Berkeley

Berkeley Travel Guide

Articles about Berkeley

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Hotels in Berkeley

Located on the south fork of the Tuolumne River and near Yosemite National Park, this camp first welcomed visitors in 1922 and now runs summer family programs.

Restaurants in Berkeley

From its adjacent butcher shop, Café Rouge serves a variety of cured meats, fresh cuts, sausages, and pâtés. The menu changes fortnightly, but platters of house-made charcuterie and fresh oysters are always available.

Things to do in Berkeley

Ici is run by a former pastry chef from Chez Panisse, Mary Canales, and is balanced between the past—hearty root-beer floats and all that—and the gourmet future, with such flavors as brandied cherry and burnt caramel.