kimchi fried rice

On a dark and stormy night … just kidding. But seriously, on a rainy day sometimes dorm food or those ancient leftovers in your refrigerator just don’t cut it. So what’s the first word that comes to mind? Two actually: comfort food.

Comfort food is something we all know and love. It’s the one time we enjoy food for what it is, no matter how unhealthy, no matter what problems we may have at the moment. The Bear’s Ramen House is an excellent place to get Asian comfort food. The Ramen House has been a popular dining choice for students; not too expensive and generous portions. read more »


Good news for lovers of hard-hitting investigative journalism. The highly anticipated release of McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern No. 33 will arrive in the form of a 300-page single edition daily newspaper: “San Francisco Panorama.” Better news for us (broke as hell) Bay Area kiddies: the Quarterly will be available to us for the (much discounted) price of $5 on the day it comes out, Dec. 8.

The bylines alone reek of staggering genius. Writing from Michael Chabon, Miranda July, Roddy Doyle, Stephen King, William T. Vollman, Berkeley’s own Poet Laureate Robert Hass and read more »