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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...

Best of… Campus Desserts

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Dessert—one of the only meals that tastes good basically all the time, consistently reminding us of happy times and making our stomachs smile as we bite into its sweet goodness. In times of stress, celebration or simply an unwavering sweet tooth, many of us turn to dessert, and sometimes binging on...

Otani Noodle

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Over the summer a new establishment made its way onto the scene in Uptown, located right next to Dynomite Burgers and Sushi: Otani Noodle, immediately notable for its small size. It contains a few tables on one side and the kitchen on the other, and it is comparable to the size of Chopstick.   Th...

The friends behind the The First Supper

Chrismaly Vidal, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Comedy, Food

Event: The First Supper by The Den by Denny’s When: Sept. 2-3, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Rating: 5 out of 5 Denny’s Chicken Strips Every year, students from all ages at Case Western Reserve University gather at the weekend hotspot, The Den by Denny’s, to feed their nighttime hunger pangs. To...

Best of…. restaurants for a date

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

With summer coming to a close, those fun—and usually cheap—outdoor dates to concerts, gardens and romantic walks we have all come to know and love will also come to end. With fall and winter comes the advent of more time indoors, so step up from the cliché movie and a date—or Netflix and whateve...

Education, food and booze at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Food

https://www.cmnh.org/calendar/birds-beasts-brats-beer Friday September 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 (members) or $35 (nonmembers) If you are over 21 and enjoy beer, bratwurst, animals or all of the above, head to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Friday, September...

The Local Flavor – The Best Uptown Restaurants to Satisfy Your Palette

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

August 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Food: it is an integral part of any person, both in health and in cuisine preferences.  In the moderately-sized sprawl of Uptown/University Circle, there is a good deal of restaurants, big and small, that can serve as major staples for the foodies among the incoming and returning students of Case West...

Blue Fig Hookah bar closing

Sarah Lisk, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

After more than eight years in business, Blue Fig Hookah Cafe will close its doors at the end of April. According to manager Karim Almadi, the impending closure is the result of the building having new ownership, not Cleveland’s new Tobacco 21 ordinance. On March 22, 11619 Euclid Monmouth LLC pu...

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