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Iced Pumpkin Caramel Macchiato

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Iced Pumpkin Caramel Macchiato

Everyone is familiar with Starbucks’ fifth-best iced coffee drink, the Caramel Macchiato. It’s rated fifth on 1912pike.com, but I rate it first in my heart. Being a latté kind of girl, this says a lot about me. There is something about the caramel, vanilla, milk and coffee blend that go so well together and force […]

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How to feel your best

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to feel your best

It’s clear that today’s world is about making things happen quickly. From our Wi-Fi to the food we eat, we’re used to everything moving quickly and efficiently. With so much emphasis on things moving fast, we barely get time to think. What’s in that sandwich we got from that fast food place? What about the […]

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War of the PSL’s

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
War of the PSL’s

It’s that time of the year again, pumpkin flavored everything is everywhere. Which, this, of course, includes the infamous Pumpkin Spiced Lattes (PSLs). It can be hard to decipher which coffee shop to go to when you are trying to find the best PSL for you. Also, which PSL is the best bang-for-your-buck since we […]

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Restaurant Review: Akahana Sushi

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: Akahana Sushi

Attention all sushi lovers: If you are a sushi fanatic, like myself, this hole-in-the-wall sushi restaurant will be just thing you are looking for. The sushi at Akahana is my favorite sushi by far in the Charlotte area. This restaurant even beats out fancy sushi restaurants around uptown in my opinion. To start off, the […]

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Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

If you find yourself in uptown Charlotte and want a good brewsky and comfort food, this is the place for you. Rock Bottom Brewery, located on the corner of North Tryon and W 7 st., is a local tavern with its own brewery and restaurant combination that serves craft beers and pub-style food. This is […]

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Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

Ingredients: Pancake mix (make as directed) 1 ½ tsp. Vanilla extract Brown sugar as needed 1 tsp. Cinnamon or Cinnamon Sugar Make pancake mix as directed. Most mixes require 2 cups of dry pancake mix and water (if your specific mix requires more dry mix, you may want to add morecinnamon). Add cinnamon or cinnamon […]

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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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