Hot Dog of the Week: Dat Dog

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Dish: Spicy Chipotle Veggie Dog with ketchup, sweet relish, and guacamole
Restaurant: Dat Dog, 5030 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Price Tag: $7.50

There are few things more satisfying than a fully loaded hot dog when you’re hungry: the heat of the dog, the slightly crisp, doughy bun. The delightful blend of toppings. The way it just fills your gut when you need it most.

Then again, a hot dog can be a sad affair. Imagine a slimy tube of mystery meat inside a gummy white bun, topped with high-fructose corn syrup-laced ketchup. You’ll get your …

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This Week at College: Moving In

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Every week we give you the latest in college news, trends, and lifestyle tips. If you have anything juicy, make sure to post it here on the Small Kitchen College facebook page, and we’ll include it in next week’s edition.

–Alexia Detweiler, Small Kitchen College Contributor.

If it’s your first year living in the dorms, you’ll probably need to go shopping. Bed, Bath & Beyond, Target, and Walmart will become your new hang out spots as you stock up necessities and decorations for your dorm room. Bring this list with you and you’ll be prepared for dorm life.

No …

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This Week at College: Back to School

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Every week we give you the latest in college news, trends, and lifestyle tips. If you have anything juicy, make sure to post it here on the Small Kitchen College facebook page, and we’ll include it in next week’s edition.

–Bethany Imondi, Small Kitchen College Contributor.

With all the commercials and department store displays advertising back to school, summer’s end is officially here. Instead of dreading the end of the season, here are 20 reasons to get excited for the return to campus.

While choosing which ice cream flavor to order is not exactly life altering, it is a …

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Eaters Among Us: Food-Scientist-to-be Dishes on Guilty Pleasures and Flavors She Couldn’t Live Without

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Adair Kerrison, a food science major at Clemson University, knows her stuff. This girl knows what tastes good and can explain the science behind why it does. She has a beautiful health food blog and makes a mean granola. Food world, watch out! She’s a force to be reckoned with in the kitchen.

Hayley Daen is a Junior at the University of St Andrews, where she lives in a dinky apartment right around the corner from Tesco, which makes throwing impromptu tea parties a snap.

**Interview**

Hayley Daen: What is your favorite food location? Describe a food …

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A Tribute to Julia Child

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One hundred years ago today, Julia Child was born. Once a typist working for the U.S. government, Julia became a culinary legend with the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking. By introducing Americans to the French ways of cooking, Julia sparked conversations about how Americans eat, and thus propelled many into the kitchen. Meticulously researched and tested, Julia’s recipes are foolproof and palatable. With her unrelenting charm and unflappable demeanor, the French chef taught us lessons that extended beyond kitchen knife skills and chicken deboning. From making mistakes to never being afraid of sticks of butter, this fixture of culinary …

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This Week at College: Winding Down the Summer

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Every week we give you the latest in college news, trends, and lifestyle tips. If you have anything juicy, make sure to post it here on the Small Kitchen College facebook page, and we’ll include it in next week’s edition.

–Bethany Imondi, Small Kitchen College Contributor.

Not only do the Olympics provide drama and incite patriotism, they also introduce us to very physically fit, and physically attractive athletes. One athlete making many girls swoon is U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte. While the chances of becoming his girlfriend are slim, a girl can still dream.

We all have ideas about the …

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Sweet of the Week: Get Your Kicks at 10,000 Licks

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Treat: Cantaloupe Ginger, Sweet Corn popsicles
Price: $3 a pop
Vendor: 10,000 Licks

What best captures the flavors of summer in Minnesota? There’s a strong argument for the State Fair, with its bacon, butter, cheese, and Twinkies. Perhaps it’s the hot, spicy street food from the numerous trucks that line city streets during lunch time. A cold pint of Summit? Fresh berry jam? The list goes on and on. How about another option for tasting a seasonal variety of local flavors: the popsicle. Specifically, a popsicle at 10,000 Licks.

10,000 Licks is the brainchild of Andi McDaniel and Sarah Newberry, …

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This Week at College: Olympic Fever

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Every week we give you the latest in college news, trends, and lifestyle tips. If you have anything juicy, make sure to post it here on the Small Kitchen College facebook page, and we’ll include it in next week’s edition.

–Bethany Imondi, Small Kitchen College Contributor.

If you are like most people, you have been glued to the TV at night and closely following the medal count for this year’s summer Olympics in London. Whether you are cheering on Michael Phelps in the pool or routing for Gabby Douglas on the balance beam, here is an easy guide for …

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Sandwich of the Week: Roasted Beet Sandwich

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Dish: Roasted Beet Sandwich
Venue: Butcher & Bee
Price Tag: $9.00

Butcher & Bee is about as trendy as they come. Its menu changes daily, it focuses on locally-sourced produce and meat, and it’s open at odd hours. It is one of those restaurants where the hipsters feel at home and us regular folk feel uber hip. In addition to its shabby-chic decor, the food is pretty outstanding.

Charleston has had a bit of a renaissance where food is concerned over the past decade. Everyone from Bon Appetit to Vogue has featured a little slice of the …

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This Week at College: Summer Lovin’

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Every week we give you the latest in college news, trends, and lifestyle tips. If you have anything juicy, make sure to post it here on the Small Kitchen College facebook page, and we’ll include it in next week’s edition.

–Bethany Imondi, Small Kitchen College Contributor.

**News**

Are you the type of person who longs for that cliché summer romance, only to be disappointed and single by the season’s end? Though your other single friends might try to tell you otherwise, being solo isn’t always as glamorous as the ladies of Sex and the City made it out to …

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