I will never forget how hard my first day of college was. I was lost. Afraid. Alone. I knew no one. I had no friends. In the middle of my first lecture, the hole of being alone and loneliness started to eat me alive. Literally. I felt like there was a hole inside of me. […]
September is national chicken month, so naturally beloved Columbia a cappella group Uptown Vocal—last seen performing at the White House—sang about chicken on Fox News. Over the weekend, Popeye’s sponsored Uptown Vocal to the tune of $700 (and free chicken), transforming them into the “Love That Chicken From Popeyes Chorus.” As part of the promotion, […]
Columbia College sophomores, think of the hours you’ve spent teasing out subtitles of Nietzsche’s will to power and Freud’s Oedipal complex. Now think about fried chicken. Yeah, we don’t really get the connection either, but, in a daring thematic maneuver, your class reps will be offering free KFC fried chicken, buiscuits and Mac ‘n’ Cheese, CC study guides, and […]
M2M recently debuted a new burger that got us excited, so we decided to go and check it out. Chief Poultry Correspondent Brian Phillips Donahoe pens our review: Bwog was already giddy with anticipation when we saw the signs: M2M was introducing a new chicken burger. Come dinner time, we joined the disorganized and agitated […]
Consequences of Manhattanville! (NYPost) Inefficient mayors! (New York Times) More tiny apartments! (NYPost) Chicken run in Midtown! (NYPost) Santas! So many Santas! (Gothamist)
Katharine Abrams, Bwog’s culinary expert, reports Still dreaming of butternut squash soup and sage ravioli, I hope to soon see Community Food and Juice without brown paper lining its windows. However, Community’s indefinite close does have its advantages, namely forcing me to explore other dining options near campus. In its wake, Pio Pio, a Peruvian rotisserie […]
Spring is in the air and lovers are marrying on the steps today. Or, at least, pretending to. Hangama, the annual Pakistani mock wedding, will be on the steps today from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. They’re already setting up, although no one has yet spotted the majestic white horse that will ride through the gates. […]
Gimme a B! Gimme an I! Gimme a CYCLE! Blazer, jacket, messenger bag, collared shirt, sweater vest: the Eye’s guide to sartorial humanity (Wait, what just happened here) Do you know what a cooked chicken breast sounds like? South Africa has redeeming values despite its lack of a Metropolitan Museum of Art! Kate Moss gets […]
Maven reporter Lydia DePillis contacted Bwog just moments ago with this alarming and amazing tip: “Chicken and rice stand on 116th–with a tv!” Any guesses on what the Chef is watching? Josh Brolin on SNL tonight, must-see-TV perhaps?
Last night, Culture Editor Tony Gong went to CCSC’s massive multicultural event “Passport to Columbia,” and returned a little more appreciative of diverse foods, arts, and Columbia, the nation. His account of the night follows. Some people (naysayers and cynics, mainly) don’t think you need a passport to go to Columbia. “Columbia is a university, […]
Free Rotisserie Chicken, rice and beans in the Lerner lobby! It’s delicious. Bwog already had some. Hurry up!
Welcome back to Cooking with Bwog. Bwog’s resident chef is doing a one-week tour at a Navy mess hall, but in her absence we present a full Southern meal, a recipe that was handed down for generations after this week’s chef’s family had forfeited all its Southern roots by moving to New England in the […]
Overheard in Ferris Booth: Guy 1: “Was he up?” Guy 2: “No, I don’t think so.” Guy 1: “If you’re going to fuck a chicken on stage, get hard.” Thanks to tipster Lars Dabney and his sharp ears.
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