4 Local Meals For Under $7

Let’s face it: we’re broke college kids. Okay, I know that’s a generalization, but the majority of students struggle to keep their bank accounts afloat. On the bright side, this reality doesn’t have to keep us from enjoying awesome local restaurants. Syracuse offers great places to get a delicious meal for under $7, whether you’re going…

Erawan: Thai Food On A College Budget

Off of bustling Erie Boulevard is Erawan Thai, a restaurant that serves traditional Thai food at amazing prices. The restaurant is in an old white building that is crowded with plants and miniature fountains—there’s no reason to stop into Erawan unless you’ve caught wind of its reputation for delicious food. There’s a huge array of…

Where To Eat For Parent’s Weekend

There are many complaints regarding Parent’s Weekend. Eating on your parents’ dime is not one of them. Check out our six restaurant suggestions for Marshall, Armory, and beyond.

Forget Apple Picking: Visit Tim’s Pumpkin Patch

Here in Central New York, there are several pumpkin patches to choose from, but our favorite is Tim’s in Marietta: a pick-your-own patch with various activities that will keep you occupied all day.

Sweet Basil Spices Up Marshall Street

A flower has risen out of the void left by campus favorite Cosmos and has brought newfound flavor and spice to Marshall Street’s food culture. Sweet Basil opened right before the semester started, and brings a mix of both Vietnamese and Thai traditions to its food, which is bound to be an experience not only for…

Creole Soul To Bring Louisiana Flavors To CNY

If you’re craving the tangy taste of authentic New Orleans soul food, then Darren Chavis has got you covered. The New Orleans native plans to open his Creole restaurant, Creole Soul, in the Dey’s Centennial Building early this November. Customers can order their Creole fare in a setting that mimics the New Orleans experience, with…

3 Mexican Options That Aren’t Chipotle

Chipotle: everyone’s favorite spot for a quick and mouthwatering Mexican meal. I’m not sure about anyone else, but the ever-present, long line for a burrito bowl that I could and have made at home doesn’t make the chain as appealing as it once was. Whether you’re looking to have a sit-down meal, order to-go like Chipotle, or even…

Syracuse University: #1 In Late-Night Munchies

It’s 1 a.m. You find yourself back at your dorm, and you’re craving something, but you don’t quite know what. Is it a calzone? Cookies? Pizza? Well, you’re in luck! You live in Syracuse, where there are a variety of options to choose from to satisfy your after-hours appetite. This past summer, Syracuse University received…

4 Great Vegan Options In Syracuse

Ever wonder what vegans eat? I’m asked this question almost every day, and I’m here with some answers. If you don’t want to cook, Syracuse has a ton of restaurants that cater to the vegan lifestyle. Spoiler alert: none of these places are salad bars. Strong Hearts Cafe and Strong Hearts On The Hill Strong Hearts…

ThunderCakes To Launch New Menu

If she’s being honest, senior Courtnee Futch will tell you she started her business ThunderCakes partly because of her passion for baking, but mostly because she was a broke college freshman. Three years later, ThunderCakes is a successful bakery run by Courtnee and a staff of about five other students. Futch, from Atlanta, Georgia, started ThunderCakes…