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The many sandwiches of Chicago

The many sandwiches of Chicago

Colin Sallee

October 25, 2015


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Chicago has a rich history of providing its citizens with an abundance of meat, cheese and bread. Read More »...

Mexican ice cream hits the sweet spot

Mexican ice cream hits the sweet spot

Juana Estrada

October 25, 2015


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Karissma Barrera, 19, waited in line with her younger cousin. Without hesitation, as the waiter approached to receive her order, Barrera asked for a chocolate mandyada, a chocolate milkshake made with whole milk, bananas and chocolate Abuelita, a Mexican chocolate. Read More »...

Pumpkin spice latte inspires dozens of imitators

Pumpkin spice latte inspires dozens of imitators

Tariqah Shakir and Leah Streeter

October 18, 2015


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Often imitated, but never accurately duplicated, is Starbucks’ famed Pumpkin Spice Latte. Read More »...

DePaul alumnus opens hot dog museum

DePaul alumnus opens hot dog museum

Hannah Pipes

October 18, 2015


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Chicago is one of the biggest cultural metropolises in the United States today. Read More »...

Trucking along: DePaul junior manages food truck

Trucking along: DePaul junior manages food truck

Jessica Villagomez

September 27, 2015


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By 7 a.m., DePaul Theatre School student Mike Russo is on his way to DePaul’s campus. Russo needs to make sure he gets a good parking spot, between Kenmore and Fullerton Avenues, on a two-way street, and at least 200 feet away from any place that sells food. Read More »...

Sumo restaurant’s sushirito falls flat

Sumo restaurant’s sushirito falls flat

Zoe Krey

September 20, 2015


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Imitation is often thought to be the sincerest form of flattery, but what happens when the imitation falls flat? It’s called Sumo Restaurant’s sushi burrito. This past summer RedEye reporter Morgan Olsen reviewed the creation at the Lincoln Park restaurant, calling the combination of sushi burrito ingredients “perfect sushi harmony.” While Olsen claims that thi...

Dorm delicacies: 3 easy recipes to make in your room

Dorm delicacies: 3 easy recipes to make in your room

Erin Yarnall

September 20, 2015


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For many students, this year is the first time they’re cooking on their own. Here are some simple ways to spruce up an easy meal in your dorm room. Read More »...

Chicago tea shops becoming a popular spot for drinks and comfort

Jackson Danbeck

July 6, 2015


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In Adagio Tea, across the street from Starbucks, almost everyone is smelling the exotic teas. One couple spent perhaps 15 minutes smelling. The woman lead the way, giving each tea a whiff and her judgement. The man, following behind, smiled and agreed. Read More »...

Going vegetarian in Chicago

Hannah Ward

June 22, 2015


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Farmers markets line Chicago’s streets and parks, new diets for swimsuit season fill Pinterest boards and refreshing drinks and salads replace chili and hot chocolate on restaurant menus. It’s the season of the vegetarian in Chicago. Read More »...

Nando’s opens first Chicago location

Nando’s opens first Chicago location

Erin Yarnall and Carolyn Duff

May 31, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

As any student who has studied abroad in the United Kingdom or South Africa can tell you, Nando’s is incredible. The South African-based restaurant is an interesting take on casual dining, with a Mozambican/Portuguese themed dishes of peri-peri chicken. Read More »...

Designer craft beer glasses now on tap

Designer craft beer glasses now on tap

Kathryn Eardley

May 31, 2015


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Late afternoon light streamed through huge storefront windows of the otherwise dimly lit Hopleaf Bar, bouncing from dozens of multicolored tap heads lined up like international trophies along the bar.  At the back of the Belgian-inspired establishment, the glow reflects softly from the bartender’s clear, round glasses as he pulls a glass from the ...

New Chicago chocolate shops hit the sweet spot

New Chicago chocolate shops hit the sweet spot

Mary McIlvan

May 24, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

If you ever pass through River North or the West Loop on a windy day, you may catch an overwhelming chocolate scented breeze. That scent is coming from one of Chicago’s oldest chocolate factories, Bloomer Chocolate Company. You may be able to catch other sweet smells around the city as more desser...

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