Soccer practice pizza. Slumber party pizza. Where in Berkeley and Oakland can you find that family-size, flat-boxed, satisfies-a-group-of-teens-on-a-Friday-night standby?
Elise Proulx is a freelance writer and director of communications and marketing at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health. She lives in Berkeley with her husband, teenage son, dog, four cats, four chickens and two guinea pigs.
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