The Daily Illini

A caffeinated state of bean: where to get your coffee fix this school year

Cirina Nevarez, senior, settles in at Espresso Royale to study for her upcoming finals. Interim editor in chief Jessica Bursztynsky recommends Caffe Paradiso for studying and socializing.

By Jessica Bursztynsky, News editor

August 1, 2017

The night before I first toured campus was spent looking on Yelp for coffee shops. As a former barista at a small independent shop, I’ve come to love the experience of spending my time studying or getting other work done while trying new brews. I’m highly convinced I’ve produced some of my best w...

Restaurant Week to feature special deals at local eateries

January 23, 2014

For college students, spending $9 for chips and a burrito from Chipotle can feel like a splurge, as they pinch pennies to also afford tuition and textbooks. But from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, the Champaign Center Partnership is presenting the 4th Annual Center City Restaurant Week, promoting various meal deals ...