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World Cuisine Night: Around the World in Ten Eateries

Overall, the concept of World Cuisine Night was a good one — paying $10 or one meal swipe for access to every dining hall is an amazing deal, and the idea of traveling the world across campus eateries was fun to get into. However, the execution was pretty poor. Very few stops were the least bit satisfying — it really brought out the worst in dining hall food. With adequate preparation and superb execution, though, I think that another World Cuisine Night could be a big success.

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Timeless Asian Snacks: Best Excuses for Your Candy Cravings

Chinese kids didn’t celebrate Halloween when I grew up (most of them still don’t), so God realized we needed some other excuse to eat candy. My frugal parents, and their parents before them, saved all their candy boxes to store sewing supplies, ensuring that the memories associated with those candies would last many generations.

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Meal Delivery Service Showdown

The idea to subscribe to a meal delivery service did not dawn on me until one night when I was browsing the New York Times Cooking website one Saturday in early September. I came across this Spring Ramen Bowl with snap peas and asparagus recipe, and was excited for a moment — until I opened my kitchen pantry to find there was nothing but ramen. No snap peas, no asparagus, no ginger and no lemons.

Qijia Yu / Sun Staff Writer

Jackman’s Vineyard Tomato Tasting: A Myriad of Colors, Shapes and Flavors

Under the glowing yellow lights engulfed by the night drapes, visitors were enjoying wood oven broccoli pizza, freshly made dolsa and wine tastings from one of the local vineyards. But these foods were not what I had come for; I had come to do a little tomato tasting at stall 53, where Alex Jackman introduced passersby to more than 50 varieties of tomatoes grown at his farm.

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Simply App-etizing: Cornell’s Eatery app

The app, Cornell Dining Made Simple, has arrived. Developed by CUAppDev, an iOS project team at Cornell University, the app helps users to browse which eateries are open on campus, along with the hours and menu of the eatery. It also enables the user to share menus with social networking contacts.