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

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

A preconceived thought most college students have when they think of the word “healthy” is over priced food that tastes like dirt. They see a green smoothie or a vegetarian quinoa bowl and think the …

Arts & Entertainment

Whenever I think of local and farm-to-table restaurants, over-priced and average-quality food comes to mind. Living in the city, I always have a difficult time finding restaurants that use locally sourced meats and cheeses among …

Arts & Entertainment

College students are always on the hunt for the cheapest eats without traveling far distances. A lot of us are too busy to go to the dining hall and depend on GrubHub to deliver a …