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Freshman Hillary Kwarteng opens an Instant Pot.

Making the most out of your Instant Pot

Sarah Moore, Staff Writer March 7, 2021

Like many college students, my food budget is somewhat limited. So when Instant Pots first started getting popular, I was skeptical. They cost between $50 and $100, and I couldn’t see them being very...

Sarah Moore follows a recipe on TikTok to make tortilla triangles.

Trying TikTok recipes in a college dorm

Sarah Moore, Contributing Writer February 9, 2021
Here are three TikTok recipes you can make from the comfort of your dorm.
Junior Sarah Moore shows off her veggie rice paper roll.

I went vegan for a week (well, kind of). Here’s how I did it

Natalie Yaeger, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer November 10, 2020
Going vegan for a week opened my eyes to a range of dishes, snacks and funky flavors that I never would have experienced otherwise. It also led me to the realization that there really are so many foods that are vegan that we don’t even know about. 
Bon Appétit: The best Macon takeout

Bon Appétit: The best Macon takeout

Natalie Yaeger, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer October 6, 2020
When thinking of the best takeout Macon has to offer, there are a few standout places that attract the most attention. Whether you’re in the mood for good Southern comfort food, ethnic cuisine or a fusion of flavors, this list can help inspire you to rock your pj’s and drive to the nearest restaurant. Buckle up, buttercup. It’s time to find the perfect takeout restaurant for you. 
Engineering POD and Which Wich meal swipes: Mercer Dining changes explained

Engineering POD and Which Wich meal swipes: Mercer Dining changes explained

Christian Watson, Contributing Writer September 26, 2019

This semester, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors returned to find that the engineering building’s Provisions on Demand (POD) was gone. On the other side of campus, Which Wich’s...

Opinion: It is time for better food at Mercer

Opinion: It is time for better food at Mercer

Connor Cable February 12, 2019

I have had some very bad luck with the food on campus lately. Within the last six months, I have had mixed up orders, extremely long waits, not great tasting and undercooked food and in one case, I found...

This Mediterranean-Creole chicken will make your friends think you know what you're doing. Check out the recipe below!

Easy residence hall recipes for the busy college student

Carson McGorry, Copy Editor August 30, 2016
If you’re sick of the caf every day like the rest of us, take matters into your own hands right from your dorm. Some of these easy recipes need a kitchen, others just a microwave — and maybe some dorm room improvising. Just try not to set off the fire alarm (again).
Grow offers generous portion sizes and tasty food. Photo by Katie Atkinson.

Bear Bites: Grow

Katie Atkinson, News Editor August 28, 2016

  Nestled on Riverside Drive is a culinary jewel that doesn’t disappoint. Locally sourced and served, the cuisine at Grow is a cut above. The restaurant has one simple tagline: “fresh local...

Two tacos make for a full meal at El Camino. Photo by Justin Baxley.

20 great food stops in Macon

Nicholas Wooten, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2016

The best way to learn about a city is to sample its food. Cooking is like any other artform; the end product is just one you consume with your mouth rather than with your hands, your eyes or your ears....

The Pho Tai is vietnamese noodle soup with eye round steak. With a little sriracha and hoisin sauce, it has just the right amount of sweet and heat.

Bear Bites: Pho Saigon

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor March 30, 2016

Any pun I can make here isn’t fit for print, so I’ll keep it simple: Pho is delicious. I’ve had few encounters with the wonderful Vietnamese noodle soup, but I’ve loved every one. The mint...

The J.L. Dagg Burger at Barefoot Tavern is one of the items from the restaurant's new menu.

Bear Bites: Bearfoot Tavern

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor February 24, 2016

Bearfoot Tavern is back from an extensive facelift. I’m probably not the first person to say this, but it's about time. In the past, when a friend suggested a meal at Bearfoot, I felt my taste buds...

Metropolis' $7.99 lunch buffet allows new comers to try out both types of food offered: Greek and Indian. From gyros to chicken curry, you can find something to satisfy your craving for international cuisine.

Bear Bites: Metropolis

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor January 28, 2016

Let me be frank: Indian cuisine is not in my gustatory wheelhouse. I come from a poor, white Southern family that fries anything that can be floured and cooks nearly every vegetable with pork. But, as...

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