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Convenient Caffeine Fixes on and around SLU’s Campus

Convenient Caffeine Fixes on and around SLU’s Campus

Aman Rahman, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Being a college student means becoming accustomed to constant exhaustion. Whether it’s due to late-night study sessions or early-morning classes, sometimes our bodies just need a jumpstart to get through the day. The perfect remedy for this is a good ol’ cup of coffee. SLU’s campus provides many di...

The Fountain on Locust: A Retro Fantasy

The Fountain on Locust: A Retro Fantasy

Jack Johnston, Contributor

September 18, 2019

When I went to the Fountain on Locust, I was thrown into an adventure full of contradictions—but I wasn't complaining. With strange flavor combinations and an aura that seemed to be from another point in history, I leaned into the uniquely St. Louisan experience. The Fountain on Locust is open every day exc...

Sustainable Café Moves Into KDHX

Sustainable Café Moves Into KDHX

Lauren Smith, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

It’s a cold and dreary early November opening day for Squatter’s Cafe at KDHX, formerly Magnolia Cafe. Inside however, it’s warm and bright, and an inviting blend of aromas fill the space. I sit on the red leather couch, sipping my spicy chai latte as the 88.1 FM KDHX station plays. Customers c...

A Piece of Paris in Midtown

A Piece of Paris in Midtown

Lauren Smith, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017

On a Thursday afternoon, I sat in a cozy corner of Like Home Comme A La Maison, chatting with owner Clémence Pereur while her mother stepped in on occasion to get the seal of approval on the batter she was mixing. Located across the street from Rally’s on Vandeventer, the quaint French bakery transp...

A Bull Market for Sushi Burritos in Midtown

A Bull Market for Sushi Burritos in Midtown

Alexis Stogner, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

When Blk Mkt Eats opened on Oct. 18, the employees were greeted by a line of customers out the door. In anticipation for their grand opening, the restaurant promised their first 100 customers a free burrito, and they were held to their word. The new restaurant, located on South Vandeventer Avenue right...

Order Some Hugo’s to Your Table

Order Some Hugo’s to Your Table

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

October 20, 2017

The chairs are a yolk yellow, rounded and distressed to match the oak tables, which are each dotted with a flower in a glass bottle. The assembly appears organic in nature—everything from the mason jars serving as water holders to the exposed brick walls lining the main dining area to the multicolored...

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