Two New Poke Restaurants Open in Seattle

With Seattle University’s central location between the International District and many locales of Capitol Hill, students have a variety of choices when they venture beyond our on-campus eateries. Represented in our immediate area are foods from a wide range of cuisines, a few being Indian, Vietnamese and Mexican. What was not among them though was […]

The Good, the Bad, the Compostable

School cafeterias feed thousands of students everyday; Seattle University’s Cherry Street Market is no different. Students hurry in to join the pasta line, check the entrée in the global section or build themselves a salad. Many move swiftly as they think about their next class or talk with a friend.  However, as peak lunch hours […]

Taco ‘Bout Tequila in Seattle

Convincing yourself to take the first shot is always tough. Trying not to think about the burning sensation you’ll feel in your stomach moments after, you do it anyway. ¡Arriba, abajo, al centro, pa’ dentro! This is a Spanish phrase traditionally said moments before someone licks the salt off their hand, down a shot of […]

C-Street Scores Poorly on Health Inspection

Carrying a heavy backpack, coffee in hand and minds on upcoming midterms, many students find themselves rushing through Cherry Street Market for a quick meal. However, they aren’t the only ones worrying about their grades right now. C-Street, the university cafeteria that provides most underclassmen a majority of their meals, had their second health inspection […]

Feeling Down? Cake Can Help!

The Depressed Cake Shop, an event aimed to raise awareness, destigmatize and continue the conversation about mental illness, will take place on Oct. 8 from 12 to 4 p.m. at Optimism Brewing Company. Sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, the Depressed Cake Shop will be the nonprofit’s main event for National […]

Tacos El Asadero: Superb Simplicity

Mexican food has made a name for itself in recent decades, possessing a tremendous presence in the Southwest and in other parts of the country. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR Asada, Cabeca Beef Tongue, and Chicken tacos at Taqueria El Asadero. It is a practical cuisine, affordable, and, in many cases uses, simple ingredients to […]

Newest Food Hot Spots of 2016

A fresh chill in the air and the familiar sight of rainbow crosswalks greet students as they return to Capitol Hill for another quarter at Seattle University. This new school year will bring hours in the library, days in the rain, and of course, some student hot spots that are new to the area, thanks […]

Sizzle Pie is a Slice of Life on the Hill

The competition for the best pizza on Capitol Hill has traditionally been held between Big Mario’s and Hot Mama’s, but a new pizza joint may be adding its name to the mix: Sizzle Pie. The Portland-born pizza joint recently opened a Seattle location at 1009 East Union Street, taking the location of the recently closed […]

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