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Mario’s penne vodka entree ranks among the most popular Arthur Ave. dishes. (Photo by Christina Fereini/The Ram)

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...

Burger Joint, despite its elegant facade, delivers a less-than-elegant product. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia)

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...

Roslyn, N.Y. is a bit of a drive, but this neat calamari arrangement makes the journey well worth your while.  (Photo by Katherine Base/The Ram)

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 ...

Lobster Joint offers exactly what its name promises: delicious lobster dishes. Try the Lobster Macaroni and Cheese. (Photo by Lindsey Marron/The Ram)

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...

3 Way Restaurant offers a wide variety of foods at competitive prices. (Photo by Devin Booth/The Ram)

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

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...

Although Viva Herbal Pizza is located far downtown in the Village, it is admittedly worth the subway ride due to its varied menu and delicious ingredients. (Photo by Allegra Howard/The Ram)

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...

Devon Sheridan/The Ram Wallets rejoice! Umai Fusion offers an array of specials , including 50%-off rolls and lunch specials (pictured above)

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...

Dining Out: Dinosaur Bar-B-Q

Dining Out: Dinosaur Bar-B-Q

September 19, 2013

By  Lindsey Marron  I recently had lunch with my father at Dinosaur Bar-B-Q in Brooklyn. It was a warm and sunny day with a light breeze, making the outdoor picnic tables extremely inviting. The host war...

Dining In: Panda Express

Dining In: Panda Express

September 11, 2013

According to the Wikipedia Page entry for Panda Express, the restaurant chain operates in mall courts, airport plazas, college campuses and really any other place one would expect to find fast food restaurants ...

Dining In: Cosi

Dining In: Cosi

September 11, 2013

By JOHN BONAZZO COPY EDITOR When you walk into the new Cosi restaurant located underneath Campbell Hall, it is hard to believe you are in the same place where the Empire State Café stood just four months...

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