Best meals I’ve had in Berkeley

Infographic of the best meals in Berkeley
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During this, I was granted a temporary break from the below-par dining halls, and I was thrilled to be able to take my mom to try all of my favorite meals in the area. It was during this time that I realized that Berkeley actually has a pretty strong food scene. Here are some of my favorite spots around Berkeley for when you’re looking for a meal that’ll linger in your mind for weeks to follow. 
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Why I love food

Create to Connect

For me, food is so much more than nutrition that fuels my body. Food is sensuality, it’s home and belonging, it’s community and gratitude, it’s textures and play.
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Photo of woman trying to sleep

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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