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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 »...

DePaul Brew Demons: beer guide

DePaul Brew Demons: beer guide

Pat Mullane

April 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Your guide to the essential beers of Chicago. Read More »

What’s the craic? River North pub brings Irish atmosphere

What’s the craic? River North pub brings Irish atmosphere

Pat Mullane

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, there are many spots in Chicago to sit down and grab a pint of Guinness at to celebrate. Read More »...

Let’s taco ‘bout tacos: new taqueria opens near campus

Let’s taco ‘bout tacos: new taqueria opens near campus

Taylor Ashmore

February 20, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

“Holy Taco!,” a taqueria located just off DePaul’s campus, opened on Feb. 2 and joined the ranks of the many taco places located around the Lincoln Park campus. The restaurant has been open for three weeks now and has already begun to attract DePaul students. Read More »...

You say potato, I say potahto: New bistro offers comfort food

You say potato, I say potahto: New bistro offers comfort food

Brian Pearlman

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

With a little over 30 vendors ranging from barbecue to Greek to Japanese, the Chicago French Market — located at 131 N. Clinton St. — provides plenty of options to hungry Loop commuters. Read More »...

West Loop sandwich shop offers fair prices and simple lunch

West Loop sandwich shop offers fair prices and simple lunch

Brian Pearlman

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The West Loop/Fulton Market area has always had a bit of a fancy and pricey reputation. After all it’s here, within a roughly three-quarters of a mile span from Morgan Street to Halstead Street., that some of the city’s most critically acclaimed restaurants call home. Read More »...

Let’s grab a bite: U.B. Dogs, Mixed Greens and 5411 Empanadas

Let’s grab a bite: U.B. Dogs, Mixed Greens and 5411 Empanadas

Brian Pearlman

January 17, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Your guide to great restaurants near campus. This week we explored the Loop campus. Read More »...

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