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Restaurante del Loop provee acceso a la cultura Venezolana

Restaurante del Loop provee acceso a la cultura Venezolana

Hillary Flores and Richie Requena

December 12, 2019

Para muchos, el restaurante BienMeSabe ofrece una prueba de la comida venezolana. Pero para los venezolanos nativos, este restaurante provee un acceso a su cultura, su gente y su hogar.  La cadena de restaurantes BienMeSabe tiene dos ubicaciones: una en el vecindario del norte de Ravenswood y otra ...

Loop restaurant gives insight to Venezuelan culture

Loop restaurant gives insight to Venezuelan culture

Hillary Flores and Richie Requena

December 12, 2019

For many, the restaurant BienMeSabe gives a taste of Venezuelan food. But for Venezuelan natives, this restaurant is a gateway to their culture, their people and their home.  The BienMeSabe restaurant chain has two locations – one in the northern Ravenswood neighborhood and one in the Loop near t...

5 best drinks to celebrate this holiday season

5 best drinks to celebrate this holiday season

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

December 11, 2019

It’s that time of the year again when temperatures drop, the sun seems to disappear during the day and nighttime comes way too early. While all that may sound dark and gloomy, luckily for you, we have some of the best holiday drink recipes to keep you warm and distracted from all that winter weather no...

Winging it: The best four restaurants for eating wings and watching football

Luke Murphy, Contributing Writer

December 9, 2019

There are few foods that go hand in hand with something as well as chicken wings do with football. While hot dogs and baseball may be a close second, wherever you go in the United States for your Saturday and Sunday football watching you’re all but guaranteed to see wings on the menu.

The best Thanksgiving foods, ranked

The best Thanksgiving foods, ranked

Dan McDaid, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2019

When you hear the word Thanksgiving, the first thing that usually comes to mind is food — and lots of it. When Nov. 28 rolls around, what will be the best food on the table? 1. Turkey “The turkey is what I look forward to most,” said Tim Leonard, a former culinary student at College of DuPage....

World’s largest Starbucks opens in downtown Chicago

World’s largest Starbucks opens in downtown Chicago

Hank Mitchell, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

There’s something contagious about the excitement surrounding an attraction that people deem worth lining up for.  The opening of the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery on Friday at Michigan Avenue and Erie Street has drawn huge crowds lining up for hours to see inside. Many of those who passed by th...

Meatless burgers offer a sustainable alternative, ‘impossible’ to ignore

Meatless burgers offer a sustainable alternative, ‘impossible’ to ignore

Hannah Coyle, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

Sustainability has been ‘in’ for decades, but recently sustainable foods have become a trend themselves., Impossible Foods Inc. and Beyond Meat have released meatless hamburgers that can feed carnivores, but also cater directly to vegetarians and vegans. As concerns about climate change increase, c...

A look at America’s favorite sweets

A look at America’s favorite sweets

Jenna Ranieri, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

People hand out everything from chocolate treats to gum to homemade baked goods. But even with the increase in candy sales since 2015, there is still a major chunk of the population that does not hand out candy at all. These people may be too busy at parties or watching spooky movies, or they may just...

Fast food can’t compare to these homemade, budget-friendly recipes

Fast food can’t compare to these homemade, budget-friendly recipes

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

October 14, 2019

Midterms are almost upon us, and it’s getting harder and harder to come up with ideas for meal prepping as the weeks pass by. It gets more tempting every day to stop by your favorite fast-casual restaurant and blow both your food budget and your diet. Luckily, The DePaulia has a couple ideas that’...

Here’s a look at the best seasonal coffee drinks around Chicago

Here’s a look at the best seasonal coffee drinks around Chicago

Charlie Bevins, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

While the warm, sunny Chicago fall days slowly creep toward the bite of winter, coffee shops around the city are treating people to specialty coffees that say “fall” with every sip. “I just haven’t had a pumpkin spice latte or many pumpkin-flavored products, just because I haven’t gotten arou...

Brain Food: Maintaining focus, retaining information more difficult without proper fuel

Brain Food: Maintaining focus, retaining information more difficult without proper fuel

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2019

The school year has started and everyone is preparing for the long 10 weeks ahead. School requires a lot of concentration and students will need to focus — and nutritional breakfast or early lunch can fast track your brain to success. Eating a healthy breakfast is associated with improved cognitive functio...

Reliving the last night on the Titanic

Reliving the last night on the Titanic

Keira Wingate, Asst. Arts & Life Editor

July 27, 2019

A Titanic-themed event with a gourmet menu sure to have been served on the stunning ship 1912 – and cocktails strong enough to clean the palate with just one sip – 
was held in downtown Chicago at The Gage on July 22.  Veronica Hinke, author of the book “The Last Night On The Titanic: Unsink...

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