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What is that on my meal plan?

The folds of flimsy meat are flapping around each other, dripping in post-frying oil. The cheese is mysteriously bright in its artificial yellow color,...

Eating the right way: cheap, quick, and fried

Were diners made for college students? Sometimes it seems like it. We don’t have any money; we get odd cravings for things like maple syrup and cheeseburgers;...

Java joints offer good joe

Despite what the French say, I love my American sock juice. Flavored? Sure, whatever, I’m no purist. Unsweetened with whole milk — cream, if you have...

Smoking or non-smoking section?

“Isn’t making a smoking section in a restaurant like making a peeing section in a swimming pool?” George Carlin had a good point: Cigarettes and dining...

Eating disorders offer false sense of control

Eating disorders. They’re something you joke about, right? Like Derek and Hansel in Zoolander, when Matilda breaks the news about her recovery from bulimia....

Noodles, soup, or other

When I was 12 years old, I had a great fear that they would stop making ramen noodles by the time I got to college. I considered stocking up on them,...

Caffeine

Let your man out. Fuel to be fabulous. Get to it. Be nocturnal. Unleash the beast. Throttle in a bottle. Seize the day. The beverage world is changing....

Eating like it's home...*but at school*...

We all say we miss home, sure, but what we’re really missing is the home-cooked food — because every once in a while, the ‘O’ doesn’t cut it. And the...

dollar movie

Princess Mononoke Wednesday, April 5 10 12:30 Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece outclasses almost everything from our worn-out Disney. This animated film...

Big Al's Metal ...?

Hungry. No other word encompasses the feeling of metal fans here in Pittsburgh as far as live shows go. With the successful one-two punch last week with...

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