Tag: food

Newly opened campus Panera yields mixed student reactions

Panera Bread, which opened its campus location last Saturday, already seems to be a success. It is rare to pass the restaurant’s entrance without a line wrapping into the Johnson Center. Imaginably, it is demanding to work in the store…

Mason Alum Turns Wine Interest into Career

This story was originally published in the Jan. 26 issue of Fourth Estate. Connor Smith, staff writer The world of wine is ever expanding, especially in America. In an industry as old as civilization itself, it is hard to believe…

Panera Bread expected to open on-campus Saturday

George Mason University’s new Panera Bread was expected to open at the start of the spring 2015 semester, but now the new Johnson Center dining addition will open Jan. 24. According to Mark Kraner, the executive director of campus retail…

Holiday Recipes with Wine Suggestions

  This story was originally published in the Nov. 24 issue of Fourth Estate. Written by Savannah Norton with wine pairings from Connor Smith The holidays are the perfect time of year to bake to your hearts’ content and to…

Mason’s gardens provides local and organic food for community

Ashley Anne Strobridge, staff writer The organic produce is an expanding trend on Mason’s campus. Not only does the Office of Sustainability sponsor a weekly farmer’s market, but there are also a number of gardens and greenhouses on campus dedicated…

Opening of campus Panera Bread postponed

To the disappointment of many students, the opening of Panera Bread, the newest addition to the Johnson Center, has been postponed. “At this time it is anticipated that Panera will start training January 5th and open in time for spring…

Lack of ingredient labels leaves students in the dark

  A version of this story appeared in the Nov. 3 issue of Fourth Estate. Matt Tiller. staff writer Mason dining halls are taking precaution for students with food allergies and intolerances. The recent change in dining administration has brought…

International Café: A Taste of Mason Diversity

A version of this story appeared in the Nov. 3 issue of Fourth Estate. Elena Galindo, staff writer Students came to enjoy typical snacks and games from New Zealand, Moldova, Mexico, France, Spain, Japan and the state of Virginia as…

No Chipotle at University Mall

Forget the burritos: despite online rumors, Chipotle will not be added to the newly renovated University Mall. “There is not a Chipotle coming to University Mall at this time,” said Chuck Mason, vice president of Geo. H. Rucker Reality Corp.,…