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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Food & drinks that will make your Super Bowl party

Food & drinks that will make your Super Bowl party

Max Rayman, Contributing Writer February 5, 2023

And then there were two. This year’s Super Bowl matchup is set, with the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs squaring off for the coveted Lombardi trophy on Feb. 12. Not everyone is focused on...

A serving of chicken giardiniera paired with roasted potatoes at Franco’s Ristorante.

A bite of Chicago’s 16th annual restaurant week

Alexa Banuelos, Contributing Writer January 29, 2023

Chicago is a city full of flavor. From tamales that can be bought from a food truck near your local public park, to Michelin Star restaurants in the bustling West Loop there is bound to be a cuisine for...

The best hot chocolates in Chicago

The best hot chocolates in Chicago

Vanessa Lopez, Assistant Social Media Editor January 22, 2023

Many different beverages thrive during the colder months — some warm, some spiced, and even some iced. However, for non-coffee drinkers and hot chocolate lovers, there isn't enough buzz in Chicago about...

Where to get the best coffee while having a good time

Where to get the best coffee while having a good time

Vanessa Lopez and Jonah Weber September 25, 2022

Whether you need a weekend to catch up on homework or a new place to study with friends, a coffee shop is a place to go; however, given the high pricing in Chicago, which coffee shops are worth visiting? If...

Chowin down a budget: where to eat in Chicago without breaking the bank

Chowin’ down a budget: where to eat in Chicago without breaking the bank

Vanessa Lopez, Assistant News Editor September 18, 2022

Chicago has a long history of excellent cuisine, but where can college students find inexpensive food? Although many Chicagoans can afford fine dining establishments, there are also places where college...

A go-to for greasy food before a night out, Flip Sigi is a unique Filipino taqueria in the heart of Boystown.

Let me plan your evening in Boystown

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief June 16, 2022

It’s hard to go wrong with an evening in Boystown (or Northalsted). The oldest officially recognized gay neighborhood in the United States is home to a copious variety of bars, nightclubs and dining...

REVIEW: DePauls dining hall is bland, tasteless and merely edible

REVIEW: DePaul’s dining hall is bland, tasteless and merely edible

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor June 5, 2022

This past Saturday, I took a voyage to the Blue Demon Dining Hall in the Lincoln Park Student Center during their brunch hours. After taking three years off from DePaul’s dining options, I was curious...

Buckets of candy sit on self serve stations at ITSUGAR, the newest addition to Magnificent Mile. The store covers more than 11,400 square feet and houses over 400 different types of candy.

It’sugar adds a sweet new addition to Magnificent Mile

Lilly Keller, Assistant Arts and Life Editor April 17, 2022

The scent of vanilla and butterscotch wafts through the air as "I Want Candy" by Bow Wow Wow plays over the speakers and wide-eyed customers appraise It'sugar, the newest addition to Chicago’s Magnificent...

Employee greeting customers at Ingrained, a vegan women-owned boutique snackery located at 108 W. Chicago Ave.

From pastries to chimichangas: Vegan options in Chicago are just as unique as the city itself

Audrey Fowler, Contributing Writer March 6, 2022

One of the perks of living in our nation’s third-largest city is the expansive variety of eats. In my hometown of Lexington, Kentucky, Olympic swimmer Peter Wetzlar says that finding a restaurant with...

Located at 3155 N Halsted Street, Chicago IL, 2D has its grand opening on Tuesday, February 22nd at 2:22pm. The first 222 people got a free rainbow mochi donut.

2D restaurant has grand opening on 2’s day

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor February 28, 2022

A long line forms down the street counting down the seconds to hit 2:22 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The new restaurant, rightly named 2D after its interior design style, is aligned to look right out of a...

The Little Meatball pizzeria on 2364 N. Lincoln Ave.

College cuisine — Tasty food on a tight budget

Vanessa Lopez, Contributing Writer February 20, 2022

Nothing compares to living in Chicago on a college student's tight budget. Many students have found themselves unable to cook due to a lack of time or energy, and the dining hall becomes repetitive throughout...

Bartender Oscar Correa pours out a shots’ worth of Malört at Trader Todd’s, just off the Red Line station at Belmont.

Malört: The spirit of Chicago endures

Brandon Sun Yechout, Assistant Arts and Life Editor February 6, 2022

Every Chicagoan speaks at least one word of Swedish. For many decades, Jeppson’s Malört has been an indispensable Chicago staple. The farthest thing from a smooth spirit, a shot of Malört is a declaration...

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