Tag: food

Business in the Bend: South Blend Café

By: Alyssa Foster Co-Editor-in-Chief    South Bend is home to some of the most unique small businesses that offer one-of-a-kind experiences for residents and visitors to enjoy. From local restaurants to small boutiques, South Bend has adventures waiting for everyone.     The South Blend Café is home to a variety of food and specialty drink options and

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Business in the Bend: South Bend Chocolate Company

By: Alyssa Foster Co-Editor-in-Chief    South Bend is home to some of the most unique small businesses that offer one-of-a-kind experiences for residents and visitors to enjoy. From local restaurants to small boutiques, South Bend has adventures waiting for everyone.    The South Bend Chocolate Company is a local favorite to many. Located in downtown South Bend,

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We asked you: Are there enough healthy food options on campus?

By: Ashley Rose Intern    It’s no secret that the stereotype of college students eating ramen and microwave popcorn four days a week is the reality for most students. While this may be the reality, dining halls in colleges are expected to offer options to suit everyone’s dietary needs in a quick, easy and cheap way

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Vegan pop-up delights South Bend foodies

By: TAYLOR WALDRON Web Editor, Staff Columnist @taylor_sumiko Last Friday, two Midwest vegan food providers popped up in Downtown South Bend at The Hibberd to present their unique takes on some classic comfort foods, but with a vegan twist. SteMartaen and Water & Wheat Cafe banded their plant-based powers together to put on an awesome

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Fast food favorite now serving breakfast

By: RYAN L. GRUENEWALD Staff Writer A customer stood in front of the Taco Bell counter at 8 a.m. Her head craned upward at the fast food chain’s newly introduced breakfast menu. She hesitated before placing the order. “I wanted to try more,” Jamie Jacobs, South Bend-area resident, said as she held her receipt. “This

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Price increases hit campus vending machines

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer Prices in IU South Bend’s vending machines have risen according to Ziggy Pairitz, director of dining services. This increase has occurred on both Coca-Cola products and regular food items. The food is distributed on campus through a vending company called Canteen. “Canteen approached me and asked if I could go

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Off-campus eats: Pitts BBQ offers change of pace

By: RYAN LOHMAN Staff Writer IU South Bend has added more options for lunch and dinner in recent semesters and a few restaurants are only a short hike from campus, but it can still feel like pizza and subs are always on your plate. One near-campus option to reward a bored palate is Pitts BBQ—and

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