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Umai’s big menu has little payoff

Umai’s big menu has little payoff

Ben Savage

April 8, 2016


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“Yeah, cool. Sounds good. See u there!” Read More »...

Packed dumplings reimagined not worth trip to Hyde Park

Packed dumplings reimagined not worth trip to Hyde Park

Kiersten Sinko

February 28, 2016


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I’m wondering if the leprechaun truly thought through the long rainbow ahead and if the pot of gold would be worth the journey. Because for me, I’m not sure if my long journey down to Hyde Park for some dumplings at Packed was as satisfactory as I had hoped it would be. Read More »...

BrewPass offers coffee-lovers different options

Rachel Hinton

February 28, 2016


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Some people need coffee like others need Coke or Mountain Dew,  but the main thing all are after is caffeine. The buzz, the wakefulness and mental acuity it provides has catapulted chains like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, as well as smaller coffee shops.  Read More »...

Vendetta against vegans

Vendetta against vegans

Lauren Hernandez

February 7, 2016


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As a kindergartner, your diet was strictly chicken nuggets. Your childhood memories were made at the city zoo. You won’t leave home without your down-feather jacket for one-third of the year. From the beginning of mankind to now, we have been the hunters. Resourceful, but hunters nonetheless. So when a person denies his or herself of that primal instinct, the rest of the tribe responds wit...

Pricey, alternative menus of Restaurant Week not worth it

Pricey, alternative menus of Restaurant Week not worth it

Rachel Hinton

January 31, 2016


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To highlight the innumerable things a person can do and the food they can try in Chicago, the annual Chicago restaurant week returned Jan. 22. Visitors and residents alike could partake in special menus at select restaurants that highlight all that Chicago has to offer — the unique qualities that set each restauran...

Review: Snarfing down sandwiches at Lincoln Park’s latest shop

Review: Snarfing down sandwiches at Lincoln Park’s latest shop

Ben Savage

January 30, 2016


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I remember how close I used to be to so many people. Funneled into the same grueling, hormonal prison, day after day after day; I was in high school. The peers I had were so random in their assortment, it really would have made more sense for nobody to get along with anybody. But that wasn’t the case. We surv...

Frozen Foodies serves an upscale take on TV dinners in Lincoln Park

Frozen Foodies serves an upscale take on TV dinners in Lincoln Park

Claire Fisher

January 24, 2016


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Al dente bowtie pasta is glazed in a creamy, rich sauce, complemented by tender pieces of chicken and vibrant green broccoli. The medley of flavors wafts up in a mouth-watering scent with all the complexity of a restaurant meal, found in a simple microwaveable bowl. This indulgent meal — along with other favorites like beef stroganoff, Kung Pao chicken...

9 cookie recipes for an extra sweet holiday

9 cookie recipes for an extra sweet holiday

Maddy Crozier

December 23, 2015


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Holiday baking brings together the best parts of the season. With the familiarity of traditional desserts and a hankering for new sweets, it is easy to create new memories centered on togetherness and giving. Whether cooking is a tradition in your family, or something new to try, any of these recipes for my family’s favorite holida...

The many sandwiches of Chicago

The many sandwiches of Chicago

Colin Sallee

October 25, 2015


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Chicago has a rich history of providing its citizens with an abundance of meat, cheese and bread. Read More »...

Mexican ice cream hits the sweet spot

Mexican ice cream hits the sweet spot

Juana Estrada

October 25, 2015


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Karissma Barrera, 19, waited in line with her younger cousin. Without hesitation, as the waiter approached to receive her order, Barrera asked for a chocolate mandyada, a chocolate milkshake made with whole milk, bananas and chocolate Abuelita, a Mexican chocolate. Read More »...

Pumpkin spice latte inspires dozens of imitators

Pumpkin spice latte inspires dozens of imitators

Tariqah Shakir and Leah Streeter

October 18, 2015


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Often imitated, but never accurately duplicated, is Starbucks’ famed Pumpkin Spice Latte. Read More »...

DePaul alumnus opens hot dog museum

DePaul alumnus opens hot dog museum

Hannah Pipes

October 18, 2015


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Chicago is one of the biggest cultural metropolises in the United States today. Read More »...

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