Avec Meal Plan: The Ratty

Ratty floorplan

Here’s the deal. If you think the Ratty sucks, you’re just high maintenance. No, it’s not three catered meals given to you on a silver tray by Wolfgang Puck, but if you thought it would be, that’s on you. It’s a college dining hall, and when a single kitchen has to serve three square meals a day in a (theoretically) unlimited quantity to thousands of hungry students, I think it deserves to be cut some slack.

The Ratty is not delicious, but that is as much your fault as the Ratty’s. You clearly just aren’t aware of the options available to you. You are making your Ratty experience sucky when it could be distinctly just alright.

The lunch rush happens around 11:50am and lasts till around 12:45pm since, you know, that’s lunch time. Hate lines? Guess what? Not the Ratty’s fault. Eat a nice breakfast and you’ll be able to hold out until 1. Eat an early lunch and you’ll just have a nice afternoon pre-dinner snack. If you can spend time in the Ratty, you have time to make a perfectly tasty and respectable meal.


Bistro/Chef’s Corner:

These are perhaps the two busiest lines of any eatery on Brown’s campus during the lunch rush, but it also serves the main food options, which can be satisfying or mediocre depending on the day. The Bistro station serves breakfast items through the afternoon, and then it switches to hot entrees and sides. Breakfast for lunch is always a good look, and one frequently unconsidered past noon. You are not better than 1p.m. french toast, and don’t you forget it. Chef’s Corner usually serves alternative entrees, but if Bistro is serving something popular (i.e. chicken fingers), then Chef’s Corner will serve it as well. In any case, checking out both sides is usually a good idea.

Apricot noodles with beef is weird, but damn, snaps for bravery.

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Imagine 250+: Fall Celebration Weekend Calendar

Looking for a centralized calendar of events for Brown’s 250+ Homecoming Weekend? Save this as your phone wallpaper so you don’t miss a thing!
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12 Days of Spring Weekend: Ticketing statuses

Well. That was anticlimactic.

Yesterday, the BSA website pulled a Y2K and did not crash in the wee hours of the morning. But, true to Brunonian form our Facebook feeds were filled with snark and sass at the non-catastrophe.

We at BlogDH, rather than going back to bed like normal folk, decided to curate the best.

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BlogDH Presents: A very Brown Valentine

Singles Appreciation Day got you down? If you’ve got that special someone and are trying to find the right words to describe your feelings (besides thirsty), BlogDH has got you covered. Check out these very special Brown valentines.

1. Let me describe my feelings with food


If you like it you should put a (onion) ring on it

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