Tag: food

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…

Campus Kitchen Provides for Locals

Student organization meets food insecurity with campus dining partnership BY SAMI GIBBS STAFF WRITER The leftover food from Mason’s dining halls is being utilized instead of composted. Campus Kitchens, a student-led organization, is spearheading these efforts on campus as a chapter…

Ex-Employee Speaks Out On Chipotle

An update on Chipotle’s working conditions since last fall BY SABIHA BASIT, STAFF WRITER Last fall, Fourth Estate released a report describing the accounts from former Chipotle employees who spoke out against unfair conditions, specifically working extended hours without compensation….

Robots Roll Up To Campus

A breakdown of business, security and student opinion BY MATTHEW HAYES, STAFF WRITER As well as the incoming freshman and transfer students, Mason has a new addition to its Fairfax campus―delivery robots. The food delivery service, Starship Technologies, is currently delivering…

Satisfying Students’ Cravings, One Taco At A Time

Checking in with the taqueria. How has business been & what’s to come? BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER It’s been nearly two months since Taco Bamba’s University Mall location opened for business. Along with Fairfax, other locations of the taqueria…

One Last Bite Won’t Hurt

A Few Healthy Tips for Patriot Students BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER As a college student, there are many responsibilities that can keep you busy throughout the day. Having a tight schedule can be overwhelming for Mason students, making it…