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Students dine on crickets and scorpions at Sutter

Students dine on crickets and scorpions at Sutter

Jack Lewis

October 21, 2019

Last week, students were given the chance to try something new and exciting at Sutter Dining: bugs. Students had the option to try cricket tacos, mealworm mac and cheese and several other buggy delicacies.The idea for bug night came from Sutter Hall chef Thomas Rider, who said he came thought about s...

Pizza Riot introduces new location for vegan pizza

Pizza Riot introduces new location for vegan pizza

Angelina Mendez

October 18, 2019

In early November, a new vegan-style restaurant named Pizza Riot located on Walnut St and 2nd St. will open to the city of Chico.Chico State students can now enjoy the fresh plant-based and organic non-genetically-modified organism (GMO) ingredients in the restaurant's pizza creations. Pizza Riot has ...

Taste of Chico celebrates food

Taste of Chico celebrates food

Jessie Imhoff

September 23, 2019

There was much to see when walking down the streets of downtown Chico on Sunday. The Downtown Chico Business Association held their annual Taste of Chico, hosting a variety of vendors, including local restaurants, radio stations and live music.The Taste of Chico has been an annual event since 1985. Celebrating its 34th installment, many ...

Wildcat on the Street: Does greasy food cure hangovers?

Brooke Martin

November 4, 2018

Reporter Brooke Martin went around Chico State to ask students their opinion on greasy food and if they believe it cure's hangovers.Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @bmartin471 on Twitter....

Bad news: Greasy food will make your hangover worse

Bad news: Greasy food will make your hangover worse

Rayanne Painter

October 29, 2018

You’ve woken up with a headache, nausea and are somehow more tired than before you went to sleep. This isn’t a case of the flu or common cold, but rather a side effect of a few too many margaritas from the festivities of the night before.I can admit that I’ve been in this position ...

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Olyvia Simpson

October 23, 2018

Glenn Lawn was lit up with many colorful, glowing lanterns on Monday night as the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center at Chico State hosted their first Mid-Autumn Festival. Students had the opportunity to learn about six different Asian countries and their traditions while decorating their own paper la...

Freshman fifteen isn’t the problem, judgment of it is

Freshman fifteen isn’t the problem, judgment of it is

Brooke Martin

September 25, 2018

Tight jeans and extra weight around your waist means you’re a normal college student.Dining hall food, bottomless vodka and lack of exercise are all culprits of weight gain in college. For the first time in their lives, college students are living unsupervised. They have no authority figure te...

Chico State considers bringing new restaurants to campus

Chico State considers bringing new restaurants to campus

Alejandra Fraga

May 10, 2018

Associated Students Dining held an open forum this Wednesday in the BMU to discuss the possibility of adding branded food chains to campus.Students discussed what type of food they would like to see on campus, employment of students, and much more."(AS dining) has done focus groups, surveys and market stu...

A quick and delicious chili dog

A quick and delicious chili dog

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

May 4, 2018

Hot dogs topped with chili and cheddar cheese are worth enjoying. They're perfect for those barbecue summer days that are ahead of us. And the best part? They do not take a lot of time to make. Items needed: Hot dog buns Wieners Can of chili Bag of shredded cheese Butter Olive...

Cheapest eats and drinks for college students

Cheapest eats and drinks for college students

Nicole Henson

April 4, 2018

Atmosphere 1. La Salles reopened as a bar and restaurant two weeks ago. Although the dining may need some work concerning service, the bar has a particular ambiance for casual drinking. If there is a long wait for sit down service (sometimes up to two hours) then customers have the option to sit in the...

Taquitos make great quick, delicious meal

Taquitos make great quick, delicious meal

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

April 2, 2018

Chicken taquitos is a great dish to make when you don't have a lot of time to prep, but need something tasty and easy to make. Here is what you need and instructions on how to make these taquitos. Instructions: 1. First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Then in a bowl, debone the chicken and...

Monstros Pizza satisfies taste buds, sense of adventure

Monstros Pizza satisfies taste buds, sense of adventure

Grant Schmieding

March 26, 2018

Utter confusion, vintage arcade machines, old black-and-white newsreels, random hours, cash only, dim lighting, old newspapers, no menu and reasonably good pizza. If that list sounds good to you, then take a ride down to 628 West Sacramento Ave. and check out Monstros Pizza. I would describe this...

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