Grub on the Green Line: Ngon Bistro compares like no other
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Grub on the Green Line: Ngon Bistro compares like no other

This week, I tried a French-Vietnamese fusion restaurant called Ngon Vietnamese Bistro. Even though there are many good choices for Vietnamese food on the Green Line, this place compares to none other. The prices are a little steeper than the average Green Line restaurant, but the food will make you understand why. From the outside,…

WMCN DJ profile: Jacob Hill shares his love of vinyl
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WMCN DJ profile: Jacob Hill shares his love of vinyl

When interviewing different members of the Macalester community, the radio DJs are never dull. However, a lot of the DJs I meet wear the same light blue 90s jeans, play the same “alternative” music and plug in their iPhones when their hour of fame comes up on the radio. This week, I sat down with…

Grub on the Green Line: Trieu Chau offers huge portions
Food & Drink

Grub on the Green Line: Trieu Chau offers huge portions

Every week, I try a new restaurant on the Green Line, the light rail that connects St. Paul and Minneapolis. This week, I took the Green Line past Dale Street to a Vietnamese restaurant called Trieu Chau. Trieu Chau is a small Vietnamese restaurant, with waiters who care about their customers. The restaurant offers a…

Grub on the Green Line: iPho by Saigon, perfect for finals
Food & Drink

Grub on the Green Line: iPho by Saigon, perfect for finals

Part of the beauty that Macalester offers is having access to a varied selection of restaurants within minutes of campus. On the Green Line, east of Macalester, there are many Southeast Asian markets, bakeries and restaurants. This week, I tried the restaurant iPho by Saigon. Immediately when I walked in, I was pleased to see…

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