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Decade Wrap-Up: Food Trends of the ‘10s.

Decade Wrap-Up: Food Trends of the ‘10s.

Blanche Harris, Staff Photographer

December 19, 2019

The 2010’s have been defined by the changes in how we eat and what we eat. People are focused on eating right, cutting carbs, protecting animals by going vegan and sharing everything on social media. Let’s take a look at some of the trends of the decade.  Food Delivery  Over the past 10 years, ...

Sunny Street Cafe becomes Coppell’s newest brunch haven

“Our Famous Hearty Breakfast” is one of Sunny Street Cafe’s favorites on the menu, with two eggs, buttermilk pancakes, choice of bacon, ham or sausage; and choice of hash browns, grits or fresh fruit.  Sunny Street Cafe recently opened on Sept. 24 and is located on 140 W Sandy Lake Rd.

Charlotte Vanyo, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Sunny Street Cafe recently opened a new location in Coppell on Sept. 23. Specializing in breakfast, lunch and the beautiful combination of the two that is brunch, Sunny Street Cafe is open from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily.   When I pulled up to Sunny Street Cafe, the first thing that caug...

Easy school lunches for your difficult school days

Easy school lunches for your difficult school days

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 6, 2018

With the school year officially back in full swing, daily routines can often turn incredibly chaotic. Having a few school lunches ready in your refrigerator is one less thing you have to worry about in the morning. These three recipes are all easy to make, easy to reheat in a pinch and quite tasty. ...

Sample best food of city at Sunday’s 8th annual taste of coppell event

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 8th annual Taste of Coppell event this Sunday at the Four Points by Sheraton from 4-7 p.m. Local restaurants, event sponsors and businesses will be in attendance, including last year’s Golden Fork winner, Frost Cupcakery; tickets to the event cost $35.

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

November 11, 2017

Food ranging from all cultures, countries and tastes will be brought to Coppell at this Sunday’s 8th Taste of Coppell event from 4-7 p.m., hosted by the Coppell Chamber of Commerce.   Popular local business and restaurants will be in attendance at the event’s venue, the Four Points by Shera...

The ramen review: With the trend towards these noodles increasing, new restaurants are popping up in the DFW area (with video)

Ramen Hakata’s original Hakata Ramen ($8.50) has a tonkotsu, cream-based broth. With many toppings such as pork and a soft boiled egg, there is a lot of dimension to the dish. It does have thinner noodles, which is disappointing to some ramen eaters.

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Many people incorrectly picture ramen as a sodium-packed noodle soup in a foam cup that is eaten in copious amounts by broke college students. Authentic ramen, a Japanese and Chinese rooted dish, is more than just an instant noodle. With broths requiring six to 12 hours of preparation, specialty ...

Fortune House provides Shanghainese comfort food to local diners (with video)

Fortune House is a traditional Shanghainese restaurant located in Valley Ranch at 8150 N MacArthur Blvd #190 in Irving. Founded by Lucy Yong, who grew up in Shanghai, the restaurant aims to serve traditional meals.

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

  After living in Texas for 13 years, I've often felt the lack of international cuisine. For some, chain restaurants such as Chipotle and Pei Wei fill the void. For others, the empty space has been slowly filled by new and unique restaurants filling the Dallas area. Fortune House, a traditio...

Smooth out your morning routine: simple breakfast smoothie recipe

Smooth out your morning routine: simple breakfast smoothie recipe

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 26, 2016

An easy to make fruit smoothie may be the solution to hunger during a rushed morning. With minimal preparation needed they provide morning nutrition on the go. For those do sports in the morning, sipping on a smoothie on the way to practice is a lighter alternative to a solid meal before an early...

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 25, 2016

You’ve heard the saying about breakfast. We’ve been fed the cliché since kindergarten. Despite society’s emphasis on the importance of the first meal of the day, many still do not eat a “complete, balanced breakfast”. In fact, many teenagers skip breakfast altogether. The reasonin...

The wait is over: Sonic reopening today after summer renovations

The wait is over: Sonic reopening today after summer renovations

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 7, 2016

As students made their way to Coppell High School for mid-summer school activities, they may have been surprised to see that Sonic, a long-time after school staple, had been demolished.   In May 2016, Coppell City Council approved plans for construction to  begin over CISD’s summer break ...

A whole new outlook on food

Junior Taylor Bond eats her lunch consisting of grapes and tomatoes during A lunch on Friday. Bond was on the Whole30 diet recently which eliminates processed foods, sugars, grains, and legumes and helps dieters to regain their healthy metabolism. Photo by Kelly Monaghan.

Lina Pyon, Staff Writer

May 28, 2016

Almost everyone has a distinct feature about him or her: an accessory, hairstyle, etc. How about a grocery bag carrying large plastic bags filled with cherry tomatoes and green grapes?   This could be an unusual lunch or a distinguishable part about Coppell High School  junior Taylor Bo...

Taste of Irving providing culinary family fun this Saturday

Taste of Irving providing culinary family fun this Saturday

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Tomorrow, the city of Irving is hosting the annual Taste of Irving, a festival featuring food from various local restaurants.   Foodies, be on the lookout as 18 Irving-area restaurants will be at the event selling food from their menu including Coppell’s Pink Frosting Cupcakes, Fuzzy’...

Food Truck Frenzy to bring family fun to Coppell

Food Truck Frenzy to bring family fun to Coppell

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Tomorrow, several of the most popular food trucks in the Dallas area will be in the square at Old Town Coppell for Coppell’s second annual Food Truck Frenzy.   For one night only, citizens will be able enjoy tasty food ranging from New York style sandwiches to Indian food, all within Copp...