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ROSANNA CORRADO, Staff Writer

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A woman looks over her options at H Bake Shop.(Courtesy of H Bake Shop)

Cupcake Wars Hits New York City

December 22, 2014

Have you ever gone on a Netflix binge? Come on, fess up, we all have. Netflix recently added a Cupcake Wars Collection and as a food reality TV junkie, I was ecstatic. Sure enough, within the first fifteen...

The opening of Juice Generation brings the juice craze even closer to campus. (Rosanna Corrado/The Observer)

The Juice Craze: Revitalized and Closer Than Ever

October 22, 2014

Ok, so hear me out. I know the juicing and smoothie craze has been so overhyped and over-publicized. It has become a trendy and overpriced food accessory for the zealous health hipsters. Putting all...

A selection of Rosanna’s sweet fall treats. (Rosanna Corrado/The Observer)

Fall Flavors to Fall in Love With

October 8, 2014

Well it’s fall again, which means there will be an endless barrage of “fall” flavored foods, baked goods and drinks. While I love to hate on pumpkin spice lattes as much as the next gal, I am not...

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An Upperclassmen’s Journey to the New Cafeteria

September 25, 2014

I love to eat. Plain and simple. Food is important to me, which is why my biggest criticism of Fordham as a freshman was the dining hall, or lack thereof. We’ve all been to the Ram Café, but the food...

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The Best and Cheapest Little Eats in Chinatown

February 12, 2014

According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the zodiac symbol for 2014 is the horse. I decided to celebrate by going down to Chinatown and finding the best and cheapest gems the neighborhood has to offer....

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Audit the Federal Reserve

February 12, 2014

The Federal Reserve: an official name that conjures up an image of a large, official government bank. However, what most people don’t know is that this quasi-government agency is just about as federal...

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Take a One Day Trip to Paris in New York City

January 29, 2014

Stepping into Maison Kayser’s latest bakery installment across the street from the Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle is like being transported into a sweet Parisian adventure. The growing bakery...

Sometimes we just need a sandwich. We're not talking about just any sandwich. We're talking bread stacked with mountainous portions of delicious and fresh ingredients from Lenny's. (Kenice Miller/The Observer)

Move Over Subway – You’re a Thing of the Past!

November 21, 2013

Chain restaurants. My least favorite adjective for my most favorite noun; the two they invoke images of mass produced, poor quality, unhealthy and bland food. However, despite my skepticism and reluctance,...

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The Fight Against Stop-and-Frisk Policies Must Not Stop

November 14, 2013

Now more than ever, New Yorkers have been discussing the controversial practices involved with stop-and-frisk. Stop-and-frisk refers to the law that allows New York police officers to stop citizens...

The bag does not lie. Beard Papa's sells

Fresh Cream Puffs Made to Order at Beard Papa’s

November 14, 2013

I have a confession to make: I am addicted to all things sweet. I love cookies, cakes and pastries of all kinds. However, now that I am a college student and on a budget, it can sometimes be difficult...

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Biometrics Are Commercializing at a Frightening Pace

November 2, 2013

  Do you remember those futuristic movies in which citizens are identified through cameras equipped with facial recognition software and people are able to unlock their cellphones using high-tech...

Are you craving cheap but filling American classics like pizza and burgers? Head on over to Big Nick's Burger & Pizza Joint Too for your craving fix. (Sri Stewart/The Observer)

Take a Big Bite Out of Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint Too

October 30, 2013

Sometimes you just need good, solid junk food. I’m not talking about potato chips or chocolate chip cookies; I’m talking about good old American classics done right, no-frills, just cooked with...

Pumpkins, squashes, and corns are some of fall’s familiar sights. (Mimi Ahn/The Observer)

Fall Scents: Which One Do You Like Most or Least?

October 17, 2013

Fall has finally come to New York. The leaves have turned bright and the temperature is crisp. Best of all, however, are the scents of fall. The outdoor markets around the city have switched from carrying...