Now this is a nice accompaniment to the food. I hear they meet most Wednesdays.
Those women in the dining hall think of everything. After eating a pretty juicy chicken burger with fries, side salad and a cola ($10), I had to try a BLT on the recommendation of 23-year-old student Franziska Andonopoulos of Chicago. She tells me why: “Most BLTs have to strips of bacon lying across the sandwich Read more →
And I thought campus grub had improved since my old college days. Research from the University of Minnesota indicates that students who eat food available at student unions or centers — though not on campus meal plans — might as well be eating at McDonald’s. They concluded that those who eat at home or bring Read more →
Another dining award for St. Olaf College — Its food has put the college on The 25 Healthiest Colleges in the U.S. list by Greatist.com, which also made USA Today. Although the ranking cited other colleges’ fitness facilities and initiatives, it was apparently the chow that earned Oles 23rd place: St. Olaf’s food service program Read more →
“Why the universities … are even in the business of providing food and lodging is a question one could ask. Maybe they should turn those functions over to outsiders and concentrate on what they know best. … Some schools have made some headway in that way. Food services at many many colleges are now contracted Read more →
I’ve often wondered who has the best college food in Minnesota, and I just ran across this foodie slide show in The Daily Beast. St. Olaf is #3 in the show, though I’m not sure there’s any order to it. Here’s what The Daily Beast has to say: As one of Minnesota’s most expensive schools, Read more →