January 31, 2013 - 4:51pm
Beat the unhealthy habits of the winter blues by swapping out your usual "M" Street snacks with more nutritious alternatives.

Have you been packing on the pounds this winter? A Gallup poll conducted in 2011 found that Americans tend to exercise less and eat unhealthier foods when it's cold outside. Get out of your unhealthy slump this winter -- if not by getting your butt to the gym -- by swapping your favorite Marshall Street foods for alternate, healthier options.



November 29, 2012 - 3:50pm
Review: Destiny USA's premiere gourmet Mexican restaurant's soft atmosphere, steamy entrees and sweet desserts will leave you satisfied.

Brand new to Syracuse’s neck of the woods is Cantina Laredo, the modern Mexican restaurant that opened in Destiny USA this July. Its menu is stock-full of dishes sure to revive taste buds craving authentic Mexican flavors.

November 8, 2012 - 3:30pm
Volunteers at community gardens around Syracuse pull up the last fruits and vegetables and make preparations for winter.

Deborah Keirsey worked quickly. She was undeterred by the rain drizzling down or the finger-stiffening cold as she scooped shovelfuls of dirt away to make room for a young fruit tree. There wasn’t much time left before dark; Keirsey knew there was ample work to get to. After a few turns, her shovel hit something solid. “You’ve got some sparks there!” her daughter, Jessyca, yelled out as Keirsey finally took a moment to laugh.

October 25, 2012 - 2:53pm
Try these fall dessert recipes that are better for the Earth — and for your health — than conventional candies.

Trick or treat, give me something good and full of artificial sweeteners and trans-fats to eat?

Halloween candy is tempting and only in season once a year. Plus, it comes in “fun” sizes, so you can eat more and without feeling guilty. Well, without feeling guilty until you look at the ingredient list, or until you eat 15 candy bars and your stomach revolts on you — whichever comes first.

April 1, 2012 - 4:35pm
Social media's hottest new site is the perfect way to brainstorm a 'hoppy' holiday menu

So you like cooking, baking or Pinterest-ing in your free time? Great.

Don't have free time? We get it.

If you're anything like us, it's April 1 and you just realized there's, oh, four weeks left in the semester. That's why we've customized a board full of foodie ideas to make you very, very "hoppy" this Easter.

The recipes range from fun to international (Babka? What's that?) and might even provide the visuals for a cultural lesson or two.

April 15, 2011 - 7:14am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Seafood is the star tonight at dinnertime with tuna melt sandwiches and coconut shrimp!

April 14, 2011 - 11:35am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

What We’re Reading:

Taco Bell Appears To Be Testing Nacho Doritos-Flavored Shells

(The Consumerist) Rumor has it that Taco Bell is toying with the idea of wedding the cheesy chip with a taco, hailed the Doritos Taco Loco.

Toddler Gets Tipsy at Olive Garden

April 14, 2011 - 7:00am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Cavatelli are another type of Italian pasta which are often mistaken for gnocchi because of their shape. Cavatelli, however, differ from gnocchi in base ingredients, for they are usually made with flour, water, and semolina—gnocchi are usually made with potatoes and flour.

April 13, 2011 - 7:35am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Vegetarian burgers are not always made from various veggies—they can also be based in other ingredients such as chickpeas or black beans, or even lentils like the burgers served today at lunch!

April 12, 2011 - 7:16am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal. 

Many different kinds of lasagna are made in Italy depending on region—many places in Southern Italy make lasagna with a simple tomato sauce, but it’s typical of places in the north to use a white sauce, called bèchamel.