Is the search for the best Berkeley vegetarian burrito over?

Recently, I’ve been on a journey to discover the best vegetarian burrito within easy walking distance from the UC Berkeley campus. I forwent any establishments that are large corporate chains — uh-um, Chipotle — in order to support our local businesses and community. The three Mexican restaurants I visited were: La Burrita,
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Steve’s Korean BBQ and other great places to eat on gameday

Street signs that usually say things such as “road closure” are reprogrammed to say “Go Bears.” Traffic along Piedmont Avenue becomes similar to that of LA’s 405 freeway. Bright-yellow and navy-blue rugby shirts are seen in packs running through the streets of Berkeley. Street vendors begin occupying every corner of Berkeley
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Our favorite websites: Where the fuck should I go to eat?

Yelp has, in a way, transformed the common pleb into a middling food connoisseur, endowing users with a power once known only to professional food critics and bringing worthy smaller businesses to the forefront. The people of Yelp are about choice, quality and overall satisfaction. Hailing from the opposite side
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The hoods of California by area code

California is one of the most cosmopolitan states in the United States, each region drastically different from the next. While people from other states see California as a whole in a certain light (If you haven’t seen it, watch this SNL skit “The Californians“) we think Californians as a whole
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Best of Berkeley: Best Dishes

Best Pizza, Best Meal Under $5 and Best Bakery: Cheese Board Collective It’s a Saturday afternoon. You’re hungry. You have little to no cash and you love cheese. Where do you go? You know the answer. It’s known by two glorious syllables: Cheese Board (formally, The Cheese Board Collective). Every
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OFF THE BEAT: Eating your way sick

Especially now that school’s up and running, it’s easy to eat whatever you can get on the go. We stop for a burger and french fries at Smart Alec’s or find ourselves at Gordo’s day after day — the faster and cheaper it is, the better. It’s not that we
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