The Observer

Taco eatery coming to Tomlinson Marketplace

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

July 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Tomlinson Marketplace is about to get a lot more delicious. Local Taco Shop, which will use ingredients from nearby farms, is set to open on Aug. 17, just in time for the start of the fall semester. Local Taco Shop will feature a variety of meat and vegetarian options, as well as sides and daily specials....

Dining Hall Wars

Dining Hall Wars

April 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Which dining hall tastes better, Fribley or Leutner? We took two students, one professor and one Cleveland Scene food reviewer to taste test both. Vote for your favorite dining hall and see which one wins!

Caffeine at a cost

Julia Bianco, News Editor

April 3, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

It was an outcry heard all over Yik Yak, but not over Leutner Commons. The Village Starbucks announced the end of their $2 drink program, which ignited social media with student fury, but no one showed up to the Residence Hall Association’s (RHA) publicized food forum with Bon Appétit management to...

New allergy-free station opens at Fribley Café

New allergy-free station opens at Fribley Café

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 19, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

Bon Appétit is looking to expand options for students with allergies at its newest addition to the Fribley Cafe, the Oasis station, which opened on March 16. The Oasis station will provide food that is free of the top eight allergens and gluten. According to Dayna Einheit, residential dietician,...

Bon Appétit denies changing dining hall quality on prospective student days

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor

March 19, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

For a while, many Case Western Reserve University students have wondered whether the quality of food in the dining halls, Leutner Commons and Fribley Commons, improves on days when prospective students visit. According to Bon Appétit Resident District Manager, Jim O’Brien, nothing of that sort occurs. “As...

Meal swipes are coming to TVUC

Julia Bianco, News Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under News

Based on student’s responses to their Dining Service Survey and complaints voiced at recent meal plan focus groups, Bon Appetit and Auxiliary Services have made meal swipes available at four of the locations in the new Tinkham Veale University Center. Starting on Wed., Dec. 3 at 2 p.m., students...

Where does your meal swipe money go?

Where does your meal swipe money go?

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

We break down where your meal swipe money actually goes.

Jolly Scholar expands meal swipe options

Jolly Scholar expands meal swipe options

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Headlines, News

The Jolly Scholar recently added three new meal swipe options, despite the fact that the restaurant loses about a dollar per swipe. Originally, the only meal swipe option available was grilled cheese. Now, students have the option of exchanging a meal swipe for chicken strips, a cheese pizza or a...

Michelson and Morley makes menu modifications

Michelson and Morley makes menu modifications

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014


Filed under Headlines, News

The new Michelson and Morley restaurant, located in the Tinkham Veale University Center, is about to see a menu shakeup. The restaurant recently introduced a prix fixe menu, which will be available after mid-afternoon performances and before evening performances by the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance...

Hitting us where it hurts: Food restriction dilemma

September 26, 2014


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It’s rare that a campus issue can unite a diverse student community. However, The Observer has found such a topic this week, and it hits right at the heart of students: their bellies. Despite posting no notice of the change, this summer Case Western Reserve University agreed to a deal with Bon App...

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