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The art of charcuterie

The art of charcuterie

Jessica Rish, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2020

It is easy to imagine walking into an art gallery show and seeing a catered cheese plate with generic cheeses and meats and plain crackers, but imagine walking into a college study party or wine night and seeing an extravagant charcuterie board carefully crafted to perfection.  At DePaul University, this isn’t hard to i...

Play while you dine: Game board cafe now open

Play while you dine: Game board cafe now open

Emily Reilly, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2020

Chicago Board Game Cafe officially opened its doors on Valentine’s Day, with a multitude of visitors booking the entire weekend in anticipation of the unique gaming entertainment and high-end cuisine.  This restaurant, located in Logan Square near Bucktown, offers a vault of over 500 different bo...

Mexican American chef aims to challenge so-called ‘authentic Mexican food’

Mexican American chef aims to challenge so-called ‘authentic Mexican food’

Hannah Mitchell, Multimedia Editor

February 24, 2020

One Mexican American chef aims to change the way you think about authentic Mexican cuisine.  Diana Davila, known to be a ‘Mexican-Marvel,’ is the owner of the Logan Square restaurant Mi Tocaya.  The mission: to elevate Chicago’s Mexican dining experience by offering flavors like “Peanut butter y lengua” and...

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 24, 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 10, 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....

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