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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...

The many sandwiches of Chicago

The many sandwiches of Chicago

Colin Sallee

October 25, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

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 »...

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