coffeeThe only thing that has a chance of rivaling the sky-high number of yogurt shops around here is the number of coffee shops. Nonetheless, Zanzibar Coffee House opened up in Sather Lane off Durant Avenue and is looking specifically to cater to students.

- The coffee shop is spacey and offers free wifi, as it aims to become a popular study spot for Cal students. If you need a break from the library, this may be your spot.

-In addition to the standard coffees, the coffee shop also provides a diverse array of snacks ranging from various cheesecakes to Indian samosas. Not to worry, they’ve got their healthy bases covered too, with an assortment of fresh fruit. read more »


Perhaps the only building on campus that is in dire need of an easy-access coffee shop (other than Dwinelle Hall, which finally got its fix a few semesters ago) is the Valley Life Sciences building. Home to many sleepless molecular and cell biology majors, and others who’ve decided to throw their lives away to science–VLSB can be a gloomy place to study without an hourly dose of everyone’s favorite psychoactive stimulant.

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