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Chicken n’ … donuts? Brewnuts and Hot Chicken Takeover collaborate

They said it couldn't be done. Brewnuts and Hot Chicken Takeover proved otherwise.
September 25, 2020

Food can be an emotional experience for many, but trepidation and gross intrigue aren’t the usual emotions associated with dining experiences. However, when two Cleveland restaurants––Brewnuts and...

Observer staff recipes for the #QuarantineCooking recipe exchange

April 13, 2020

Remember when chain emails talked about curses and boasted 12 fonts and 14 colors? I guess that changes when email is one of the few connections you have left with people.  By now, you or someone you...

A typical night at ABC the Tavern

Although ABC the Tavern is not the only bar in University Circle, it is a safe go-to, in the heart of Uptown.
February 13, 2020

There’s a certain aesthetic that comes with going into 11434 Uptown Ave., also known as ABC the Tavern, a popular late-night bar where all the cool kids go. Rather, where all the kids who think they’re...

uISA throws Taste of India to showcase the gastronomy of the sub-continent

A selection of food on display at Taste of India.
February 13, 2020

The Undergraduate Indian Students Association (uISA), one of the largest clubs on campus, held Taste of India on Feb. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Thwing Center Ballroom. The event touted food, activities...

Blue Sky Brews brings life back to Rising Star’s former location

A barista behind the counter of Blue Sky Brews, which opened its doors on Feb. 7.
February 13, 2020

The corner of Murray Hill and Cornell Roads feels built for a coffee shop—the location, design, everything about it, really, is perfect for sipping a latte. So when Rising Star Coffee Roasters closed...

Enjoy tacos at Barrio on a budget

Director of Business Operations Sarah Parr's choice of tacos. Not pictured: the dreaded Crab Rangoon Queso.
February 6, 2020

Prime dinner time on Sunday in a college town promises a comfortably spacious dining experience at one of the just-off-campus hot spots for food and drink. Bright lights and grayscale skeletons with personalities...

Brewnuts and Mitchell’s celebrate National Ice Cream For Breakfast Day

The donut-ice cream assembly line at Brewnuts on Saturday, Feb 1
February 6, 2020

“On Facebook they said this line would be fun,” said a defeated donut-seeker, heading for the door after deciding the double wrapped line inside of Brewnuts, a West Side donut and beer establishment,...

Algebra Teahouse feels like home

Algebra Teahouse has been a mainstay on Murray Hill Road, serving tremendous food with a stellar selection of teas.
January 30, 2020

Algebra Tea House feels like home. Behind the carved wooden door in Little Italy is a welcoming restaurant with the atmosphere of a friend's home art studio. Paintings line the wall, while homemade cabinets...

Slyman’s Restaurant and Deli has a pile of meat you’ve got to eat

Slyman’s manager Sam Mahfouz holding up just one half of one corned beef sandwich. The restaurant sells between one and two thousand sandwiches a day.
January 23, 2020

Slyman’s Restaurant and Deli is a no-nonsense establishment. It takes up two rooms on the ground floor of a building on the corner of St. Clair Ave. and E. 31st St. The interior is red, white and black...

UCCtoberfest pays tribute to German culture

Parv Sud
November 15, 2019

Oktoberfest, an annual beer festival held in Munich, Germany, is the largest festival celebrating beer in the world. The 16- to 18-day festival brings more than six million people to Munich for parades,...

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