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What’s Fresh: By The Park cookie shop, Beyonce’s “Lemonade”

What’s Fresh: By The Park cookie shop, Beyonce’s “Lemonade”

Erin Yarnall and Kiersten Sinko

April 29, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink, Music

What's Fresh is The DePaulia's weekly rundown of the latest in arts and entertainment. This week: a new Lincoln Park cookie shop and Beyonce's incredible new album.   By the Park 2342 N. Clark St. Sorry Insomnia, but cookie heaven has been officially relocated. By The Park, a new cookie and...

Cupbob + Ramen brings appetizing Korean flavors to Lincoln Park

Cupbob + Ramen brings appetizing Korean flavors to Lincoln Park

Hannah Pipes

April 24, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

I’m a firm believer that there should be a ramen place on every corner of Chicago, and until that happens, I’ve been attempting to try all the ramen places in the city. I was excited to learn earlier this month that Cupbop + Ramen, which sells Korean food and ramen, just opened in Lincoln Park ...

Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Hannah Pipes

April 17, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

  Walking into a restaurant, most people do not expect to be hit with deep philosophical questions about their food. However, there is one instance that will elicit the need for deep thought in order to discover the truth behind an important issue.  Read More »...

Great food, poor service at Edgewater’s Ras Dashen

Great food, poor service at Edgewater’s Ras Dashen

Marcus Cirone

April 16, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

A few months ago, a friend told me about a unique experience he had eating Ethiopian food. My curiosity was piqued. What was I missing? I decided then and there I would venture out and experience Ethiopian cuisine. If I was going to try a new ethnic cuisine, I figured I should start off with the best. A...

Umai’s big menu has little payoff

Umai’s big menu has little payoff

Ben Savage

April 8, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

“Yeah, cool. Sounds good. See u there!” Read More »...

Packed dumplings reimagined not worth trip to Hyde Park

Packed dumplings reimagined not worth trip to Hyde Park

Kiersten Sinko

February 28, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

I’m wondering if the leprechaun truly thought through the long rainbow ahead and if the pot of gold would be worth the journey. Because for me, I’m not sure if my long journey down to Hyde Park for some dumplings at Packed was as satisfactory as I had hoped it would be. Read More »...

BrewPass offers coffee-lovers different options

Rachel Hinton

February 28, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Some people need coffee like others need Coke or Mountain Dew,  but the main thing all are after is caffeine. The buzz, the wakefulness and mental acuity it provides has catapulted chains like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, as well as smaller coffee shops.  Read More »...

Vendetta against vegans

Vendetta against vegans

Lauren Hernandez

February 7, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

As a kindergartner, your diet was strictly chicken nuggets. Your childhood memories were made at the city zoo. You won’t leave home without your down-feather jacket for one-third of the year. From the beginning of mankind to now, we have been the hunters. Resourceful, but hunters nonetheless. So when a person denies his or herself of that primal instinct, the rest of the tribe responds wit...

Pricey, alternative menus of Restaurant Week not worth it

Pricey, alternative menus of Restaurant Week not worth it

Rachel Hinton

January 31, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

To highlight the innumerable things a person can do and the food they can try in Chicago, the annual Chicago restaurant week returned Jan. 22. Visitors and residents alike could partake in special menus at select restaurants that highlight all that Chicago has to offer — the unique qualities that set each restauran...

Review: Snarfing down sandwiches at Lincoln Park’s latest shop

Review: Snarfing down sandwiches at Lincoln Park’s latest shop

Ben Savage

January 30, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

I remember how close I used to be to so many people. Funneled into the same grueling, hormonal prison, day after day after day; I was in high school. The peers I had were so random in their assortment, it really would have made more sense for nobody to get along with anybody. But that wasn’t the case. We surv...

Frozen Foodies serves an upscale take on TV dinners in Lincoln Park

Frozen Foodies serves an upscale take on TV dinners in Lincoln Park

Claire Fisher

January 24, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Al dente bowtie pasta is glazed in a creamy, rich sauce, complemented by tender pieces of chicken and vibrant green broccoli. The medley of flavors wafts up in a mouth-watering scent with all the complexity of a restaurant meal, found in a simple microwaveable bowl. This indulgent meal — along with other favorites like beef stroganoff, Kung Pao chicken...

9 cookie recipes for an extra sweet holiday

9 cookie recipes for an extra sweet holiday

Maddy Crozier

December 23, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Holiday baking brings together the best parts of the season. With the familiarity of traditional desserts and a hankering for new sweets, it is easy to create new memories centered on togetherness and giving. Whether cooking is a tradition in your family, or something new to try, any of these recipes for my family’s favorite holida...

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