Midterm season dining hall hacks

Who can spare that half hour in line to get a plain piece of chicken, eight peas and a quarter piece of fish? So skip those long lines, and pay close attention as we spill the secrets to getting great food without wasting a single minute of precious study time.
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Persian ‘sour’ stew

Someone somewhere probably wanted stew so badly, they couldn’t even wait for their grapes to ripen. Well, this may not exactly be the origin story for Persian ashe torsh, literally “sour stew.” This stew features ghooreh, or unripe, sour grapes, a common ingredient used in Persian cooking that adds a tart punch to
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How to stay healthy this spring

The transition phase to spring is not exactly the easiest time for a busy Bear, whether it’s because of the weather’s extreme mood swings, the flu cooties or an increase in workload. Until we see the ray of light that is spring break, we have to at least try to maintain
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Ippudo NY: Berkeley’s hottest and mod-est new ramen

With Biryani House’s sudden closure in 2014 and Mandarin Garden’s devastating fire in late 2015, the corner of Shattuck and University avenues might seem a less-than-ideal site to post up shop. But Ippudo NY, a burgeoning ramen brasserie from New York, is not about to let some bad history stop it
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Winter soup recipe

The hardest part of coming back to school is often the transition into having to cook again. With the winter chill creeping into our underheated apartments, we find ourselves craving warm, cozy food and a way to utilize all the produce we thought we needed. Look no further than this
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Cozy, pseudo-fancy white bean soup recipe

It’s the cold weather, fuzzy socks, blistering winds, hot chocolate, fluffy blanket, rainy day time of year — and we at the Clog have the perfect cool-weather recipe to warm you from the inside out. This white bean soup, though quick and simple, will impress your parents, your significant other or just your favorite
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Party in the Free Speech Movement Cafe

We at the Clog recently remembered that Miley Cyrus is still a thing. So we decided to pay tribute to her piece of work we love most. We sincerely apologize if you can’t get this tune out of your head all day long. Enjoy this Berkeley-fied jam — we know you know
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Yes, you pump-CAN: roasted pumpkin curry soup

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and although the mere thought of grandma’s stuffing and cranberry sauce has been getting us through our classes for months now, we can’t help wondering what Americans did before grandma’s stuffing and cranberry sauce. No, we don’t mean before grandmas made stuffing and cranberry sauce —
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