New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

The exterior of a white food truck covered in menu items and signs that read “ten percent off, N.Y.U. Cash only. Twelve dollar ziti. Fourteen dollar veg lasagna.”

Cheap, off-campus cravings: 5 lunch specials near NYU

If you only have a few minutes between classes to grab a bite, here are five of the best deals near campus. 
Liz Lindain, Contributing Writer April 24, 2023

It can be overwhelming to find a quick, affordable place for lunch. There are countless places to eat around NYU, but it can be hard to remember which student discounts apply where....

A blue plate on the table with a cake and an ice cream ball.

Let Spot Dessert Bar become your new go-to dessert spot

Conveniently located on St Marks Place, Spot Dessert Bar brings the desserts of Thailand to the streets of New York City.
Montserrat Pagan, Contributing Writer March 6, 2023

Cousins Chatchai “Chai” Huadwattana and Ace Watanasuparp first opened Spot Dessert Bar in 2009, at 13 St. Marks Place in the East Village. In the 14 years since, the duo have...

The interior of a restaurant with a bar counter and many yellow string lights hanging from the ceiling.

Eating with your eyes: Reviewing NYC’s most extravagant restaurants

New York City’s most over-the-top restaurants that never fail to amaze.
Stacia Datskovska, Contributing Writer March 6, 2023

When I moved to New York City in the summer of 2021, I immediately began searching for the best places to get food, sorting through endless lists and carefully curated posts on...

Glass cases with shelves inside a bakery filled with various baguette sandwiches, pastries and pieces of cake. On the white stone brick wall behind the glass cases reads “La Parisienne.”

Baguettes and beignets: Cheap eats around Paris’ Latin Quarter

Here are six affordable spots to grab a quick bite around campus without breaking the bank. 
Lindsey Hirano, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

Studying abroad can be expensive, especially when you are living in a big city like Paris. However, you don’t need to spend a lot of money to enjoy great food around the academic...

In the warmly lit vegan restaurant Modern Love, a woman is behind a bar and in front of a wooden wine cabinet. A room of customers occupies the foreground of the image.

From quick bites to date nights, vegan restaurants for every occasion

Tired of combing through Lipton dining hall’s limited vegan options, or asking waiters for nonexistent vegan alternatives? These spots are perfect for you.
Gabrielle Trinidad Almeter, Staff Writer February 8, 2023

Even though New York City is known as a great place to be vegan, I was overwhelmed with the plethora of dining options when I first moved here. Now, with much more experience eating...

The inside of a cafe with four people sitting at the bar counter. Above them is a chandelier with candle shaped light bulbs.

8 Iranian-owned businesses to support in NYC

Amid the women-led revolution in Iran, immerse yourself in Persian culture with this list of Iranian-owned restaurants, shops and services.
Roksaneh Salartash, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

You’ve seen Iran in the news, and are hopefully aware of the country’s current women-led revolution. However, if you are not familiar with our culture and traditions, look...

The bar area of the restaurant “Soothr.” In the background is a lit neon sign in orange that reads “SOOTHR.” On the counter tops and in the cabinets are bottles of liquor.

Thai food to Soothr your heart and soul

As the leaves yellow, get cozy with New York City’s most authentic Thai street food.
Linsey Liao, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

New York City has officially made its transition to fall, with the yellowing leaves of Washington Square Park and the endless cycle of daytime drizzle. Now is the time to enjoy...

An illustration of two girls posing next to each other, smiling, near a gift shop.

Chinatown munchies that are Mott Street Girls approved

Chowing down in Manhattan’s Chinatown? Here are tips and tricks from the Mott Street Girls for whenever you travel south of West Fourth Street.
Sasha DuBose, Dining Editor September 29, 2022

I am a longtime secret admirer of the Mott Street Girls, a group that works to highlight the stories and small businesses of Manhattan’s Chinatown. I’ll scroll through their...