ChuckT posts a pretty sweet pic of the upcoming events at Coffman Memorial Union at the U of M. Decorating travel mugs? Buffalo Wild Wings? Where were these parties when I was in college!?
January 20, 2011
January 21, 2011 at 10:00 am
In college if we were flush with cash we would order Pizza Hut bread sticks, if out of cash it was ramen noodles in the basement kitchen of Blakeley Hall. I don’t remember getting much for free food around campus unless it was finals time or a special occasion. There was a sculpture of the state of Minnesota made out of cheese at the party to celebrate a new chancellor. Maybe the Coffman Union catering budget would be a good place to start cutting costs.
January 21, 2011 at 10:09 am
Dougie, but what about Don’s Cafe? No need to be flush with cash when you could get two meals for $5. So tasty.
And yeah, rarely got free food. Not even a sculputure of cheese. We did get a pancake breakfast once when there was a U of M president visiting. Problem was, it was at breakfast time, and I wasn’t getting up early for just pancakes.
January 21, 2011 at 10:14 am
Don’s was a good option of you had transportation and a sober driver. That huge plate of fries was always a welcome sight after an evening of over indulging. The Country Kitchen (Atlantic Avenue) was also an option but I nearly got into a fight with a townie coke dealer there once as he was harassing one of my friends and then he hit the waitress. The Pizza Ranch buffet was also something I miss. The Subway didn’t get built until I think my Senior year.
January 21, 2011 at 10:17 am
Pizza Ranch chicken is the best in the state. So good. And I don’t know what this “sober driver” thing you talk about is. I’m pretty sure drunk driving was legal in the city limits.
January 21, 2011 at 10:23 am
Once driving back to Key Row from the Met my roommate got pulled over. The officer was a friend, he drove behind us to escort us back to our apartment.
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