Tag: food

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…

Mexican restaurant will replace La Pat at JC

A new Mexican-style restaurant named Jorge’s will soon open in the previous location of La Patisserie  in the Johnson Center. The opening of this new restaurant is set for Monday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m., according to Mark Kraner, the executive…

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…