General Manager Cody Bradley pours a drink from the tap at the Falling Sky Pizzeria.
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Falling Sky’s Pub and Pizzeria may be a new social hub on campus

Bars and pubs often serve as go-to destinations for weary college students and faculty looking to socialize or relax after a long day of class and schoolwork. Since there hasn’t been such a destination on campus since basement coffeehouse The Buzz closed last spring, a new Falling Sky Brewery location aims …

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Why food trucks are vessels for cross-cultural invention

Food trucks have come a long way in the mind of the foodie. Once, they were seen as ‘roach coaches’ that lurked in back alleys and sold questionable tacos. Today, they have a strong foothold in Willamette Valley culture. “It’s been a lot of work to convince people that food …

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Ducks Taste Test Beyonce’s Lemonade

In Beyoncé’s video accompaniment to her album Lemonade, she outlines various emotions through song and through prose. She implies that her grandmother’s lemonade is a source of healing, emphasizing the metaphor that although someone may receive lemons, they can make sweet lemonade with them. We made the lemonade recipe Beyonce recited …

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International recipes: South Korea, Japan, Thailand

Every culture has a few dishes that best represents its culinary traditions. Three students from the University of Oregon shared their favorite recipes from their home countries. Naeun Kim is a business student from Seoul, South Korea. She misses the spicy foods from home, but she still makes this Korean street food …

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Emerald Recommends the dining spots to have your parents take you

It’s nearly graduation season, which means that (a) time to start pretending you’re an adult, except for (b) those times when your folks come to town and you don’t have to foot the bill for dinner. Today, the Emerald recommends some of the best spots around town to have your …

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Local Foods Fair expected to feature ‘Eugene vibe’ this Saturday

This Saturday, nine local food vendors from the Eugene area will provide samples to the public from 1-4 p.m. outside Sundance Natural Foods, a local grocery store in south Eugene. The Local Foods Fair is hosted by Toby’s Family Foods, Sundance Natural Foods and Genesis Organic Juice. The event will …

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An array of the different products Echo Electuary sells, including honey sticks and honey ginger chews, all infused with THC, CBD or both. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald).
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Early sales for recreational edibles loom as pot industry matures

In January, the Emerald spoke with Eugene-based entrepreneurs in the marijuana industry whose businesses were soon to undergo dramatic changes during the Oregon State Senate session in February. Here, we revisit these businesses, as they are pressed to meet new production standards from the Oregon Health Authority and edibles are …

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Video: APASU Fire Noodle Challenge

Watch people eat uncomfortably spicy noodles at the inaugural Asian and Pacific American Student Union Ramen Eating Contest.

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A guide to culinary classes in Eugene

Although the University of Oregon doesn’t offer culinary classes, there are several individuals and stores that offer cooking classes around Eugene. Here’s a guide to what types of classes are offered, where to find them and price ranges for each course. All of the courses listed provide students with the …

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Every Day Kine Grindz brings Hawaiian specialties to Eugene

For Kawika Asam, serving food isn’t about business – it’s about family. Asam moved to Eugene from Hawaii in 2007 and graduated from the University of Oregon in 2012. He decided to continue living in Eugene after graduation but still missed the food from home. His parents worked for a catering …

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Recipes: Perfect cupcakes to celebrate spring

Surprise your friends with something sweet this spring. Whether you want to add a little flavor to your weekly meetings or aren’t sure what to bring to your next potluck, these cupcakes just might work. They each take less than an hour to make and serve about 20 people. Carrot …

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The Lane County Farmers’ Market is open on Saturdays and is the best place to find fresh local veggies. (Photo: Cole Elsasser, Typography: Mary Vertulfo)
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Recipes for spring season fruits and veggies

‘Tis the season for spring fruits and veggies. Here’s how to make the best use of what’s in season.






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Tofu doesn't have to be gross. Keep reading for some yummy ways to prepare tofu. (Photo courtesy of pixelbay.com)
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Easy and versatile ways to prepare tofu

Tofu is an ingredient that some people love and some people hate. Regardless, it’s fairly simple to prepare and versatile enough to match well with either simple or complex dishes. Here’s how to prepare the tofu itself: Drain the water out of a block of firm tofu. Use a large …

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Three easy Valentine’s Day dessert recipes

Need a few last minute Valentine’s Day treat ideas? Here are a few recipes that are easy to make and colorfully represent the February holiday. Strawberry Cake (Serves 2 with ingredients left over) Ingredients: 4 slices of pound cake 1 pint of heavy whipping cream Sugar to taste (1 ½ …

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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.
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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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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)
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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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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)
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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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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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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 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)
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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
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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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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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Herbivore’s Guide to Eugene Eats

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






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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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