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Tacos: A Chicago food staple

Tacos: A Chicago food staple

Sarah Perkins

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Known for its over-the-top hot dogs and deep-dish pizzas, Chicago adds another food staple to its repertoire: the taco. Don’t be fooled: the small, simple dish packs a punch with authentic and interesting takes. And they’re certainly not those hard shell excuses found at a certain bell-branded...

Organic, GMO-free fare at DePaul hits the healthy spot

Maria Garcia

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

New campus eateries and groceries speak to many Millennials’ preference for organic foods. Read More »...

Bacon lovers, creative chefs unite at Baconfest Chicago

Bacon lovers, creative chefs unite at Baconfest Chicago

Kathryn Eardley

April 21, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

It was a bacon lover’s dream. Donuts and popcorn with bacon sprinkles set side-by-side with bacon-wrapped onion rings. Bacon-infused bourbon and fried pickles were followed by pork-stuffed Bao, bacon custard pie and churros topped with bacon crumbles. Read More »...

Bee & Tea brings boba, treats to Lincoln Park

Michael Schmidt

April 19, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

In the place of what was once a Forever Yogurt stands Bee & Tea, a new boba tea and bao shop located at 818 W. Fullerton Ave. Cleverly abbreviated in its branding as B&T, the shop aims to “transform the traditional, discovering a modernized boba tea concept for a new, urban audience,...

Ramen house Strings cooks up delicious take on college classic

Ramen house Strings cooks up delicious take on college classic

Mariah Woelfel

April 12, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

You’ll go because it’s the only place open for a 2 a.m. bite to eat. You’ll go back because you’ll crave the food at any given time of the day. Read More »...

Cheap eats: Rice makes for ideal college meal

Cheap eats: Rice makes for ideal college meal

Kevin Gross

March 8, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

For many college students, food can seem like one of those costs that get in the way of more important things, like textbooks or whiskey. Cooking, specifically, can seem both expensive and time consuming, and for many it can seem easier to live on a diet of Subway and frozen pizza. Read More »...

Asado Coffee offers taste of Chicago history

Asado Coffee offers taste of Chicago history

Andrew Nunez

February 22, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The Loop has changed greatly during the past decades, going from an area full of small businesses and department stores to corporate headquarters and universities. Many of these buildings look like they were pulled straight from the 1800s, their exteriors a blend of several foreign styles. Asado Coffee is one that a...

Review: Good Stuff Eatery serves great burgers

Review: Good Stuff Eatery serves great burgers

Zachary Stevens

February 18, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Good Stuff Eatery is a chic, urban restaurant that serves top-notch burgers, fries and milkshakes. And when I first heard of a burger restaurant opening up in the Loop I couldn’t resist making my way over there as soon as I could. Read More »...

DePaul Center candy shop Gioia Chocolate & Gelato stays strong

DePaul Center candy shop Gioia Chocolate & Gelato stays strong

Deanna Shilkus

January 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Business suits and backpacks pass by on a weekday. Students and adults rush to class, most likely unaware of the assortment of goodies awaiting in the corner store, most likely not aware it even exists. Read More »...

Christmas cookie baking and taste test

Christmas cookie baking and taste test

Grant Myatt, Courtney Jacquin, and Max Kleiner

December 20, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The holidays are a wonderful time of year for many reasons, but cookies are easily in the top five. At The DePaulia, we like to help you out, like showing you that in your tiny apartment kitchen you can make gingerbread cookies from scratch. We — editor-in-chief, managing editor and design e...

How to semi-successfully make your first Thanksgiving on your own

How to semi-successfully make your first Thanksgiving on your own

Courtney Jacquin

December 1, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

When my mom decided to leave the horrible winters of Illinois for good and move to Mexico, I soon realized for the first time ever I wouldn’t have somewhere to go for Thanksgiving. My dad still lives in the ‘burbs but is certainly no chef, I have no extended family, and while I’m sure I could’v...

Burger boom: Shake Shack Chicago opening draws droves of fans

Burger boom: Shake Shack Chicago opening draws droves of fans

Colin Sallee

November 16, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The recent 30-degree weather and eye-watering wind didn’t keep Shake Shack customers from their first taste of the world-renowned burgers and fries on Nov. 4, at the first of two Chicago locations on corner of Rush and Ohio streets. Read More »...

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