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How to not write racist food reviews

An Adventure into Mac ‘n’ Cheese #heymac The name itself, SpaghettiOs, foreshadowed a rather “O”minous experience. The Campbell brand Mac ‘n’ Cheese came in a can, containing a tomato liquid that basically tasted like watered-down ketchup, which (to our surprise) contained circle shaped pasta, which is better than the half-circle shaped pasta in other instant…

Expanding the ramen repetoire:  Rice Vermicelli Clear Soup
Food & Drink

Expanding the ramen repetoire: Rice Vermicelli Clear Soup

The name itself, Clear Soup, foreshadowed a rather bland ramen experience. The Mama brand ramen came with three packets—an oil packet that basically tastes like garlic butter, a chili packet and a powder seasoning packet, which (to our surprise) contained easily identifiable scallions, which is welcome in instant ramen. The powder was garlicky and salty….

The weekly top three from Lee: Hidden gems
Food & Drink

The weekly top three from Lee: Hidden gems

Everyone knows the classics: Brasa, Pad Thai, French Meadow, etc. These three joints below may not be as well-known, but their food should be! Their menus offer some fresh and unique options that you may not be able to get anywhere else in the Cities. St. Paul Bagelry ($) – 1702 Lexington Ave N, Roseville…

Opinion

Bon Appétit responds to “Café Mac workers fired”

Editors’ note: This article by Cafe Mac General Manager Chuck Parsons was not in the 2/19 print edition. It will run in the 2/26 print edition. To the Macalester Community: This letter is to address concerns that students have expressed about changes in Bon Appétit staffing. As you may be aware, the labor market in…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best desserts
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best desserts

If you are anything like me and have a massive sweet tooth, or are just craving some suga suga, these three joints won’t disappoint! Because of my love affair with donuts, some great dessert places that offer other sweets did not make the cut (so hopefully you like donuts). 1. Mojo Monkey Donuts ($) –…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best Saturday Night Spots
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best Saturday Night Spots

Looking to get off campus for a weekend meal? These three joints offer lively atmospheres, great food and are all within three miles of campus! 1. Longfellow Grill ($$) Location: 2990 W River Pkwy, Minneapolis – 2.4 miles from campus This “urban diner” is located right across the river in the Cooper neighborhood of Minneapolis….

Family Fest food recommendations
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Family Fest food recommendations

Wondering where to take your family out for food this weekend? We’ve compiled a handy guide of beloved Twin Cities’ restaurants to help you out. Contributors: Heather Johansen, Maddie Jaffe, Ashley Hung, Joe Klein, Lindsey Smith, Ty Hoffman, Meg Britton-Mehlisch, Esha Datta, Sophie Keane, Luciano Guzman Graphics by Lydia Karlson ’16

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