Category: Best of Campus

In The Kitchen with Elk Horn Brewery

by Anna Glavash / photos by Sierra Pedro *Content Sponsored by Hungry Ducks* One of the best-kept secrets in the campus neighborhood is the Elk Horn Brewery and Cider House. It’s a family-owned gastropub with 24 craft beers and ciders on tap and a Southern/NW fused kitchen. Decorated with antlers and whiskey barrels, their large dining room features live edge wooden bar seating and a shuffleboard table. Outside, the fire pit is perfect for gathering around on a chilly evening, as are the TVs when the Ducks are playing. However, if your vibe is more “eating Pulled Pork Mac...

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Shoe-A-Holic | 2017 Best Shoe Store

Words by Nicole Scopelliti and Anya Caro | Photo by Lauren Bruce For 25 years, Shoe-A-Holic has been providing stylish, quality kicks for affordable prices. Priyamon Makydatui, the store’s owner, previously operated out of the quirky local shop Lazar’s Bazar. Before long, the growing establishment outgrew its space for shoes and moved downtown. Between word of mouth and the consequent dedicated student following, Shoe-A-Holic became a go-to shop for everything shoe related. It’s apparent that the shop can fill the needs of a diverse crowd, as you’ll often find a mix of local families and UO students browsing the...

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Cannabliss & Co. | 2017 Best Dispensary

Words by Delaney Rea | Photos by Trevor Meyer The year is 2017, and you can shop for weed online. Rejoice: it’s finally here. An Oregon pipe dream has been realized, and recreational marijuana is legal. As a registered voter in Oregon during the autumn of 2014, you may have played a part in making it a reality. So if you’re a supporter of (highly-regulated) legal weed, your first question might be: what’s the absolute best dispensary Eugene has to offer? You don’t need an eagle’s eye to notice that dispensaries have been popping up all over Lane County...

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Off the Waffle’s Hangover Breakfast

Words by Nicole Scopelliti | Photos by Sierra Pedro It’s Saturday night. Before you know it, you’ve had one too many beers. The aftermath of this unforgettable night out will surely rear its head the following morning. When that stubborn headache and growling stomach arrive, head over to Off the Waffle to get just what the doctor ordered: a cup of coffee and a plate of waffles to get you back on your feet. A trip to Off the Waffle is what the restaurant’s co-owner, Omer Orian, refers to as a “magical waffle experience.” The restaurant’s atmosphere is vibrant,...

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Top 10 Horror Movies to Watch Over Hallo-Weekend

Written by Nicole Scopelliti | Photo by Lauren Bruce 1. The Shining (1980) If you’re looking for an eerie film with a homage to Oregon’s very own Timberline Lodge in the opening credits, this movie is for you. Forego the jump scares this weekend and indulge in this psychological thriller directed by the talented Stanley Kubrick. Follow Jack, Wendy, and Danny Torrance through the Overlook Hotel as they edge towards the brink of insanity. All work and no play makes college students grumpy, so be sure to watch this flick. 2. The Exorcist (1973) This legendary film has made...

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