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Dinner for Prom?

Izzy Cantwell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Food, Uncategorized

With prom just around the corner, picking a good place to eat can be challenging.   Many teens prefer to save money on dinner so they can afford their dress, shoes or tux.  A popular alternative instead of going out to eat has been dining in, and having a restaurant cater. “I’m eating at a friend’s...

Down for Donuts

Down for Donuts

Maggie Morant, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Food

Donuts are a major staple of the American breakfast. Two of the most popular donut franchises in the United States include Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts. But, personally, there is nothing better than a donut from a local donut shop. Because of my love for donuts, I sought to find the best local donut...

Before the game

Faith Hasher, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Archive, Food, Uncategorized

Athletes at Cactus Shadows carb load up, and bond together before games, meets and tournaments. Tina Hasher, one of the team moms for football, said they eat together for “team camaraderie.” The athletes get to enjoy each others company instead of at practice where they are constantly working and c...

Top 10 easy recipes for lunches

Zoie Lamebesis, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Archive, Food

Chicken Wrap Sliced Chicken, Peppers, Tomatoes, Onions, Spinach, Whole Wheat Wrap Chips and Gauc Avocado, Onion, Lime, Lemons, Tomatoes, Cilantro.   Pasta Salad Veggie Pasta, Tomatoes, Onions, Italian Dressing, Bell Peppers. Salad In a jar Spinach or Lettuce, tomatoes, onion, bell pe...

How to: healthy lunch

How to: healthy lunch

Zoie Lamebesis, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Archive, Food

Many hungry students need help with packing a healthy lunch for school but do not know where to start. They either think they do not have enough time or they think that their food will not stay fresh by lunch time. However, there are many tips and tricks many people do not know about that will help t...

Four local spots to grab a good lunch

September 22, 2016


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Students looking for a good lunch after a half day are in luck. There are plenty of options to choose from. Here are a few suggestions for lunch nearby. El Encanto is a Mexican restaurant in downtown Cave Creek. The outdoor patio includes a lagoon with ducks and turtles. El Encanto is located on 62...

The Summit Diner reaches the Summit

The Summit Diner reaches the Summit

Destiny Serviss, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Food

The Summit Diner, located near Pei Wei in the Summit shopping center, is a casual restaurant with a relaxed attitude and decent food. On the Sunday we visited, the little restaurant was very busy. While the venue is quite small, there are tables outside, which expands the seating area. The decor is...

Addicted to the Breakfast Joynt

Addicted to the Breakfast Joynt

Abby Cardenas, News Editor

February 12, 2016


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A hole in the wall business, with a steady stream of customers, The Breakfast Joynt is a breakfast and lunch diner hidden in DC Ranch. They offer a wide array of foods for a desirable price that keeps the customers coming back for more.   The Breakfast Joynt is situated in DC Ranch off Pima road, and h...

Firehouse Subs Fires away at Subway

Firehouse Subs Fires away at Subway

Ashley Wong, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Food

  Firehouse Subs and Subway are both very reputable sandwich establishments, but when the time comes to make a decision, Firehouse Subs is definitely the way to go. “Firehouse Subs puts more effort into their sandwiches and are just better quality,” says Alyssa Suddreth, a junior. Eve...

Mug Food Magic

Mug Food Magic

Kiera Riley, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Food

Mug foods are quick, single serve meals that are ready at the zap of a microwave. Ranging from options such as chicken pot pie to banana bread, mug foods are easy at home foods. The preparation requires a microwave safe mug, a microwave and a few ingredients. “I liked the fact that it was so quick,”...

Valentines Treats

Valentines Treats

Elaina Rovenstine, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Food

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to give out candy and other treats to the loved ones in our lives. There are the timeless classic Valentine’s Day gifts that never fail to make others happy but there is always room to think outside of the box. According to a survey by CNN, on average Americans spend over 18...

Water Those?

Water Those?

Lauren Haggar, Travel Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Food

Buying fancy bottled water has been especially popular this year. During a blind taste test it was decided by price, marketing and taste ruled out a clear winner. In the blind taste test the waters that were used included Voss, Fiji, Evian, and Smart Water. The prices of these items varied from high...

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