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Tasting the love one drink at a time!

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tasting the love one drink at a time!

Love is in the air… and in your drink! If you are familiar with the secret menu from Starbucks, you know there are many different drinks that you can try that are perfect for this Valentine’s Day. I decided to try the ¨Love on the Rocks¨ refresher from the Starbucks secret menu, and I found […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Eat At Coffee Cone Cafe Today!

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Eat At Coffee Cone Cafe Today!

Have you ever had a craving for something sweet? If you are a human than your answer should be yes. Coffee Cone Cafe is the perfect spot to settle your sweet tooth. Located right outside of campus on University City Boulevard (by Arby´s and 7 Eleven), Coffee Cone Cafe is extremely convenient for our students […]

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Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

This is one of the easiest pasta dishes I know. Perfect for a simple date night, this five ingredient, five step recipe allows all the satisfaction of a nice dinner while accommodating a college budget. It serves about 2-3 and only takes about 25 minutes total cooking time. Ingredients 2 Boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt […]

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Restaurant Review: Kid Cashew

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: Kid Cashew

Hummus, Hummus, Hummus is the word! Perhaps it’s service, service, service too. Everything was perfect, and the hummus and service was fantastic. This was my second time stopping in at Kid Cashew, the new hip restaurant located in the heart of Dilworth that has everyone buzzing. I have to say it has been spot on […]

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Restaurant Review: Fahrenheit

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: Fahrenheit

Two words: Mesmerizing View. Located on the 21st Floor of  Skye Condominiums; Fahrenheit will be your Instagram dream come true. There is indoor and outdoor seating, and the patio is the perfect picture-worthy setup. Apart from the fabulous and extensive views of the Queen City from this eclectic rooftop restaurant and bar, you can be […]

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Restaurant Review: Laverne’s Southern Bistro and Bakery

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: Laverne’s Southern Bistro and Bakery

On the outskirts of Statesville, N.C. stands a small, brick building with four green lawn chairs and three black, round tables with small pumpkin decorations. A white and blue sign with black capital letters says “OPEN” as it lies above the business hours sign located inside the front door made of glass. Entering the building, […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Fusion Tea

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Fusion Tea

Boba or Bubble tea created in Taiwan has long been a staple drink for individuals living in Southeast Asia as well as U.S. cities with large populations of Asian-Americans. The drink consists of either a fruit-tea or milk-tea base and is usually served with various toppings. Tapioca pearls, shaped like bubbles are the usual topping […]

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Foodie Friday: Golden Cow Creamery

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Golden Cow Creamery

Holy cow! If you are bored of purchasing traditional ice cream flavors from Baskin Robbins and Carvel, make some time and head on over to Golden Cow Creamery. Golden Cow Creamery is a relatively new addition to Charlotte’s (very) small selection of dessert spots. Score! Its address is 170 W Summit Ave. Charlotte, NC 28203. […]

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Foodie Friday: Zen Fusion

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Zen Fusion

Gambas al Ajillo, remember that phrase, praise that phrase, and love that phrase because that is the name of one of the most delicious appetizers you will find at Zen Fusion. Zen Fusion is a fantastic Spanish and Asian restaurant located in Historic Dilworth. Spanish and Asian, I know it sounds crazy since they are […]

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Beauty Review: E.l.f. Lip Exfoliator

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beauty Review: E.l.f. Lip Exfoliator

Ladies, we have all experienced dry, cracked lips when we wear our favorite matte lipstick, but guess what? Those days are over! I present to you my favorite product, E.l.f.’s Lip Exfoliator.   Fall is rapidly approaching and what better way to kick it off with a product that will save your chapped lips’ life? […]

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Foodie Friday: Ninety’s Ice Cream and Sandwiches

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Ninety’s Ice Cream and Sandwiches

Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches have come to Charlotte and everyone is falling in love with them! Ninety’s Ice Cream and Sandwiches, located right near UNC Charlotte’s Campus, began selling these desserts about two weeks ago. However, when a Facebook post took them viral, I knew I had to try them for myself. I decided on […]

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How To: Green Juice

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
How To: Green Juice

Juicing has been all the hype in major fitness-frenzy cities such as Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago with new pop-ups businesses opening left and right. Recently however, juice shops have been making their way down to Charlotte, NC (perhaps a sign that we are indeed a modern, growing city?). Some of the popular […]

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Five Alternatives to Caffeine

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Alternatives to Caffeine

I know when I say I live off of coffee and energy drinks since I became a college student I’m not just speaking for myself, I’m speaking for the majority. I wake up feeling lost without my caramel iced coffee to drink with my breakfast and then the Red Bull I put in the side […]

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Restaurant Review: The Midnight Diner

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: The Midnight Diner

Located on the outskirts of Uptown Charlotte, The Midnight Diner is the perfect spot for a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! The diner is open 24 hours a day, and there is always something there for everyone. There is an ample amount of parking but be warned that when it’s late at […]

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#FoodTruckFriday

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#FoodTruckFriday

For most of us college students, summer is really hard to let go. From beach road trips to laid back barbecues with way too much food, we often find ourselves reminiscing for those carefree summer days. When you’re really feeling for those summer vibes, head onto Food Truck Friday in South End, Charlotte. Food Truck […]

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Recipe: Six ingredient pancakes

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: Six ingredient pancakes

My all time favorite food is pancakes, they’re light, fluffy and delicious. As I was transitioning to a completely vegan diet, I was not ready to give up my favorite food. I tried out many different recipes for vegan pancakes and I have finally found the perfect combination. Here is what you will need: ~ […]

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Recipe: The best vegan cookies ever

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: The best vegan cookies ever

Prep time:10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 12-15 cookies My all time favorite cookies have always been chocolate chip. After becoming vegan for a couple months now, I have not been able to indulge in too many options for cookies. I came across this recipe and I promise they are […]

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Restaurant Review: La Unica

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: La Unica

Tacos, quesadillas Mexican food galore! When looking for an authentic and unique place to have a bite to eat, head on over to La Unica in Harrisburg, nothing but a twelve-minute drive from Campus. The trip is more than worth it, for the service is fantastic and the food is phenomenal! I’ve been to La […]

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Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

There is an epic breakfast showdown between pancakes and French toast and today French toast won. This is French toast with a spin. Who would have guessed flattening bread and rolling it up with Nutella and bananas would be such a simple yet scrumptious treat? You do not even have to make it for breakfast. […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Queen City Margarita

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Queen City Margarita

The weather is getting warmer and days are getting longer; it is almost time to unwind. With the semester ending, most of us can find the light at the end of the tunnel to find peace and relaxation once May arrives. But what if May is too far away, and you are in need of […]

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