Off the Hill

Taco Story

the least romantic date in providence

la poblanita, a taco restaurant in the back of a supermarket

On the one hand, we in Generation Z are often thought of as activists—the outspoken salvation for millennials, who ruined the planet with avocado toast and Instagram “hot dogs or legs” photos. Yet our elders still pity us for our supposed ineptitude when it comes to relationships, platonic or otherwise; apparently, we’re too busy scrolling…

A Big King in Providence

A Restaurant Review in Six Delicious Acts

Something ceremonial hangs in the air tonight. It’s in our voices, our selfies, the way the night feels: It permeates our conversation with Miguel, our Uber driver. We tell him we’re new here, transplants from California. We’re venturing off College Hill for the first time to dine at a restaurant apparently so good it’s theatrical….

Emma margulies Chocolat 3_18_2015

off the hill

the cozy cafe choklad

The first time I walked into that café in the middle of the hot Providence summer, I knew I’d found an oasis. The 90-degree weather and two hours spent walking around the city to hang research flyers might have contributed to this perception. Nonetheless, being familiar with some of the other restaurants nearby—the delicious Harry’s…

Katrina Machado improv 3_4_15

performing out of reality

the power of improv to place me in the present

There are only a few activities that will get me out of bed before 10 on a Saturday morning, and they almost exclusively involve culinary consumption. My one exception to this hard-and-fast food rule is the opportunity to ask strangers to call out random words, pantomime simple actions, and speak in bizarre voices. Unfortunately, I…

Peter Herrera Lit Arts

write or wrong turn

My Somewhat Literate Letter To Literary Arts

I am a writer. These have recently been tricky words in my life. Usually this phrase manifests itself as, “I’m concentrating in literary arts and political science, with a focus on creative writing… maybe screenwriting, I’m not sure…” or, “I don’t know what my plan is, but hopefully I can find something in a creative…