The new “it” drink at UMass is a caffeinated alcoholic beverage called Four Loko. The drink, which has reportedly caused students to “black-out” after just one can, is on the administrations radar, but no action has been taken quite yet.
On the way back from the Daily Collegian’s recent trip down south for Jon Stewart’s and Steven Colbert’s rallies, staff writer Nicholas O’Malley decided to stage a showdown between the two legendary Philadelphia cheesesteak restaurants, Geno’s and Pat’s.
It’s October, the month where beer and produce seasons are in perfect harmony. Andrew Sheridan breaks down the best pumpkin ales.
Everyone gets hungry at parties, and with all the running around that comes with this weekend, appetites will most certainly be soaring. Here are some suggestions for party food so that you and your guests don’t leave with grumbling stomachs.
For vegans and vegetarians, it’ s a little harder to enjoy these delightful dishes, but there are plenty of Halloween treats that can easily satisfy anybody’ s taste buds. Here are a few dishes that are easy to make and can get anyone in a Halloween spirit.
College students across the nation look at Halloween as not merely a night to get a slew of free candy, but a reason to party hard. There are a ton of spooky concoctions that provide a treat for your taste buds and a buzz that will keep you warm through the most chilling night of the year.
One of the keys to a good party, regardless of the holiday, is good food. It’s easy to appreciate fun food that corresponds with the theme of a party, and Halloween is the perfect opportunity to pull out all the stops and have a little more creative fun with your cooking.
Shots are a crucial part of most college students’ Halloween evenings. In case you’re used to taking straight shots of $13 vodka, here’ s a list compiled just for you using a wide variety of alcohol that is sure to tickle your taste buds on this spooky night.
Perched along North Pleasant Street in the center of Amherst, Chez Albert is a veritable jewel of a restaurant. While the menu is pricey, the quality is superb and will surely leave your taste buds tingling.
With so many leftovers and very little time to put effort into cooking, how does a busy student prepare for a date, a surprise visit from mom and dad, or a special dinner? Here’s a recipe for a great dessert: bagel bread pudding.
Sunday, Sept. 26 may seem like any other day, but, in fact, it marks one of the greatest – and least known – holidays, National Pancake Day. The special occasion is an ode to all those who love breakfast. So put your bacon, eggs and cheese away, and go get some pancake ingredients.
La Veracruzana is among the most popular restaurants in the area. Their menu features a wide variety of delicious tacos using fresh ingredients as well as other classic Mexican dishes and drinks. The restaurant also has a salsa bar and boasts some of the best salsa in the area.
The Amherst Creperie, founded by UMass Amherst alum Greg Varypatakis, caters to a varitey of tastes and remains affordable to the average college student with crepes starting at just $2.95.
It’s Friday night. The bars are packed and you’re not in the mood to wait outside for your turn to get in and get your drink on. Fear not. Collegian writers Leslie Rosenfield and Kate Evans have compiled a comprehensive list of 10 east-to-make shots using minimal ingredients.
Jess Watsky breaks down an enjoyable night of eating at the Fresh Side restaurant in Amherst.
Andrew Sheridan reviews breweries around the area and awards the Southern Tier Brewery’s Oak-Aged IPA as the top pick.
Perched atop North Pleasant Street in the center of Amherst is a veritable jewel of a restaurant. It is inconspicuous in its architecture, sandwiched between stores, allowing its prestige and clientele to speak for it. That restaurant is Chez Albert, a Parisian bistro in the middle of western Massachusetts.
With the local food movement in full swing across the country, Amherst and its surrounding towns are full of eateries and grocery stores ready to satisfy your needs for fresh food produced in the tastiest fashions.