Category Archives: Food Essay (2019)

Can’t We All Just Get Drunk On Whatever We Want?

By Cameron A. As an avid fan of 2000s sitcoms, I recently began rewatching Tina Fey’s underrated addition to that hallowed genre – NBC’s hit show “30 Rock.” An exchange within one episode (Season 2, Episode 6 – “Somebody to … Continue reading

Posted in Food Essay (2019) | 58 Comments

Bitter and Buzzing: Coffee and American Culture

By Evan T. According to a survey conducted by the National Coffee Association in 2018, 64% of Americans above the age of 18 had consumed coffee during the previous day.[1] Such a number is indicative of the prevalence of coffee … Continue reading

Posted in Food Essay (2019) | 15 Comments

The Sugar Isn’t Always Sweet

By Jae S. The Sugar Factory, an international restaurant chain promoting exuberant food via celebrity endorsement, has taken the world by storm. The Sugar Factory “experience” is fun and colorful, with food that is both for visual and physical consumption. … Continue reading

Posted in Food Essay (2019), Uncategorized | 38 Comments

American Meat and Masculinity

By Sailor R. I’m out to eat with a group of friends on a Friday night. When it comes time to order, I get a pasta without meat and ensure that they remember to avoid putting cheese on it. People … Continue reading

Posted in Food Essay (2019), Uncategorized | 36 Comments

The Art of the Gym Selfie

By Perry F. One day, while riding a stationary bike at the REC, I witnessed something completely bewildering. A girl, probably late teens-early twenties, walked onto a treadmill, then turned on the treadmill next to the one she had just … Continue reading

Posted in Food Essay (2019), Uncategorized | 62 Comments

Inedible Delicacy

by Finley J. I remember little of my Bestamama. She immigrated to the United States in 1952 from Horton, Norway, and brought many customs, rituals, and foods to our family. The strongest, most pungent memory/food was a Norwegian cheese secured … Continue reading

Posted in Food Essay (2019) | 74 Comments