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Five fun things to do in LA over winter break

Five fun things to do in LA over winter break

By Alexandra Chang, Managing Editor/Culture Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under FOOD, WHIMSIES

Whether you're traveling abroad or staying local in Los Angeles, winter break is a time of relaxation and fun. Due to Archer Forward construction, Archer students have three weeks off this year as opposed to the normal two. If you are in need of some local activities to engage in, we've got you covered....

Column: Pomegranate and Winter – The Perfect Pear

Column: Pomegranate and Winter – The Perfect Pear

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, SHOWCASE

December brings to mind images of pies, hot coffee, chocolate and endless Christmas cookies. Even glazed hams and yams have the secret ingredient that makes the food your grandma cooks during the winter months somehow magically delicious. It all comes down to sugar. Sweet candy, cookies and other...

LA Neighborhood Guide: Beverly Hills Edition

LA Neighborhood Guide: Beverly Hills Edition

By Gracie Marx, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under FOOD, SHOWCASE, 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. Beverly ...

Column: Starbucks has taken over winter, and I’m okay with it

Column: Starbucks has taken over winter, and I’m okay with it

By Scarlet Levin, Columnist

December 2, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, SHOWCASE, VOICES

The holidays are fast approaching, ladies. And do you know what that means? It is time to say goodbye to good ol’ 2017. Whether it was an easy-breezy sort of year for you or maybe a little tough, 2017 was undoubtedly eventful. Through all the craziness of this year, I have had the support and lov...

Review: Smorgasburg LA highlights diverse cultures, worth the Sunday trip Downtown

Review: Smorgasburg LA highlights diverse cultures, worth the Sunday trip Downtown

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD, SHOWCASE

When I think of trendy, outdoor food markets, a few things come to mind: terrible, expensive parking, ridiculously long lines and overpriced, overrated food. After hearing about the open-air Smorgasburg LA, I was expecting it to be more of same. But during my excursion Downtown, I found the exac...

Review: Plant Food and Wine – A Vegan Heaven

Review: Plant Food and Wine – A Vegan Heaven

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

Imagine a picturesque vegan heaven, filled with vegetables and non-dairy cheeses. Plant Food and Wine fits that image, offering tasty food that even the pickiest eater will dig into. The health-conscious restaurant is located at the end of Abbot Kinney and boasts an all-white dining room and ...

LA Neighborhood Guide: Downtown Edition

LA Neighborhood Guide: Downtown Edition

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017


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. Los Ange...

Review: Café Gratitude serves delicious vegan food at new Beverly Hills location

Review: Café Gratitude serves delicious vegan food at new Beverly Hills location

By Liz Haltrecht, Culture Correspondent

October 20, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

Lucky, Grateful, Connected and Brilliant are just a few menu options at vegan eatery Cafe Gratitude. According to Cafe Gratitude's website, the restaurant's goal is to “create a menu and environment that supports health and sustainability for both our community and the planet.” The chain has six lo...

Column: Butter than Movie Theater Popcorn

Column: Butter than Movie Theater Popcorn

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

October 18, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, VOICES

I love Archer. Many qualities in this community make me grin, and, more often than not, it’s the little things that make all the difference. Exhibit A: eating in class. I’m nervous to go to college for many reasons, but none are as frightening of the possibility of not being able to eat in class....

Column: Dreams of Autumn Muffins

Column: Dreams of Autumn Muffins

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

September 23, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, VOICES

When August turns to September, am I the only one that envisions short autumn days dusted in amber leaves and coated in apple cider?  Pumpkin pies, sweater season and waking up early just to read for fun?  Muffins with tea and snuggling up with ugly plaid blankets to watch leaves fall through sligh...

Review: Vegan Glory offers unique Thai dishes

Review: Vegan Glory offers unique Thai dishes

By Alice Grainge, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

Located minutes away from Beverly Center, Vegan Glory is a Thai vegan and vegetarian restaurant that keeps up with all of the latest food trends. Vegan Glory mainly uses vegetables, tofu and soy-based meat substitutes in their dishes. Although the majority of the menu consists of Thai and Thai fusio...

Column: The Dish on Pescetarianism

Column: The Dish on Pescetarianism

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

April 17, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, VOICES

My family eats anything and everything, from giant burgers to steamed kale, and everything in between. So it was only natural when Lent, a Christian period of reflection that asks you to give up something in your life from Ash Wednesday to Easter, came around, to give up one of the best ingredients in...

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