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Latke Recipe

Latke Recipe

Maya Chadda, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2018


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LATKE LESSON: The Korean gamja-jeon, the Swedish raggmunk, the Polish placki ziemniaczane, and the Iranian kuku sibzamini are all takes on the stample potato pancake. The potato pancake goes by many names, however, in my house they are fondly referred to as latkes. Latkes are a traditional jewish fo...

Potato Everything

Potato Everything

Sofie Richardson, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2018


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Potatoes are an incredible, starchy, tuberous crop filled with vitamin C. These special spuds are a staple food across the globe and arguably win the title of most versatile vegetable. With the frigid Minnesota winter now upon us, consuming the warm comfort food is bound to help alleviate some of the ...

Discover Weird Food Combos

Emily Rotenberg, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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  Oreos and orange juice: This is a refreshing combo that doesn’t leave your cookie soggy like milk. If you’ve ever tried milk and cookies, the cookie soaks up all the milk making it crumble into your drink. Orange juice doesn’t do that. It leaves a refreshing citrus taste at the...

Best of Fries

Alyssa Story, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018


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WAFFLE FRY: Done correctly, these are the most delicious fries. The waffle fry is the quintessential potato vessel for grease, salt, and other toppings of choice. When crisped up, the crevices become crunchy nooks of flavor, and the shape creates optimal sturdiness and crispness. Sadly, coming in co...

Restaurant Staff Shares Behind the Scenes Perks

Allie Miller, Chloe Countryman, Julia Abraham, Staff Writers

November 5, 2018


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The Lowry is an American restaurant located on 21st and Hennepin (about 5 minutes south of the Upper School). Open from 6:30 am to 2 am, the Lowry has countless meal options, with a whole menu just for oysters, and certain breakfast dishes served all day. This past summer, Lucy Kiernat ‘19, worked a...

The Best croissants Minneapolis has to offer

Josh Power, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


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Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of common pastries. Cookies, cakes, and rolls are all delicious, but my favorite has always been, and always will be the croissant. In my opinion croissants are largely underrated, overshadowed by these more popular and mainstream goods. Looking to publicize cro...

Quick, Healthy Snack Recipes

Jackie Weyerhaeuser, Maddie Pekarek, and Payton Crosby, Contributing Writers

November 2, 2018


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Going to Starbucks or other food places can be expensive when you go on a daily basis. These are a few cheaper (and quick) alternatives to snacks you could buy that you can make at home! Avocado with egg: Time: 5-10 minutes Ingredients: 1 slice of bread Avocado Egg Directions: Lightly...

A guide to Hennepin Avenue

A guide to Hennepin Avenue

Ian Acheson, Julia Abraham, Allie Miller, and Asya Shogren

May 1, 2018


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Lowry Hill Meats - 1934 Hennepin Avenue Featuring glass cases displaying meats and cheeses and a blackboard menu of unique sandwiches, Lowry Hill Meats fuses a traditional butcher shop with a modern restaurant. Standouts include the Buttered Radish Sandwich with spicy vegetables and no meat, the bur...

Putting pancake reputations to the test

Putting pancake reputations to the test

Allie Miller and Julia Abraham

March 15, 2018


Filed under FOOD, REVIEWS

We visited three iconic breakfast hotspots and put their reputations to the test. Our mission was simple: discern the quality of these popular franchises based on their pancakes’ appearance, taste, and price. We started at the Plymouth Original Pancake House; a classic for pancake lovers. We visi...

Recipe of the month: dairy free cake donut recipe

Recipe of the month: dairy free cake donut recipe

Lucy Kiernat and Sara Gregor

March 13, 2018


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  Ingredients Frosting 1/2 cup soy margarine (or any butter substitute) 1 pound confectioners sugar (about 3 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Donuts 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/...

Pho Hao review

Pho Hao review

Ian Acheson, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


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Pho Hao is a Vietnamese restaurant that centers around noodle soups and rice dishes. The only branch of this international chain in Minnesota is located on eat street at 2450 Nicollet Ave, a 7-minute drive from school. The environment of the restaurant is small yet efficient. The staff is helpfu...

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