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The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Chicago locals and vendors enjoy Winter farmers markets

Chicago locals and vendors enjoy Winter farmers markets

Anna Radloff, Contributing Writer February 18, 2024

Wintertime is anything but dull in Chicago with many holiday festivities, recreation and entertainment options of activities to choose from. Chicago winter markets are a great outlet for neighborhood residents...

Red lanterns hang across Wentworth Avenue, the main street of Chinatown, on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. Celebrated on Feb. 18, Lunar New Year takes over the Chinatown district during the commemoration.

How to Chinatown: Food, festivities, and Chicago history

Lydia Schultz, Contributing Writer February 11, 2024

Less than 3 miles south of downtown Chicago is a world filled with bright red architecture, dragon emblems and the aroma of steamed dumplings. Chicago’s Chinatown was established in 1912, and is home...

Cultivate meat for a cleaner future

‘Cultivate meat’ for a cleaner future

Xadarri Nevels, Contributing Writer February 11, 2024

In a move reshaping the food industry, the Food and Drug Administration recently approved the production of “cultivated meat.”  The process includes acquiring and reserving stem cells from animals...

DePaul student’s guide to Chicago Restaurant Week

DePaul student’s guide to Chicago Restaurant Week

Claire Tweedie, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2024

Whether you are a self-proclaimed foodie or just looking to beat the dining hall blues, Chicago Restaurant Week is an opportunity to try menus from over 400 restaurants in the city at a slightly more college-student-friendly...

Beat the cold with these Chicago and home-based activities

Beat the cold with these Chicago and home-based activities

Vanessa Lopez, Social Media Editor January 21, 2024

Chicagoans spend their winters indoors, bundled up against the bitter cold, or on X complaining about how cold it is outside. However, one thing that remains consistent throughout is the recognition that...

Opened in 2012, Batter and Berries has spent over a decade on Lincoln Ave., treating neighborhood locals and Chicago residents with a bounty of breakfast dishes.

Cooking up culture one neighborhood at a time

Sam Mroz, Asst. Arts & Life Editor November 5, 2023

Chicago native Yari Vargas is no stranger to the city's dense network of dining options. Born and raised in a household with Puerto Rican and Honduran roots, she did not have to look far for authentic...

Christopher LeMark (right) and emcee The Last Poet speak at a fundraising concert Oct. 11, 2023, in Chicago. The proceeds from the fundraiser go to Coffee Hip Hop & Mental Health and their free therapy program.

“Coffee, Hip-Hop, & Mental Health” finds new ways to normalize therapy

Eli Smith, Contributing Writer October 22, 2023

Christopher LeMark stood on stage in front of a full crowd at The Promontory the night of Oct. 11 and led the room through a simple call and response: “The city … of Chicago … will heal.”  LeMark...

A pumpkin spice latte sits on a table at Cafe Deko in Chicago on Oct. 18, 2023.

Embracing autumn: The Pumpkin Spice Latte phenomenon

Avery MacNab, Contributing Writer October 22, 2023

As the leaves begin to paint the town in shades of amber and burgundy, a familiar feeling fills the streets of Chicago. The feeling of cool crisp air, Halloween cult classics, chunky knitwear and the always-anticipated...

Lincoln Station Bar & Grill features pool tables, darts, craft beer, cocktails and a full menu. The bar is also the Chicago home of the Buffalo Bills and Sabres.

Lincoln Park restaurants surviving pandemic, inflation and other challenges

Ari Vargas, Contributing Writer October 15, 2023

In January 2020, Mario Ponce opened his third restaurant, Takito Street, but within two months the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of Covid-19. Besides challenges attracting customers,...

Various pastries sit in a display case in the South Loop Beatrix location.

Making our way downtown: Where to get breakfast near DePaul’s Loop Campus

Nadine DeCero, Opinions Editor September 24, 2023

DePaul’s Loop Campus is known for the city-feel one imagines when they think about going to school in Chicago. It is also known for the dreaded commute at 9 a.m. for a 10:10 a.m. class.   Instead...

Batter and Berries serves up gratitude and good food

Batter and Berries serves up gratitude and good food

Samuel Mroz, Staff Writer June 4, 2023

Housed in the neighborhood of Lincoln Park, it would be hard to miss the awning of yellow and purple atop the Black-owned breakfast locale, Batter and Berries (B&B). For many, this is a sight to look...

The Bourgeois Pig Cafe in Lincoln Park offers food and beverages to DePaul students.

The Bourgeois Pig: A ‘hog in the wall’ café makes nostalgia cool

Rose O’Keeffe, Staff Writer May 14, 2023

The Bourgeois Pig Café on 738 W. Fullerton Ave, just a few blocks from DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus, is a ‘hog in the wall’ delight that makes nostalgia cool.  Upon entering this...

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