Category: Food

First Friday: September 1st

Bored on a Friday night? Specifically every first Friday of each month? Oddly scheduled but if that’s true then hear me out; there’s an event that will solve this specific problem! First Friday at Downtown Urbana is a local event…

Untitled: A Gas Station Review

Champaign-Urbana, from what I’ve gathered, is a very crowded market for gas stations. Circle K has a firm grip at the top, with several locations throughout the community and the Polar Pop being one of the best deals in the beverage…

Urban Gardens

You would think trusting people with your own profits would make you seem extremely crazy, but not for the people at Urban Garden in Champaign-Urbana. The Urban Garden’s owners don’t think so. Urban Garden is a fresh, organic, and local…

Strike on Fast Food

Fast food corporations are publicly, once again, being forced to hear the cries of the struggling working class. 
Staff of food franchises have been coming together through acts of civil disobedience in the name of justice. Laborers from about 150…

Sitara: Food review

Sitara Indian Restaurant and Lounge opened this September in downtown Urbana, and its authentic dishes of Northern India offer yet another great off-campus lunch option for Urbana High School students. Many staff members at Sitara formerly worked at Bombay Indian…

Top Five Places for Off-Campus Lunch

Sixth hour: Every upperclassman’s favorite period. Off-campus lunch makes the entire school day more bearable; a break from the classroom environment and good food is just what students need to get through the day. Where one chooses to go for…

El Charro Restaurant Review

If the authentic Mexican grocery and the Spanish speaking soccer announcer on the little TV isn’t enough to convince you that El Charro is one of the best and most authentic Mexican restaurants in own, just try the food. Located…

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe During winter, many fret about the scrumptious Thanksgiving turkey, the heavy ham of Christmas, and the delectable sweet treats along the way. While these foods are truly delicious, they bring tons of people the winter woes…