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Let me plan your date part 4

Let me plan your date part 4

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor November 17, 2021

Green Mill cocktail lounge If you are tired of sports bars and want to impress your date with a classic Chicago jazz club, plan your next outing at the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge. Combine live New Orleans-style...

Chicago runs on small businesses

Chicago runs on small businesses

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor October 29, 2021

As the fall season turns chilly, small businesses compete with giant corporations for customers as the classic seasonal drinks cater to Chicagoans’ tastes. With 164 Starbucks and 226 Dunkin’ in Chicago,...

Spagett: A cheap, regional crowd-pleasing cocktail

‘Spagett’: A cheap, regional crowd-pleasing cocktail

Nikki Ramos, Contributing Writer October 14, 2021

To let loose in America means just about one thing: to grab a cocktail or a cold one and get “crunk” (as the middle-aged folk say). Following a week of conference calls, classes or cleaning tables...

Boba tea from the restaurant.

Boba culture comes closer to Lincoln Park

Jessica Nalupta, Contributing Writer October 3, 2021

Bubble tea, pearl milk tea or boba — whatever you wish to call it, just be delighted that the concoction of flavors had made its way to campus. TSAoCAA, pronounced “tao-tah” joins the handful...

The Cloud Cookie is the signature item at Cloud Cookie in Lakeview.

REVIEW: Lakeview’s Cloud Cookie is a dream come true

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Wrigley Field at the corner of Clark Street and West Grace Street sits Cloud Cookie, a vibrant, cloud-themed grab ‘n’ go for luxury cookies and other sweet...

Takeout Tastes: Pokeworks

Takeout Tastes: Pokeworks

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor April 18, 2021

Overtime, poke has grown in popularity in the United States. Chicago is no stranger to this phenomenon. As a huge fan of poke, I was really excited to order an ahi tuna poke bowl from Pokeworks and give...

The Tropical Hydration Smoothie and Purple Haze Latte among the aesthetically pleasing décor of Matchacita’s self-service bar.

Matchacita in Lincoln Park is delicious for the senses and the lenses

Maddey Martin, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

Matchacita, located at 705 W. Belden Ave., opened inside of Squeez Juice bar just three weeks ago and is already bustling with college students. Matchacita is its own entity, but is “partnered up”...

With the ongoing pandemic allowing for more time at home, cooking has been a source of comfort for many.

Cooking, baking offer comfort as Covid-19 keeps people indoors

Maria Barragan, Contributing Writer March 1, 2021

Everyone around us has become a baker or a chef during the pandemic. Instagram and Twitter feeds are now full of delicious recipes made by our peers, many trying to imitate some of the delicious dishes...

Bon Bon Sandwiches, located in Wicker Park.

Takeout Tastes: Bon Bon Sandwiches

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor February 28, 2021

With numerous Chicago snowstorms in full effect this month — fully encapsulating cars and blanketing walkways — I've been limited to local eateries and decided to try out a Vietnamese sandwich spot...

Menu items from Fry The Coop.

Takeout Tastes: Fry The Coop

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor February 14, 2021

Restaurants across Chicago continue to battle for the title of the best chicken sandwich. With the Popeyes marketing around their chicken sandwich skyrocketing sales when it was first released, I’m determined...

Lou Malnatis Pizzeria is often thought to be the best deep-dish in Chicago.

Takeout Tastes: Lou Malnati’s

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor February 8, 2021

The long-winded discussions about pizza in Chicago continue to steer people away from the true pizza of the city: Lou Malnati’s. Opened in 1971, Lou Malnati’s joined other pizza joints in the city...

Menu items from Portillos Hot Dogs.

Takeout Tastes: Portillo’s

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor January 31, 2021

Portillo’s is an Illinois restaurant staple that’s been serving up food since 1963. With 38 locations in Illinois — and 22 locations in other states including California, Arizona, Florida, Indiana...

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