Natalie Coughlin is munching on a Cheese Board pizza. Or she was very recently. How do we know the 11-time Olympic medalist is partial to Berkeley’s favorite cooperative pizzeria? Twitter, of course.

Here’s what Coughlin had to say at 4.18pm today:

Rewarding myself w/ Cheeseboard pizza. It’s a Berkeley institution in the “gourmet ghetto.” Should check it out if you’re ever in the area!

You may also like to know that the 28-year old champion swimmer, who attended UC Berkeley and now lives in Lafayette, has 10,578 followers on Twitter, but follows just 74, highly select people herself.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...