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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...

Inside the charcoal coffee craze

Inside the charcoal coffee craze

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

A dash of glitter and an abyss of smoky black froth swirls around in a glossy white mug accompanied by a delicate golden teaspoon. The fresh vanilla scent and the laughter of other customers creates a homey feeling. That dash of glitter and abyss of smoky black froth aren’t the first things th...

Potatoes to the rescue

Potatoes to the rescue

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

Whether it be a midnight snack or a holiday meal, potatoes give you many options to choose from, bringing you an instant rush of joy and a carb overload. Potatoes are the superhero of any meal, and each time they end up saving the day. You may be wondering how potatoes are even remotely related to...

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Stacey Sheridan & Varsha Kadamandla, Contributing Writers

April 15, 2019

Kaathis, a new fast casual restaurant on the corner of Lincoln and Belden Avenues, offers a highly thought-out menu of fast, fresh and healthy bowls and rolls. It takes its name from the restaurant’s specialty: kaathi rolls. Consisting of skewered meats and vegetables wrapped in a flatbread called ...

Upscale breakfast spot Yolk to open Lincoln Park location in Chicago

Upscale breakfast spot Yolk to open Lincoln Park location in Chicago

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2019

Looking for a new restaurant to check out this quarter? Look no further: Yolk, a celebrated upscale breakfast chain and Chicago staple, is opening its ninth location at N. Fremont St. in Lincoln Park on April 22.  Since its debut in 2006, Yolk has become beloved by Chicagoans for its colorful, revampe...

Bottoms up, Chicago

Bottoms up, Chicago

Doug Klain

March 11, 2019

This year, Chicago’s glass is a little fuller. The city recently hopped to the top of the pack to become the brewing capital of the nation, according to a report released by the Brewer’s Association last December. The trade group counts 167 unique breweries in the Chicago area—leaving in the d...

Wahlbergs’ set sights on Chicago

Wahlbergs’ set sights on Chicago

Matthew Zaiff, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2019

Chicago is often regarded as the food capital of the United States. The Windy City is known for its; pizza, hot dogs, beef sandwiches and, most recently, burgers. Everyone has their preferences. However, a newcomer hopes to disrupt the market. Wahlburgers, the burger chain founded by chef Paul and...

Nearby restaurants ramp up

Nearby restaurants ramp up

William Hopper, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018

When you think of Chicago food, you probably think of all the big eats the city has: deep dish pizza, hot dogs with very specific toppings, and Italian beef (preferably dipped). However, perhaps now more than ever, the city is offering even more diverse options for hungry customers. From a student’s...

Late-night eats in Lincoln Park

Late-night eats in Lincoln Park

Amber Colón and Lacey Latch

May 14, 2018

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...

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