Located right across the street from Alma Mater on the University of Illinois Quad, Cocomero has been a steady presence of Campustown for a long time. Initially offering mostly self-serve frozen yogurt, they now serve …
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A refreshing pitstop at La Michoacana Express
La Michoacana Express is home to a variety of (mostly) cold Mexican sweets. Run by a local family, they make their own ice cream, drinks, and ice cream bars. The ice cream treats have water-based …
Bountiful sweets found at San Miguel Panaderia
Nestled between La Mixteca and El Oasis, San Miguel Panaderia is a great addition to the collection of Mexican food businesses on the corner of University and Cunningham Avenues. They sell more than two dozen …
Grovestone has dessert, too
What kind of place is Grovestone? For the short answer, it’s a great place to go when you want some high-quality olive oil with knowledgeable staff to help you decide. To go more in-depth, Grovestone …
Heavy Spoon: Where childhood breakfast dreams come true
If you’ve ever wanted ice cream to kickstart your day, Heavy Spoon has you covered and then some. Located in Downtown Champaign and founded by Sherard D. Brown, this new breakfast (or evening) snack location …
A food tour of Art Mart
Matt goes through and tries all sorts of food from Art Mart from banana cream tart to a magic bar to sweet potato lentil salad.
Japan House’s The 10 Ways of Rice: An Exploration of Asian Culture dinner event
Matt enjoyed twenty-four different items as part of a celebration of Asian rice culture at Japan House.
Eat fresh Middle Eastern food at Dubai Grill
Matt goes to the University of Illinois campus to try Middle Eastern cuisine at Dubai Grill.
El Oasis can satisfy your sweet tooth
Matt tries a wide variety of desserts from El Oasis in Urbana.
The sweets to taste at The Cake Artist’s Studio
Matt visited The Cake Artist's Studio in Champaign to try a variety of desserts, and he was not disappointed.