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Summer Kitchen and Bake Shop: Farm-to-Table Dining in Berkeley

July 23, 2014 9:01 am

A farm-to-table ethos reigns at Summer Kitchen and Bake Shop, where they partake of what’s local and in-season. To that end, the menu changes with the seasons, but everything is always fresh and flavorful.

Start your meal with a wild arugula and watermelon salad with red onion, feta, candied pumpkin seeds, and balsamic vinaigrette. Yummy sandwiches include Becker Lane Organic Pulled Pork, Apple Smoked Bacon, Sicilian Tuna Salad, Organic Egg Salad, and Crispy Chicken. Tasty pizzas bedecked with a variety of ingredients are also on the menu. A recent sampling of entrees reveals Half Brick Oven Chicken, Braised Duck Leg, and Baia Whole Wheat Pasta with summer squash, tomato, and pesto. Be sure to save room for a delectable dessert.

Summer Kitchen and Bake Shop is open every day.

Summer Kitchen and Bake Shop
2944 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 981-0538

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2 Helpful Websites for Luxury Car Enthusiasts

July 16, 2014 9:00 am

The combination of speed and beauty makes luxury car brands like Bugatti, Maserati, and BMW covetable among car enthusiasts around the world. Whether you own one of these priceless automobiles or you’re simply a luxury car admirer, these informative and image-heavy websites will provide hours of eye candy for gear heads of all ages.

Motor Authority
Just like the name implies, the Motor Authority website is a respected authority for every type of luxury car on the market today. This site is filled with the latest news about new automobile models from Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Lamborghini, and more, and it also features detailed reviews to give readers the most information possible before purchasing a new luxury vehicle. Motor Authority is a great resource for locating auto shows around the country as well, and the site’s Spy Shots section even allows visitors to take a sneak peek at prototypes of car models that haven’t been released yet.

U.S. News Rankings and Reviews
If you’re simply looking for detailed rankings of the world’s leading luxury cars without all of the extra features, the U.S. News’ Car Rankings page is one of the very best resources. This informative website ranks cars priced at $60,000 or more in order based on a consensus of the top automobile experts in the country and other safety and reliability data. The rankings take into consideration each car’s handling, braking, comfort, cargo space, critics’ ratings, awards, and many other features that might help car owners decide which model is best for them.

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Indulge in Delightful Ice Cream Sandwiches at Cream

July 9, 2014 9:01 am

Cream is a family-owned and -operated dessert shop best known for housemade ice cream sandwiches that feature a proprietary ice cream recipe enclosed by two warm and gooey cookies. Yelp reviewers note it’s not uncommon to walk into this fun shop and see the work staff dancing or singing along to a song playing through the loudspeakers.

There are a variety of ice cream and cookie flavors to choose from. Popular combinations include the salted caramel with snickerdoodle, strawberry cheesecake with butter sugar, and the soy vanilla with peanut butter. For vegans and those with food allergies, you’ll be pleased to know that several vegan cookies are available. If you are craving something more fluid, try one of Cream’s milkshakes, floats, or malts. Be sure to check out Cream’s version of Taco Tuesday and get three scoops of ice cream and a choice of two toppings.

2399 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 649-1000


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