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How ’bout a lard sundae for dessert?

By: Nicole Kucharski Ever get frustrated with food advertisements not living up to your expectations? Burger commercials from fast food leaders such as McDonalds and Burger King present their products as delectable perfections. Already picturing the zesty crunch of green … Continue reading

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The Microwait

By: Nicole Kucharski Corporate problems: It’s lunchtime and you brought your favorite lean cuisine entree only to discover that the line for the microwave is never ending. Second equally peeving scenario: You’re at work and as soon as the clock … Continue reading

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Cold Winter. Red Hots.

By: Nicole Kucharski What makes Chicago unique? Aside from the magnificent architecture, arts & entertainment, pulsating nightlife and rich history, there is one other thing us Chicagoans love about our city: food. From Mexican to Italian, Chicago has it all. … Continue reading

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Cheap Eat$ meet Groupon

Cheap Eat$ Peeps, it’s time to fill you in on one of the greatest websites, if you haven’t heard about it already, Groupon.com. Groupon works thanks to the power of collective buying. Basically, a business agrees to give consumers a … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Lunch Journey

By: Dinko Cirkic Last month, I decided to go around downtown Chicago to find some pretty sweet breakfast places for my Cheap Eat$ Peeps and so I’m back again doing the same thing only this time around for lunch. That’s … Continue reading

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A Help to All Interview…

Jessica White is not your average burger in a bun. She is however, an old classmate of mine, a psych major at U of C, she’s smart and her curiosity exceeds that of a cat. For one of her classes, … Continue reading

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Beat The Freeze

By: Nicole Kucharski Now that Chicago has received its first snowfall, we have countless weeks of frozen red cheeks and icy toes to look forward to. Hair and skincare will become especially important this season since cold temperatures can take … Continue reading

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