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The DePaulia

The Cloud Cookie is the signature item at Cloud Cookie in Lakeview.

REVIEW: Lakeview’s Cloud Cookie is a dream come true

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Wrigley Field at the corner of Clark Street and West Grace Street sits Cloud Cookie, a vibrant, cloud-themed grab ‘n’ go for luxury cookies and other sweet...

Takeout Tastes: Pokeworks

Takeout Tastes: Pokeworks

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor April 18, 2021

Overtime, poke has grown in popularity in the United States. Chicago is no stranger to this phenomenon. As a huge fan of poke, I was really excited to order an ahi tuna poke bowl from Pokeworks and give...

Bon Bon Sandwiches, located in Wicker Park.

Takeout Tastes: Bon Bon Sandwiches

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor February 28, 2021

With numerous Chicago snowstorms in full effect this month — fully encapsulating cars and blanketing walkways — I've been limited to local eateries and decided to try out a Vietnamese sandwich spot...

Wake n Bakery, located in Lakeview, offers CBD and THC-infused coffee, baked goods and other classic treats.

Wake n’ Bakery offers delicious baked goods—and might get you baked, too

Jocelyn Soto, Contributing Writer November 15, 2020

We all have dreams, some of which we are able to accomplish and others that sometimes, unfortunately, need to be put on hold. During the Covid -19 pandemic, many people lost their jobs and hobbies that...

A large cheese pizza uniquely made in a pan from Pequods Pizza located at 2207 N Clybourn Ave.

Chicago pizza — more than just deep dish

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor September 13, 2020

Chicago’s food history is as deep and rich as any other city in the United States. Call it the City of Big Appetites if you will, although it sounds kinda corny. Nonetheless, it may just be the truth....

Wayne and Donavan’s friends convinced the two to craft a charcuterie board their board included brie toast and crackers, brie and cheddar cheese, grapes, strawberries, kale, almonds and craisins. The friends spent time together while making the board and had a long conversation while devouring the board. Donavan photo.

The art of charcuterie

Jessica Rish, Contributing Writer March 31, 2020

It is easy to imagine walking into an art gallery show and seeing a catered cheese plate with generic cheeses and meats and plain crackers, but imagine walking into a college study party or wine night...

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Another guide to Trader Joe’s cheap wine

Evelyn Baker October 23, 2017

  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...

A Trappist monastery employee examines the bottling line at the Rochefort Brewery in Rochefort, Belgium. 
(Photo Courtesy of Shiffer Publishing, LTD)

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

Matt Koske September 11, 2017

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...

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Your Chicago summer hot spots

Nicole Ross May 1, 2017

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...

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Chicago food truck scene grows with warm weather

Charlene Haparimwi April 23, 2017

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...

Turn up for lunch: Portillo’s South Loop location opened

Turn up for lunch: Portillo’s South Loop location opened

Kiersten Sinko May 29, 2016

  For the students and faculty still eating Chipotle and Just Salad in the Loop, don’t worry — there’s still hope. Lunch downtown just got an upgrade. On May 31, Portillo’s Hot Dogs...

Umais big menu has little payoff

Umai’s big menu has little payoff

Ben Savage April 8, 2016

“Yeah, cool. Sounds good. See u there!” Your slightly sweaty hands scurry across your iPhone screen, spelling out the letters “D-O-P-E.” Then, you press “send.” You just got your bad...

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