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Enjoy the spring with Hola Arepa’s South American specialties

Maya Siskin-Lavine

April 26, 2018

Want to finally have a spring experience? Head to Hola Arepa in Minneapolis for the perfect fix. As well as a dine in location that is open year round, Hola Arepa has a food truck that travels around the Twin Cities. The restaurant sp...

Beat Bobby Flay: Review of Tofu Yum Yum Bowl

The Mac Weekly

February 22, 2018

by Lee Guekguezian This week, I took on Sameh Wadi’s “Tofu Yum Yum Bowl”, a seemingly simple dish with mind-blowing, complex flavor. Wadi is the Palestinian chef/creative genius/mastermind behind World Street Kitchen, Milkjam Creamery, and Saffron Res...

Mac’s Fish/Chips/Strips new location is close, fast and fresh

Henry Nieberg

April 13, 2017

Even though Minnesota is practically full of lakes, the traditional fish and chips is found on coasts. Being from California, I have been on the constant prowl for good seafood since coming to Macalester. I must wait no longer—Mac’s Fi...

Something old, something new: Tori Ramen takes over Lee and Dee’s BBQ

March 10, 2017

If you are a kosher-keeping Jew like me, or don’t eat pork for other reasons, Tori Ramen is something to get excited about. Chefs/Owners Jason Dorweiler and Asiya Persaud wanted their new venture to be more accessible to th...

Rah’mn to open on Snelling, build your own ramen bar near campus

February 24, 2017

Some trends, like Frosé (the popular frozen wine drink that swept millennial-nation this summer), are short lived. Others, like the recent opening of multiple ramen restaurants in the Twin Cities, seem to be here to stay. Macalester College w...

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