A Peek Into Tschudin’s Chocolates and Confections

February 6, 2017, by Kaye Dyja, Assistant Features Editor. 1 Comment

Rob Lucheme loves his chocolate. He loves his shop. But more than anything, Rob Lucheme loves bringing people into his little chocolate world. Lucheme was already chatting with a couple when I walked into Tschudin Chocolates and Confections on the corner of Main St. and Court St. Waving me over, Lucheme welcomed us three into […]

Recipe: Ragù Bolognese

January 26, 2017, by Nicole Boyd, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

One morning, during my past semester abroad in Bologna, I went to breakfast with my suite-mates and a few of their friends. Each person in the group was from a different city in a different region of Italy. My roommate Connie, for example, was from an area near Milan, north of Bologna. My suite-mate Doriana, meanwhile, and […]

Brian O’Rourke: The Thinker Behind the Diner

October 27, 2016, by Jake Lahut, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

O’Rourke’s Diner is the site of a perpetual pilgrimage, first for fans of owner Brian O’Rourke’s food, and later for those charmed by his eccentricity. From Gordie Howe in his Mr. Hockey golden years to spiced-up blow-hard restauranteur Guy Fieri, or even to the quiet old ladies in the booth with a view of a church tower, the pilgrims of O’Rourke’s all know […]

WesWings Recognized as Top College Breakfast Spot

September 22, 2016, by Jake Lahut, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

WesWings has recently been named a “Top Breakfast Spot for College Students” by ExtraCrispy.com, but the campus hub does far more than serve up Breakfast Pails. The review on the underground food site gave a brief overview of the University’s beloved ’Swings. “Though the main menu item is wings, the infamous Breakfast Pail has been […]

Food For Thought: Tushar Irani

September 1, 2016, by Emma Davis, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

In this bi-weekly column, The Argus sits down with faculty and staff members to discuss their culinary background and preferences. The interviewee also has the opportunity to submit a recipe of their choice. This week, Professor Tushar Irani of the College of Letters and Department of Philosophy spoke about his mother’s fish curry, why he’d like to […]

New Cafe Brings “Perk” to Main Street

April 28, 2016, by Nicole Boyd, Food Editor. Comments Off on New Cafe Brings “Perk” to Main Street

There’s a new kid on the block; that is to say, Middletown has a new eatery. On Monday, Perk on Main, a quaint little shop of artisanal coffee and crepes, opened its doors to join Main Street’s slew of bakeries and cafés. Despite its novelty in Middletown, Perk is no stranger to the Connecticut area: […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Pancakes with Caramelized Bananas

March 3, 2016, by Nicole Boyd, Assistant Features Editor. Comments Off on Recipe: Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Pancakes with Caramelized Bananas

Well my friends, it’s that time. After two months on what they call “the ole grind,” we have finally found our way to Spring Break. We have made it to the light at the end of the midterms tunnel, and I personally couldn’t be more ecstatic. Of course, I have enjoyed this first half of […]

Iron Clad: UCAB Competitors Take Usdan

March 3, 2016, by Nicole Boyd, Food Editor. Comments Off on Iron Clad: UCAB Competitors Take Usdan

The Usdan University Center is by no means a venue renowned for its culinary greatness. Home to the Marketplace and the Cafe, two staples for on-campus eats, the Center offers fare that is “not bad” at best. On Saturday, Feb. 27, however, four teams of four students convened on Usdan’s first floor to compete in a […]

Can Hachi Compare to Anoho?

February 8, 2016, by Nicole Boyd, Assistant Features Editor. 1 Comment

2015 was a jam-packed year for America, a year so zany that it nearly escapes description. In 2015, Josh Duggar, of “19 Kids and Counting” devastated his TLC-bound family by way of ironic sex scandal. A certain real-estate magnate began his presidential campaign and ascended in the polls at an arresting rate. Kanye West swore by […]

Seniors Use Hours to Create “Red Wolf”

January 28, 2016, by Nicole Boyd, Assistant Features Editor. Comments Off on Seniors Use Hours to Create “Red Wolf”

Sometimes the best things in life come to you in the most unexpected of ways. Red Wolf, a new pop-up restaurant created on Wesleyan’s very own campus by Abby Gruppuso ’16 and Wolfi Jorde ’16, is case in point. Having now walked away from the eatery with an exceptionally gourmet food baby, I can say with […]

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