Food / Food as Science

Why aren’t we eating five meals a day?

Breakfast was nonexistent until the 17th century. The Romans only ate one extravagant meal a day, lounging and splurging on grapes and wine. In the late 1700s, breakfast consisting mainly of eggs, coffee, and tea emerged as a symbol of the wealthy.

When the Industrial Revolution implemented fixed working hours, laborers were forced to eat an energy packed meal before going into work. Eventually, people of all classes began eating a meal before their workdays to fuel themselves throughout the morning, giving rise to what we now know as breakfast. Continue reading

Food / Food as Science / Online Issues / Uncategorized

When the farms come to the city: Columbia Greenmarket

Columbia Greenmarket Review ARTICLE AND PHOTOS BY AMELIA EDWARDS | FALL ISSUE 2014 With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are always on the lookout for a touch of comfort that you can bring home or to your dorm room. With its proximity to Columbia University, the Greenmarket is the perfect place to visit for any … Continue reading

Where to eat around Columbia: Off Broadway Edition
Food / Summer 2014 (Vol. 2)

Where to eat around Columbia: Off Broadway Edition

Places like Milano Market, Dig Inn, Community, Absolute, and Nussbaum are a CU student’s staples for a reason. But if eating chicken on rice is starting to give you the same feeling of emptiness inside that biting into a John Jay pizza bagel gives you–it’s time for a shake up. You’ll be surprised at some of the secrets “Boringside” has been hiding… Continue reading

Where to eat while you still have time
Food / Summer 2014 (Vol. 2)

Where to eat while you still have time

The start of the year, when the muggy city summer still clings to the first few weeks of September, is the perfect time to get out into the city.
Whether you’re new (Welcome!) or returning, here are some places that you should get to while you don’t have too many obligations. Bookmark this list, click for directions, grab your metro card, and leave that Milano sandwich for later! Continue reading