Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Healthy Cooking: Simplified

By Steven McPartland

April 5, 2010

Cooking an enjoyable meal every night for yourself can be a daunting task, and making it a healthy meal can make the difficult seem downright impossible. You’re strapped for time, you don’t want to spend a fortune. You want...

How to impress a girl for $8.07: A man-made meal on a college budget

By Justin Gagnon

March 9, 2010

Between books, food, beer and, for some of us, tuition and housing, the costs of living as a college student can add up quickly. Add a girlfriend into the mix and you may find yourself really behind on cash flow. As if it wasn’t...

Miss Saigon serves up authentic Vietnamese cuisine

By Brendan Murphy

March 2, 2010

If you’ve ever wondered to yourself ‘where can I get a good pho noodle bowl?’ look no further than Miss Saigon, located in downtown Amherst. The restaurant’s signature dish boasts rice noodles, various beef cuts, bean...

Who needs football with advertisements this dull?

By Garth Brody

February 8, 2010

The Super Bowl has come and gone, but we can still remember our favorite moments. If you’re looking for play-by-play highlights, go check out the sports section. Instead, let’s take a look at the real highlights of Sunday...

Authentic Latin cuisine with a creative twist

By Brendan Murphy

January 26, 2010

Ever wonder where to get a good Cuban sandwich around Amherst? Well Latino’s restaurant is the place to go. Yes, the sandwich that has taken Miami by storm is now right here in Amherst. Tucked away behind the Moan and Dov...

NoHo brewery brings cozy atmosphere, tasty beer

By Alex Tillotson

January 26, 2010

Right in the heart of downtown Northampton sits the Northampton Brewery Bar and Grille. Located at 11 Brewster Court, it is one of the best places to go when you’re looking for classic American cuisine with a twist. This establishment...

Newman Student Association Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Lisa Linsley

November 25, 2009

This week, more than 120 families in Amherst would have gone without a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. From Sunday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 22, the Newman Student Association (NSA), in conjunction with the Amherst Survival...

Thanksgiving Leftover Specialties

By Andrew Sheridan

November 25, 2009

Tomorrow is a day for friends and family. It is a day when those of us who can stand to see our relatives will wake up bright-eyed and ready to join together for the annual feast of merriment and gluttony. But what about the next...

Mediterranean Meals Made in Amherst

By Andrew Sheridan

November 17, 2009

There are certain foods that every American is familiar with. Whether or not you have ever eaten Peking duck, tasted genuine antipasti or learned the difference between empanadas and fajitas, the regional cooking styles behind...

Gas Station Cuisine: Great Bargains and Hidden Gems

By Brendan Murphy

November 17, 2009

Just imagine: You’re driving down the road, and that little yellow light comes on signaling you’re out of gas. Finding the cheapest place to fill up may be your number one priority, but knowing the best gas station to get...

Japanese cuisine for the savoring

By Maria Pedone

October 27, 2009

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...

Seasonal Treats on a College Budget

By Kaitlyn Bigica

October 20, 2009

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...