Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Drink Orders Guaranteed to Get a Reaction

By Allie Connell

January 23, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Editor’s Note: The Massachusetts Daily Collegian does not approve of profane and sexist language. While our staff and editors acknowledge that certain drinks have developed sexist nicknames, this article in no way endorses dir...

Deadly Sins Cheesecake

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

January 23, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

No other dessert defines and dominates the tasty treats of winter season quite like a really great cheesecake. It’s one of the worst desserts for people watching their figures, but biting into this recipe will taste better than...

Warm cocktails for cold weather

By Allie Connell

January 22, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

The frightful weather of winter in the Pioneer Valley is upon us. Grab your wool socks, Snuggies and flannel and brace yourself for the next few months of spending nights in curled up with your roommates watching Disney movies...

The power of the flower

By Emily Brightman

December 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Flowers are always a pretty sight, but typically aren’t the kind of thing that gets eaten regularly – except perhaps by rogue naturalists and deranged old hippies. The nutritional value of a tulip or a daisy is debatable, but the Ithaca Beer Com...

Cool cocktails that will keep spirits bright

By Ashley Berger

December 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

It’s time to gear up for the long, cold nights ahead of us with some cool cocktails that will be sure to heat things right up. Midnight Snowstorm For nights that are exceptionally blustery out, try this cocktail – which has a recipe list...

Magic Hat Heart of Darkness

By Emily Brightman

November 29, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

The nights are steadily getting longer and colder as November comes to a close and we plod our way into winter. That old familiar chill settling into all of our bones means one thing for beer drinkers: time to bid farewell to the lighter fares of fall and break out some heavy and flavorful st...

Trader Joe’s offers delectable liquor

By Andrew Sheridan

November 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Admit it: you love beer. Sure, liquor is quicker, and wine may make the ladies blush, but deep down inside, you know it’s always been beer. Like Marc Antony and Cleo, like Wall-E and Eve, the passion between college kids and beer is...

The Dining Commons Underbelly: The Life of a Sushi Chef

By Andrea Greenberg

November 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Food & Drink

Clad in a black jacket and chef’s hat, smears of avocado on my sleeves, and perhaps a grain of rice that somehow located itself below my eyebrow, I can be found working behind the sushi bar at the Franklin Dining Common twice a week. On my feet and occupied ...

Beer and Loathing: The art of Flying Dog Brewing Company

By Emily Brightman

November 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Chances are if you know who Hunter S. Thompson is then you know about Ralph Steadman. Steadman is the oddball British cartoonist responsible for the creepy caricatures associated with Thompson’s work, particularly the seminal musings on Gonzo journalism in “Fear an...

How to maximize your party with the right drink-song combination

By Allie Connell

November 13, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Music

Certain music calls for certain drinks. Knowing what to mix to certain songs to fit the mood of the night is an art form in itself. While there are some websites, such as Drinkify.org, designed to create the perfect cocktai...

Student goes vegan for a week

By Jenny Rae

November 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

What do rapper Andre 3000, comedienne Ellen DeGeneres and actor Brad Pitt all have in common? No, it’s not that they’re all fabulously wealthy and tremendously successful. Rather, they’re all vegans. And they’re not the only ones: other vegan celebs include the likes of ...

Drinks made famous by literary stalwarts

By Allie Connell

November 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

It is no secret that some of our favorite famous authors were also famous drinkers. While there is no need to take the Ernest Hemingway approach to writing (his mantra was “Write drunk; edit sober”), here’s a list of cocktail...