• Emma Margulies

    off the hill

    the cozy cafe choklad

    March 19, 2015
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    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 […]

    a conversation on fox’s empire

    examining the show that’s climbing the charts

    March 12, 2015
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    [Spoiler warning!] What is Empire? Created by Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler) and Danny Strong (Justified, Mad Men), Empire is a primetime soap opera about a family and their record label. The show follows patriarch Lucious Lyon, who pits his three sons against one another for control of his “empire” after getting diagnosed with ALS. […]

    on the side: flavors

    choosing not to choose at andrews commons

    March 5, 2015
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    It’s the waiting that gets to me. Four nozzles, but there might as well be one-and-a-half, the way the stream shrivels for every newcomer putting a cup in. Not long ago someone on Brown Confessions did a test—it takes two minutes to fill a small cup of water at Andrews Commons. Two minutes. In the […]

    bananas on fire

    spice up your life with bananas flambé

    February 26, 2015
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    Most of the time, I am a creature of habit. I’ve got my regular hangouts, my regular restaurant orders, and my regular old clothes that I wear over and over. I like to stick to my routines. The same pattern usually applies to the food I eat. It’s probably not the healthiest way to operate […]