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Late-night eats in Lincoln Park

Late-night eats in Lincoln Park

Amber Colón and Lacey Latch

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink, Showcase

If you’re sick of Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks sandwiches before your morning classes, look no further than Nighthawk AM for all of your gourmet breakfast needs. The child of California-born Nighthawk: Breakfast Bar, Nighthawk AM is a fast-casual dining spot located at 2273 N. Lincoln Ave. After ta...

Cooking her way through the glass ceiling

Cooking her way through the glass ceiling

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

If you’re looking for the city’s best flan but want to stay true to supporting Latinx-owned businesses, look no further than Casa Yari. Yari Vargas is the owner and chef of the Latin fusion restaurant located at 3268 W. Fullerton Ave. The food is a mixture of Vargas’ Puerto Rican, Guatemalan and Ho...

Sushi you donut want to miss

Sushi you donut want to miss

Lauren Taylor, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Sushi donuts are not pastries – rather, they are sushi rolls formed into the shape of a donut. The only current location where someone would be able to find sushi donuts in Chicago is at Simply Thalia located inside Block 37 off of State Street. Simply Thalia’s menu features three different kinds ...

Rager on the Red Carpet

Rager on the Red Carpet

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Food & Drink

The Academy Awards are afoot and as such, The DePaulia has compiled some tools to kick off your viewing party and invigorate your Oscars experience.  Whether you're looking for some snack ideas or ways to get a little tipsy, we've got you covered. You won't have to spend hours scrolling through Pinteres...

Restaurant Week 2018

Restaurant Week 2018

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

If you are looking for a new date location or if your parents are in town and are willing to take you out to dinner, Chicago Restaurant Week is starting on Jan. 26 and going through Feb. 8. Over 370 restaurants participating in the city-wide event are offering a prix fixe menu ranging in price from $2...

Portable pockets are popping up all around the city

Portable pockets are popping up all around the city

Rachel Fernandez

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Customers rotate in and out of a modern fast-casual restaurant called 5411 Empanadas. Some of the people coming through order with haste and begin to eat their carefully crafted empanadas as they walk out the door while others sit down to enjoy their Latin American-inspired hand-pies. Read More »...

Dipping into football season

Dipping into football season

Matt Koske and Rachel Fernandez

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Football season is underway. Unfortunately, here at DePaul that doesn’t significantly affect our day-to-day shenanigans, other than maybe tuning in at one of the Lincoln Park bars, finding a stream of your favorite team on Reddit or perhaps constantly refreshing our phones in hopes for points in fan...

Chicago ranked best city in the world by Time Out

Chicago ranked best city in the world by Time Out

Maddy Crozier

December 2, 2016


Filed under Focus

Those who think Chicago is the best place to live might now have evidence to back it up. An extensive survey of nearly 20,000 people in 18 different countries found that, when it comes to the things that make a city great, Chicago ranked highest across the board. The Time Out City Index comes from...

New food hall offers quick bites near DePaul’s Loop campus

New food hall offers quick bites near DePaul’s Loop campus

Maddy Crozier

September 12, 2016


Filed under Focus

The Loop’s largest lunch destination stands only a six-minute walk from the heart of DePaul’s Loop campus. Revival Food Hall (125 S. Clark St.) boasts 15 distinctive fast-casual booths of both Chicago’s rising favorites and debuts from acclaimed local chefs. This collective of Chicago’s most...

How to reconcile your snack stash with nutritional food

How to reconcile your snack stash with nutritional food

Leah Hasdan

September 11, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Forget your Dorito inspired microwavable nachos and Kylie Jenner’s take on ramen stir-fry (though you should know, the necessary ingredients to recreate her recipe may be found in the Student Center’s ETC store). 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 »...

Chicago tea shops becoming a popular spot for drinks and comfort

Jackson Danbeck

July 6, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

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 »...

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