Food

Column: Solace in the caffeinated drink

Column: Solace in the caffeinated drink

Upon first entrance, one may be slightly overwhelmed with the heavy aroma of crushed coffee beans and hints of vanilla and mocha dampening the warm air. The soft yellow glow descending from the ceiling lights offer little illumination for students who settle...

Review: Los Angeles’ best meatless eateries

Review: Los Angeles’ best meatless eateries

It’s a picturesque summer day and in honor of a loved one’s birthday, you and your friends are sitting down for a late lunch. As you settle in, you appraise the seemingly endless menu and grin with anticipation at the delicious meal you’re sure you’ll order and savor....

The dangers of processed foods

The dangers of processed foods

Functional medicine expert Mark Hyman, MDYou have most likely heard of the words “processed food” before, but what exactly makes something you’re consuming “processed?” The extent to which a food is processed can be classified into four groups through the NOVA scale,...

Opinion: How to reduce your food waste

Opinion: How to reduce your food waste

You have probably thrown away food at least a few times in your life. Chucking a withered apple or last week’s leftovers might not seem like a big deal, but over time, food waste adds up. Imagine how much food we throw away in a year. In 2018, the Environmental...

Opinion: Shop secondhand, save the animals and the planet

Opinion: Shop secondhand, save the animals and the planet

Throughout Earth Month, many people find themselves wondering how they can make a positive, long-lasting impact on this planet. Many develop small habits such as taking shorter showers and turning the light off when leaving a room. However, some lifestyle changes are...

DIY: Lunchbox cakes

DIY: Lunchbox cakes

Lunchbox cakes are taking over the internet. They’re small, mess-free and are excellent for when you crave some sweetness. Here’s how to make them: Cake batter Ingredients Red velvet cake mix (or any flavor) 3 large eggs 1 cup water 1/3 cup oil Follow cake mix...