Students sample Carla Hall’s new menu items

Celebrity chef Carla Hall made her second appearance on Drexel’s campus Nov. 5 as she and the team of students from the Center for Hospitality and Sports Management ran a food truck right outside of the Daskalakis Athletic Center during the pep rally. The pink-bandana-clad team was cooking up signature… Continued

Students test recipes for Carla Hall

Celebrity chef Carla Hall has chosen to partner up with a team of Drexel students under the tutelage of chef instructor James Feustel to open Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen. The project started with a request from Hall’s business partner for Feustel to help design her new kitchen and restaurant. Instead… Continued

Drexel Food lab dishes out canned delicacies

Every Friday morning in the Paul Peck Problem Solving and Research Center, a small group of about seven students gather to make up the Drexel Food Lab. The Food Lab started in the spring term of 2014 when Director of the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management Jonathan Deutsch and… Continued

Dining hall difficulties

Recently, Drexel University’s administration sent an email to students, inviting us to take a professor to the Handschumacher Dining Center for a discussion and a meal. Personally, I was a bit confused, since April 1 is still three months away. If we’re being honest with ourselves, the Hans is the… Continued


At Drexel, lunch trucks seem to dominate the campus. We have a myriad of gourmet trucks near Buckley Field, and the typical “grease trucks” spread out throughout campus. What college student doesn’t like to revert to quick, convenient and cheap food? I can’t deny my love for Cucina Zapata or… Continued

Amada offers classic Spanish tapas

For the end of my first year at Drexel, two of my friends and I decided to go out. We wanted to celebrate our triumph of surviving freshman year in addition to saying goodbye before the three of us separated and spent our summer holiday in different states. Therefore, we… Continued

El Rey upholds Starr’s foodie fame

Stephen Starr never fails to impress. I’ve been a huge fan of his restaurants since coming to Philly, and I become excessively excited and even proud every time I visit one of his places. This is partly because the costs of said visits make them infrequent; his restaurants are not… Continued

South Street hosts Night Market

The ever-popular Philadelphia Night Market returned for the third time this year Aug. 15, bringing together over 80 food and drink vendors for a summer extravaganza on South Street. Their largest event yet, Night Market, hosted by The Food Trust, spanned nine blocks from Front Street to 9th Street from… Continued