrapped around your body like a human burrito. Your eyes are closed and you try your best to drift into unconsciousness. You’re counting sheep, listening to the sound of waves crashing against sand and chugging a mug of warm (nondairy) milk. But alas, you’re still wide awake. Minutes and hours pass by, but you haven’t met the warm grasp of sleep. In situations such as these, you have to get out of bed and do something. It’s best to try the following until you eventually enter sleep mode. 
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‘Dip’ into summer with this baked spinach dip recipe

There’s nothing better than chips and dip for a quick pick-me-up or to munch along with the latest movie or show you’re watching. If you’re tired of guac and salsa dips, you’ve come to the right place. This tasty baked spinach dip recipe is a low-cost, simple dish using accessible store-bought ingredients. And it gets even better — there are no cooking skills involved. Word of caution to all the dairy-friendly, garlic-loving and pretending-the-spinach-makes-this-healthy readers: You won’t be able to stop eating after you’ve started.
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Food to take on a roadtrip

Residents of Berkeley can literally go in any direction when they feel it’s time for a road trip. From here one can go north to Portland, Seattle or Vancouver; east to Yosemite, Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe; west to Ocean Beach and various locations in San Francisco; south to Santa
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North v. South: La Burrita edition

One of the best things about Berkeley is that it has a huge variety of food options in nice walking distance. But even with all this diversity, there are sometimes more than one of our favorite joints. Here’s a comparative review of the two renditions of our local Mexican eatery, La Burrita. Northside La
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