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The Oberlin Review

OSCA Prioritizes Accessibility in Iron Chef

Rachel Mead and Daniel Markus
April 7, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Food

Led by head cooks College junior Sunshine Figlio and College first-year Nikhil Villani, Fairchild co-op emerged as the champion of OSCA’s annual Iron Chef competition on April 1. Inspired by the television game show series of the same name, OSCA Iron Chef is an annual cook-off competition among Oberlin...

Feature Photo: India Garden

Feature Photo: India Garden

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

India Garden Head Chef Babul flips naan for the restaurant’s inaugural batch of customers. India Garden, the new Indian restaurant located at 65 East College Street, opened for business Thursday. The establishment takes the place of Magpie Pizza, which relocated to Sheffield Village in November 2015....

College and Churches Partner to Offer Free Food

College and Churches Partner to Offer Free Food

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
March 6, 2015
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Several student senators worked with Community and Government Relations Assistant Tita Reed and First Church Pastor David Hill to organize a program to offer students free meals during the break. The program is intended to assist students who can’t afford to return home for break and need help paying...

Just Ask Us: DeCafé Not Worth Price

Jolie DeFeis and Mike Plotz
February 27, 2015
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Disclaimer: “Just Ask Us and We’ll Tell Ya” is a satirical column, and the Review does not condone illegal activity of any kind.  There comes a time in every Oberlin student’s life when a decision must be made: Should I steal that shit from DeCafé? Of course, stealing is wrong when put into...

The Epicurean: The Greenhouse Tavern Jewel of Cleveland Culinary Scene

Matt Segall, Columnist
February 27, 2015
Filed under ARTS

I can often be heard saying, “The Greenhouse Tavern is the best restaurant I’ve ever been to,” and I’m not a liar. Local hero Jonathan Sawyer’s flagship establishment tops many locals lists, and after many visits, it remains on the top of mine too. Yes, its food is some of the best I’ve had....

The Epicurean: Procuring the Perfect Taco

Matt Segall, Column
February 13, 2015
Filed under ARTS

This week we’re taking a break from snowy Ohio to explore California’s epicurean landscape.   The success of personalities like Guy Fieri, who touts outrageous dishes including deep-fried meatball subs and bacon and ham– topped cheeseburgers, seems to suggest an upward trend in overindulgent food pairings. Howev...

Attendance at CDS Policy Symposium Essential for Food Justice

Aliya Tuzhilin, Helena Bader, Eleanor Catlin, and Ayami Kan
November 21, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Oberlin students and CDS employees have the incredible opportunity to help write a food policy for Oberlin College that will guide the College and CDS in its purchasing and employment practices. This Saturday, we, the Real Food Challenge, are hosting a symposium to discuss a draft...

Crunchbutton Comes to Oberlin

November 21, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

It took three minutes and 52 seconds for the new Oberlin branch of Crunchbutton, an online food ordering service and app, to receive its first order after going live Monday. Students can order from a menu of popular local food items and Crunchbutton employees will deliver the order to their locatio...

Just Ask Us: GoYeo or Stevie?

Jolie De Feis and Mike Plotz
November 7, 2014
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Welcome back to the second installment of “Just Ask Us and We’ll Tell Ya” with Jolie and Mike. We know it’s been a hard and long two weeks (my God, three weeks!) with this pesky break keeping us apart from one another, but we’re happy to be back, and it is our firm opinion that you are, too. Browsing...

The Epicurean: L’Albatros Lives Up to Hype

The Epicurean: L’Albatros Lives Up to Hype

Matt Segall, Columnist
September 26, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Features

This is the second in a biweekly column highlighting our local culinary scene. Restaurant reviews, research, interviews, recipes and more will all come together in order to identify what makes the Cleveland experience unique. Zack Bruell is not an attention-monger. You will not find him competing on “Ir...

The Epicurean: Setting Cleveland’s Culinary Stage

Matt Segall, Columnist
September 12, 2014
Filed under ARTS

This is the first in a biweekly column highlighting our local culinary scene. Restaurant reviews, research, interviews, recipes and more will all come together in order to identify what makes the Cleveland experience unique. Many have heard of Cleveland’s West Side Market, the much-hyped European...

Students, Union Rally for Farmworkers

Students, Union Rally for Farmworkers

Kris Fraser, Staff Writer
March 14, 2014
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin students picketed a Wendy’s in Columbus, OH this past Sunday, joining a Florida worker’s union in a march for farmworker justice. Protesters attempted to pressure Wendy’s into signing Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Agreement, legislation that both guarantees farmers a penny...

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