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The Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in Tampa

THE LITTLE THINGS: I really appreciate the fall themed sleeve, because it got me in the mood for a PSL.
A trip around Tampa to determine the best PSL
December 5, 2018

Have you ever felt yourself craving a warm PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte)? I sure have! That is why I have tasked myself with trying the most popular PSLs in Tampa to determine the best. As always, this is...

Curry Leaves: A Hidden Gem

MY ORDER: While I got extra rice, you can see in the upper right hand corner the amount of rice that comes with each dish. The dishes on the side (from the top down) are the bagara banigan, the daily special and the chicken tikka masala.
This restaurant is a must when it comes to quality Indian food
September 5, 2018

RESTAURANT: Curry Leaves (4843 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609) While the decor of Curry Leaves is certainly fun and unique, it is the food that draws people to the right of the Shell gas station...

¡Qué Tan Mal!: Besito Review

MAKE YOUR OWN TACO?: I know it's shocking, but this is what the ‘taco’ is, tortillas on the side.
My first restaurant experience for Daley Eats was quite underwhelming.
March 12, 2018

Besito Mexican Restaurant 205 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, FL When I entered Besito, the ambiance was intimate, which I expected since Besito translates to ‘little kiss’ in Spanish. The lighting...

PSA: Humble Bundle

PICK YOUR PRICE: Humble Bundles allow customers to pay as much or as little as they want while offering incentives for paying more, typically in the form of more games.
Now, every time you’re caught playing video games when you shouldn’t be, you can say, “I’m doing it for charity!”
February 14, 2018

I’ll start off by clarifying that this is not a game review. I just wanted to take a little time to inform you, the gamers of Berkeley, about a magical little website called Humble Bundle. In short,...

Hacknet Review

DLC DONE RIGHT: Labyrinths essentially adds more of the same, and yet much of the expansion feels fresh and different.
Dive into a refreshing middleground between Hollywood and realistic hacking with Hacknet.
February 7, 2018

Dear reader, welcome to a new year of exciting games with which to whittle away your free time, from recent groundbreaking hits to older hidden (or not-so-hidden) gems. For the first article of the year,...

Tip Jar: Using Those Teacher Comments

Tip Jar: Using Those Teacher Comments
How you can use faculty comments to your advantage in each and every class
November 16, 2017

On Oct. 17, Berkeley teachers released their first round of biannual comments, one for each student in each class.  While almost any Berkeley teacher will tell you that they spend hours writing comments...

Daley Eats

DISCOVERING DELICIOUS DISHES: These pictures are from both Tampa and Chicago restaurants. I cannot wait to share my new culinary findings with all of you, as I explore the food scene of Tampa Bay! Photos by Sloane Daley.
A foodie’s guide to the Tampa Bay restaurant scene
November 6, 2017

Hey everyone! My name is Sloane Daley, and welcome to Daley Eats! Growing up in Chicago, I got to try different foods from around the world and eat at some of the country’s best restaurants....

Cozy Recipes for the Fall

ATTENTION NUTELLA LOVERS EVERYWHERE: These muffins perfectly mix fall flavors with the classic hazelnut spread. You can never have too much Nutella!
Celebrate the fall aesthetic by enjoying some easily made treats
November 6, 2017

Welcome to Pumpkin Spice Latte Season! Although Florida does not visibly change from summer to fall, you can definitely feel the difference. I don’t think anyone will disagree when I say the best part...

V.I.D.Y.A. Returns

GAME ON: This year, I'll be featuring a number of video games you may not have heard of before.
October 31, 2017

Have you ever thought to yourself, "Wait just a moment. Why doesn't The Fanfare have a gaming column?”   Chances are, if you're reading this, you have. Not because The Fanfare doesn't...

Welcome to the Tip Jar

TIPS GREATLY APPRECIATED: Are you an upperclassman willing to give some tips on how to survive Berkeley high school to underclassmen?  Then contact The Fanfare to give your tip!
How The Fanfare’s newest column can help you.
October 10, 2017

We’ve all been there.   The first year of high school, not knowing what to do.  How do you study for midterms?  What is senior year even like?  Do I have to worry about college right now?...

Oven-Free Recipes for a Year-Round Holiday Season

LITTLE SQUARES OF HEAVEN: If you love the taste of hot chocolate but can’t seem to find a cold day to cozy up with a mug, then this is the perfect treat for you. Feel free to load them with as many marshmallows as you would like.
Make it feel like the holidays whenever you want with these sweet recipes.
April 14, 2017

Here in Florida, the seasons can feel like they blend together. After the Sunshine State’s winter season came and went, I still missed my favorite holiday season comfort food. I tried three quick and...

Welcome to Leana’s Kitchen

A LOVE OF FOOD: My passion for baking extends to all areas of my life. I'm even wearing egg-themed earrings in this picture!
This new column provides recipes the whole family will enjoy!
April 13, 2017

  Hi!  I'm Leana Fraifer, and welcome to my new column: Leana's Kitchen!   I come from a culture that revolves around food. My passion for baking, however, comes directly from my...

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