Cheaper alternatives for store-bought boba

Catherine Guo, Stff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under Gourmet Gargoyle

Boba is a sugary tea-based drink filled with chewable tapioca balls, but the one down side is its price, reaching up to $6 a drink. Homemade boba is an easy alternative to make at only a fraction of the cost. I conducted a ...

Mr. Kyoto Review

Ahmad Bobat and Angelynn Huang

May 1, 2018

Filed under Features, Gourmet Gargoyle, Opinion

What is poke (pronounced “pokay”)? That is a question many people ask when they first hear about it. Poke is traditionally a raw fish “salad” with rice that is served as an appetizer  in Hawaiian cuisine. However nowadays, ther...

TK’s Cheesesteaks food truck review

Brandon van der Donk, Writer

April 27, 2018

Filed under Gourmet Gargoyle

The newest food truck at the Mathews and Springfield intersection, TK’s Cheesesteaks has a unique Philadelphian menu, distinct from any of its nearby competitors. Alongside a wide variety of its namesake cheesesteaks, th...

Vegetarian options at the food trucks

Ahmad Bobat, Writer

April 9, 2018

Filed under Features, Gourmet Gargoyle, Opinion

Uni students and faculty have been blessed to have a variety of food trucks outside whose menus range from breakfast foods to Mexican food to American classics. However, they don’t always cater to the needs of vegetarians. ...

Uni Adulting: Do Uni students know how to make omelettes?

Ahmad Bobat, Minji Choi, Elisha Ham, and Brandon van der Donk

March 13, 2018

Filed under Gourmet Gargoyle, Video

Uni students are known for being very academically focused individuals. However, while focusing on studies is important, an over-obsession with academics sometimes prevents Uni students from developing in other areas of their...

A retrospective on Uni’s pizza sales

Ethan Chen

December 20, 2017

Filed under Features, Gourmet Gargoyle

Before the 2015-2016 school year, Tuesdays and Thursdays were alight with excitement because of two words -- “Pizza Sales”. During lunch, pizza was sold to students at the price of 1 dollar per slice. Students would line ...

The Berry Best

Michelle Kim, Writer

October 2, 2017

Filed under Gourmet Gargoyle

The Champaign-Urbana area has an abundance of nice ice cream shops, and with the arrival of Red Bicycle and Oberweis (coming soon) in town, I decided to go on a quest to find the best strawberry ice cream as well as the best i...

E=Einstein’s Bros. Bagels

Adam Mao, Writer

September 5, 2017

Filed under Gourmet Gargoyle, Opinion

Einstein’s Bros. Bagels is a bakery inside of Siebel that many students go to for breakfast and lunch. The general consensus is that the food there is pretty decent, but for some people it can be overpriced. Others would rat...

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