food

Lidia’s restaurant in Strip District to close

Lidia’s restaurant in Strip District to close

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer 08/29/2019 If you’ve ever walked through the Strip District with someone familiar with the area, chances are you’ve stopped at Lidia’s. It has been a Pittsburgh staple for nearly two decades. Unfortunately, the iconic Italian restaurant is set to close this September, though an official date has not yet been […]

Eat around the world: “Taste of America”

Eat around the world: “Taste of America”

04/11/2019 Claudia Hardy | Staff Writer Duquesne University’s cultural ambassadors hosted their 2nd Annual Eat Around the World event on Thursday, April 4. Students, faculty and staff had the opportunity to get a “taste of America” – breakfast for dinner style. Foods ranged from chicken and waffles to pancakes, fruit salad, bacon, sausage and an […]

Oakland Restaurant Week brings delicious food for cheap

Oakland Restaurant Week brings delicious food for cheap

02/07/2019 Claudia Hardy | staff writer Good quality food for a cheap price? Now that is a college eating hack. Oakland Restaurant Week returned for the annual winter edition with 16 restaurants that offered $6 menu items for six days, Jan. 28 through Feb. 2. Whether you were in the mood for pierogies – a […]

Farmers markets thrive as seasons change

Farmers markets thrive as seasons change

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 09/13/2018 With several days of September now behind us, the official beginning of fall is fast approaching. Although we’ve had quite a bit of disparity between the recent muggy summer forecasts and the much-anticipated arrival of autumn weather, the varying temperatures still haven’t discouraged members of our community from visiting […]

On-campus dining is improving, but not yet perfect

On-campus dining is improving, but not yet perfect

09/13/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor If you’re a freshman, there’s a good chance you’re probably wondering what the heck is up with Duquesne’s food situation. Hogan Dining Center in Towers is a far cry from home-cooked meals you might be used to, and the pizza you can pick up at Incline is, like, […]

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

  Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 04/19/2018 Often, college students juggle school, loan payments, jobs and other extracurriculars. Balancing all of these responsibilities can be stressful enough. For some, however, an even greater existential weight changes many students’ encounters with higher education. A recently released study by Temple University and Wisconsin […]

Off-campus alternatives to typical college fare

Off-campus alternatives to typical college fare

04/05/2018 Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer When you ask college students about the prevailing diet on campus, or what they have delivered every weekend, many would likely say pizza. But wouldn’t most students like to branch out and, try new places and foods? Pittsburgh is a large melting pot of cultures and people, each bringing […]

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

03/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Food: We eat it almost as often as I complain about it. In 2016, Jamie Moore, Parkhurst’s director of sourcing and sustainability, spoke with the Terra learning community and took questions regarding the nature of food at Duquesne. Questions ranged from the general to the decidedly specific, addressing […]

New Indian restaurant offers traditional flavor and charm

New Indian restaurant offers traditional flavor and charm

02/22/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor Move over Chipotle, Indian barbecue is coming to take your place. Choolaah opened its doors Friday, Jan. 26 in East Liberty, near Oakland. Co-founders Raji Sankar and Randhir Sethi debuted an Indian eatery that prides itself on fresh, healthy food. Choolaah focuses on bringing a casual, fast approach […]

Duquesne student runs popular food Instagram

Duquesne student runs popular food Instagram

02/22/2018 By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer According to BlogHer, 29 percent of the general populace share photos of their food online. James Joyce, Duquesne junior supply chain and information systems management major, is no different. Joyce regularly updates his food appreciation Instagram, “worldclass_dining” — on which he has 554 followers — with content from […]

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