If you ever get tired of the campus dining service, there are a slew of restaurants available in Northfield.
To name a few:
Hogan Brothers (hogie sandwiches, coffee, soup, etc.)
Chapati's (Indian food)
Kurry Kabab (Indian food)
Pan Pan ("International cuisine")
Quarterback Club (ribs, burgers, etc.)
Mandarin Garden (Chinese food)
I usually frequent Hogan Brothers, The Tavern and Chapatis. Out of the three, Hogan Brothers—or, as some endearingly refer to it as, Ho’Broz—is the most affordable. I think an order of soup, a drink, and a third of a sandwich is around five dollars; as your stereotypically money-pinched college student, I value good deals. The Tavern and Chapatis are also decently priced, but you’re not going to be able to properly feed yourself under a ten dollar budget. Therefore, they are what I call the I-only-go-here-if-it's-buffet-time restaurants.
Yesterday, my friends were in search of “good” Mexican food. I decided to tag along, because it’s been a while since I’ve had moderately spicy food.
We arrived at Sosa’s, a market and restaurant located on 200 Highway 3 North.
And let me tell you, we were presented with burritos the size of our heads.
The burritos were apparently excellent, but because I apparently have a stomach the size of an infant’s fist and would never be able to eat anything that large, I wisely ordered two tacos.
And I fell in love.
Afterwards, I bought three boxes of cookies, a coconut popsicle, and was tempted to invest in a Dora the Explorer piñata, until I decided that it would probably be a cause for suspicion. (Do you think a college student with a cartoon character piñata would be up to any good? I think not, reader.)
I ended up spending eleven dollars. Clearly, I was thrilled.
And I still am, because I'm a simple girl, and I'm not ashamed to state that good food and great prices are enough to capture my heart.
And on that incredibly cheesy note, I end this post.