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“42 Grams”

“42 Grams”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Food & Drink

The general public knows very little about what goes on behind the scenes in the most elite kitchens in the world. Filmmaker Jack C. Newell takes us deep into the culinary universe as he follows Jake Bickelhaupt, a talented chef, as he tries to strive for greatness by opening his own restaurant in Uptown. T...

Restaurant Week 2018

Restaurant Week 2018

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

If you are looking for a new date location or if your parents are in town and are willing to take you out to dinner, Chicago Restaurant Week is starting on Jan. 26 and going through Feb. 8. Over 370 restaurants participating in the city-wide event are offering a prix fixe menu ranging in price from $2...

One last guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

One last guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Evelyn Baker

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

It’s cold, either snowing or raining and DePaul students are (hopefully) confidently wrapping up fall quarter finals and heading into the holiday season. This week’s cheap wine selection should carry you through any occasion whether that is drowning your grade-related sorrows or using your aunt’s a...

Artists and craft beer collide in brewing launch event

Artists and craft beer collide in brewing launch event

Jonathan Ballew

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Chicago, say hello to Collective Arts , a Canadian based brewery that is hoping to take Chicago by storm. The DePaulia got access to their VIP launch party on North Avenue, and  had a chance to sit down with one of the founders, Matt Johnston. Read More »...

Another guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Another guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Evelyn Baker

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

  As the temperature dropped this week, I began to think about the different types of wines to drink with the chillier fall weather. I don’t adhere to the idea that whites should be reserved for warmer weather and reds for the colder seasons, but there’s something comforting in pouring a fat glass of a full-bodied red wine and burrito-ing yourself in a blan...

A guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Evelyn Baker

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Wine is a big part of my life. Whether I’m waiting tables and explaining to them which red Bordeaux they should pair with their steak frites or deciding which white wine will go best with my take out and big night in, I’ve got a glass of wine in my hand most nights of the week. One of my favorite...

Portable pockets are popping up all around the city

Portable pockets are popping up all around the city

Rachel Fernandez

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Customers rotate in and out of a modern fast-casual restaurant called 5411 Empanadas. Some of the people coming through order with haste and begin to eat their carefully crafted empanadas as they walk out the door while others sit down to enjoy their Latin American-inspired hand-pies. Read More »...

Dipping into football season

Dipping into football season

Matt Koske and Rachel Fernandez

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Football season is underway. Unfortunately, here at DePaul that doesn’t significantly affect our day-to-day shenanigans, other than maybe tuning in at one of the Lincoln Park bars, finding a stream of your favorite team on Reddit or perhaps constantly refreshing our phones in hopes for points in fan...

Cafes and couches, cozy places to study off campus

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Back to School, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Sometimes, staring at the blank walls of DePaul’s libraries gets exhausting, not to mention the dreadful lighting or the scratched up desks.There are an assortment of off-campus study areas in Lincoln Park and in the Loop that give any library a run for its money. These places offer Wi-Fi, comfier pillo...

An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

In Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, a well-known staple for globetrotters and local craft beer lovers is The Map Room. The flagbearing fence outside features those of Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tabago, Kiribati and Saint Kitts and Nevis whereas the inside comprises of pretzel sticks at the...

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Nicole Ross

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Let’s Talk about Tacos If we’re being honest, tacos are good year round. However, according to senior Aquita James, summer is the “secret ingredient” that completes the experience. “Federales is my favorite,” James said. “The atmosphere and drinks are on point.” Read More »...

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Charlene Haparimwi

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The Chicago food truck scene is a mixture of culture, food, communication and community. They can provide a quick snack or sweet treat on any given day, as well as cater events and bring awareness to their brick-and-mortar stores.  Read More »...

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