Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Local farmer plows his own course

By Christiana McDougal

November 15, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

Although it is a cool and rainy November morning, local farmer John Spineti is still at his stand at the Amherst farmer’s market tending to the many people looking to purchase some of his renowned potatoes. With rows of potatoes...

Impress your Halloween party guests with these treats

By Nora Drapalski

October 29, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

For the average college student, Halloween conjures up images of delicious candy, elaborate costumes and – shall we say, interesting – parties. One does not typically think of the variety of baked goods created specifically...

Japanese cuisine for the savoring

By Maria Pedone

October 27, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

Among the already countless attractions existing in downtown Amherst, including the sensational Monkey Bar and reliable CVS, I was lucky enough to stumble upon another one last weekend. Arigato, a quaint Japanese restaurant and...

Neighborhood deli butters up the locals

By Alex Tillotson

October 26, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

As you first walk up to The Black Sheep Deli, you feel invited by its little hole-in-the-wall nature and its charming atmosphere. With shelves of bakery items displayed neatly in the windows and a crowd of customers waiting to indulge in one, or a few o...

October Squash

By Andrew Sheridan

October 22, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

Pumpkins are an odd phenomenon in our society. Although nearly every other squash and gourd in their family is considered ugly and relegated to seasonal side dishes, during the month of October, the lowly pumpkin becomes the star...

Seasonal Treats on a College Budget

By Kaitlyn Bigica

October 20, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

Baby Tiramisu If you love sweets raise your hand! As the cold crisp air creeps through the University of Massachusetts campus and midterms roll around, everyone could use a healthy indulgence alongside a cup of coffee or hot...

Exclusive campus eatery serves up a taste of home

By Andrew Sheridan

September 28, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

For most University of Massachusetts students who get their food fix through the “Your Campus Meal Plan” program, quantity - not quality -  is the name of the game. Burritos at the Blue Wall, pitas at the Pit and DC grub of all kinds fit the bill and fill the bellies of the hungry masses. Surv...

The Global Barcrawl

By Andrew Sheridan

September 7, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

Mankind’s love affair with beer goes back a long way. In fact, the origins of the best-selling beverage can be traced back to the beginnings of society itself, as experts believe that it was primarily beer-making that drove...