Sights and Tastes of Berkeley, Part II

by jenna on July 11, 2010

We spent the day wandering in and out of the streets of Berkeley and here’s what we found:














Peace and Love, y’all.
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Allie (Live Laugh Eat) July 11, 2010 at 9:50 pm

Bahaha I love that squirrel photo!! I’m terrified of squirrels actually because I had a nightmare about one running up my back and taking a chunk out of my upper back. This was when I was in elem. school, mind you!


Suzanne de Cornelia July 11, 2010 at 9:51 pm

Colorful pix–great shots!


Camille July 11, 2010 at 10:00 pm

I love Berk so much!
When I used to live in SF I was there as often as possible ๐Ÿ™‚


alicia July 11, 2010 at 10:06 pm

Berkley has always looked like so much fun to me. Those were my people (in a previous life before I had children).


nora July 11, 2010 at 10:28 pm

I wish I could live in Berkeley… Your photographs brought back many wonderful memories of the time I’ve spent in Berkeley.
Thank you


Bethany @ More Fruit Please July 11, 2010 at 10:45 pm

Your pictures make me want to visit Berkeley so badly!!


Lisa (bakebikeblog) July 11, 2010 at 10:46 pm

What fun! LOVE IT!


Donna Porter July 11, 2010 at 10:50 pm

Ok! You totally have to message me where in Berkeley you were..I would love to visit the shop you were at…looks like a great little place my daughter would love to go. She’s 12 and secretly a hippie at heart! ๐Ÿ™‚ lol


Shauna July 11, 2010 at 11:04 pm

Oh, I LOVE when you go to Berkeley! I’m a student here and like seeing things from your perspective. So you went to Angeline’s French Soul Food (I hope you had their lemonade), Telegraph Avenue, Mars Vintage Clothing, and… hmm. That last place stumps me. It looks delicious though! Come again, there’s still much to explore ๐Ÿ™‚


Anna July 11, 2010 at 11:27 pm

I need to live here!!!


Becki @ HikeBikeEat July 11, 2010 at 11:30 pm

And the manual mode gets better and better :).


S @ July 11, 2010 at 11:36 pm

Is that guy wearing CHAINMAIL???

Hard. Core. ๐Ÿ™‚


Freya @ Brit Chick Runs July 11, 2010 at 11:43 pm

LOVE the hate and shades!


jassy July 12, 2010 at 12:02 am

nice bracelets! and i would also like to try to braid my hair with beads ๐Ÿ™‚


Maren July 12, 2010 at 12:06 am

Don’t you just love Berkely? The tree people are my favorites.


Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] July 12, 2010 at 12:17 am

Haha, fun =] Who is that random guy you took a photo of?

Peace & <3 right back at ya!


Anne July 12, 2010 at 2:00 am

Mmm, that says it all. Geat pics ๐Ÿ™‚


Jessica @ How Sweet It Is July 12, 2010 at 3:31 am

Love that last pic. Gorgeous!


Stacey July 12, 2010 at 4:03 am

That looks fun.


Jen (Running With Cake) July 12, 2010 at 4:09 am

I can see that Berkley hasn’t changed much over the years – still a fun, hippy town with lots of character (and a few characters!).


Lauren @ louisianagrown July 12, 2010 at 4:29 am

Look at you fitting right in with the locals! Looks like a very fun place to visit. Kind of like New Orleans… but hippier.


kaila July 12, 2010 at 4:41 am

the man in the blue hat looks questionable? lol!


Sarah July 12, 2010 at 4:50 am

My little hipster…love it!


Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman July 12, 2010 at 4:56 am

I’ve never been, but that’s exactly as I imagine it. All its hippy glory.


Heather July 12, 2010 at 5:06 am

isn’t berkeley awesome?! every time we go out to California to visit my grandparents we get to go and it’s a blast every time. i love your portraits, too ๐Ÿ™‚


Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble) July 12, 2010 at 5:07 am

Love it- all of it ๐Ÿ™‚



Kelly July 12, 2010 at 5:20 am

I love your boots!


Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) July 12, 2010 at 5:23 am

You’re totally rocking that outfit and hat. And sunglasses! Love it. ๐Ÿ˜€

Such great photos, by the way!!


Rebecca July 12, 2010 at 5:26 am

The bf and I were thinking of moving across the country to Berkeley. I hear it’s a pretty rad place. All of your pics are gorgeous!


RhodeyGirl July 12, 2010 at 5:33 am

What a funky town! I have always wanted to visit it- thanks for visiting for me ha!


Karla July 12, 2010 at 5:34 am

Awwww BERKELEY! I miss it! Thanks for the moment of nostalgia!


diana@mymarblerye July 12, 2010 at 5:45 am

looks like such a hippy, earthy town…I LIKE!! And as usual…(and I’m probably gonna be the 947193798439 comment on this) you look fab and beautiful!


Jessica @ The Process of Healing July 12, 2010 at 5:47 am

Loooove that outfit!


Rachel (Two Healthy Plates) July 12, 2010 at 5:49 am

Oh my gosh – that looks like such a fun day!


Carla July 12, 2010 at 5:59 am

Your photography is lovely!!!…and I love, love, love Berkeley! It’s one of my top five places that I would want to live!!


Sarah July 12, 2010 at 6:09 am

JENNA. Tights are not pants.


jenna July 12, 2010 at 7:58 am

Yes, but Lululemon wunder under leggings are!


Suzanne de Cornelia July 12, 2010 at 10:13 am

Leggings and boots are International look from Paris, London, Milan, San Francisco, NYC, Hollywood and definitely in Berkeley! They look great!


Courtney @ 3 Months July 12, 2010 at 6:11 am

So fun! I’m moving to the bay area in the fall (eek, 2 months away!) and Berkeley is at the top of my “why I’m excited to move to northern cal” list. Such a fun, unique place!!


Anya @ Fitness & Sunshine July 12, 2010 at 6:21 am

The photos are amazing! ๐Ÿ™‚


Kristy July 12, 2010 at 6:27 am

I wanna buy those boots off your feet! I need them in my life! Where did you get them?


Nancy in Naples July 12, 2010 at 6:37 am

I have to agree. . . your pictures are getting better and better! These are fantastic. Makes me want to visit Berkeley!


Kelly July 12, 2010 at 6:46 am

I love hippies! I’m really one at heart, despite my girlie exterior. Your photos are so beautiful and colorful. The closest thing NC has to Berkley is Carrboro, which is pretty hippie-fied in its own right.


Anna July 12, 2010 at 6:47 am

Cute pics!


Anne @ Chute Assis July 12, 2010 at 7:00 am

This summer, the boy and I are getting married, quitting jobs/packing up lives and trekking across the great unknown to live in the Bay Area. and I can’t WAIT to visit Berkeley, Yosemite, Muir Woods… Whenever I get nervous about what we’re doing, I pop over to your blog to get re-excited by photos and experiences!!


Ann @ A Quidnunc Smorgasbord July 12, 2010 at 7:07 am

I’m loving these pictures! Was that an oyster po-boy I spotted?? ๐Ÿ˜€


McKenzie July 12, 2010 at 7:08 am

I NEVER comment..but those pics of your stylin and profilin…TOTAL HAWT..looking good Jenna (running to buy a hat) woot!


kristina July 12, 2010 at 7:08 am

Dara Thai Lao! you should’ve also have gone to one right next door to that one ~ Cha Am! ~ AND you should’ve ordered the #5 po piah rolls along with the #21 your choice of chicken, pork or beef. It was my favorite go-to Thai restaurant when I lived in Berkeley! You’ve got to stop posting pics of Berkeley ~ you’re making me even more homesick than I already am! you see i grew up there and just recently moved to the midwest… Glad you have fun though. telegraph ~ sooo many memories ๐Ÿ™


The Wife of a Dairyman July 12, 2010 at 7:21 am

Berkeley is such a colorful place. Looks like you had a great day:)


Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly July 12, 2010 at 7:26 am

Looks fun…reminds me of my hometown of Austin!


Jess @ MTL Veggie July 12, 2010 at 7:38 am

Love the hat, glasses, and scarf combo- c’est trรจs chic ๐Ÿ˜‰


Amanda July 12, 2010 at 7:47 am

Oh my gosh… I NEED that sandwich! Love your pictures!


Liz @ Tip Top Shape July 12, 2010 at 7:47 am

Oooh, love the hat you were trying on!! Also loved your outfit! Looks like you had a good time ๐Ÿ˜€


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crunchy granola gal July 12, 2010 at 7:54 am

ohhh how i miss berkeley! i have big dreams of becoming an awesome hippe-dippie soccer mom and moving there. sad but true.


Katie Heddleston July 12, 2010 at 8:01 am

That was awesome!!!


Sara July 12, 2010 at 8:05 am

wow that place looks so cool! Love the portrait of that man with the mustache! haha.

Have a great Monday Jenna!!


Stacy July 12, 2010 at 8:11 am

Next time you are in the Berkeley/ Telegraph area you MUST try Bakesale Betty. BEST Fried Chicken Sandwich and frozen lemonade EVER!


Cynthia (It All Changes) July 12, 2010 at 8:21 am

The pics look so artistic. I always feel I am not hip enough for Berkley but you make it look so fun.


Stacey @ Tipping the (Kitchen!) Scales July 12, 2010 at 9:27 am

It looks funky – really bohemian!


katherine July 12, 2010 at 9:44 am

we went to the berkeley marina for a picnic with reunited friends last week and took the dog – it was oh-so much fun! if you’ve never packed a picnic to go there – i highly recommend it!


Amanda @ Amanda On Foot July 12, 2010 at 10:13 am

Great pictures! I especially love the one of the man braiding the girl’s hair.



Lola July 12, 2010 at 10:23 am

Now i want to go to Berkeley. The hippiein me would be thrilled!


Robyn @ Frugal 'n' Fit! July 12, 2010 at 10:53 am

I have never been to Berkeley, but your pictures are exactly how I picture it!


Gabriela @ Fro-Yo Lover July 12, 2010 at 11:53 am

Such lovely pics, Jenna!
Iยดm jealous!
I know you must be having a blast ๐Ÿ™‚
Wish you a terrific week, love!
Brazilian XOXOยดs,


Alyssa July 12, 2010 at 12:44 pm

I think I would fit in there very well ๐Ÿ™‚



Stacie @ Imperfectly Healthy July 12, 2010 at 12:45 pm

You look so hip in your photos! ๐Ÿ™‚


Erin July 12, 2010 at 12:50 pm

love the pictures! girl, you have skills!

i especially love your boots ๐Ÿ™‚


Jil @ Peace, Love & Munchies July 12, 2010 at 3:05 pm

Looovely photos!! Love that dudes goatee. haha


Laura (Starloz) July 12, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Berkeley is such an incredible place. I’ve been twice & LOVE it.

your manual settings skills are divine


Janna (Janna's Keeping It Real) July 12, 2010 at 11:18 pm


I will be there in October for a concert, and I can’t wait to check it out!


Jamie @ Catch j(me) - if you can! September 24, 2010 at 11:52 am

My alma mater! Your photos took me back to my college days. I think I’m overdue for a visit. I had a chance to visit briefly last summer (2009), but I was only there for a few hours and spent most of my weekend trip in Oakland and San Francisco. Time to get back to my roots!


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