Archive for category: The Big Apple

So Long Starbucks, Sip on Something New!

So Long Starbucks, Sip on Something New!

Whether it’s part of a morning ritual, an afternoon pick-me-up, or an all-day, everyday habit, coffee always finds a way to sneak its way into our everyday lives.

New York Fashion Week First Timer at Carolina Herrera

New York Fashion Week First Timer at Carolina Herrera

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week has come and gone by so quickly that I already felt serious nostalgia as I walked through Lincoln Center Plaza on day seven.

Puerto Rican Diner Serves Up Authentic Bites

Puerto Rican Diner Serves Up Authentic Bites

“¿Esperando?” the man at the cashier said as I walked in to the café.

Health Tip of the Week: Do as the Romans Do

Health Tip of the Week: Do as the Romans Do

There’s no need to jet off to Rome to enjoy your favorite Mediterranean foods. Enjoying them here at home is easy and, as it turns out, good for you too.

Ridiculously Cheap College Eats: $5 or Less

Ridiculously Cheap College Eats: $5 or Less

For many college students, managing money is a problem.

I Pang, You Pang, We All Pang For Num Pang

I Pang, You Pang, We All Pang For Num Pang

In Spanish class the other day, my friend, Molly Spater, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’15, told me about this Cambodian sandwich shop she was working at that had a Zagat rating of 26; the highest rating for a sandwich shop in New York City.

A Ramen Bar for the Budget-Conscious Student

A Ramen Bar for the Budget-Conscious Student

Terakawa Ramen, which is just down the street (Columbus between 58th Street and 57th Street), dishes out warm and filling meals for under $10.

Make the Holiday Gift Rounds in Columbus Circle

Make the Holiday Gift Rounds in Columbus Circle

It’s never too early to start buying holiday gifts. With Black Friday just a few weeks away, the holiday shopping season is about to begin.

So You Think You Can Thank: Turkey Day 2012 Edition

So You Think You Can Thank: Turkey Day 2012 Edition

Being that we’re college students, it’s easy for most Rams to think of some blessings to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Maybe we’re glad we live in New York City. Maybe we can’t wait to see the renovated Lowenstein Café, replete with granola and more salad. Or maybe we’re just grateful that for the few days we’re at home for the holiday, we won’t have to worry about all-caps, ellipsis-riddled Facebook comments from our parents.

Pho Sure is a Sure Bet

Pho Sure is a Sure Bet

The encroaching winter weather has made me crave hot noodle soup, filled with delicious thin slices of brisket, beef, shin, tendon and trip tripe and topped with sprouts, basil and jalapeño peppers.