Chickpea in the City

Now that I am halfway done with my career at Loyola, many students (like myself) have begun their fall internships. Many of these internships are conveniently located downtown or near Loyola’s Water Tower Campus. However, …

Chickpea in the City

As a public relations major, I spend the majority of my week at Loyola’s Water Tower Campus, so my options for lunch depend on my willingness to either pack the night before or splurge on …

Arts & Entertainment

If you are downtown and head toward Lake Michigan, beyond the retail shops, you will find Fig & Olive (104 E. Oak St.) — a Mediterranean cuisine-inspired restaurant with an open lounge and bar. A …

Arts & Entertainment

As final exams approach, students often end up stress-snacking on unhealthy items when a one-hour study session turns into a five-hour one. Instead of wasting your flex dollars at Connections Café on protein bars or …

Arts & Entertainment

Spending your Sunday in bed with a plate of pancakes sounds pretty ideal when the weather is cold and dreary, but spending it in a restaurant where people serve you delicious and comforting dishes sounds …

Arts & Entertainment

As the days brighten and the temperatures rise, my craving to go explore local eateries increases. To me, nothing can beat a farm-to-table restaurant whose menu has seasonal ingredients and works with local farmers. Instead …

Arts & Entertainment

You fall out of bed and have 20 minutes to get to your first class. Having time to grab something for breakfast may not be the top thing on your mind, which results in grabbing …

Arts & Entertainment

When deciding on a restaurant to take my family to for my birthday, I wanted to go somewhere that offered funky vegetarian options with hip and modern decor. At the same time, I didn’t want …