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In defense of Chick-fil-A sandwiches

In defense of Chick-fil-A sandwiches

Rains Draper, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

I know, I know. You’re probably thinking, “But Rains, why does the clear frontrunner of the chicken sandwich need to be defended?” It seems, dear reader, that there are some who believe that the...

Coca Cola with Coffee (Coca-Cola)

Flat soda is good, guys, I swear

Selinna Tran, Life Editor March 18, 2021

The best things in life are flat. Soda, the earth, Fergie’s national anthem performance. I will preface that this article will not be one that argues the ostensible truth of the flatness of the earth....

Student defends warm cheesecake

Student defends warm cheesecake

Selinna Tran, Life Editor March 11, 2021

I did not think that I would end up back here. I thought that the points I made in last week’s edition of the OGB would be met with an open mind. But alas, it seems that our world is filled to the brim...

“Bagel boy” surprises readers with a burrito twist

“Bagel boy” surprises readers with a burrito twist

Rains Draper, Contributing Writer March 11, 2021

Review: The Porch’s “El Rey” Burrito from the Upper Quad P.O.D. Price: About $9 Rating: 7.25/10 Prep Time (microwave): 2 ½ minutes We interrupt this program with a rare, non-bagel food review! While...

Cheesecake is best served after being heated up for a small amount of time to the point where it is warm, soft and gooey.

The beauty of eating cheesecake warm

Selinna Tran, Life Editor March 4, 2021

I understand. You read the title and your face had a knee-jerk reaction to twist into a grimace of disdain. I implore you, reader, to please hear me out and understand the beauty of a slice of warm cheesecake....

Pictured is the tea bar in High Climate Tea. The bar, which features a wall of teas provides an unforgettable experience for tea lovers.

High Climate Tea offers ideal getaway

William Liu, Contributing Writer March 4, 2021

As the health and wellness industry continues to expand, people are paying more attention to their health and what they are putting into their bodies. With the current surge in popularity of kombuchas...

The farmhouse bagel includes eggs, bacon, ham and cheese on a cheesy hash-brown bagel. It promises to satisfy all of your cravings.

The farmhouse bagel provides indescribable flavor

Rains Draper, Contributing Writer March 4, 2021

Review: Einstein Bros. Farmhouse Bagel Price: About $7 Rating: 9.5/10 Introduction: I’m a big bagel guy. You might have inferred that from the fact that both of my articles so far have been bagel...

Student reminisces about soul food

Student reminisces about soul food

Joe Cho, Assistant Life Editor February 22, 2021

In Pixar’s Ratatouille, Remy elegantly produces a dish called Tian Provençal — a modern interpretation of the traditional, rustic ratatouille stew — for the notorious food critic Anton Ego. As Ego...

The Growing journey of tea

The Growing journey of tea

William Liu, Contributing Writer February 11, 2021

For most people, coffee, rather than tea, is the superior morning beverage. In Western societies especially, people’s view of tea is mostly limited to crappy teabags (sorry teabag drinkers). To put this...

237 offers wide variety of ramen options

Elizabeth Maline, Online Managing Editor November 19, 2020

Roughly a year after opening, 237 has largely maintained its anonymity as one of the trendiest new eateries in downtown Winston-Salem. The exterior is marked not by its name nor any words at all, but rather...

In the heart of Winston-Salem's downtown,
Mojito Latin Soul Food is convenient and delicious (Photo courtesy of @mojitolatinsoulfood on Instagram)

Mojito Latin Soul Food opens restaurant

Elizabeth Maline, Online Managing Editor November 19, 2020

Mojito Latin Soul Food, located at 723 N. Trade Street, brings new and authentic Latin flavors to Winston-Salem, adding to the increasingly diverse mix of culinary offerings downtown.  The restaurant...

What Dairi-O means to me

Catherine Regen, Life Editor November 19, 2020

As a senior who will be graduating this December, I’ve started to compile a list of “lasts.” The last time I’ll attend an in-person class. The last essay I’ll write the night before it’s due....

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