ITCS 2013 Berkeley and Area Information

Lunch places near the conference

There are many informal and delicious places within easy waking distance from Sibley.

From Sibley, turn right and walk towards North Gate, and cross Hearst. On your right there is Northside Court, a courtyard with half a dozen informal eateries, mostly Asian. Walk on Euclid.

In this block, on either side of the street you will see (in rough order of Christos's preference):

Local Sights

The city of Berkeley contains of a variety of neighborhoods with diverse character. There is Telegraph Avenue which features Amoeba Music, as well as the fourth street shopping district, and the Elmwood district with elegant examples of Julia Morgan architecture, and many others. The Goumet Ghetto contains many excellent restaurants ranging from the communist Cheese Board Collective where a slice is very nice to the world famous Chez Panisse. The city also hosts the University of California at Berkeley.



Places to go for lunch, dinner and drinks

The surrounding "Bay Area" features numerous attractions. San Francisco is twenty minutes away and attracts numerous visitors to see its many beautiful sights and cool activities. Also, nearby is Marin County, which has scenic mountains, beaches, several national monuments including Muir Woods with its lovely redwoods and its Frank Loyd Wright Civic Center. Napa and Sonoma are an hour away from Berkeley and has numerous wineries, the new museum for food Copia, and even geysers! The weather in October is usually sunny and is in the sixties and seventies, though temperatures tend to drop quickly once the sun makes its exit. Please see the following sites for more information.
Last modified: Sat May 20 11:40:08 PDT 2006