Fully formed "chaffle" sandwich, where the bread is replaced with an egg and cheese mixture. Photo by Cole Griffin

Can I offer you a nice egg in this trying time?

April 22, 2020 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

Whether scrambled, fried, over easy, hard-boiled, or sunny side up, eggs are a great source of protein and are easy to prepare. However, not every egg preparation is valued equally, and some are more appropriate than others depending on the purpose for which they are being made. If I amRead More

Des Moines authentic Mexican food guide

Des Moines authentic Mexican food guide

December 5, 2019 at 11:47 am 0 comments

Sometimes it can be hard to find authentic restaurants near you. Google Maps can only do so much to tell you what restaurants are good, but most of the time it sends you to places that are not at all authentic. Not to worry, I have compiled a list ofRead More

Holly Dreesman

Opinion: Let food bring friends together

November 28, 2018 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Study after study has shown the benefits of close relationships. Those with strong social networks tend to live longer and have lower incidences of cardiovascular disease and stroke. On the flip side, according to a 2016 Harvard study, the absence of friends can have the equivalent effect on health asRead More

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

April 19, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Food trucks have been trendy lately especially in Des Moines. They have been popping up in the area and there are now more than 20 in Des Moines. Des Moines recently approved a new pilot program that requires vendors to license their truck with the city. This program has fourRead More

Video: Cafe X Interview

Video: Cafe X Interview

March 3, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

Heathy Eating

February 1, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

College students are busy and constantly stressed. Most are working as well as going to school.They not only have to try and keep their grades up but also have to worry about living expenses, family and trying to have a social life. When it comes to eating healthy shortcuts areRead More

Wig and Pen Review

December 5, 2016 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Wig and Pen is an English-style restaurant in Ankeny on South Ankeny Boulevard. It has won several awards for its pizza, but does have other items, such as sandwiches, salads, and a variety of pastas. I ate at Wig and Pen on a Friday afternoon around 4:30. The restaurant wasRead More

London Study Abroad program hosts British Food Festival

London Study Abroad program hosts British Food Festival

April 27, 2016 at 11:11 am 0 comments

On Monday April 25, 2016, DMACC’s Ankeny campus hosted a British  Food Festival to promote their Spring Semester in England program. This program allows students the opportunity to spend eight weeks studying in England. The ten week semester is split; two weeks are spent at DMACC to begin classes andRead More