Tag: food review


Responding to criticism: taking responsibility for our content

Last week, four authors submitted an op-ed, “How to not write racist food reviews,” criticizing The Mac Weekly’s ramen columns. The piece called for greater understanding of the cultural assumptions beneath the ramen series. The authors argued that the articles “portrayed Asian food with the racialized expectation of ‘cheap exotic Asian food,’” as well as…

Food & Drink

Grand Central Café reopens, fails to meet expectations

Grand Central Café, a familiar fixture to students exploring Grand Avenue, has recently reopened for business. In search of a Sunday morning breakfast sandwich, a few friends and I decided to check it out just 11 days after its grand reopening. Conveniently located less than a block from Macalester’s campus, Grand Central recently revealed renovations…