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Maize to open second location downtown

Maize to open second location downtown

By Samuel Cheung

April 3, 2016


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With a 4.6 star review on Google and a 4.5 star review on Yelp,ag Maize is a favorite restaurant of students on campus, but its cramped space turns some customers away. “Maize is the best Mexican restaurant on campus, but one of the main reasons I don’t go is the limited space,” said Jack Carrer...

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

By Atoosa Sayeh

May 25, 2015


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Azzip Pizza will open its doors in Campustown this August and will provide customers with fast, casual pizza. The new location will be at 505 E. Green St., the former location of Jersey Mike’s Subs.Brad Niemeier, owner and founder of Azzip Pizza, said Azzip is different from other pizzerias because it provi...

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

By Emily Scott

April 14, 2015


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On a warm April evening, Durl and Jan Kruse relaxed with their friends after they finished a Japanese-fusion meal at the Red Herring, Urbana’s first all-vegan restaurant. Jan showed off two loyalty cards covered in little red herring-shaped stamps.  “I’m saving this one for a friend,” she said.  ...

Courier Café serves up old-fashioned food, memories

Courier Café serves up old-fashioned food, memories

By Lillian Barkley

March 31, 2015


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In a small, corner cafe, Pullman railroad berth lights illuminate the booths, a large pendulum clock keeps time on a far wall, a gold Palace Opera House chandelier shines above the dining room and a red airplane with a propeller that acts as a fan for the main dining room hangs above customers’ he...

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen opens on Green Street

Pho Café & Thai Kitchen opens on Green Street

By Maddie Galassi

February 3, 2015


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Green Street welcomed Pho Café & Thai Kitchen, a Thai restaurant serving a wide variety of unique dishes, during a quiet opening over winter break. The new café, located at 611-B E. Green St., officially opened on Dec. 22 by three first-time restaurant owners. Souphaphone Soutchay, who along w...