Primetime Prime Rib Time

For most of you, it’s probably your first time living away from home and for some of you, it’s probably your first time fending for food on your own. While Gordon’s and ramen will be sufficient enough to cure your hunger for the first few weeks, don’t let yourself succumb to that restricted menu for Read More…

The Freshman Fifteen is NOT Mandatory

For those of you who are unaware, the term freshman fifteen refers to the weight that many individuals gain during their first year of college. This phenomenon is undoubtedly due to the bad food habits that often go with one living on his or her own for the first time, and the stresses that first-year students commonly Read More…

No Oven, No Problem

Craving a delicious dessert but don’t have easy access to an oven or ample time to make something extravagant? Here’s a solution–Blackberry Icebox Cake.  This recipe, from Better Homes & Gardens, is super simple and outrageously delicious! This Blackberry Icebox Cake brings out a strong blackberry flavor in the filling and is complemented by the Read More…

Hop your way down to HopCat!

So, you’ve been making your way though the list of can’t miss restaurants in Madison. You’ve hit up Ian’s, Dotty’s and The Great Dane. Those are all amazing, but if you if you like great food, great beer, and great atmosphere, then you won’t want to miss HopCat! Here’s why: Crack Fries Landing in the Read More…

Become a Hopeless Ramen-tic

When most Madison students hear the word “Ramen”, they immediately think of those little plastic packages of hard noodles that take 3 minutes to create a meal. Don’t get me wrong, those things are amazing. However, Madison holds the key to a much better kind of ramen! Japanese style restaurant ramen has become a major Read More…

WHAT TO DO WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN

Welcome freshman, to the wildest four years of your life. While your days here will be filled with cramming for tests and crying from anxiety. Your nights here will be filled with some of life’s best memories. After your homework is done (or not), you’ll be able to explore this wonderful city and your new Read More…

Top 5, Top 5: Best Brunch in Madison

Dear Bruncher: Congratulations, you made it out of bed on Sunday morning. With this guide you can discover plenty of options and the best spots in Madison. Put your favorite sweats and sneakers on, it’s time to start your Sunday right with the best meal of the week, brunch. La Kitchenette: je t’aime- this French joint Read More…

Dorm “Kitchen” Essentials

Only in the mood for a small snack? Don’t feel like leaving the comfort of your room? No worries! Here are a few dorm essentials that are perfect to have on-hand at all times. Peanut Butter/Nut Butter No need to refrigerate AND it goes well on practically anything. Spread on bread, apples or bananas… or Read More…