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LA Neighborhood Guide: Westwood Edition

LA Neighborhood Guide: Westwood Edition

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under FOOD, WHIMSIES

“LA Neighborhood Guide” is a collection of listicles highlighting unique Los Angeles neighborhoods. It explores places to go, things to do and interesting information about the area in general. Through this spotlight, the Oracle hopes to explore Los Angeles’ diversity and unique attractions. UCLA is ...

Column: What food means to me

Column: What food means to me

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

May 11, 2018


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD

I think most people would agree that they love food.  Most Archer girls, in particular, have an affinity for advisory food, courtyard picnics and going across to pick up a quick bite across the street.  (Hint: your answer to the “what do I get?” question can always be solved by a Belwood Walnut T...

Review: Erin McKenna’s gluten-free, vegan bakery serves delicious treats

Review: Erin McKenna’s gluten-free, vegan bakery serves delicious treats

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

Nestled in the heart of Larchmont, Erin McKenna’s bakery offers Angelenos healthy and delicious gluten-free desserts. While many people many not associate the words vegan and gluten-free with delectable desserts, this small bakery is filled with tasty eats.  Originally founded in New York City in 2005, Er...

Abigale Lischak travels with NSLI-Y to China, explores culture, language

Abigale Lischak travels with NSLI-Y to China, explores culture, language

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, FOOD, MULTIMEDIA

During summer vacation, many high schoolers trade homework for going to the beach and spending time with friends. But unlike most, Abigale Lischak '20 spent her break studying a foreign language. Lischak traveled to China for six weeks from the beginning of June to the end of August in 2017 to lea...

Review: Dominique Ansel expands to the west coast, offers full-service restaurant

Review: Dominique Ansel expands to the west coast, offers full-service restaurant

By Alexandra Chang, Managing Editor/Culture Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

If you’ve heard of a cronut, chances are, you’ve also heard of Dominique Ansel. The famed French pastry chef owns an eponymous bakery in New York City, and he recently opened a second location at The Grove in Los Angeles. Rather than simply being a bakery, however, Dominique Ansel’s location...

Column: A Date with Caramel

Column: A Date with Caramel

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

April 11, 2018


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, VOICES

When’s the last time you caught yourself in a Pinterest rabbit hole?  One second, you’re looking for pretty appetizer plates for your mom’s birthday. And the next it’s 45 minutes later, and you’ve clicked yourself to DIY planting boxes. I detest these rabbit holes, but occasionally, they ...

Column: Be the backcountry cook your tentmates want you to be

Column: Be the backcountry cook your tentmates want you to be

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

March 10, 2018


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, VOICES

If you know me at all, you know that I love the outdoors and backpacking. If you’ve read my column, you know that I love cooking. While these things don’t usually mesh well (see: burned, bland and otherwise bleh food), I’ve had a pretty amazing experience cooking on my Archer Arrow Weeks as wel...

Review: Cleveland’s Soho Chicken and Whiskey serves delicious, modern southern food

Review: Cleveland’s Soho Chicken and Whiskey serves delicious, modern southern food

By Gracie Marx, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

The great state of Ohio may not seem like a prime tourist destination, but, in fact, Ohio has many restaurants that are intriguing. Seven Archer student in the past five years have attended college in the state at universities such as The Ohio State University, Kenyon College and Miami University....

Restaurant Review: Petros – Greek food with a California twist

Restaurant Review: Petros – Greek food with a California twist

By Liz Haltrecht, Culture Correspondent

February 10, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

After Westfield Century City’s recent re-opening, the mall now offers a wide variety of new restaurants. Liz Haltrecht '19 will be writing a series of articles reviewing new eateries located at Century City. Simple and delicious: Petros strives for these goals in their food, but reality f...

Pasta, Frozen Yogurt and More: 3 Delicious Holidays in February

Pasta, Frozen Yogurt and More: 3 Delicious Holidays in February

By Alexandra Chang, Managing Editor/Culture Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under FOOD, WHIMSIES

When you think of holidays in February, what does your mind jump to? I think it's safe to say that most people would say Valentine's Day. However, there are tons of other (non-official) holidays that are certainly worth celebrating, such as National Kite Flying Day, National Awkward Moments Day and Natio...

Column: Vegetable Soup for the Soul

Column: Vegetable Soup for the Soul

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

January 29, 2018


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD

The middle of winter is upon us.  The rainiest and coldest months of the year here in Los Angeles are January and February, and there always seems to be a monotonous rhythm that takes over the winter. But the beauty of Los Angeles comes in the random spring sunshine that hits in the beginning of Febr...

LA Neighborhood Guide: Manhattan Beach Edition

LA Neighborhood Guide: Manhattan Beach Edition

By Kamryn Bellamy, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


Filed under FOOD, VOICES, WHIMSIES

“LA Neighborhood Guide” is a collection of listicles highlighting unique Los Angeles neighborhoods. It explores places to go, things to do and interesting information about the area in general. Through this spotlight, The Oracle hopes to explore Los Angeles’ diversity and unique attractions. Manhatta...

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