Tag: food

Allergies Cannot Be Forgotten

BY SUMMER BROWN, STAFF WRITER Although I’m incredibly fortunate to not have any serious, life-threatening allergies, others are not so fortunate.  Most of my life I have been lucky enough to not have chronic health issues. However, my close friend…

More Money, Less Problems

Prepping food is the meal deal BY: NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Meal prepping is hard.  You cook a lot of the same food, you get sick of eating it after two days, you spend a lot of money on eating…

Hidden Hangouts: Westover Farmers Market

Head to this local market for a collection of quality products BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Launch into millennial adulthood by checking out the freshest produce around at the Westover Farmers Market. While often associated with hipsters and high prices,…

Hidden Hangouts: Sweet Berry

Find endless combinations at this sweet shop BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Crepes, frozen yogurt, waffles, gelato — are we in heaven? Nope, we’re in Sweet Berry. Found on Main Street in the Pickett Shopping Center, right by Trader Joe’s,…

Hidden Hangouts: Ching Ching Cha

Tea and serenity in the middle of bustling Georgetown BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Step into Ching Ching Cha, a tiny tea shop in Georgetown, and enjoy a one-of-a-kind cultural experience. The tearoom is located a few steps away from…

Cue An Adventure

Check out these cool locations in Fairfax accessible through the CUE bus routes. Locations are five minutes or less from each stop BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER 29 Diner: If you’re looking for an old-school diner with great comfort food,…

More Money, Less Problems

How to spend less on food BY: IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR If you are what you eat, Mason students would be Dunkin iced coffees, Chipotle burrito bowls, Ike’s late-night breakfasts and groceries from Walmart or Giant.  At least, the…

The Japanese Breakfast and Its Health Benefits

CLAUDE MCVICKER, CONTRIBUTOR Japan is an island nation directly off the eastern coast of China, boasting a population of about 126 million (as of 2018), the third largest economy in the world and, most noticeably, the longest expected life span…

The Origination of Boshintang and Current Public Opinions

BY SOOYOUN KIM, STAFF WRITER Brigitte Anne Marie Bardot, a French animal rights activist, once said that Koreans are “dog-eating barbarians” who love consuming dog meat. Pet lovers might agree with her statement, but Koreans would respond that it is part…