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Respect Las Palmas: Stop purchasing ‘trendy’ ethnic food

Las Palmas doubles as a taqueria, serving cheap tacos stuffed with meats such as chicken, steak, ground beef and carnitas on doubled-up corn tortillas. (Photo by Jeremy Wang | Senior Staff Columnist)

By Jeremy Wang | Senior Columnist

May 30, 2018

Nestled away on Atwood Street is an Oakland gem that’s the stuff of legends — Las Palmas. As a big fan of Tex-Mex and home cooking, I do most of my grocery shopping at this small Mexican grocery store, where I can find ingredients such as jicama or prickly pears that conventional stores don’t carry...

Dining Guide: Real food enhances student health, environment

Terry Tan | Staff Illustrator

By Alyssa Lieberman / Columnist

October 1, 2015

At any given time, students fill our on-campus dining hall, Market Central. After swiping in, the dining hall is packed with students crowding around the omelet station, deciding between a wrap and stir fry, or hovering around to find a booth. Many of these students couldn’t tell you what’s in the fo...

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