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Café Mac hacks: waffles, curry, extended hours, oh my!

To kick off the new year, we thought it would be a good idea to review all the changes Bon Appétit made. There are some great improvements, but unfortunately these improvements come with shortened Grille hours. We are psyched about the all-day waffles though! And the curry and Saturday breakfast hours are great too. The…

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Biweekly bites: updates from Bon Appetit

The ways in which students interact with Bon Appetit varies greatly. Some students eat three meals a day there, while others get the occasional Atrium sandwich. But how much do we know about the catering company that is behind all of the food on campus? In this bi-weekly column, I will sit down with the…

Grub on the Green Line: Trieu Chau offers huge portions
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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
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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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Bites on Eat Street: Hola Arepa has flavor off the charts

Located on the northern part of Nicollet Avenue, fondly called “Eat Street,” Hola Arepa is a Minneapolis gem. As the name attests, Hola Arepa specializes in arepas, specifically Venezuelan stuffed arepas, which are cornmeal patties cooked on a griddle and then stuffed with meat, veggies and cheeses and topped with a variety of sauces. Hola…

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