Posts Tagged: dining

O-Issue 2013: Eating Around Hyde Park

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Whether it’s Saturday night or you’re just sick of the dining halls—and believe me, you will be—you’ll be searching for a meal outside of campus. Here’s a list that’ll get you started.

Don’t sugarcoat it

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In light of recent dining hall health code issues, UChicago Dining’s explanations prioritize public image over honest accountability.

Fourth Meal marked by huge turn-out

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According to numbers collected by dining administrators, more people turned out for late-night dining at South Campus then they do for other meals during the day. Going into the pilot run, advisory board members were hoping it could attract a fraction of its current figures.

Forum brings dining questions to the table

With the expiration of Aramark’s residential dining contract in June, the University has started to reevaluate its dining system. The forum went over the plans and evaluations that have been put to action.

Higher costs force Metra Istria to close

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The new Café 57 won’t serve gelato or paninis, but aims to be more “bike-friendly” by offering whole fruit smoothies, fruit cups, homemade ice cream, and hoagies, said co-owner Tony Wilkins (M.B.A. ’86).

Hutch offering late night breakfast

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The pilot late-night food program, which runs until midnight from Monday to Thursday, will be used by Aramark to gauge the need for after-hours dining on campus.

Dining exemptions policy too strict, petition says

The Housing Office allows students with medical and religious dietary needs to request exemption from the mandatory unlimited meal plan, but the petition organizers say that the system is too harsh, preventing some students from leaving a costly plan they rarely use.