Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Let them eat soup: French fare for the masses in Amherst

By Jess Watsky

October 6, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

Perched along 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 itself. That restaurant is Chez Albert, a Parisian bistro in ...

Easy bread pudding dessert recipe for fall

By Jess Watsky

September 27, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

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? Classes and budgets make this an interesting challenge, but there are tips and tricks to help ma...

La Veracruzana serves up fresh, authentic Mexican food

By Jess Watsky

September 20, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

Fall is beginning to set in on Amherst, and the temperature is finally cool enough for eating spicy foods. As the air first becomes chilly, La Veracruzana is the subject of many a customer’s search of a great selection of Mexican foods. At 11 in the morning at...

Walking on the Fresh Side: A look at quirky Thai in Amherst

By Jess Watsky

September 9, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

It was an eve of mixed emotions the night my companion and I went to Fresh Side, invigorated and ready to face the academic year with an open mind as the summer’s end drew upon us. We had just come face to face with the Dirty Truth ...

Let them eat soup: French fare for the masses in Amherst

By Jess Watsky

May 3, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

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...