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Another guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Another guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Evelyn Baker

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

  As the temperature dropped this week, I began to think about the different types of wines to drink with the chillier fall weather. I don’t adhere to the idea that whites should be reserved for warmer weather and reds for the colder seasons, but there’s something comforting in pouring a fat glass of a full-bodied red wine and burrito-ing yourself in a blan...

An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

In Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, a well-known staple for globetrotters and local craft beer lovers is The Map Room. The flagbearing fence outside features those of Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tabago, Kiribati and Saint Kitts and Nevis whereas the inside comprises of pretzel sticks at the...

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Nicole Ross

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Let’s Talk about Tacos If we’re being honest, tacos are good year round. However, according to senior Aquita James, summer is the “secret ingredient” that completes the experience. “Federales is my favorite,” James said. “The atmosphere and drinks are on point.” Read More »...

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Charlene Haparimwi

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The Chicago food truck scene is a mixture of culture, food, communication and community. They can provide a quick snack or sweet treat on any given day, as well as cater events and bring awareness to their brick-and-mortar stores.  Read More »...

Turn up for lunch: Portillo’s South Loop location opened

Turn up for lunch: Portillo’s South Loop location opened

Kiersten Sinko

May 29, 2016


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  For the students and faculty still eating Chipotle and Just Salad in the Loop, don’t worry — there’s still hope. Read More »...

Umai’s big menu has little payoff

Umai’s big menu has little payoff

Ben Savage

April 8, 2016


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“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...

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 »...

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 »...

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