Outdoor Eating

Hessel Park.Photo by Animah Boakye. The sun has finally come out of its hiding place and Champaign-Urbana is finally awash in 80-degree-plus heat and blinding sunlight. Break out the sunscreen, make best fr...
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A Direct Line from Stomach to Heart

The earliest memories I have of my childhood revolve primarily, for the most part, around food. Videos of my doljanchi — the traditional, very ceremonial Korean celebration for an infant’s first birthday — unmi...
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Holy Smokes

One Saturday night, my friends and I were jonesing for some pulled pork and barbecue sauce. I’d only ever eaten at Black Dog for the fried chicken dinner hosted by the chef behind Sub Rosa pop-up dinners, so I ...

Power of Three

Photo by Samantha Bakall. Triptych (from the Greek adjective meaning “three-fold”), means a work of art, the products of human creativity, which is divided into three sections. Located on Woodfield Drive...