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Parson’s Chicken & Fish offers delectable food at reasonable price

Parson’s Chicken & Fish offers delectable food at reasonable price

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 23, 2020

The Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago offers a diverse list of restaurants, bars and cafes right off the Fullerton CTA station. The bustling people, DePaul campus and more fill the area with constant energy. Such an area was the perfect location for a new Parson’s Chicken & Fish restaurant. ...

Chicago fusion restaurants give traditional meals a twist with unexpected flavor profiles

Chicago fusion restaurants give traditional meals a twist with unexpected flavor profiles

Elena King, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2020

The Chicago restaurant scene offers unique options that encompass flavors from countries around the world.  For foodies, restaurateurs and home-cookers alike, restaurants such as Kimski and Big & Littles offer new and interesting options that excite your taste buds at a modest price. Perfect for a casua...

Multicultural grains of flavor

Multicultural grains of flavor

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 20, 2020

A pot is sitting on the most used burner on the stove, waiting for a culturally filled staple food to grace its stainless steel walls. The water is at a roaring boil and is now ready to begin the cooking process. Opening up the cabinet and you see it - a bag of rice.   Rice is one of the most transformable foods ...

Welcome to ‘DeParty’

Welcome to ‘DeParty’

Elena King, Contributing Writer

January 20, 2020

Local bars on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus make going out easier for students on a budget. With classes back in session for DePaul students, the joy and freedom of winter break already seem so far gone for those who find themselves staying in to finish the daunting task of writing another paper o...

Chicago’s best holiday pop-up bars

Chicago’s best holiday pop-up bars

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

December 25, 2019

Homeslice Walking into Homeslice during this time of year is like walking into a store after Buddy the Elf had a go at it. Wall-to-floor decor that gets you lost in thought when trying to order one of their delicious pizzas. Right away you are taken aback by how precise every bulb and ornament is hung...

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 the la...

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...

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