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Ice cream makes perfect summer treat in Chicago

Ice cream makes perfect summer treat in Chicago

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer

June 12, 2019

Summertime is quickly approaching, and the options for seasonal desserts in Chicago remain plentiful and diverse. From classic “mom and pop” shops to more niche flavors of cold treats, different restaurants around the city have a unique flair to their approaches to ice cream. “I like ice cre...

Branko’s owner serves up home-cooked meals with a mother’s touch

Branko’s owner serves up home-cooked meals with a mother’s touch

Ryan Mackinnon, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019

While most are hitting the snooze button and clocking out early, Mama is working. Branko’s owner Andja Branko, known affectionately to her patrons as Mama, clocks in 100 hours a week cooking and emotionally supporting DePaul students and Lincoln Park residents. On top of this, she takes full-time care o...

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Stacey Sheridan & Varsha Kadamandla, Contributing Writers

April 15, 2019

Kaathis, a new fast casual restaurant on the corner of Lincoln and Belden Avenues, offers a highly thought-out menu of fast, fresh and healthy bowls and rolls. It takes its name from the restaurant’s specialty: kaathi rolls. Consisting of skewered meats and vegetables wrapped in a flatbread called ...

Upscale breakfast spot Yolk to open Lincoln Park location in Chicago

Upscale breakfast spot Yolk to open Lincoln Park location in Chicago

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2019

Looking for a new restaurant to check out this quarter? Look no further: Yolk, a celebrated upscale breakfast chain and Chicago staple, is opening its ninth location at N. Fremont St. in Lincoln Park on April 22.  Since its debut in 2006, Yolk has become beloved by Chicagoans for its colorful, revampe...

Food hall frenzy: Designer, fast and casual restaurants in one place

Food hall frenzy: Designer, fast and casual restaurants in one place

William Sullivan, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2018

Going to the mall as a child was always a treat.  Walking into the stores, window shopping, maybe even being able to buy something were always things to look forward to. Then, when you got hungry, there was the mall food court, filled with Auntie Anne’s, Sbarro, Dairy Queen, enjoyed at simple t...

Nando’s opens first Chicago location

Nando’s opens first Chicago location

Erin Yarnall and Carolyn Duff

May 31, 2015

As any student who has studied abroad in the United Kingdom or South Africa can tell you, Nando’s is incredible. The South African-based restaurant is an interesting take on casual dining, with a Mozambican/Portuguese themed dishes of peri-peri chicken. Read More »...

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