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Whatcha Eatin’? Kimchi

Call me crazy, but I adore all things fermented, such as miso, kombucha or sauerkraut. Beyond the fact that eating fermented food offers...

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Whatcha Eatin’? Middle Eastern Food

I’ve grown up eating Middle Eastern food at restaurants and parties because it’s my family’s favorite cuisine apart from our own Pakistani food....

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Whatcha Eatin’? Brazilian Food

My knowledge of South American cuisine is, unfortunately, quite limited and mostly consists of what I’ve seen in pop culture and other forms...

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Momo: Nepali dumplings

It’s one thing to eat a dish completely different from that of your culture, but it’s another to create it yourself. I was...

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Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to

When my news editor, Emaan Bangash, first approached me about joining her recently-established Chew Crew, I was enthusiastic. When she excitedly told me...

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Durian: The world’s smelliest fruit

The durian has been on my bucket list to try for years. Call me overdramatic for putting a fruit on my bucket list,...

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Gourmet Club offers taste of home

It was 7 p.m. in the Student Union. The regular hustle and bustle was in full swing. Behind the doors of the Gemini...

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Liver damage

At its very basic, food is for survival. Then, if your wallet’s thick enough, you could argue that food can be a delicacy. The...

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Review: Jack White’s chunky guacamole

If you’ve been on the internet at all recently, you’ve likely seen a headline with the words “Jack White” and “guacamole” in it....

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IHOP, bagel chain coming soon

Pancakes past midnight, a convenience store and more vegetarian offerings are only some of the new food choices students can look forward to...


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