The ASUO Street Faire in 2013. (Creative Commons)
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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)
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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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For 10 days, these restaurants and food trucks will serve “their own twist on the classic grilled cheese,” with $1-$2 of each purchase benefiting FOOD For Lane County. (Logo courtesy of FOOD for Lane County)
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Participate in The Grilled Cheese Experience for a great cause

There’s really nothing more satisfying than melted cheese between two slices of perfectly toasted bread. Just as delightful as the bread and cheese combination, during May 1-10, 15 restaurants in Eugene will be team up with FOOD For Lane County, whose “mission of the organization is to alleviate hunger by …

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From fried pickles to BBQ pork cheese fries, test your palette with some new flavors. (Photo illustration/Kenneth Osborn)
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A dish to remember — check out these bars with unusual foods

By Andrea Harvey, Rachel Benner, Ally Taylor and Kira Hoffelmeyer. Sometimes you just need to escape the campus bar scene to, you know, treat yo’ self. Or maybe your parents are coming into town or you want to take your date to a not-so-fancy fancy place. It might be nice …

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Spring has sprung in Eugene, and many fresh foods are back in season. Trader Joe's has a flyer called The Fearless Flyer that offers great recipes to use with seasonal foods. (Eve Hess/Emerald)
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10 Best Trader Joe’s Recipes For Spring

A stuffed avocado, chili cornbread casserole or a shrimp nugget taco are amongst the many Trader Joe’s recipes perfect for any spring activity.

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Try Sansa Stark's favorite lemon cakes for yourself.
Film & TVFood

Easy ‘Game of Thrones’ recipes for Sunday night

If you’re planning a ‘Game of Thrones’ viewing party this weekend, you might want to give these GoT-inspired recipes a try.

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Spring has sprung in Eugene, and many fresh foods are back in season. Trader Joe's has a flyer called The Fearless Flyer that offers great recipes to use with seasonal foods. (Eve Hess/Emerald)
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5 recipes to try with spring fruits and veggies that are back in season

Spring brings great fruits and vegetables, here is what is in season and new recipes to try.

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Bring your own cup for a super-sized Slurpee at 7-Eleven this Saturday

On April 11, participating 7-Elevens will allow you to bring the container of your choice and fill it up with as much Slurpee as will fit, for the small price of $1.49.

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Food

The campus culture of fast food: We want quality

WIth the EMU’s closure, quality food options have been lacking this term.

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UO Dining Services is providing information at a booth outside of the EMU to inform people of other places to eat around campus while the building is under construction. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Here are the best places to eat on campus during the EMU renovation

While the EMU is under construction, there are still plenty of places on campus to eat.

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Some of the best places to grab a burger around the University of Oregon campus are Little Big Burger, Cornucopia, Killer Burger, and McMenamins. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Your guide to some of the best places to grab a burger in Eugene, away from 13th Avenue

If you’re looking for a place to grab a burger that’s not on 13th Avenue and doesn’t have a value menu, this is the guide for you.

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When cooked, black beans contain about 15 grams of protein per cup and 15 grams of fiber as well. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
Food

Better in Bulk: Budget-friendly black beans offer nutrition, too

Deliciously healthy black bean recipes to try when you’re on a budget.

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Falling on Memorial Day this year, National Wine Day is celebrated on May 25. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Your guide to Eugene wine country

Spring break is the ideal time to let loose, have a drink and appreciate the scenery we Oregonians are blessed with – and there’s no better way to do both than touring local wineries. Skip the usual bars for a day and take a trip to some of the best views …

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Making oatmeal or “overnight oats” can keep you full and focused all morning. (Photo courtesy of The Oatmeal Artist)
FoodHealthWknd

Enough with the juice cleanses — there are healthier options to help you look your best

Warmer weather is approaching and so is drastic diet season. Try these delicious and healthy recipes to get you looking and feeling your best.

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The average price of pasta is about $1.26 per pound, and it is an easy food to incorporate in to many different dishes for all types of meals. (Creative Commons Archive)
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Better in Bulk: Three easy pasta recipes beyond the Prego

Here are a few alternatives to try aside from the basic red sauce commonly put with pasta. These are sure to help your pasta staple become more adventurous for your taste buds.

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"Strawberry-infused bouron sours” and other DIY cocktails are deicious and easy to make. (Natsumi Seki/Emerald)
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Step up your cocktail game this spring break

Make your spring break at home exciting with these flavorful cocktail recipes.

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If you're eating a classic, thin-crust Italian pizza, here's what you do: Cut a medium-sized, rectangular piece of the pizza using a fork and knife. Pick up the rectangular slice with your hands and fold it in half. Inhale it. (Creative Commons Archive)
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Cooking & Culture: How to eat pizza in Milan, Italy

Yuri d’Agosto, a sophomore at the University of Oregon, wants to clear up one thing about Italian cooking: “We eat meatballs. And we don’t eat them with spaghetti.” A native of Milan, Italy, d’Agosto isn’t sure where Americans got the idea to put spaghetti and meatballs together. Today, d’Agosto studies economics …

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Cooking & Culture: Plentiful produce and earthy eats in Cameroon

Patrick Moneyang, a visiting lecturer and interim second-year French supervisor at the University of Oregon, was surprised to find that much of the food he ate growing up in central Africa would no longer be avaliable when he moved to the United States. He comes from Ebolowa, Cameroon, where the produce …

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The company is notable for experimenting with pretty much any fruit that can be sourced locally: cherries, elderberries, quinces, peaches, pears and of course, apples. (Tabatha Natsues/Emerald)
FoodNightlifeWknd

Cider gone wild: Eugene’s first “cidery”

Everyone is always looking for a new alcoholic concoction aside from their normal drink of choice. Wildcraft Cider Works has stepped forward with a vast arrangement of ciders from cherry to peach flavors. A taste of their experimental cider flavors at their new restaurant will increase your taste buds.

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Cooking & Culture: Goat stew, aromatic spices and dates in Abu Dhabi

Hamdah Ghobash, a University of Oregon junior studying comparative literature, speaks nostalgically of the food made in her home in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and is one of the country’s largest cities, seated on the northeastern part of the Persian Gulf. Bordered …

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FoodNews

How much coffee do you drink in one day?

With over half a dozen cafés near the University of Oregon campus, coffee is fairly easy to find no matter where you are. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a quick fix on campus at The Buzz, or at Vero Espresso at West University, local coffee joints are reaping the benefits. The …

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Domino's Pizza is Coming to Franklin Boulevard

Domino’s Pizza has announced plans to construct a new franchise in what was previously the location of the Campus Chicken Shack at the intersection of Franklin Boulevard and Agate Street, as reported by The Register-Guard. The company plans to open the new location sometime this spring, in addition to its …

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Gluten-free options you can find in the UO dorms

Being gluten-free and living in the dormitories could be a seemingly difficult task, but the University of Oregon dining options provide gluten-free foods that are just as widely available as non gluten-free foods. Last week I decided to check out what has been incorporated into dining halls for students hoping to maintain a gluten-free diet. …

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For those nights in: A guide to easy sweet treats

As we approach week 5 of winter term, the final push of this chilly season can get the best of us, and the best of our motivation to go out every night of every weekend. Sometimes, staying in and watching a movie with friends or significant other sounds more appealing …

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Three ways to make food more affordable for college students

When you’re a college student, just making the time to feed yourself is hard enough. What’s even worse, is when the cost of food gets in the way as well. More than half (51.8 percent) of college students living off-campus receive income below the poverty level, according to a 2011 study by …

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Super Bowl Snacks: guacamole, beefy cheese dip, garlic-butter popcorn & more

Gather ’round Patriots and Seahawks fans, it’s Super Bowl time. If you’re like me, your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy has already come to an end, and at the perfect time, because what is better than beer, football and delicious fattening foods? For your consideration, below are a list …

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These are the 8 best businesses to replace Wendy's on Franklin Boulevard

With Wendy’s out of the picture, what should occupy that space instead?

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Expand your coffee knowledge with these espresso drinks

It can be hard to roll out of bed in the morning without the promise of a steaming mug of bliss. Coffee drinkers come in all shapes and sizes. Some drink it for the morning routine. Some people desperately need the caffeine to drag themselves to class. Others drink coffee …

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Cooking in Season: Recipes featuring winter's best produce

Fuller flavor. A fuller wallet. Cooking with the seasons has all sorts of benefits. And it’s easy, as long as you’re willing to do a little research. Sammy Clatterbuck, the produce buyer for The Kiva, Eugene’s downtown natural grocery store, has the scoop on which produce is best (and the …

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Grab a spoonful of peanut butter instead of coffee

Feeling burnt out is never good, and when you’re tired it’s easy to go grab a cup of coffee for a quick energy boost to keep you going through the day. As much as I love coffee, I will be the first to admit that although it is fast-acting, it …

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