In college, we develop new eating habits, but how healthy are they? The dining plan, which is mandatory with most university housing, gives students a variety of food options that are quick, easy and familiar. It’s so easy to grab pasta, a slice of pizza and soda, but what are the consequences? For most students, being […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz The idea that cucumbers are only useful to treat dark under-eye circles while your face mask does the real work is long gone. These green veggies are wonderful to eat because of the mild flavor that lends itself to culinary dishes really well. Cucumbers also provide a crunchy texture, […]

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By Katie Doyle, Food Editor @katmaryd The Elephant Walk, at 900 Beacon St., has been on my radar for a long time, as I’ve passed it countless times on my way to and from the St. Mary’s T stop. While I was intrigued by its offerings of French-Cambodian cuisine, the restaurant always seemed a little […]

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By Katie Doyle, Food Editor @katmaryd If you’ve been in one of the dining halls lately, you may have seen, or been asked to sign, the Boston University Vegetarian Society’s petition to start up “Meatless Mondays” here at BU. A member may have explained to you that on those days, there would be a 75 […]

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By Katie Doyle, Food Editor @katmaryd After spending hours in the kitchen this break whipping up elaborate vegan dinners, I think I’m about cooked-out, so to speak. While I certainly can’t beat a week’s worth of homemade meals, it can be an exhaustive routine to maintain in college, especially when shopping on a budget and […]

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By Katie Doyle, Food Editor @katmaryd I haven’t had a real Thanksgiving since I was in elementary school. Even before I gave up meat in the sixth grade, I’d opt for Stauffer’s macaroni and cheese and Pillsbury dinner rolls instead of turkey and gravy, a tradition I’ve pretty much kept up with since then. If […]

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By Katie Doyle, Food Editor @katmaryd Whether it’s on a corner in Kenmore Square, the center of George Sherman Union, under Warren Towers or steps from the Fitness and Recreation Center in West Campus, most Boston University students pass by a City Convenience each day. At first glance, the little store, dubbed “City Co.” by […]

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By Katie Doyle, Food Editor @katmaryd As any foodie will likely tell you, Boston isn’t known for its Mexican food. Aside from the Boston University mainstay, Sunset Cantina, which seems more beloved for its margaritas than anything else, the city isn’t exactly celebrated for its take on south-of-the-border cuisine. Add in another factor—a vegetarian diet—and […]

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