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In Sustainability, Vegan Diet Cooks Up New Benefits

December 4, 2013

Filed under Culture, Food

By JENA JOHANSON STAFF WRITER Angela Owczarek, FCRH ’14, turns down bacon with her breakfast and instead chooses to eat steel-cut oatmeal with a side of soymilk and avocado. She is a vegetarian by choice, and she attributes the main reasons for her decision to her two immersion trips, one to a low-income neighborhood in San Francisco and one to Calcutta. “We lived on an extremely limited budget, and meat was a huge luxury we often could not afford,” Owczarek said. “In India, I al...

Dining Out: Artichoke Basille Pizza

Dining Out: Artichoke Basille Pizza

November 20, 2013

By JENA JOHANSON STAFF WRITER After hearing multiple friends talk about how artichoke pizza is unlike any other slice of pizza, I decided to give it a try. Being from Brooklyn, I consider myself lucky to have been able to indulge in a vast array of different types of pizza, arguably ...

Bellini’s Pizza Developing ‘Cult’ Following

Bellini’s Pizza Developing ‘Cult’ Following

November 13, 2013

By DEVON SHERIDAN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Altin Bellini, who goes by “Al,” never planned on running a staple pizza joint near Fordham University. Instead, like the fresh dough he prepar...

Dining Out: Mario’s Restaurant

Dining Out: Mario’s Restaurant

November 13, 2013

By LAUREN MACDONALD Staff writer When opting for an upscale restaurant, I decided to ask my father, a Fordham Alumnus, where great quality food meets a casual environment. A proud Italian, he dire...

Dining Out: Burger Joint

Dining Out: Burger Joint

November 6, 2013

By JOE VITALE OPINION EDITOR The L-shaped, floor-to-ceiling red curtain tucked away in the back left corner of the lobby of Le Parker Meridien hotel on 119 W 56th St. hides something. From luncht...

Dining Out: Matteo’s Restaurant

Dining Out: Matteo’s Restaurant

October 30, 2013

By KATHERINE BASE STAFF WRITER When you first walk into the restaurant you are immediately greeted by the warm staff and host surrounding you with smiles. The decor is impeccable and the warm ...

The Definitive Guide to Pizza at Fordham University

The Definitive Guide to Pizza at Fordham University

October 29, 2013

By NICOLE HORTON STAFF WRITER Fordham University students have the enviable position of being located within walking distance of the historically acclaimed Arthur Avenue, which features countless ...

Dining Out: Lobster Joint

Dining Out: Lobster Joint

October 23, 2013

By Lindsey Marron The unseasonably warm fall weather that we have been blessed (or cursed with, depending on your preference) called for some light lunch fare last week. I headed downtown to Lob...

Dining Out: 3 Way Restaurant

Dining Out: 3 Way Restaurant

October 9, 2013

By DEVIN BOOTH CONTRIBUTING WRITER Many students might think that the neighborhood around Fordham lacks culinary diversity, but there are plenty of various cuisine options close to campus that mo...

Dining Venues on Display for ‘Awesome Week’

October 3, 2013

Filed under Culture, Food

By GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR   The Student Culinary Council (SCC), in partnership with Sodexo, hosted Awesome Week from Sept. 16 to Sept. 20 with the intention of increasing awareness throughout the Fordham community about the changes made in the on-campus dining services. “[The Student Culinary Council] aimed to showcase the new on-campus dining changes through Awesome Week,” Sama Habib, GSB...

Dining Out: Viva Herbals Pizza

Dining Out: Viva Herbals Pizza

October 3, 2013

By  ALLEGRA HOWARD CONTRIBUTING WRITER Viva Herbals Pizzeria is a downright unattractive hole-in-the-wall. The walls are a sickly yellow, the green painted floors are peeling, and the seats, ta...

Dining Out: Umai Fusion

Dining Out: Umai Fusion

September 25, 2013

By DEVON SHERIDAN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Fordham University loves to boast about its close proximity to Arthur Avenue. Locals and New York foodies refer to the street and the surroundi...

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