Food

Game day dip

Game day dip

January 29, 2015 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

This creamy poblano dip recipe is hands down the best– I combined and tweaked several, including Qdoba’s classic queso recipe, and this one is good enough to sell by the gallon. It’s perfect for a Super Bowl party snack. You’ll need: 2 cups shreddred monterey jack cheese 1 cup shredded […]

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The best and worst of frozen pizzas

The best and worst of frozen pizzas

January 29, 2015 at 10:32 pm 0 comments

Emily Heft, food editor, and friends reviewed personal-size pizzas found at local grocery stores. Some were great, some were woefully lacking– all pizza is not created equal. Red Baron Single’s Cheese Deep Dish Crust: Tastes like a real pan pizza. 4/5 Cheese: Ample cheese, and many different kinds, make every […]

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New snacks, new you

New snacks, new you

January 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Healthy snacking while living in a dorm can be quite the challenge, but with these tips and tricks you’ll be on your way to that Spring Break bikini body in no time!

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Limited edition menu items

Limited edition menu items

January 22, 2015 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

Baskin-Robbins “Icing on the Cake” This Funfetti-esque flavor mixes icing with bites of cake, sprinkles and cake batter ice cream. Is it a bit juvenile? Yes. Is it also neon? Yes. Is it worth the stop to your favorite childhood ice cream shop? Absolutely. The creamy cakelike concoction is the […]

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Dallas Grilled Cheese Co.'s D's BSTC sandwich. Grilled sourdough with bacon, spinach, tomato and Gruyère.

Dallas Grilled Cheese Co. opens in Bishop Arts

January 22, 2015 at 9:29 pm 0 comments

Dallas Grilled Cheese Company opened January 19 amid buzz and excitement from SMU students and Dallasites. The restaurant, which of course prides itself on cheesy sandwiches, is nestled in the heart of the Bishop Arts District. Its kitschy, rustic-meets-chrome interior ensures its spot as an up-and-coming dinner destination. Dallas Grilled […]

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Chipotle pulls pork amid ethical debate

Chipotle pulls pork amid ethical debate

January 15, 2015 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

Chipotle restaurants decided Friday to pull pork from its menus, following a less-than-satisfactory review of animal living conditions from their suppliers. The chain, famous for fire-grilled meats, bowls and burritos, has almost 2000 locations nationwide. Roughly one-third of locations will be affected. Chipotle’s long-standing policy of using ethical suppliers and […]

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Pizza sounds good dough: Campisi’s coming to Hughes-Trigg this January

December 4, 2014 at 9:00 pm 0 comments

Campisi’s Restaurant will be replacing Pizza Hut in Hughes-Trigg Student Center in early January. The popular Dallas Italian restaurant features beloved pizza and pasta dishes. Student response to the switch has been overwhelmingly positive. “It’s nice that SMU is adding dining options, especially from a hidden Dallas gem. I think […]

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Soup to warm your heart and soul

Soup to warm your heart and soul

November 30, 2014 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

It all happened so suddenly. Winter is here. Snow has fallen and now who wants to drink cold green juices to stay healthy and get their veggies in? All you may want to eat this winter are mashed potatoes and clam chowder, but there are some delicious soups that will […]

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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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