Late Night Eugene
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Late Night Eugene

Late-night is the best time to eat. There are no rules and almost anything can happen. Whatever the case — whether it involves innocent studying or a bit too much rum — you know you’re in for adventure. Whatever the result, cookies covered in frosting shoved inside Oreos, goldfish on your pizza, or a food … Continue reading

A smoothie guide for every occasion except your wedding because we all know you’re just going to pretend your vodka is a smoothie
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A smoothie guide for every occasion except your wedding because we all know you’re just going to pretend your vodka is a smoothie

How awesome is this? *If you’re in college you have an obligation to add vodka, rum, whiskey, tequila or hot sauce to any of the above recipes. Happy Smoothie-ing, but remember, smoothies aren’t as good for you as eating raw fruits (your body better digests the vitamins and gets full quicker when you eat whole … Continue reading

We found Cinderella’s carriage
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We found Cinderella’s carriage

It’s pumpkin season! I lassoed a few friends for a pumpkin-picking adventure. One friend suggested we go to “The coolest pumpkin patch ever,” which later led to a Google search for “Springfield junkyard pumpkin patch.” As you can see, we had a blast at the junkyard farm. Picking your pumpkin doesn’t have to mean going … Continue reading

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Fun-filled field trip takes a stop in Port-Thai-Land

Tom Yum is a Thai restaurant located in the Woodstock area. It’s a little hidden in the sense that those of us who know Jack-shit about Portland can’t easily navigate our way to this land of happy-Thainess. But this little joint is worth a fun trip that may get you amusingly lost. When you arrive … Continue reading

Field Trip Part III: Kay’s
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Field Trip Part III: Kay’s

Our field trip to Portland continues with Kay’s. To check out the first part of our trip–which uncovers the wonderful establishment called Mother’s Bistro and Bar–or to find out why the heck we’re in Portland for summer, click here. To check out our stop at Bluehour click here. Kay’s is in the super-cool Sellwood area. … Continue reading

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Two Pots of Coffee and A Slice of Pie at Midnight takes a field trip, fun ensues, part II

Our field trip to Portland continues with Bluehour. To check out the first part of our journey–which uncovers the wonderful establishment called Mother’s Bistro and Bar–or to find out why the heck we’re in Portland for summer, click here. Bluehour Also located in downtown Portland, this little joint is a bit fancy. The service is … Continue reading

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Two Pots of Coffee and A Slice of Pie at Midnight takes a field trip, fun ensues

Hello, hello from Portland the land of happy-internshipness. I shall be stationed here for a few more weeks, making intermittent trips to the promised land (i.e. Eugene, i.e. Hipplyland). And thus, while I will try and get a few more reviews up and other such Eugene-articles, we shall take a vacation to the Portland food … Continue reading

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Who knew drinking could be so charitable? This Memorial Day take a moment to Drop by Rogue and have a pint (or even dinner) for charity

If you have a moment or you’re still looking for something to do Monday drop by Rogue and grab a drink at the bar. My good friend Ben Price, a veteran, will be working ALL day and donating all his wages and half his tips to the Wounded Warrior Project (Provides services to severely injured … Continue reading

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Canned Botulism $.50 Off: Why you should resist the urge to buy dented cans

A few years ago I took a toxicology class. Suddenly granite counter-tops and painted walls were dangerous. It was the dented cans that worried me most though. I vaguely remember a disturbing lecture that has since left me vehemently opposed to eating anything out of a dented can. Every chance I get I share this … Continue reading

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Everything but the kitchen sink: that mysterious stew Southerners call “Gumbo”

Think Southern cooking and a spicy aroma might linger in your nose while thoughts of grits, fried food and sweet tea dance in your mind. You’d best not forget the gumbo. Plump shrimp mingling with several types of sausage in a complex peppery-hot tomato roux base, poured over rice. Mama’s gonna put a jumble of … Continue reading

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Profile of a chef: Martina Russial bakes cakes, wields knives like a serial killer and eats corn dogs

It was a cloudy warm day when we skyped Martina Russial from the second floor of Agate Hall. In the background a car alarm persistently let us know that its owner was NOT getting stolen, and a vacuum sounded in the hall below the ceiling tile that had just caved in. Martina Russial was the … Continue reading

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First Bite: Little Big Burger

Located in the bottom of the new Skybox apartment complex, Little Big Burger offers a simple, affordable menu. Eugene’s location is one of four for the Portland-based company. Inside, the atmosphere is modern meets gymnasium. The loud ’90s music encourages conversation that would otherwise echo off the walls for all to hear. Burgers, veggie burgers, … Continue reading

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Eugene Christmas Eve Dinners

Here’s a list of places I know are open (you might want to call for reservations, that is if you’re not looking for dinner because of an accident that involved the words “fire” and “ham”): Agate Alley| 1461 E 19th Avenue| (541) 485-8887| 9 a.m.-1 a.m.| Open Christmas as well. Bates Steakhouse|433 East Broadway| (541) 683-3108| 4 p.m.-9p.m.| … Continue reading

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The Great Pie Adventure Part II

Metropol Bakery   Our adventure continues with Metropol Bakery, a bakery where everything is made from scratch and the dessert case is full of both classic and unconventional creations. It is very obvious that the bakers at Metropol put a lot of love and care into each pie. Apple Crumble: The crumble is perfectly crunchy, … Continue reading