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Five burning hot sauce-related questions we have for Beyoncé

Beyoncé’s latest single “Formation” has only been out since Feb.6, but it’s already been memed endlessly – in no small part because of her declaration that “I got hot sauce in my bag, swag.” Now, everyone loves hot sauce. But for Beyoncé to carry a bottle around in her (presumably ridiculously expensive) …

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Glazed doughnuts from Krispy Kreme – a true North Carolina staple. Courtesy of Creative Commons.
FoodWknd

These North Carolina/Colorado recipes will be a hit at your Super Bowl party

Today we’ll see the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos go head-to-head in Super Bowl 50. While some throw Super Bowl parties to follow the game — others for the commercials — most everybody can agree that the most important part of the Super Bowl is the food offerings. When …

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Video: Burrito science

The Emerald finds out which burrito is the best on campus by conducting a taste test and measurement of several metrics of burritos from four different on-campus places: Chipotle, Chachi’s, Big Mouth Burrito and Qdoba.   Follow Stacy Yurishcheva on Twitter: @stacyfromrussia.

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Photo courtesy of UME Onigiri House
FoodWknd

Review: Ume Onigiri House provides a fresh, quick Japanese fix

Whether you’re an avid fan of Japanese cuisine or rarely eat it at all, Ume Onigiri House provides a salty, satisfying and relatively inexpensive meal. The food stand opened in December 2015 and is located on the corner of 24th and Hilyard Street, near Sundance Natural Foods. It looks a …

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The Wandering Goat is a uniquely decorated coffee shop tucked in the Whiteaker Community close to downtown Eugene. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
FoodWknd

Six new coffee shops to study in around Eugene

Looking for a new coffee shop to study in? Here are a few less-traveled alternatives to Starbucks and Roma.

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FoodWknd

Soup Recipes for the Winter Season

Looking for soup recipes to keep warm in the winter? Here are a few options.

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Sushi from Sushi Island on 13th and Patterson st. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
FoodWknd

Conveyor belt sushi: how to make a notoriously pricey food affordable

Sushi belts are lucrative for the owners and affordable for diners – especially college students.

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FoodMultimediaVideoWknd

Video: Thanksgiving Meal fit for a College Student

How to celebrate Thanksgiving as a College Student: Ingredients: Stuffing Spread a spoonful of butter over a pan. Rip three pieces of white bread into pieces and pour into the pan. Pour in one tablespoon of onion. Pour in a generous pinch of vegetable seasoning. Pour in three tablespoons of …

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Student walks through the halls of Bean (Emerald Archive)
FoodWknd

Here’s how to stay healthy in the dorms

With Cheesy Grillers and Big Mouth Burritos readily available, it can be hard to keep healthy. Here’s how.

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The Frappula will be available at Starbucks from Oct. 28-31. Courtesy of mashable.com
EventsFoodNightlifeWknd

The best Halloween deals at Eugene eateries & bars

From $3 burritos to zombie drag queens, here’s a sampler of what’s going on in Eugene for Halloween.

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Tacovore and Planned Parenthood are teaming up for a fundraiser on October 27, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
EventsFoodWknd

Preview: Tacovore to host Trick or Tacos for Planned Parenthood fundraiser on Tuesday

Tacovore will host a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood on Tuesday in which seven percent of all food purchases go toward the organization.

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The Shins' 'Oh, Inverted World' pairs nicely with 12 ounces of Deschutes' Inversion IPA. Photo credit: Emerson Malone
FoodMusicWknd

Emerald Recommends: a house-curated menu of drinks and music

Today’s special: a hand-picked arrangement of an album and a beverage.

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FoodMultimediaVideoWknd

Video: The only way to celebrate National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

Today – Wednesday, October 21 – is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. What better way to celebrate than to actually make pumpkin cheesecakes? You’ll find the recipe below. Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes (Makes up to 24 mini cheesecakes) Ingredients: Crust: About 8 or 9 graham crackers ½ cup of butter Cheesecake: 2 …

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MmmmMMMmmm Tacos! (Creative Commons)
FoodWknd

Herbivore’s Guide to Eugene Eats

Check out these hidden gems around town for the herbivores, pescatarians, vegetarians, and vegans.

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Hummus. (Courtesy of Veganbaking.net)
FoodWknd

Here are three homemade meal options for Game Day

Not sure what to eat while you watch the game? Here are a few ideas.

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Tortilla wrap with avocado (Creative Commons).
FoodHealthWknd

3 speedy recipes to try this fall

Uninspired on what to cook? Here are three easy, fast and healthy recipes.

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Cricket Flours sells cricket powder, a protein-heavy grind made of 100 percent crickets that can be added to smoothies and baked goods.
FoodHealthPersonalitiesWknd

UO graduates pitch crickets as appetizing protein supplements

Law school graduate Charles Wilson and business grad Shean Ellis are spearheading the business of crickets as protein supplements and inventing new recipes all the time.

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The "Caterpillar" sushi burrito from Unami. Photo credit: Meerah Powell
FoodHealthNightlifeWknd

Gourmet, quick-service sushi burrito cart SuBo to open up in Whiteaker

SuBo, which offers gourmet sushi burritos priced from $9 to $16, will open on Oct. 5. at 3rd and Van Buren St. in the Whiteaker neighborhood.

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Sushi at Global Scholars Hall (Meerah Powell/Emerald).
Back to the BooksFoodSpecial SectionsWknd

Back to the Books: Guide to the residence hall food options

When it comes to eating on campus, the number of dining options can be daunting. Whether you’re a freshman navigating college for the first time, or a senior who’s had Jimmy John’s for lunch a few too many times, dining in the campus residence halls is an appetizing and often convenient option. Use …

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An espresso being poured at a campus coffee shop. (Raquel Ortega/Emerald).
Back to the BooksFoodSpecial SectionsWknd

Back to the Books: Guide to coffee shops around campus

The late EMU’s basement café, The Buzz, a venue for stand-up comedy, slam poetry and open-mic nights, closed its doors near the end of the winter 2015 term after 15 years in business. It has since been supplanted by corporate coffee overlord Starbucks, which opened on Monday, Sept. 21 in …

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FoodMultimediaVideo

Video: Emerald staff does a blind taste test of campus area pizza

To help settle the debate for the best go-to pizza places near the University of Oregon campus, we brought six different pizzas to the Emerald office during one of our weekly staff meetings to have a blind taste test. Featured (in order of appearance): – Jamie Perry, Multimedia Producer – …

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Jeff Alworth, author of 'The Beer Bible' will visit Eugene's Ninkasi Breweries on Aug. 15 during his national book tour. (Image courtesy of Workman Publishing Company).
BooksEventsFoodWknd

Q&A with Jeff Alworth, author of ‘The Beer Bible’

Goose Island Sofie. Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale. Dogfish Head Midas Touch. Firestone Walker Parabola. If you suffer from vertigo when you walk down mesmerically long beer aisles, Portland author Jeff Alworth can help you navigate the shelves and learn to read the idiosyncratic labels with his guide, The Beer Bible. Formerly a beer columnist for Willamette …

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FoodOpinion

Lassuy: A review of the pea guacamole controversy

July 1 was a monumental day. Recreational marijuana use was legalized in Oregon. Billy Joel beat Elton John’s record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden. But these stories pale in comparison to the big news story of the day. America has a new enemy, and …

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FoodNightlifeWknd

The happiest of ‘happy hours’ can be found at Eugene local favorites

As the temperature continues to rise in anticipation of summer, locals make the most of their long afternoons by getting a jumpstart on evening festivities. In this iconic college town, one of the best kept secrets are the unique “happy hour” specials served up at your favorite bars. Get your …

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GloryBee's Save the Bee initiative began in 2012, and aims to directly impact organizations that are dedicated to saving the bee. (Creative Commons Archive)
FoodWknd

GloryBee and its Save the Bee initiative

Local organic honey has been all the rage in Eugene but the decline in bees has farmers concerned. GloryBee’s Save the Bee initiative began in 2012 to try and save the bees.

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FoodWknd

Creator of Eugene In-N-Out hoax shows process of fooling many

When a sign was posted on the former site of Wendy’s on Franklin Boulevard with “Here Soon: In-N-Out” it didn’t take long for Eugene to react. Many took to Twitter to express excitement and anticipation for the famous fast-food chain landing in Eugene. However, it was soon proclaimed a hoax …

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From desserts to drinks, Oregon students are sure to find something that they can easily make into a great meal while eating in the Carson dorm (Emerald Archives).
ColumnsFoodOpinion

Schucht: Recipe guide to Carson Dining

Have you ever been to Carson Dining and thought about making your own food? Well for ideas, look no further.

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The ASUO Street Faire in 2013. (Creative Commons)
EventsFoodWknd

ASUO Street Faire Preview: Happy Go Lucky Crepes, Localvore and Bandon’s Best Kettle Korn

It’s almost that time of the term again. It’s the ASUO Street Faire, dense with rich scents, new flavors, and lavish trinkets from local vendors across Eugene. The ASUO Street Faire is an institution, bringing the best of town right into our campus. The event runs from May 6 to …

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Chapala is located at 136 Oakway Center and 68 West 29th Street in Eugene, Ore. They offer a 20% coupon on their website and have happy hour daily from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Creative Commons Archive)
FoodWknd

The tastiest dishes to seek out on Cinco de Mayo

Whether you’re celebrating at home or going out, here are some ideas for Mexican recipes and restaurants to satisfy all of your cravings this Cinco de Mayo.

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