Tag: food

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…

Eating Books in Fenwick Library

Mason’s first Edible Book Festival is a success BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER On April 1, Fenwick Library room 1014 was bursting with book-lovers, art-viewers and cake-eaters. Students and staff sampled treats made by peers. All left satisfied. Some even left…

The Gourmet: A Slice of Old Éireann

A review of the Auld Shebeen, an Irish restaurant in Fairfax BY ETHAN REYNOLDS, STAFF WRITER Restaurants are scored by three categories: decor, service and food. Within the illustrious city of Fairfax lies a slice of the magical land of…

Hidden Hangouts: Vivi Bubble Tea

Thank the skeleton on your way out! BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER The cashier has called your order of taro bubble tea four times, but you can’t hear her. There’s so much to take in. The lobby has a wall…