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Bad to the Bone: A dining hall drinking game

Bad to the Bone: A dining hall drinking game

caricortez

October 13, 2011

Complaining about Bon Appétit (or as they call it at Lewis and Clark, "The Bone") is an age-old pastime at Whitman, going back many, many centuries. But what people need to realize is that it's all old hat. How do we make it new hat? Make a drinking game out of it, duh. Very simple rules: if the following...

Camping cuisine for intrepid Whitties

Camping cuisine for intrepid Whitties

Ellie Newell

September 29, 2011

This summer, I set out to spend as little time inside as possible. I think I slept in my hand-me-down red sleeping bag all but about eight nights. If you've spent time in the woods, you know that camping and fine cuisine are often at odds with each other. A show of hands for anyone who's hiked 10 miles...

Bon Appétit’s “Stories from the Field” encourages diologue among students

Molly Johanson

November 4, 2010

"I wear my food goggles every day. It's a great lens to see the world through," said Bon Appétit West Coast Fellow Vera Chang, who visited campus on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to give a talk entitled "Stories from the Field." As a Bon Appétit Management Company (BAMCO) Fellow, Chang tours the farms with which...

Minor problems don’t keep Saffron from offering solid, if untraditional Mediterranean fare

Minor problems don’t keep Saffron from offering solid, if untraditional Mediterranean fare

Becquer Medak-Seguin

March 1, 2010

Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen - 2 stars out of 4 (very good) Mediterranean cuisine, an ambiguous brand of cooking that spreads from Spain's Costa Brava to the coast of Crete, caught on in the United States circa 1975, when dietary enthusiasts discovered the so-called Mediterranean diet. Though the used-and-abused stere...

Top 5 french fries in Walla Walla

Top 5 french fries in Walla Walla

C.J. Wisler

November 23, 2009

Whitman students, like most college students, ponder a select group of questions on the average day-to-day basis: Should I go to that party at so-and-so's or study for my physics exam? Is this shirt clean enough to wear again? And, of course, most importantly: What am I going to eat tonight? For those looking for ...

Delicious Halloween recipes that look like food, not eyeballs

Delicious Halloween recipes that look like food, not eyeballs

contributor

October 28, 2009

I have four major phobias: organ music, dying alone, Renaissance faires and foods that look like anything other than food. As a child, I could never understand how people enjoy those little candies that looked like hamburgers. Even fruit-shaped fruit snacks bothered me. Needless to say, Halloween can be a fri...

Family dining in downtown Walla Walla

Family dining in downtown Walla Walla

kristencoverdale

October 21, 2009

Gathering for dinner is an important ritual for many families. Eating together is a time to unwind and reconnect after school or work. For those with overwhelmingly full schedules, family dinner might be the only time each day that everyone can sit down together. For the newest members of the Whitman community, Fami...

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