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Starbucks’ Halloween drink has mixed reviews

Weiwei Kong, Contributing Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Over the past few years, Starbucks has released more specialty limited-edition drinks. At the beginning of the year, the Unicorn Frappucino was added to the menu and began a craze amongst students and other community members. In order to help celebrate Halloween this year, Starbucks introduced the Zombie...

New Korean eatery, BIBIBOP, a tasteful addition to Uptown

New Korean eatery, BIBIBOP, a tasteful addition to Uptown

Victoria Radcliffe, Contributing reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Those of you who savor the Yum Yum sauce of restaurants like Happy Dog and Kenko can now rejoice. A new curator of the popular sauce has come to Euclid Avenue. BIBIBOP Asian Grill, an Asian fusion restaurant conveniently located between Potbelly Sandwich Shop and the Cleveland Clothing Company, opened Aug. 8...

L’Abatros, Chinato owner opens well-crafted brewery

L’Abatros, Chinato owner opens well-crafted brewery

Mike Suglio, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

  Clevelanders have grown to love Zack Bruell’s restaurants.  The owner of the acclaimed dining establishments Parallax, L’Albatros and Chinato (to name a few) has become Cleveland’s most prolific restaurateur. Bruell loves new challenges and has tackled French, Italian and Asia...

A Week of Food, Health and Education

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Local Events

Food Week is bringing together Case Western Reserve University’s food-centric clubs for the second year in a row, in a collaborative effort between Kids Against Hunger, Slow Food, Food Recovery Network, Student Sustainability Council, the Office of Sustainability, Labre and Greek Life. Furthermore, fu...

Culture meets beer at Hansa Import Haus

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Local Events

In the past 40 years, Cleveland has changed dramatically.  “The Forest City” has hit some all-time lows but, currently, is economically at an all-time high.  Many businesses have come and gone in the past 40 years, but Hansa Import Haus has done something quite unique. After 40 years of operation, pr...

Forest City Brewery has deep Cleveland roots

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

With a batch of new breweries opening in Cleveland this year, it is only fitting the first one I review is a brewery with strong roots to Cleveland’s breweries of the past.   Jay Demagall, owner of the Forest City Brewery, initially wanted to grow hop in the Cuyahoga National Valley Park. However, afte...

Euro Wafel Bar returns

Smruthi Maganti, Copy Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Located in Uptown, under the Triangle Apartments, the Euro Wafel Bar opened its doors for the first time two weeks ago, on Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. With a “buy one, get one free” deal for the first 50 people and free waffles for a month promised to the first ten customers, people started lining up hours ...

Desserts go head to head on election day

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

This past Tuesday, Fribley got into the Election Day spirit with a slightly less threatening outcome—dessert. Fribley’s chefs came together to construct two vastly different desserts for students to try and then vote on. The ballots will be used to raffle off either a Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts...

Night Market strikes again

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

On Saturday, Oct. 29, Case Western Reserve University’s Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA) hosted their second annual Night Market. The night market was modeled after the Shilin Night Market, the largest night market in Taipei, Taiwan. According to the group: “Night markets are open-air m...

Best Of…Coffee Places

Best Of…Coffee Places

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Whether it’s early in the morning and you need to start a long day right or you are simply looking for a change of scenery for a night of studying, head to one of these coffee shops for quality brew and a calm ambiance. These picks are all unique in their environments and each offers a welcome chang...

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