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Devils' Advocate

A chocolate waffle from Melt n Dip.

The top 10 best local restaurants to visit this summer

As summer approaches, the time for fun and relaxation appears. When hanging out with friends and family, everyone needs a chill place to enjoy a nice meal or treat in the heat. Below is a list of the top...

Elliott Armstrong, senior, decorated one of the cookies.

The perfect sugar cookie for the new season

Spring is my favorite time of the year. I love getting out and walking around for what seems like the first time in forever. While we have our warm days, what’s a better way to spend them than by baking...

MOTW Coffee and Pastries sells Arabic desserts and various coffee drinks.

MOTW Coffee and Pastries opens in Lombard

On Feb. 3, MOTW Coffee and Pastries opened at 109 S. Main St. in Lombard. The cafe sells coffee and Arabic pastries. It is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every weekday and 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. on weekends. Shazaib...

A dozen of Duck Donuts donuts served in their box.

Reviewing Duck Donuts

Originally from North Carolina's Outer Banks, Duck Donuts, has made its way into Illinois with three locations. I visited the one in Naperville, Ill. and got a variety of their donuts, including their...

My grandmother serving us the delicious Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts. In fact, it was her idea to make this, as one of her staple pieces in our kitchen is roasted brussels sprouts. I made it Nov. 8, after a busy school day. It is a very quick and fast meal anyone can make, perfect for the Thanksgiving rush in the kitchen.

Vegetarian Thanksgiving meals to make

Jiya Joshi, Contributor November 18, 2023

Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 23 this year, and families come together and celebrate. Families typically make the traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey and many sides, often also involving meat. But for...

On Nov. 10, chocolate chip cookies were being served on a warm stone for students to enjoy. In minutes, all the cookies were gone.

Best chocolate chip cookies to replace pumpkin this holiday season

Maya Reed, Contributor November 18, 2023

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many families are now thinking about what they will serve for Thanksgiving dinner. For many, the most important part of the dinner is the dessert. Traditionally,...

At a local Starbucks on Nov. 12, a Peppermint Mocha in a festive cup was drunk by a student. The student is excited for the new winter flavors from Starbucks holiday menu.

Starbucks releases its holiday menu

Priya Schmit, Contributor November 18, 2023

On Nov. 2, Starbucks began to offer their winter menu to celebrate the coming season. Their holiday menu offers an array of seasonal beverages served in signature festive cups. While they continue to offer...

Dunkin’ has released their holiday packaging for donuts.

Dunkin’ drops holiday menu

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Dunkin’ dropped their holiday menu featuring two new items: the Cookie Butter Cold Brew and the Spiced Cookie Iced Coffee. The menu also features returning items such as the White...

The pumpkin cheesecake was made with the recipe listed below.

Recipe to celebrate National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

Dana Karim, Contributor October 20, 2023

Fall is a special season because of its warm spices, fresh flavors and crisp weather. I love baking sweets with the famed, fall flavors each year as the weather gets cooler: warm cinnamon, crisp apples...

Starbucks released their fall menu, with new drinks and food items, on Aug. 24.

Starbucks releases their new fall menu

On Aug. 24, Starbucks released their new fall menu. The menu has a variety of new drink and food options to choose from, such as the iced apple crisp oatmilk shaken espresso and the baked apple croissant. However,...

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