Summer is right around the corner and the heat is rising. As a result, our bodies feel dehydrated and thirsty. Stan State Students and community members share their favorite summer refreshers and homemade drinks. Recipes and summer refreshment details are listed below.
Food & Drink
The restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic has limited social gatherings, and bars and restaurants are no longer a place to enjoy an alcoholic beverage or a soda among good company, leaving many people to purchase their preferred drinks prepackaged from grocery store shelv…
Eating out has been a well-mourned commodity since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down social systems and immune systems alike. Many small businesses in the area have been severely impacted, and some have gone under due to the temporary shut-down and subsequent lack of indoor eating accommodati…
As the city of Turlock continues to grow, residents and visitors have seen a steady increase of different businesses. One of the newest is a Boba shop called Kung Fu Tea. Kung Fu Tea will join Quickly, which has been open in Turlock for nearly three years, as premier boba spots.
New locations of the Oregon-based coffee drive-thru, Dutch Bros, have been spreading rapidly over the past few years; the Central Valley has been no exception to the influence of Dutch Bros.
So much has changed amidst the chaos of these last few weeks. Thousands of lives have been lost, millions of people have filed for unemployment, and the global economy has suffered immensely. As we recognize those struggles, it's important to acknowledge that local businesses, such as restau…
Practicing self-isolation during these times is a small price to pay for the good of humanity. However, there are many simple pleasures that people have started to miss as a result. One of the things that many people are missing is their Starbucks coffee drinks.
A new Starbucks coffee house has just opened to serve the Stan State community. The new location just opened right across the Student Union Building. Stan State students waited in anticipation as they waited for their orders of frappuccino and other varieties of caffeinated drinks.
Shake Smart, a new smoothie bar, opened to the campus community Wednesday at the new Student Union Building. Students waited in line to order from the smoothie bar, excited to try one of the menu items for the very first time.
As spring time rolls around, the campus is coming alive with blossoming trees and blooming flowers. One spot on campus that is particularly lush is the Sustainable Garden, located near Naraghi Hall of Science.
Valentine’s Day is a holiday known for gifting chocolates and lovely greeting cards. Traditionally, couples or loved ones tend to reserve a table in a restaurant where the finest meals are served and the service is second to none. Restaurants like these are known to draw in plenty of custome…
The new Stan’s Choice food stand, located right beside Demergasso-Bava Hall, opened on the first week of the spring semester. Students immediately waited in line to order from the stand, eagerly wanting to try out one of the sandwiches on the menu for the very first time.
Stan State is home to a flourishing sustainable garden, where Agriculture students (supervised by Plant Science professor Costanza Zavalloni) have the opportunity to learn farming methods with a focus on sustainability.
Last Wednesday, Stan State Faculty and Students witnessed a timed cooking competition known as the “chopped” cooking challenge. The contest took place at the quad near main dining.