By Khadijah Khogeer [Trigger Warning: this article discusses diet-restriction.] Over two million years ago, our primal ancestors roamed the earth, searching forests for game animals and making fires in caves. This is called the Paleolithic period, when humans were close to nature and hadn’t begun farming. With the advent of agriculture, humans began domesticating animals […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer The pandemic has taken a toll on the restaurant industry this past year, and although it feels like we’re constantly told to support small businesses, it’s always a good reminder that restaurants still need locals’ support to stay open. February also happens to be Black History Month, which is a time to […]

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Today we’ll be pitting the two best-known vegetarian burgers in a one-on-one battle — Baystate Underground’s Beyond Burger and Wahlburgers’ Impossible Burger!

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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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