Food and Drink / May 5, 2022 Morningsiders know a good burger

by Caleb Lubbers–After the Iowa Beef Industry Council announced the winner of its annual Iowa’s Best Burger Contest on Monday, Morningside students voiced their own opinions on where to get the best burger around Siouxland.  This year’s state winner came from the Marshalltown restaurant, the Flying Elbow. Marshalltown is a three-and-a-half-hour drive from Sioux City. ...

Food and Drink / March 30, 2022 Daily Spot for a ‘healthy fix’

by Jadyn Steffen--If you’re looking for a healthy fix of energy and nutrition, Daily Spot is definitely the place for you. This local Sioux City business opened up on Gordon Drive last year and has gained lots of popularity amongst the Morningside campus and community.  Their menu consists of: fruity, peanut butter, and vanilla based...

Features, Food and Drink / May 7, 2021 Daily Spot and the Infamous Tea Bombs

by Chloe Pieper–Over the past month I have tried countless amounts of different drinks that could get me through classes and the long list of assignments coming due.  My personal favorite, introduced to me by Emma Endrulat, is Tea Bombs from Daily Spot (Energy and Nutrition). They are rich and vibrant drinks that come in...

Food and Drink / March 31, 2021 Chicken McGriddle is life changing

by Kassidy Hart–As a college student, fast-food is my savior when it comes to a full class and work schedule, especially on those days that are scheduled up to the millisecond. Sometimes I don’t have time to pack a lunch or even think about my food for the day, and this week was one of...

Food and Drink / November 16, 2020 No one wants crunchy cheese!

by Kassidy Hart–Over the years, I have become a total fanatic of Taco Bell’s $5 boxes and limited–time items. I think it started way back when they had their infamous Baja Blast, and it evolved into a staple T-Bell drink. Plus, I’m a poor college student and a $5 dinner is a good deal. So,...

Food and Drink / January 2, 2020 Cheap meal deals for college kids

by Kiki Bennett--The caf gets old, but eating out can be expensive. There is hope for your wallet with these meal deals around Sioux City for those dinner cravings. These are the fan favorite places to get some cheap eats here in Sioux City.

Features, Food and Drink / April 21, 2019 “Tasty” Brand Releases New Ice Cream Flavors

By Grace Nordquist–“Tasty” is a company most popular for its food videos and recipes. While they sell some products like cookbooks and cookware, they have not released any food products sold in stores…until now that is. “Tasty” just released four different ice cream flavors that can be found in select stores, such as Dollar General,...

Features, Food and Drink / April 7, 2019 Golden Bowl: The Average Chinese Experience

By Grace Nordquist–Golden Bowl is a Chinese restaurant known for staples such as sweet and sour pork and sesame chicken. Its affordable pricing makes it a friendly option for college students, yet it’s a bit of a drive located at 1408 Hamilton Blvd in Sioux City. Mo and I visited the restaurant on a Saturday...

Food and Drink / April 5, 2019 Heartland Coffee & Nosh: A One of A Kind Stop

By Cynthia Monroy–Everyone has their own to-go place to get their morning coffee, afternoon refresher, or energy booster, but Heartland Coffee & Nosh is proving to be a fan favorite. Heartland Coffee & Nosh is a family-owned food truck that opened in April of 2017. One of the interesting features of the truck is a...

Food and Drink / March 20, 2019 Greek to Me: A Trip for the Tastebuds

By Grace Nordquist–“Greek to Me” is a great place to get authentic Greek food at affordable prices. They serve everything from gyros to salads, burgers, sandwiches, and more. The inside is small but inviting, seating roughly 40 people comfortably. Small, Greek themed pictures are hung on the walls above the tables, giving the shop an...

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Restaurant Review: China Star Buffet

By Taylor Pluim—China Star Buffet is a restaurant located in Sioux City on 3201 Gordon Drive next to Advanced Auto Parts. It is a buffet style restaurant that offers mostly Chinese style cuisine. China Star Buffet is a place that is more about quantity than anything else, which is somewhat obvious since it is a…

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Restaurant Review: Fuji Bay

By Taylor Pluim—Fuji Bay is a Japanese restaurant located in downtown Sioux City on 513 6th Street. It is a more traditional restaurant serving authentic Japanese dishes like octopus and other sushi. Fuji Bay doesn’t have much to offer as far as luxury goes. It is a small hole-in-the-wall type restaurant with the front being…

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Don’t Waste Time Counting Calories

By Lindsay Martin–Society today is obsessed with appearance. Tabloid headlines share secrets about weight loss or the newest exercise that burns a ridiculous amount of calories. The question is: should we count calories in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle? I recently got the MyFitnessPal app. I entered my weight, height, and how many pounds…

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Starbucks Adding Something New

By Lindsay Martin– Coffee is a must for most college students, and soon Starbucks will be selling something else students enjoy: Alcohol. That’s right, Starbucks is going to start selling alcohol in thousands of stores. The after 4p.m. menu will feature wine, beer,  and other delicious foods. The company tested the idea in 2010 at…

Restaurant Review: Mi Familia
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Restaurant Review: Mi Familia

By Katie Copple–Just across the river in the city of South Sioux City sits a nice authentic Mexican restaurant called Mi Familia. Authentic Mexican and Spanish cuisine is a staple in the Siouxland area. Mi Familia has been a part of Siouxland for many years. With a menu filled with authentic Mexican favorites like tacos,…

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