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University students lead a driving force for food sovereignty

Uprooted and Rising Campaign Co-Lead Meredith Song poses for a portrait at Northrop on Sunday Sep. 20.  Uprooted and Rising is a group striving to promote food sovereignty within the University of Minnesota system.

Katelyn Vue

September 25, 2020

Uprooted and Rising Minneapolis is demanding the University cut ties with Cargill and Aramark.

Sharing Food: Bánh Xèo and Nước Mắm/Chấm

Bánh xèo is a crêpe style dish originating in Vietnam. Students prepare the traditional plate with rice flour, water and turmeric, along with a dipping sauce, Nước mắm/chấm then adding various proteins, spices, and vegetables on Sunday Sep 13.

Nina Raemont

September 17, 2020

“Sharing Food,” a new series by A&E, hopes to bring together students and their own cultural cuisines to discuss their recipes and stories, letting no meal go unshared.

On-campus dining options set to reopen

Mesa Pizza remains a popular Dinkytown destination amid the pandemic. They offer a unique selection of pizza by the slice. Workers prepare food, wearing masks and practicing social distancing, on Saturday, Sep. 12.

Meg Bishop, Arts and Entertainment Reporter

September 14, 2020

A rundown of University-area restaurants still open for business.

College Kitchen: Farmers market finds

Homemade Perfect Summer Tomato Toast made during the College Kitchen segment on Wednesday, July 22. The dishes were made with ingredients from Minneapolis Farmers Markets.

Nina Raemont

July 24, 2020

There are myriad reasons to patronize your local farmers market – from the open-air environment that lends safety and peace of mind to coronavirus-conscious patrons to the produce-related tips and conversations shared between vendors and shoppers. But today, we focus on one reason: the quality of fa...

Eating well: Professional chef provides insight on managing stress through food

<p>Illustration by Luis Mendoza</p>

Nina Raemont

July 6, 2020

It’s easy to feel like we’ve lost control of our eating habits during a pandemic. From the lack of a schedule that turns 1 a.m. into dinnertime to binging food to pass the day as we sit at home, eating well is yet another challenge we have to face during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In light of ...

College kitchen: The best picnic recipes and spots for a social distancing get-together

<p>A picnic plate of fruit kebabs and shrimp spring rolls in Nicollet Island Pavilion on Tuesday, June 9. (Audrey Rauth / Minnesota Daily)</p>

Norah Kleven

June 11, 2020

In the age of social distancing, there aren’t many options for social interaction more appealing than having a picnic.  Here is a painless picnic spread and some appealing picnic spots worth visiting with your crew.  Shrimp Spring Rolls Spring rolls are an easily transportable and satisfying yet light lunch for ...

College kitchen: cocktails for the places you’d rather be

Desert / Southwest

Ksenia Gorinshteyn

April 30, 2020

With summer plans at a halt for the foreseeable future, we’re stuck at home, dreaming of remote locations far from the Midwest.  Luckily, we’ve created a few drinks inspired by the places you could have gone to celebrate the semester’s end. If you wanted to go hiking … This drink is perfec...

Craving a cold one? Breweries near campus now deliver

Craving a cold one? Breweries near campus now deliver

Norah Kleven

April 27, 2020

In light of statewide closures, some of Minneapolis’ best breweries have taken steps to offer alcoholic beverages to-go and by delivery.  Some students have happily been taking advantage of this development.   University of Minnesota senior Sally Frandrup said she has placed multiple orders ...

Avoiding public transportation, grocery shopping on campus proves challenging

Ally Slaughter, sophomore, stands for a picture in the lobby of her apartment building with her favorite reusable grocery bag on Tuesday, April, 14. Slaughter says that she has had more flexibility in her grocery shopping since the stay at home order began.

Nat Jacobwith

April 16, 2020

In addition to dealing with the challenges of online classes and canceled commencement ceremonies due to COVID-19, University of Minnesota students are also dealing with addressing basic needs like grocery shopping. University students are having a harder time getting groceries as the only easily wa...

Cocktails and playlists for every Valentine’s Day #mood

<p>Minnesota Daily Reporter Norah Kleven mixes Valentine’s Day themed cocktails in her home on Tuesday, Feb. 11.</p>

Norah Kleven

February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday which many people – with or without a significant other – write off. But no matter how your Valentine’s Day shapes up, we’ve got the music and the drinks to keep you satisfied this holiday.  To set the mood Congratulations, this holiday is meant fo...