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Restaurants open for takeout

A customer picks up a take out order from Insalata's restaurant in Marin County. Insalata's
recently reopened for takeout service on May 4 to serve daily from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

May 20, 2020

Social distancing requirements due to COVID-19 created major shifts in the restaurant business, affecting the service, employees, and profits. “At the beginning it was extremely difficult because we were losing most of our clients,” Guido Mastrobalo, owner of Geo Gelati, a gelato shop on Union Street s...

Restrictive diets can foster bad habits

Restrictive diets can foster bad habits

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

February 14, 2020

Although not eating for extended periods of time can be a healthful diet tool for adults, intermittent fasting may not be the right decision for teenagers.  “I choose to only eat eight hours a day and fast for 16 hours," chemistry teacher Roderick Mobley said. “I have already lost seven pounds in t...

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Farmer Bill Crepps of the farm Everything Under the Sun sells his dried fruit to a customer at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Crepps farms his fruits and vegetables using sun-drying methods that achieve organic status and employ sustainable methods.

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

October 7, 2019

Strolling down the colorful aisles of Whole Foods on the corner of Franklin and California streets, displays stocked with strawberries, tomatoes and blueberries that are labeled “organic,” “sustainable” and “genetically modified” can confuse many shoppers.  Almost three-quarters of American consumers ...

Cafeteria service to expand in fall

EAT UP Sophomore Tara Boyd gets lunch in the Broadway Campus cafeteria. The SAGE lunch plan is expanding to include all students next year on both the Broadway and the Pine/Octavia Campuses.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 28, 2019

The SAGE food service is expanding to provide lunch for all students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 at no additional cost in the 2019-20 school year, resulting in an increase of approximately 37% more students relying on the cafeteria for their midday meal. “In order to provide the proper lunchtime ...

Muslim students fast for Ramadan

Sophomore Sarah El Qadah works on her homework instead of eating food during lunch. Muslims will observe Ramadan through the beginning of June.

Gabi Guido, Reporter

May 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Muslim students began a 30-day fast for the religious holiday Ramadan on May 6. Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. Observers of the holiday are not allowed to consume food or water between sunrise and sunset each day. “It helps us understand the pain of...

Taco ’bout delicious

The Pork Chop, served with cucumber salad, is a customer favorite at Don Pistos. Other house specialties include the Puerto Nuevo Lobster and Carne Asada.

Cassie Eskicioglu, City Life Editor

April 3, 2019

With a minimal lighting, close proximity seating, loud music, and Mexican-American eats, Don Pistos creates a contemporary food experience that draws neighbors and foodies alike, despite having no sign or name on the restaurant. Normally solely found at taquerias, Don Pistos brings Mexican-inspired food to ...

Say ‘(mac and) cheese’

MAC'D is the only San Francisco restaurant dedicated to mac and cheese dishes. The restaurant first opened last year in San Francisco and has two locations in the City, as well as one in Portland, OR.

Cassie Eskicioglu, City Life Editor

November 7, 2018

With just two traditional ingredients — pasta and cheese — macaroni and cheese may seem rather limited, but a trendy restaurant on Fillmore Street begs to differ. With nearly 2000 different combinations available, MAC’D offers its customers the opportunity to create their own mac and cheese. From...

Freshmen are given off-campus lunch privilege

ORDER UP Freshmen Paige Retajczyk and Nina Guttierez wait in line to order at Starbucks. The Fillmore Street Starbucks is a popular lunch spot among Convent students.

Grace Krumplitsch, Reporter

October 25, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE After completing the first quarter of the school year, freshmen are now allowed off-campus lunch. “It is a really exciting next chapter for them,” Freshmen Grade Chair Allyson Maebert said. “They have spent the last few months getting to know each other in a cohort, and they h...

Donut miss this

With donuts as buns, Straw recreates the classic hamburger. Straw has been open since 2011, but as of Sept. 17, Straw is only open for brunch.

Cassie Eskicioglu, City Life Editor

October 8, 2018

Located in the heart of Hayes Valley and surrounded by local eateries, bakeries, and creameries, Straw stands out as a carnival-themed dining experience. With colorfully decorated walls, amusement park-themed dishes, menus made from children’s books and a booth shaped as a tilt-a-whirl ride, Str...

Cafeteria plan provides variety

Senior Caroline Schulberg adds avocado chunks and other toppings to her salad from the cafeteria's build-your-own salad bar. Students wear lanyards with their name and photo on them to show that they have paid for the meal plan.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

September 27, 2018

With a daily menu featuring hot entree items, a build-your-own salad bar and panini-press, a new lunch system requires students to take part in a single-purchase or semester lunch plan replacing the pay-per-item method. “We really wanted to improve the quality of the service for students and were ...

A home for all

A home for all

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018

I started crying on the bus last week, but not because of myself. I was crying for Arleen, Doreen, Larraine, Lamar and everyone else in the book I was reading. “Evicted,” by Matthew Desmond, follows eight families in Milwaukee struggling to keep roofs over their heads. It makes a very convincing...

Cafeteria starts providing all day service

Cafeteria starts providing all day service

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

January 12, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE   SAGE Dining Services is now allowing students to purchase snacks, fruit and other grab-and-go items at any time of the day on the Broadway Campus. “I had wished that the cafeteria would provide food in between classes because I know a lot of students like me get hungry in between classes,” sophomore Ella Beard...

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