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Sodexo, University Unveil New Meal Plans for Fall 2017

Sodexo, University Unveil New Meal Plans for Fall 2017

Christina Genovese, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Food and Drink, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

In the fall of 2017 Sodexo will implement new meal plans for students. Sodexo is also making changes in the Marketplace and dining hours. The Marketplace will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. next year, and the space will be renovated to be more accommodating to students and ease congestion. These changes...

Why I (Finally) Stopped Drinking Soda

Why I (Finally) Stopped Drinking Soda

Mirinda Osmer, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Food and Drink, Opinion & Editorials

I do not believe in New Year’s resolutions. When you think about it, the start of a new year is just another day. As such, I used my return to campus for the spring semester as my “new year” resolution. I decided, after years of enjoying the fizzy, sugary, magicalness that is soda, that I would...

Why I hate mushrooms

Gabby Nowicki
September 3, 2014
Filed under Food and Drink, Opinion & Editorials

Picked from damp manure soil or the tops of fallen trees, these fleshy fungi will not be found in my diet. Shitake, wild, white, brown, raw or cooked mushrooms are not for me. When I begin to think of these toadstools, I imagine a dreary, dewy forest floor where the worms and maggots settle around.The...

West Haven Hosts Annual Farmers’ Market

Lesha Daley
September 19, 2012
Filed under Food and Drink, Local

Connecticut farmers encourage locals to buy native-grown fruits and vegetables at the West Haven Green’s annual farmers market. “Send more people…the prices are unbeatable,” says Maryanne Barrelli, a farmers’ market vendor. The Farmers’ Market is a nationwide movement, created to e...

Cupcake Corner

Emily McGinty
September 12, 2012
Filed under Features, Food and Drink

Mini Cheesecake Cupcakes: Serving Size 6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: (Crust) -1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs -1 tbsp. sugar -1 tbsp. margarine (Cheesecake filling) -8oz cream cheese -1/4 cup sugar -1/2 tsp. vanilla -1 egg  ...

Cupcake Corner

Emily McGinty
September 5, 2012
Filed under Features, Food and Drink, Uncategorized

Microwave Cupcakes: Serving Size 5 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 2 minutes Ingredients: -1/4 cup dark chocolate chips -2 tbsp. butter -1 egg -1 tbsp. oil -1/3 cup sugar -1 tbsp. milk -2 tbsp. cocoa powder (unsweetened) -pinch of salt -2 tbsp. flour -1/8 tsp. baking powder -f...

McDonald’s Raising Prices?

Sara J Dufort
February 2, 2011
Filed under Food and Drink

You may be "Lovin’ It" a little less in the near future, according to McDonald’s Chief Financial Officer, as discussed during a conference call with investors earlier this week. As commodity prices rise, the need to increase prices on their menu items seems to be an eminent change for the popular...

Where’s the Gulf Oil? In the Food Web, Study Says

The Associated Press
November 10, 2010
Filed under Food and Drink, Global News, Health

WASHINGTON – Scientists say they have for the first time tracked how certain nontoxic elements of oil from the BP spill quickly became dinner for plankton, entering the food web in the Gulf of Mexico. The new study sheds light on two key questions about the aftermath of the 172 million-gallon s...

Ben & Jerry’s, GE Work on Greener Freezers for United States

The Associated Press
September 30, 2009
Filed under Food and Drink, Global News

WASHINGTON – Think propane and butane are just for barbecuing? Think again: The common cooking fuels can also chill your drinks and ice cream with less energy and almost none of the global warming worries of current refrigerants. Some of the world's largest consumer product companies are promoting...

Equinox Diner Gives to the Community

Erin Ennis
September 30, 2009
Filed under Food and Drink, Local

On Friday, Sept. 25, the Equinox Diner in Orange sponsored their first Equinox celebration. The diner was unusually peppy and exciting as you walked in the front door. Guests were greeted with balloons, a cotton candy machine, and flowing bottles of champagne. For those who have never been to the...

Starbucks releases Via instant coffee nationwide, stocks store shelves and other retailers

Stephanie
September 29, 2009
Filed under Food and Drink

From The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- The company that added "venti" and "frappuccino" to American vocabularies is making a push throughout North America to convince connoisseurs to sample what many see as a down-market drink -- instant coffee. Nearly eight months after Starbucks Corp. began selli...

Mexico’s new drug use law worries US police

Stephanie
August 26, 2009
Filed under Food and Drink

From The Associated Press MEXICO CITY – Mexico now has one of the world's most liberal laws for drug users after eliminating jail time for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and even heroin, LSD and methamphetamine. "All right!" said a grinning Ivan Rojas, a rail-thin 20-year-old addict who e...

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