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Review: Dip It provides students with customizable frozen treats

The Spring term sun is here, which means lounging on one of the many campus lawns is suddenly the fashionable thing to do. And what better way to enjoy the springtime heat than with a refreshing ice cream treat. While Prince Pucklers is the established location when it comes to …

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Late-night eats on 13th Ave: Caspian Mediterranean Cafe brings variety to the campus community

Caspian Mediterranean Cafe owner Elhaam Yazdi didn’t predict the success of her restaurant’s now famous American double cheeseburger. It’s become a popular item, especially on Friday and Saturday nights when students are looking for food after bars close. Yazdi decided to expand the establishment’s hours on weekend nights shortly after …

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Smoothie recipes to make on the go

Midterms make for a very busy few weeks each term when many students are on the go and struggle to keep up with sleep and meals. One option for keeping your sugar levels up throughout the day is to blend together a quick smoothie that can be taken to go. …

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Inside the University of Oregon Central Kitchen

Find out what goes on behind the scenes at the University of Oregon central kitchen, which prepares meals for students who live in University housing.

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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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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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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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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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Owens: Plan for your Thanksgiving leftovers

When preparing for Thanksgiving, there is really no such thing as getting too much food. Everybody tries their best to stuff their faces with as much food as possible trying to clear everything from the table, but this is often a hard task to complete. There are so many different …

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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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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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Video: UO’s student food pantry welcomes all

University of Oregon’s Episcopal Campus Ministry started a free student food pantry about three years ago with the goal of helping college students maintain a healthy diet on a low budget. Follow Emily Basile on Twitter @emilybasile8

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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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Owens: What it’s like to work the late shift

One of the happiest moments after a night of partying is when you realize it is only 2 a.m. and all the drunchie hotspots near campus are still open for business. Then, the only decision to make is where, and this could end up being the most difficult decision of …

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Where not to eat: A map of Eugene’s restaurant inspection scores

Reading the map: Red markers indicate restaurants that received a score of 70 or below. Yellow markers indicate a score between 71-89 and green markers represent score of 90 or better. Click the markers for the restaurant’s name, address and recent inspection score. How clean and sanitary is your favorite restaurant? Eugene …

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Salads that are appropriate for the winter season

Perhaps it is more difficult to include salad in your diet during these chilly winter months. However, a balanced diet should not be neglected even though the weather may influence otherwise. Various spins on a simple salad recipe can capture comforting tastes of the winter season to make the meal …

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The people behind 13th Street restaurants

Alder Street Fish Co.: James Lemmon (manager)@@https://www.facebook.com/AlderStreetFishCo/[email protected]@ @@story written by Sami [email protected]@ James Lemmon feels at home on Alder Street. As Manager of Alder Street Fish Co., he’s on Alder practically every day, but his connection to the restaurant is deeper than the average employee-workplace relationship. As a close personal …

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Food: Best food blogs

If you find yourself meandering the internet looking for some delicious goods, you might not be heading to the right places. Food news and blogs are a major subset of the internet. If you find yourself hungry, but too lazy to get up and actually cook something, check out these …

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Food: Some food-scented perfumes that exist

Ever wish you could smell like you’ve spent your morning rolling around in the pantry? Now, you can! Perfume has busted its way into the food industry (or vise versa?), allowing customers to smell like their favorite food. Let’s take a look at some of the weirder ones. The Stir …

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Food: A quick guide to sushi sashimi

I consider myself an amateur sushi connoisseur. I’ve been eating sushi my whole life and can order most of the dishes using their Japanese names. Ebi, please (shrimp). Maguro, if you would (tuna). While I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart dedicated to nigiri sushi (raw fish served …

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Food: Leftover cranberry sauce and what to do with it

So, Thanksgiving is over, and you’ve got more leftovers than you know what to do with. But fret not — your cranberry sauce need not go to waste. This particular condiment does not taste as good on reheated turkey as it does on a fresh bird, but it can be …

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Bouchat: Ways to avoid classic Thanksgiving mistakes

When the big day is here, don’t let it be ruined by burnt-black turkeys and grease fires. Learn the common mistakes in preparing a Thanksgiving meal, plus how to avoid them, and hopefully your food spectacular will go off without too enormous of a hitch.

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Food: Frequently mispronounced foods

It’s hard to enjoy a global smorgasbord of food without making a few mistakes in the pronunciation of the names. Most servers are too polite to correct a customer’s stumbling request for foie gras (pronounced ‘fwah-grah’) or bouillabaisse (pronounced ‘boo-ya-bes’), and so people can go years without realizing the proper …

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Food: Which food might be gone soon?

Issues like climate change, poaching and deforestation affect more than just our environment and weather — our food is also at risk. According to Salon, coffee beans are at risk of disappearing completely due to climate change. Lands where coffee is mainly grown, such as Ethiopia and Southern Sudan, are …

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Bouchat: Grilled cheese and soup combos to get through flu season

Welcome to flu season, and the season of warm and easy-to-digest meals to aid the immune system. One of the best is also one of the classics — grilled cheese paired with soup. The combination can sooth a sore throat, settle a stomach and provide some much-needed carbohydrates to a …

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Food: Why I'm excited about the return of 'Top Chef'

“Top Chef,” my favorite cooking competition reality show, premiered this past Wednesday on Bravo, beginning its 10th season with a new and exciting way to weed out the weaker chefs. Judges Tom Colicchio, Emeril Lagasse, Hugh Acheson and (my personal favorite) Wolfgang Puck took the 21 contestants and determined during …

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Video: University Dining offers Farm to Fork Event

University of Oregon dining offers Farm to Fork, an all local meal, in Carson and Barnhart dining to raise awareness of local business. The dinner event took place November 7, 2012.

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Food: The most expensive foods in the world

Ever feel like just sitting down and enjoying a dish that’s the financial equivalent of a luxury car? Take a look at this list of some of the world’s most expensive edible concoctions and decide for yourself whether or not such a temporary delicacy is worth the phenomenal cost. The …

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Food: Leftover Halloween candy and what to do with it

With Halloween now over, an abundance of candy is something that you might find yourself dealing with. Personally, I always manage to purchase too much candy for this strange holiday, and short of eating it all in one sad go, I find myself creating ways to use the candy for …

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