The Observer

Taco eatery coming to Tomlinson Marketplace

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

July 29, 2015

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....

Law School to decide whether Munch bites the dust

Munch owner Scott Hersch prides himself on fresh ingredients and vegetarian options.

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

June 9, 2015

In the School of Law's resident restaurant Munch, owner Scott Hersch explained to a regular customer that they would be closing for the next few weeks because his family was going on vacation. In the background, Paul Simon sang through Hersch's iPod: "Home, where my thought’s escaping / Home, where ...

Dining Hall Wars

Dining Hall Wars

April 23, 2015

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!

Tapingo to expand to more than just food

Julia Bianco, News Editor

April 3, 2015

Starting soon you’ll be able to use Tapingo for more than just skipping the line on your late-night Denny’s run. With a new $22 million national expansion, the app hopes to move into other markets, making it your go-to for all mobile commerce. “Students should be able to get everything they...

Bon Appétit denies changing dining hall quality on prospective student days

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor

March 19, 2015

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...

A closer look at dietary restrictions in CWRU’s dining halls

Currently some gluten-free options are  available in separate fridges for students.

Aneeka Ayyar, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015

For students with dietary restrictions, the dining halls can be difficult to navigate. Check out your options here.

Students fight for first at Gluttony Gauntlet

A student attempts the salad eating portion of UPB’s Gluttony Gauntlet.

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015

Ever wanted to gain about 5 pounds in a half hour? Me neither. But this is what many contestants did during the Melt Challenge portion of the University Programming Board-sponsored 6th annual Gluttony Gauntlet at Case Western Reserve University. Participants had half an hour to eat as much of a...

Jolly Scholar to deliver to the quad during peak hours

Jolly Scholar staff will be bringing food to the quad starting March 16.

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015

Soon there will be a new set of wheels on campus. Matt Vann, the owner of the Jolly Scholar, plans to use large, insulated pushcarts to deliver food orders to the main quad in between classes starting March 16. According to Vann, the delivery orders will be accepted exclusively through Tapingo....

Meal swipes are coming to TVUC

Julia Bianco, News Editor

December 1, 2014

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...

Michelson and Morley makes menu modifications

Michelson and Morley

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

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...

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