Food

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Finding value in a pricey on-campus dining plan

November 21, 2014 at 11:58 am 0 comments

College is often described as a time of newfound freedom, but with freedom comes responsibility. One of the most self-taught lessons in college is personal financing, but a recent Gallup poll shows that more than two-thirds of Americans do not even create budgets. SMU students pay 79.7 percent more per […]

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The Wild Detectives spices up

November 13, 2014 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

Photographs of men with curious mustaches hang from the brick walls. A girl in a polka-dot dress crouches on a window seat feverishly writing poems, while a blue-haired man nibbles on a pesto panini. Books in Spanish lay on a bright red table near a heavy oak door. There is […]

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A college student’s guide to groceries

November 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

Produce: Every SMU student knows Central Market has every fresh fruit or veggie under the sun, from sweet limes (a must-try) to starfruit. But unless you want to pay $2 an apple, head over to Aldi. A bit further away, Aldi is worth the drive down Greenville for its dirt […]

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Best Pinterest recipes in 100 words or less

October 19, 2014 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Waffles with Chocolate Whipped Cream Cookie dough is great, that’s already been established. But nothing is better than slightly gooey, slightly cooked dough nestled in a waffle and topped with cool thick chocolate cream. Try it to believe it. This breakfast is unreal, if you can […]

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Say ‘hola’ to good food

October 2, 2014 at 9:59 pm 0 comments

As a Californian, I couldn’t help but be confused by Tex-Mex. Gone were the bean and cheese burritos from corner shops, the spice and tang of real carne asada and the refried beans topped with crumbly cotija cheese. But I soon learned to love queso, and now I embrace both […]

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Greenville’s Steel City Pops are a sweet end to summer

Greenville’s Steel City Pops are a sweet end to summer

September 25, 2014 at 9:26 pm 0 comments

Just across from the Greenville Trader Joe’s is Steel City Pops, Dallas’s latest chic dessert stop. True to its name, the shop is housed in a metallic space right off the sidewalk. Although it’s small, it’s accessible by foot from any restaurant or bar nearby. Inside, a mural of Dallas […]

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Banh Shop opens on SMU Blvd

Banh Shop opens on SMU Blvd

September 25, 2014 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

by Maria Padgett Valladares

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The Great Texas Food Truck Rally

September 18, 2014 at 10:52 pm 0 comments

The Great Texas Food Truck Rally is rolling in this Sunday from noon to 8 pm. The rally will feature live music, Dallas’s best food a beer garden and more. Located in Reverchon Park on Maple Avenue, the venue will run along Turtle Creek with shade from big trees to […]

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Dallas donut crawl

September 18, 2014 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

We ate them all so you don’t have to.

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How to $pend your Pony Bucks

How to $pend your Pony Bucks

September 18, 2014 at 9:47 pm 0 comments

Rolling in virtual Pony money? SMU added a number of new vendors to the already extensive list of off-campus restaurants and stores that accept our ID cards’ payment. While on-campus haunts like Chick-fil-a and eS MUcho are still perfect for a quick bite, here’s our guide to eating on shopping, […]

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