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Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Sammy Hernandez

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Sammy Hernandez

Bertina Xue and Cleo Falvey
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

This week’s Top Chef: Restaurant 108 featured the final competitor: Senior Sammy Hernandez. Hernandez created a host of amazing dishes that were inspired by his Puerto Rican roots. The deliciousness of the dishes and the high quality of the service made for an excellent overall dining experience. ...

Baking with Susanna: Passover Flourless Chocolate Cake

Baking with Susanna: Passover Flourless Chocolate Cake

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

It’s Passover! That means many of us Jews don’t eat anything with flour for eight days. But it doesn’t mean no dessert; we just eat flourless desserts instead! Flourless chocolate cake is hands down one of my favorite desserts, regardless of whether it’s Passover or not. It’s just like normal...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie, Mona Dias and Isaac Dassel

Evan Marohn and Bertina Xue
April 7, 2017
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

The third installment of the annual Top Chef competition in Restaurant 108 featured three chefs, rather than the usual one, as seniors Nathan Lourie, Mona Dias and Isaac Dassel collaborated on an Italian-themed menu with several appetizer, entree and dessert options. First, we were served a bas...

Student clarifies the meaning of the headscarf/Hijab Tutorial

Student clarifies the meaning of the headscarf/Hijab Tutorial

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts, Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

https://youtu.be/B8VbR94rDRE “Does your dad ever hit you?” “So… you must not date because of the whole....scarf thing.” “Did your brother make you wear that?” “Are you going to have an arranged marriage?” “You must be REALLY conservative.” “Honey, you can tak...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Juniors Annika Haber and Maya Kassis

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Juniors Annika Haber and Maya Kassis

Jason Altshuler and Cleo Falvey
March 28, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 28, Restaurant 108’s Top Chef Competition brought about another round of delicious student-created dishes. This week’s competitors, juniors Annika Haber and Maya Kassis, constructed a menu inspired by the theme of “comfort foods.” Haber and Kassis’s appetizer menu consiste...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Bertina Xue and Jason Altshuler
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 21 head chef and senior Mikayla Woodberry began the first installment of the annual competition with a Latin-American inspired menu, titled “Garifuna Flava.” For an appetizer, we ordered the shrimp and avocado stuffed plantain cups (tazón de plátano con camarones y aguacat...

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Grand portraits of three clearly dominant princesses greet the viewers at the entrance of the exhibit with slightly condescending smiles and stone cold gazes, making the observer feel small. Though they do not look alike, all three women are similar in their outfits and atmosphere. They all wear...

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition One

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition One

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Ms. Cells Mr. Grande   Mr. Fried ...

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick’s Day parfaits

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick’s Day parfaits

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to those who celebrate! I don’t often make fancy desserts. I eat my desserts because they taste good, and I’m usually too lazy for presentation or for dessert that requires utensils (except cake). But I have to say, this parfait is worth the time it takes to make it lo...

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

“Will this ever stop?” A beat. Then each and every person in the over filled Black Box stood up and gave thunderous applause, all with solemn, intense, emotion filled looks on their faces. The “Every 28 Hours” Plays, directed by drama teacher Summer Williams, are a collection of 43 one minute...

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

She stands in the wings, preparing to take the stage. When she walks out, she is momentarily blinded by the light, but is no stranger to this feeling. She waits for the roar of the crowd to die down, relishing the feeling, and then she commences her twenty minute monologue. Senior Rae Bell is an 18-year-old...

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