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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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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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4 recipes to try out in the New Year + apps to keep you fit

Eating As we start 2015, just like every year, people make resolutions to eat healthier. Eating healthy seems more difficult than it actually is, when so many options and small changes can make a potentially “unhealthy” meal healthier. But changing your eating habits is not so easy. Curb those cravings and stay …

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What to actually visit in Los Angeles while in Southern California for the 2015 Rose Bowl Game

The Ducks are again in contention for a national championship game, and as hundreds of Ducks make the migration south to Pasadena, CA for the “Granddaddy of them all” comes an opportunity to explore the second largest city in the United States. With respect to the beautiful city of Pasadena, there’s …

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Ten last-minute holiday baking ideas for your next party (that are actually easy)

Holiday parties give everyone an excuse to dress up, exchange gifts and most importantly, eat and drink ’til their stomachs are nearly doubled in size. Those brave enough to host a party at the busiest time of year take a lot into their hands, and will appreciate any extra food the guests bring …

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Give into your cravings at the campus food carts

You know how the saying goes — “Don’t let great opportunities pass you by.” Well I did. Until just last year, I hadn’t given the campus food carts half a chance. I always settled for the easy fast food, never leaving my comfort zone. Next time you’re hangry give one of these spots …

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From eggnog to apple sparkler punch, anyone can enjoy these holiday drinks

As the holiday season approaches, so do many festive celebrations. I always find myself getting invited to holiday-themed pot lucks and never knowing what exactly to bring. On top of that, I don’t always feel like cooking. These holiday drinks are my solution. They are a perfect addition to any winter …

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Your guide to Thanksgiving weekend

What should I cook? by Katie Wideman Thanksgiving is my personal favorite holiday. In my family, the only requirements for Thanksgiving are eating as much as you desire, wearing pants with an elastic waist band and, of course, showing thanks. While I do those exact same things on days that …

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Beyond the Cheesy Griller: New dorm food options to try

Barnhart Brunch. Cheesy Grillers. Carson Late Night. Any University of Oregon student living on campus is all too familiar with this holy trinity of dorm food indulgence. Practically every weekend starts with a made-to-order calzone and ends with an all you can eat breakfast binge, plus a massive grilled cheese somewhere …

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Meals on wheels — how Nasty Works is hand delivering food truck awesomeness

Your favorite food truck was likely born in W. Eugene. More specifically in an industrial part of town full of non-descript storerooms. Fractured panes of grimy glass line the exterior and cats without collars prowl across dirty gravel parking lots in search of a meal. One such warehouse is owned and operated …

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Here's how to DIY all your favorite holiday coffee drinks

Fall was fun, and I’m sad to see it go. We are now embarking on a new season the brings a whole new feel: winter! Since we are officially leaving fall, it’s time to retire Pumpkin spice for the year, and make room for some new delicious flavors that really …

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Here’s how to DIY all your favorite holiday coffee drinks

Fall was fun, and I’m sad to see it go. We are now embarking on a new season the brings a whole new feel: winter! Since we are officially leaving fall, it’s time to retire Pumpkin spice for the year, and make room for some new delicious flavors that really …

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Review: Xoco creates some of Eugene’s most authentic and worthwhile Mexican food

Xoco is a food cart you can’t miss. The cart is bright orange with blue, yellow and green accents. With Uly’s only open late at night on the weekends, Xoco is a great fix for when you’re craving Mexican food when the sun’s out. The prices are reasonable and the …

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Review: Papa’s Soul Food serves up righteous soul food to Eugene

Upon arriving at Papa’s Soul Food Kitchen and BBQ ten minutes before the doors open, several people were already eagerly waiting in line. Papa’s Soul Food (400 Blair Blvd.) is in the Historic Whiteaker Neighborhood. Their slogan is “Taste So Good It’ll Make You Wanna Slap Yo’ Mama” is high praise. …

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Food

Here’s some new ways to (re)do old tailgate favorites

The chill is in the air, the Ducks are No. 2 in the nation and now fall term is here it’s time to tailgate. Let’s be real — college students don’t bring food to tailgates, but they are always equipped with drinks. No more standing in long lines for food …

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Welcome to Eugene’s micro-brew heaven

Whether you enjoy a crisp pilsner or sipping slow on an imperial IPA, the Emerald City’s wide variety of breweries leave no hop, yeast, malt or wacky natural ingredient combination untested. Here are some local favorites that keep pushing the limits of what it means to be a microbrewery. So grab …

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Satisfy cravings the healthy way while cramming for finals

I think we all know the feeling — sitting in the library, overcome with writer’s block, exhausted from lack of sleep and looking forward to another nearly sleepless night before a final the next morning. The coffee doesn’t work anymore, the Red Bull is empty and it’s closer to tomorrow …

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Food frauds you’re probably eating every day

Story by Dana Rengel Forgive me for being sensational, but literally every food corporation out there is terrible and lying to you. I’m mostly joking, but the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is not. USP is a scientific nonprofit organization that, according to its mission statement, “sets standards for the identity, strength, quality …

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Explore Irish culture at Eugene’s Irish Cultural Festival

For the ninth consecutive year, Eugene will welcome the Irish Culture Festival, beginning on March 7. The festival, which features a variety of workshops and performances, is intended to be a celebration of Celtic heritage in Oregon as well as a learning experience. Coordinator Peggy Hinsman offered insight regarding the …

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The festivities and food of Mardi Gras

By Dana Rengel Mardi Gras celebrations are few and far between in Eugene, but since when has that stopped anyone from having a good time? Tuesday, March 4, take a break from essay-writing and midterm-studying to gorge yourself on, well, anything, because this is the holiday of excess. In the …

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FoodOpinion

Where to eat in Eugene to beat the cold

Along with post-Christmas break blues, Winter term brings along colder and darker nights accompanying late classes. When one has to be stuck on campus during this cold and dark time, there are local Eugene eateries capable of warming cold hands and hitting the spot with delicious and hot meals. 1) …

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The Buzz adds beer and wine to the menu

Let’s get the obvious joke out of the way: The Buzz serves beer and wine now, so feel free to annoy your friends and fellow students when you “cleverly” announce where you’re going for a drink. Got it out of your system? Good. As of Monday, spirits found a permanent …

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