A New Sweet Spot Downtown

Modern Malt from brunch powerhouse to new sweet spot downtown.

Pumpkin Spice Latte vs. Toasted Graham Latte

Starbucks just released its new seasonal drink! So, step aside pumpkin spice and make room for the toasted graham latte. It’s a smooth mix of espresso and steamed milk with hints of cinnamon and sweet cream—all finished off with a sprinkling of cinnamon-dusted graham crackers. This drink is delectably nutty and robust with the scent of…

Coffee’s Hot New Trend: Cold Brew

Summer may have officially come to a close, but the cold brew coffee trend is not going anywhere. Why is cold brew so popular and what exactly makes cold brew different from iced coffee?  Here’s how cold brew is made, its distinct qualities, and where you might find it up on the Hill. In making…

4 Kick-Ass Rubs and Marinades For Your Meat

Summer breeze, beer in hand, and smoky aromas—moving your kitchen outdoors is the best way to savor the sunniest days of the year. With our rubs and marinades, break traditions, and unlock finger-lickin’ flavors. 1. Coffee Mustard Marinade 1 small shallot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup strong coffee, room temperature ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼…

Koinonia Opens New Organic Cafe On Westcott

Natural light floods a room with a clean interior design. The atmosphere at Koinonia Juice Bar and Cafe’s new branch is refreshing and seems to be the only place in Syracuse where spring actually exists. The juice bar is managed by the same owners of the Koinonia Center of Health, located in Fayetteville, NY. Its new location in the Westcott neighborhood—settled directly above…

New To Campus: Coconut Milk At Starbucks

Attention, coconut milk lovers: you can now get your favorite dairy-free alternative at Starbucks instead of soy or regular milk. After overwhelming demand for another non-dairy option, coconut milk was introduced in stores last month. Coconut milk contains coconut oil, a healthy fat that improves energy and fuels weight loss. Coconut milk also has fewer…

4 Traditional Meals for Your St. Patrick’s Day Feast

Ah, yes. It’s St. Patrick’s Day again! A great day to dress up and have a good time for everyone—Irish, or not. In my family, wearing green, having a party, and eating corned beef is a given, but some might need a little more guidance. Luckily, (get it?) for those of you who are new…

Pumpkin Spiced Latte Cupcakes

Still craving fall flavors? Inspired by the popular Starbucks PSL, this pumpkin spice cupcake made with a hint of chocolate and topped with a light cream cheese frosting is irresistible throughout the year.