FOOD


10/16/2018, 12:00am

Strengthening Friendships One Meal at a Time

The term “broke college student” is one that the 18-25-year-old knows far too well. Not only does it feel like being in college leads to a loss of money, but to a loss of friendships as well. How can these relationships be rekindled? How does grocery shopping and cooking help bring friends closer together? And most importantly, how do you pull together a quick meal together when you’re on a budget? 


1/17/2016, 8:47am

Food delivery tips

Have you ever woken up without hitting that snooze alarm, showered, looking your best and ready get some food with friends, then you open the door to face the world and BOOM... winter’s wind hits you like John Cena beating your face with a bag of ice? Welcome to Michigan.


10/25/2015, 8:21am

​Casablanca brings Mediterranean flavor to Ypsilanti

Morocco meets Ypsilanti on Washtenaw Street’s new, six-month old restaurant, Casablanca. If you’re looking for a taste of something original, fresh, affordable, and very close to Eastern’s campus, then you should check them out. This hole-in-the-wall hotspot has delicious and authentic Mediterranean flavors just waiting to be explored.


6/7/2015, 7:46am

Food Gatherers to host annual Grillin' event

One in seven people in Washtenaw County struggle with hunger. Food Gatherers, a local food bank and food rescue organization, has worked since 1988 to help remedy this situation. One of Food Gatherers’ biggest fund raising events is a summer picnic, Grillin’, which brings the community together to raise money for the organization.


2/11/2015, 1:37am

A time of love and dessert

February marks the arrival of Valentines Day, a celebration of sweets and love filled with boxes of chocolates and shared desserts for couples and ice cream pints of sorrow for the single. February for some people may also be the second month for people who resolved to get into shape for the New Year.


1/17/2015, 9:43pm

The perfect way to wrap it up

A new year brings on promises to a healthier lifestyle and most fall short of this promise. Beginning a healthier lifestyle doesn’t have to a death sentence, but more of an extension to the life you’ve been granted.


11/22/2014, 11:27pm

Four ways to put a spin on your Thanksgiving celebration

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching many of us going home to celebrate with family and friends to bask in good food and cheer.  Serving the traditional turkey with stuffing smothered in gravy is nice, but if you’re looking for some different ways to celebrate and give thanks this year, you've stumbled upon the right article, here are four things a family can do on Thanksgiving. Game Night: Put on your game face, and not the traditional football sense.


11/18/2014, 10:55pm

EMU's Betty Adams competes in College Student Food Stars competition

Congratulations to The Eastern Echo’s own Betty Adams, who was one of the final 8 amateur chefs Sunday competing in the first annual College Student Food Stars cook off. The College Student Food Stars was held at the Holiday Inn in Ann Arbor and contestants were asked to prepare dishes by: Using only one appliance Have only three ingredients in the dish Work within a budget of $10 or less Prepare the dish in 10 minutes or less The overall 2014 champion was Daniela Friedman who won with “A college twist on a classic sundae,” Claire Hillman won the “Best late night Snack” category with her Peanut Butter Stuffed Teriyaki Burgers, and Sarah Adcok won the “Best dorm support” category with her Rocky Mountain Dew Cake. “The Rocky Mountain Cake was a cake mix made with only mountain dew,” Adams said.


11/16/2014, 12:56am

Hillel has the answer

Hillel held an event last Friday at McKinley called Who Is in Your Community? The purpose of the event was to invite students of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds to take part in discussing the theme of community and how diversity is a vital part of a functioning one.