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Walla Walla Tour de Fry

Walla Walla Tour de Fry

Mitchell Smith and Marra Clay
April 27, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

With just two issues of The Wire remaining, Publisher Marra Clay and I asked ourselves what we had missed this year. One word came to mind: food. Then another: fries. So we decided to embark on a selflessly (ful)filling expedition, the Walla Walla Tour de Fry. We visited local favorites The Green Lan...

Bon App to Crack Down on Food Theft

Clara Wheeler, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Humor

Bon App is sick and tired of having to buy new food all the time, said representative Flarm Jackson in an interview. “Finding new flavors of bagels gets real old real fast,” he went on. “Honestly, it was never that fun to begin with.” Students have been spotted exiting the dining halls carryi...

Taste of Africa Draws Large Crowds

Taste of Africa Draws Large Crowds

Emma Cooper, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The Whitman African Student Association (WASA) put together delectable African cuisine as well as a mesmerizing show featuring a traditional Ghanian dance performance, African music, a recitation of African poetry, and a fashion show.

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Eating Cheap in Walla Walla: A Grocery Guide

January 26, 2016
Filed under Vegan Beats

Welcome back to Vegan Beats! After a hiatus, we are back and excited to once again talk food with you. As the new year gets into full swing, money and health-related resolutions can easily get pushed aside for Bon App coffee cakes and Taqueria burritos. This little guide can help you on your journey to...

Are Vegans Smug Enough?

Tino Mori, Columnist
November 12, 2015
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Don’t let the persona of the vegan stereotype dressed in an organic hemp sweater distract you from their message.

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Following Food: The Story Behind Your Dining Hall Plate

Following Food: The Story Behind Your Dining Hall Plate

Claire Ommen, Features writer
October 22, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

The food that many students gaze at through the windows of the dining hall three times a day is merely the tip of the vast iceberg that is Bon Appétit's food production outfit.

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A Brief Vegan Instagram Anthology

Sarah Cornett
October 1, 2015
Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Vegan Beats

During a summer adventure in veganism, I was quickly led to the exciting world of plant-based Instagram accounts. The Instagram scene opened up an addictive space of beautiful food photography, cooking ideas, and restaurants I put on my list to try when I return to California over breaks. Though there are s...

Whittie’s ‘Best of the Best’ Eateries

Whittie’s ‘Best of the Best’ Eateries

Emma Cooper, A&E Writer
October 1, 2015
Filed under A&E

Every year, the Walla Walla Union Bulletin announces the “Best of the Best” restaurants in Walla Walla. This week, The Pioneer put together its own “Best of the Best” awards based on Whitman student favorites. While some of Walla Walla’s finest have received their awards for their friendly...

Walla Walla native returns home to build relationships through Wingman

Hannah Bartman
February 19, 2015
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

On the corner of Main and Palouse sits Walla Walla's first wings and beer restaurant: Wingman Birdz and Brewz. Owned by Brendon Mendoza, a born-and-raised Walla Wallan, Wingman has been open for roughly two months and aims to build a strong and loyal local culture. When I walked into Wingman to speak...

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Martina Pansze
October 23, 2014
Filed under FEATURE

With boxes picked of deformed fruit and baskets of free vegetables, Whitman Glean Team and Organic Garden are doing their best to help the Walla Walla community's food insecurity issues. Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover produce from farmers after a harvest. The club picks (or "gleans") the ...

Maximum Taste, Minimum Dining Hall

Maximum Taste, Minimum Dining Hall

Annie McFadden
May 1, 2014
Filed under Humor

With a food selection as diverse and unpretentious as that offered by Bon Appétit, the options for meals are seemingly endless. However, if you're looking to cut down on the energy required to craft the perfect dining hall meal, these five tips can help you save time and get the most bang for your swipe. ...

Rosemary’s Poetry Corner

Rosemary Hanson
May 1, 2014
Filed under Humor

If Robert Frost Were as Lazy as I. The hell are you? I think I know, but I could be mistaken though, for freezer-burn works to obscure that which you were three months ago.   I almost think I can recall a stir-fry made in early fall that fell behind the ice-cream tubs ...

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