Tag: food

Patriot Recipes: Patriot Power Trail Mix

Jess Buckley, Staff Columnist Why does it always seem that hunger rears its ugly head right when you’re in the the biggest hurry? Or the moment you’re farthest from a dining hall or in the middle of a three-hour lecture with…

Mason chefs boost culinary creativity to meet demand

As the Mason residential population will be increasingly bound to Anytime Dining meal plans, Mason Dining is working to increase culinary talent at dining halls to match the student need for on-campus food. This year marked the first year of…

Founding Farmers: Fresh food, but stale staff?

Connor Smith, staff writer. Tucked into a commercial building in Tysons Corner sits a brand new location for one of D.C.’s most talked about restaurants, Founding Farmers. They are a fresh to table, LEED Gold certified restaurant with a focus…

Get A Date: Connor and Saranya

This story was originally published in the March 30 edition of Fourth Estate. Name: Saranya Jagadish Major: Integrative studies Hometown: Midlothian, VA Where did you go/what did you do on your date? I think it was called Bellissimo, the restaurant…

Best DMV spring break activities

Taylor Wichtendahl, staff writer Looking for some fun things to do if you’re stuck at Mason for spring break? Assuming that it ever stops snowing, here are some ideas to keep you busy! Pinstripes Bowling What? Bowling and Boche ball…

Celebrating Mardi Gras in the DC Area

Connor Smith, Staff Writer Considering the snow outside, it seems easier to go into hibernation until April. If you are willing to brave the cold, tonight is Mardi Gras, a wonderful celebration of life with several wonderful means to celebrate…

Get a Date With Fourth Estate: Alex and Morgan

The first students matched together by the Lifestyle team were junior, Alex Hinton and senior, Morgan Romero.  They decided to go to dinner at Coyote Grille located right off of Main Street.  They were interviewed separately about their date experience….

Food pantry to address student homelessness

This story was originally published in the Feb. 9 issue of Fourth Estate. A storage closet in Sub 1 was converted into a Pop Up Pantry to help homeless and financially unstable students. The closet houses supplies such as non-perishable…

Ike’s will serve Mason-grown food

This story was originally published in the Feb. 9 issue of Fourth Estate. The President’s Park Greenhouse will start harvesting food for Ike’s dining hall this spring. “We have an arrangement with Sodexo where they have committed to $20,000 a…