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Cookie-Dough ice cream by Tiffany Yee
photo by Tiffany Yee

Five-Minute Trends

Five-Minute Trends

Oh, New York, filled with the stench of success and $1.00 pizza. Evolution in the city that never sleeps means constantly innovating and experimenting with the art of food. Cookie dough, once relegated to the bottom of the freezer and the occasional baking expenditure, has now become the basis for a classy, hot pink cafe

Cheap Ass Food: Vanessa’s Dumplings

118A Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002 220 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003 310 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 This chain of cute dumpling shops offers great food at affordable prices. Plates of house-made dumplings are prepared in steaming caldrons right in front of you in an authentic Chinese setting. Dumplings $3.99 The

Fun Halloween Recipes!

We don’t have to give up our favorite Halloween foods just because October has come to an end! Ranging from easy, sweet, and traditional recipes to tougher savory snacks, these recipes should provide you with the foundation for some more creative October-themed food ideas! Bon appétit! Decadently Dark Candy Apples Ingredients 6 red delicious apples

Cheap Ass Food: Food Gallery 32

Food Gallery 32 11 W 32nd St., New York, NY 10001   If you’re low on money, head to Food Gallery 32. This food court serves four cuisines—Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Taiwanese—and doesn’t stick to traditional dishes, but instead offers a variety of Korean fusions. There are nine vendors at this Korea Town establishment and

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Places To Go For Your Morning Dose of Caffeine

School has started, and you need a bit of caffeine to keep you through the day. Luckily, there are a multitude of places to buy coffee around Stuyvesant. Here are some of the best (and worst) ones. Starbucks 125 Chambers St., New York, NY 10007 Price: $2.00-$6.00 Wait Time: 10-15 minutes Distance to Stuy: 2

Formosa Cafe

What’s better than comfortable chairs and cushions, cool rustic decor, and traditional Taiwanese food? Absolutely nothing, and you can have it all at Formosa Cafe without breaking into your college fund just to pay the bill. Rice Balls Price: $3-$5 These rice balls are, without a doubt, Formosa Cafe’s most popular attraction, and rightfully so.

Cheap Ass Food: Tandoor Palace

88 Fulton St New York, NY 10038 When we think of Indian food, we usually expect one thing: flavor. Tandoor Palace not only delivers on that, but also provides quality food at a cheap price. 2 Piece Vegetable Samosa $5 This boldly-flavored vegetable samosa costs half as much as it does at most places and

Kombucha: The Bubbly Hippie Drink You Can Make At Home

As with many of the various health drinks I’ve brought into my house—cold pressed juices, matcha, and just about every other fad—the first time I brought a bottle of kombucha into my house, my dad shook his head and asked how much of his money I had spent this time. It wasn’t until a few

Asian Snacks Meet City Life: Asian Street Food in New York

Scroll through your Instagram feed and you’re bound to see your friends’ pictures of mouth-watering desserts purchased somewhere in the city. These posts range from selfies with geotags to pictures of ice cream rolls and their toppings carefully placed for the sake of aesthetics. Besides being taken during squad hangouts you weren’t invited to, the

Slowing Down New York

Latte, latte—oh, what a surprise!—yet another latte. This is all I see scrolling down my Instagram feed. So, seriously, what’s the big deal with lattes? And also, what’s the big deal with all these new Australian cafés my friend begs me to go with her for, of course, none other than, “a picture for the