Food

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How product delivery has changed for local craft beer and cannabis companies

In the midst of this global health crisis, many local companies have had to find alternative ways to adjust to the circumstances in terms of product delivery.  While the province has moved towards phase two of reopening earlier this month, these alternatives are still necessary for some companies, more specifically, for craft beer and cannabis shops in the region.  John […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·
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Gardening: a relaxing and practical quarantine hobby

With everything being shut down a lot of people have been left to their own devices. There’s basically nothing to do except panic-buy groceries, and, well, just panic.   But do you wanna know who’s not panic-buying groceries? People who have gardens. Why would you need to panic-buy when you can do your produce shopping straight from your backyard?   So if you’re looking for […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·
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Filling hangover fixes

In the spirit of St Patrick’s Day, it would seem to be appropriate to prepare students on how to best cope with their post-Ezra hangovers via greasy and filling fast food.  All things considered — i.e. the whole suspended classes, social isolation thing — condoning large gatherings isn’t exactly a morally, ethically, or hygienically sound idea.  That’s why this article […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·
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Wine and junk food pairings for Valentine’s day!

Wine: the best way to get drunk while also maintaining the illusion of class. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, most of us are looking for ways to make ourselves and/or your significant others feel special. But being on a student budget can really narrow down your options — most of us can’t afford to splurge on a fancy night […]

by Sophia Cole· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Golden Dough Pie Co is a slice in the right direction

On Jan. 13, the newest pizza spot on campus, Golden Dough Pie Co., had its grand opening at the Terrace Food Court. This is the latest on-campus dining initiative by Laurier Food Services to create Laurier-exclusive options for students. “It is a brand that is exclusive to Laurier. There’s no other Golden Dough Pie Co., just like how we have […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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The Cord taste-tested Wilf’s Presidential Menu

DEVYN KELLY The name is quite self-explanatory: Dev-ritos Chicken Nachos is prepared with a base layer of cheese Doritos and is topped with Wilf’s cheese blend, grilled chicken, ranch dressing, hot sauce, green onions, peppers, tomatoes, shredded lettuce and served with sour cream and salsa. These nachos were a safe bet as they’re very easily shareable. So while it’s not […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Tea shops of flavours

The Buzz A cult classic from David’s Tea, this caffeinated blend is perfect for a student who doesn’t want to drink any coffee but may still need that caffeine hit after not getting a full night’s rest. This blend of guarana, matcha and yerba mate as well as white ginseng makes the perfect citrus blend. This mate tea can also […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Halloween candies and chocolate ranked from best to worst

By most people’s standards, I would be considered too old to be trick or treating. Despite this, my candy preferences are strong and have remained this way since childhood. I probably shouldn’t be critically analyzing each piece of candy I’m given on Halloween, especially because it’s all free. As the saying goes, beggars can’t be choosers, but I’d like to […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Kentucky Bourbon and BBQ brings Southern food to KW

Kentucky Bourbon & BBQ is the newest addition to the Uptown Waterloo restaurant scene. It soft launched on Sept. 20, and the official grand opening happened this past weekend, on Oct. 4. The modern country-themed bourbon and barbecue restaurant specializes in southern comfort food, and has a respectably-sized menu. “Right now we’ve got 25 bourbons, we’ve got a pretty significant […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·