Tag Archives: Food

What We Cook on Friday Night: Vibrance and Vitality

It all started with a produce score at the winter farmers market. One word: beets. These vitamin rich jewels were to be our next star. Nomin, my cooking companion, has a similar craving for a colorful plate. That desire and our passion to create in the kitchen, usually brings us on flavor journeys that we won’t stop talking about. But ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Hayden Pocquette is a freshman forest management major. What’s your favorite meal of the day? My favorite meal of the day is lunch because the opportunities on what you can eat are endless. Which is the best place to eat: Upper, Lower or the DUC Food Court? Lower Debot is the best place to eat on campus because it’s good ... Read More »

DSC Gives Students Leadership and Career Experience

Since June of 2009, Dining and Summer Conferences has been completely student run. The shift to being a student run location has given students more control over their dining program and allowed students to introduce innovations that promote sustainable, local, farming and food practices. One of these innovations is called Green on the Go, this initiative offers students the opportunity ... Read More »

The Consumer Conundrum: Purchasing Meat

Consumer concern over animal welfare and sustainability has generated a plethora of food options aimed at meeting this growing market. With so much variety, even simple choices like what to buy at the grocery store can be difficult for shoppers trying to make the “right” decision. There are very few federal regulations which deal with animal welfare. One of these ... Read More »

Food Review: Shaw’s Jamaican Kitchen

Last weekend, a friend and I visited Shaw’s Jamaican Kitchen to see what kind of grub this place is serving up. Located walking distance from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point just off of Stanley Street, we experienced both good and bad in the little cozy atmosphere. We arrived and were greeted by a woman that appeared to be the only ... Read More »

A Taste of Hmong Life

The Hmong and Southeast Asian American Club (HaSEAAC) hosted the 17th Annual Dinner Taste of Toj Roob on Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Dreyfus University Center. Though the festivities were many, I decided to focus on my favorite part: the food. As I sat down at one of the many banquet tables, I had the company of both University of ... Read More »

Chef Kenny: Helping Students Reach A Healthy Lifestyle

When starting college there are many adjustments that each student might make. A change in a sleep schedule, the amount of studying, and when to eat. However, many do not focus on what they are going to eat and how it will affect their bodies. For many, this results in the “freshman 15” and an unhealthy lifestyle. However, the College ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Taylor Petrie is a junior health care administration major. What is your favorite food? Tater tot casserole. My mom makes it homemade with onions, a few peas, tater tots, cream of mushroom soup and then she just kind of layers it together and puts the tater tots on top with some shredded cheese and bakes it for an hour. It’s ... Read More »

Debot Renovation Plans Revealed

Debot is set to be shut down for a year and renovated and revamped starting at the end of the 2017-18 school year. Students should mark their calendars for Friday, May 18, 2018, which is the day Debot will serve its last meal, according to Suzette Conley, the Director of Dining and Summer Conferences. After the last meal, all of ... Read More »

Cutting Out The Middle Man

While there are many waves of new trends or ideas coming our way with unknown intentions, direct farming is a tide many can welcome with open arms. As reported by the United States Department of Agriculture, not only is Wisconsin ranked within the top five in sales of direct farming, but the entire country has seen an increase in 2.3 percent ... Read More »