Sidelines Bar and Grill adds diversity and sports atmosphere to downtown Eugene

By on Wednesday, Apr. 23 at 8:47 pm.

For a town whose image is inescapably linked to the prominence of its collegiate sports teams, downtown Eugene does not cultivate an atmosphere indebted to athletics. But now, right smack in the midst of establishments like The Barn Light, Voodoo Donuts, Shoryuken League and The First National Taphouse comes Sidelines Grill and Sports Bar. Surrounded […]

More than smoke: Edibles offer a different marijuana experience

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 2:03 pm.

Countless medical marijuana prescribers have sought benefits through edible marijuana. Whether or not they’ve bought the baked goods through dispensaries themselves or simply bought the quantities necessary to make a homemade batch of marijuana-infused butter or oil, the effects of edibles are ideal for some. What seems to be most attractive about the marijuana edible […]

Oregon Hillel offers Passover Seders to Jewish and non-Jewish students

By on Sunday, Apr. 13 at 8:27 pm.

“Why is tonight different from all other nights?” If you were raised Jewish, you know the answer to this line, which is recited by the youngest person at the table during holiday meals. If you’re not, April 14 is different because sundown marks the beginning of Passover this year. Oregon Hillel and the UO Jewish […]

Introducing Eugene’s tiniest restaurant: Chachi’s Burritos

By on Friday, Apr. 11 at 9:07 pm.

Chachi’s Burritos is not your ordinary food cart. That’s because it’s technically not a food cart. According to Lane County code, the tiny hut attached to Taylor’s is actually a restaurant. Formerly a rarely-visited kebab and coffee joint, the hut on 13th and Kincaid Street is now occupied by Agate Alley Bistro and Agate Alley […]

Here’s the lowdown on what foods pair well with your favorite beer

By on Tuesday, Apr. 1 at 8:59 pm.

On a fundamental level, food and beer are similar to the very people who enjoy them. People spend an inordinate amount of their time looking for a compatible companion to build a life. But people and their personalities are tricky. Some people like the house warm and others cold. Some people like sports and some people […]

Food frauds you’re probably eating every day

By on Friday, Mar. 7 at 11:01 am.

Story by Dana Rengel Forgive me for being sensational, but literally every food corporation out there is terrible and lying to you. I’m mostly joking, but the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is not. USP is a scientific nonprofit organization that, according to its mission statement, “sets standards for the identity, strength, quality and purity of medicines, food […]

Explore Irish culture at Eugene’s Irish Cultural Festival

By on Wednesday, Mar. 5 at 1:40 pm.

For the ninth consecutive year, Eugene will welcome the Irish Culture Festival, beginning on March 7. The festival, which features a variety of workshops and performances, is intended to be a celebration of Celtic heritage in Oregon as well as a learning experience. Coordinator Peggy Hinsman offered insight regarding the value of the coming event. […]

Best of Campus 2014: Best Chicken and Comfort Food — Papa’s Soul Food Kitchen and BBQ brings classic Southern flavor to the table

By on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10:45 am.

Located at 400 Blair Blvd. stands what looks like a home, but is known as Papa’s Soul Food Kitchen and BBQ. Starting out from a food truck, Papa, the owner, was able to make his dream come true and turn his food truck into a restaurant. The popular restaurant has brought in many customers due […]

Best of Campus 2014: Best Bar Food — Rennie’s Landing is so good you’ll want to work there

By on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 9:41 pm.

You’ve been there before. You just took a final (or a midterm. Or maybe even just a really hard test). It’s only 2 p.m. and you’re done for the day. How do you reward yourself? It’s simple: A pitcher and a basket of cheesy bacon tots to share with a friend. “It’s the only bar […]

Best of Campus 2014: Best Ice Cream — Prince Puckler’s has ice cream even President Obama can’t resist

By on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 9:41 pm.

Prince Puckler’s Gourmet Ice Cream opened on the corner of 19th Avenue and Agate Street in 1975. This savory ice cream is rich and creamy and makes customers come back for more. They sell everything from scoops of ice cream, malts, pies, sundaes, frozen yogurts and frozen bananas that will satisfy any sweet tooth you […]

Best of Campus 2014: Best Date Spot — Take your boo to Beppe and Gianni’s

By on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 1:53 pm.

With its homestyle Italian feel, fresh ingredients and a list of wines that would impress any wine connoisseur, Beppe and Gianni’s Trattoria is the ideal restaurant to take your special someone for a fancy night out. Beppe and Gianni’s uses fresh and local ingredients daily to make sure that the restaurant is consistently at its […]