All Blog Posts Tagged 'food' (17)

Texas A&M Away Game Guide

Cheers to those making the long haul to College Station, Tex., for the big game against Texas A&M on Oct. 19. A big game calls for big festivities, so for all the Auburn Tigers headed to Aggieland, here's a guide to a good game day weekend.
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Added by Grace Devaney on October 16, 2013 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Maestro 2300's October wine walk about

Maestro 2300, a Mediterranean-style restaurant located at 2300 Moore’s Mill Road, will host a "Wine Walk About" on Monday, Oct. 14.

General Manager Emily Haydel described the tasting of consisting of 10 pairings of wines with the chef's creations.

According to its website, Maestro 2300 emphasizes…

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Added by Casey Andrea Morrison on October 2, 2013 at 6:47pm — No Comments

The Luck of the Irish :: Family Night at Beef O Brady's

Parents work extremely hard to provide for their families on a weekly basis. They wake up and have breakfast on the table early in the morning. They work daily to put dinner on the table at night. One local establishment is working to curtail the stress of that environment for parents, at least one day a week. Beef O' Brady's in the Moore's Mill area has established a family night each Tuesday, so parents can take a…

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Added by Josiah Greene on September 25, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Loachapoka opens a new style of food pantry

The Auburn Wesley Foundation, a campus ministry at Auburn University, recently partnered with Loachapoka United Methodist Church to create a different kind of food pantry.

Most people who struggle with food insecurity are only allowed to visit a local food pantry three or four times a year. In an effort to provide intentional community, the Loachapoka food pantry has a program that allows families who have signed up to receive food once a month. The pantry is located in the church…

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Added by Laurel Dicus on September 17, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Applebee's Adds Live Entertainment To The Menu

The Auburn Applebee’s, located at 1627 Opelika Road, has always been known as our “Neighborhood Bar and Grill” serving us tasty burgers, steaks, pastas and other foods. However, lately this all-American restaurant has been doing much more than just serving us delicious food. 

Applebee’s is adding live entertainment to their Wednesday night specials. 

 



Beginning at approximately 9 p.m. every Wednesday, Applebee’s will have one of two…

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Added by Taylor Cockerill on November 27, 2012 at 7:23pm — No Comments

The Wheels Are Turning For Downtown Opelika’s “On The Tracks”

The people of Downtown Opelika are gearing up for their 14th bi-annual event “On The Tracks.”  The event is set to take place on Friday, Oct. 19 from 6-11 p.m., and more than 2,000 people are expected to be in attendance.

Pam Powers-Smith, director of Opelika Main Street, is excited to see the outcome of this fall’s event.

“This event is special because it gives people the opportunity to visit with old friends or make new ones,”…

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Added by Taylor Cockerill on November 27, 2012 at 7:23pm — No Comments

OktoberFest returns to Auburn

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center is preparing for its 2nd annual OktoberFest.

OktoberFest, which consists of 12 regional breweries, each bringing 2 different beers, will take place on Friday, Sept. 28.

Along with the 24 different beers being served, a gourmet food item will accompany each beer to make the experience a true feast.

“It’s a very interactive, fun event,” said Hans van der Reijden, managing director of The Hotel At Auburn University…

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Added by Scott Kelley on September 19, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

14th Biannual ‘On the Tracks’ Food and Wine event

The “On the Tracks” Food and Wine event is celebrating its 14th year on Friday, Oct. 19.

The event will be held in Historic Downtown Opelika, rain or shine, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

On the Tracks is an outdoor music, food and wine event.



Local food venders will be lining the streets while live music is performed in the middle of Railroad Avenue. There will also be a wine tasting trail taking people through various shops and galleries.…



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Added by Eleanor Alby on September 6, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Opelika 'On Track' to Enjoy Biannual Food and Wine Festival

Opelika’s popular ‘On the Tracks’ biannual food and wine festival is coming back on Friday, April 20, from 6 p.m. to midnight in historic downtown Opelika. Pam Powers-Smith, director of Opelika Main Street and co-director of ‘On the Tracks,’ talked about the upcoming event.





“This is our thirteenth ‘On the Tracks’ biannual…

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Added by Ashley Mundy on April 16, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Iron Chef Competition: The Ultimate Food Fight

In a battle of skill, creativity, time-management and a flair for all things food, the "Iron Chef" competition on Food Network has captivated millions to tune into these epic battles. On March 30, you could find yourself a part of the action right here on Auburn’s campus.





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Added by Jenna Nash on February 22, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Auburn Strives to Beat Bama in Annual Food Drive

It’s that time of year again. It’s time for Auburn to regain its title as the winner of the 17th annual “Beat Bama Food Drive,” taking place now through Nov. 22.



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Each year, Auburn’s Student Government Association rallies Auburn to donate food for the East Alabama Food Bank. The food drive is a friendly competition that… Continue

Added by Kaitlyn Parsons on October 20, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Earth Fare :: Healthy Food Doesn't Have to be Expensive

With dollar menus popping up at almost every fast food chain you can think of, unhealthy food is easier to choose than the healthier options. Feeding your family for under $10 may sound like a good idea now but it will hurt you and your family in the long run. Those burgers and fries are full of fat and salt, and are high in calories. Food like this is definitely not good for you but people buy it because they think that healthy food is… Continue

Added by Angel on June 25, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Earth Fare :: Reverse the Freshman 15

We all have heard of the dreaded freshman 15. You get to college and you no longer have to eat those green veggies mom puts on your plate at home. You're free to eat all the pizza, burgers and fries you want. Unfortunately, in a college town, junk food is the only food that is readily available.



Grocery shopping would be the next option, but most college students are on a budget and they stock up on things such as Top Ramen Noodles and microwave dinners. This option isn't…

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Added by Angel on June 23, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Auburn’s New Big Fat Greek Restaurant, Calypsos, Coming Soon

Greece is coming to Auburn, Ala. in March, 2010. Sherif Elbagdadi, a recent Auburn University graduate will be opening Calypsos, a restaurant offering Greek and American cuisine. Elbagdadi had the idea to open a Greek restaurant, then the space opened up and things began to fall into place.



Calypsos will serve traditional Greek dishes like gyros, kebabs and hummus. In addition, it will also offer burgers, fries, chicken fingers and wings to suit the tastes of everyone. Desserts will… Continue

Added by Megen Heslip on February 15, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Miss Homecoming 2009

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, at Jordan-Hare stadium, 81,506 fans watch the Auburn Tigers take on the Furman Paladins for the 2009 Homecoming game.



When half-time comes and the band takes the field, the Top 5 candidates for Miss Homecoming line up for their introduction. Cheers erupt as each candidate’s name is called. Following the cheers is silence as fans await the announcement of Miss Homecoming 2009, Christian Becraft.



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Added by Rebecca Bedsole on November 19, 2009 at 8:01am — No Comments

Rome and Venice come to Auburn

Now you don’t even have to study abroad to experience Rome and Venice. The popular bar In Italy recently opened one of their two new restaurant establishments in downtown Auburn.



The authentic Italian inspired menu will include a variety of different Italian meals and not just your average plate of spaghetti. Located on Magnolia Street above the bar In Italy, Rome just opened this past week.



Rome is more of a family style restaurant, offering a laid back and comfortable… Continue

Added by Ragan Helms on October 14, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Eating organically: Do the benefits outweigh the price?

It seems like in today's society, for every product there is an organic alternative. But are organic products simply a trend, or are they here to stay? And is the extra cash worth the benefits they provide?



Well first of all, they benefit the environment that we live in, including the air our bodies take in. Organic food is produced without toxins, chemicals and preservatives. Therefore, the food is fresher, even though it may not last as long without the preservatives. That is why… Continue

Added by Lindsay McCormick on July 16, 2008 at 12:30am — No Comments

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