Category: Food

Case for cereal: America’s late-night snack

It’s late at night or maybe even the wee hours of the early morning. All that’s on TV are infomercials for Magic Bullets and instant hair removal. You’re deciding whether to move on to the next episode of whatever show you happen to be binge-watching on Netflix or escape the dull glow of your laptop and go to bed, when […]

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Bama Dining’s leftover food used in UA Arboretum composts

Bama Dining has found a way to reuse leftover salad greens to benefit the University of Alabama Arboretum. At the end of each day, Bama Dining gathers all of its unusable waste and ships it off to the arboretum, where it is mixed with the leaves and plant matter produced there and left to compost. The compost is primarily used […]

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Sitar now a Tuscaloosa staple

A few weeks ago something tragic happened. I drove up to my favorite restaurant in Tuscaloosa (and possibly the world at this point in my life) only to find that it was closed. A tattered, handwritten sign reading “Closed for Renovations” was haphazardly tacked to the window without any further explanation than instructions to keep calling the restaurant’s number for […]

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Students help with Secret Meals program, aid schools

From Lakeside Dining to Bryant Hall, and all the vending machines in between, food is readily available all over the University of Alabama campus. Freshman and anyone else with an unlimited meal plan have access to all the food they can eat at almost any time of day. For many children in Alabama, this is not the case. Secret Meals […]

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Limited availability creates greater appeal

The other day, I was driving back from Atlanta with a few friends after an ultimate Frisbee tournament, when we all collectively realized we had a hankering for a milkshake. Normally, this wouldn’t have been a problem. After all, there are probably more than 100 fast food stops on the way from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa, most of which serve milkshakes […]

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