The first day of Spring is finally here! It is beautiful outside and everyone on campus is ready for a mid-semester breather. We want to remind you The Orleans Room will be closed during Spring Break. Loyola meal swipes will … Continue reading »

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Hello everyone! You asked and we listened. Finals Favorites have officially arrived in the Orleans Room. We came up with a menu filled with your suggestions during finals. Sunday night was our traditional Mass and Pancakes night, but tonight (Monday) … Continue reading »

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It’s that time again! The time when everyone is packing and getting ready for summer. That must also mean it is finals time which of course leads to the traditional closing semester favorite, Mass and Pancakes. With this year being … Continue reading »

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Have you ever wondered where all the parts of the fruits and vegetables at the Salad station and Vegan/Gluten-Free station that we do not consume go? This year the Orleans Room received some special bins from a group called Nola … Continue reading »

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Coming Soon…. The other day I was in the Dining Services offices and we got started talking about some new options coming soon. Ever since then I have been thinking . . . green. No, not the color, but being … Continue reading »

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Have you ever wondered where the Peeps came from? How about who came up with the idea of taking sugar and turning it into a bean or why chocolate bunnies over chocolate frogs? The other day while talking with some … Continue reading »

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Can you smell the spice in the air and feel the heat of the boiling water? It’s Springtime here in the Big Easy and after Mardi Gras comes another local season that drives everybody crazy for these little guys. They … Continue reading »

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Guess what? It’s St. Patrick’s Day soon! But what’s the deal with this cultural and religious holiday coming from Ireland? Believe it or not, more parading and a relief to your Lenten constraints! Every year on the 17th of March, … Continue reading »

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Did you know Loyola’s own Executive Chef once owned a restaurant called 2nd Edition in Catskill, New York (near Albany), home of Mike Tyson? Born and raised until he was twenty-eight in upstate New York, Scott Goodstal is a one … Continue reading »

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Welcome back everyone! I hope everyone had a fun and safe Mardi Gras, especially all you first timers. Some of you may be wondering . . . “what makes Carnival season such a big to-do? What happens after Carnival season … Continue reading »

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