Author: Olivia Raedeke

EatStreet Gives Back: Camp Kesem

Today I’m taking everyone on a virtual tour of Camp Kesem, which provides a network of free summer camps run by college students and year-long peer support for kids affected by a parent’s cancer. Camp Kesem is one of the non-profits on our donation list in East Lansing, Michigan. Mai-Lan Pham, the […]

EatStreet Gives Back: Best Buddies

Hello and welcome once again to the land of non-profits. Every trip down EatStreet ends with the choice to direct a small donation to a local non-profit. Today I’d like to introduce you to one of those non-profits–Best Buddies of the Greater Milwaukee area, where individuals with and without disabilities […]

EatStreet Gives Back: Ask.Listen.Save.

Today we are spotlighting one of our hometown organizations in Madison, Wisconsin, Ask.Listen.Save. The goal of this registered student organization is to help reduce the stigmas surrounding mental health issues and suicide. College can be tough and stressful, so the folks at Ask.Listen.Save are here to support and educate their […]

Street Smarts: Halloween Answers

Last week we celebrated the spookiest day of the year with the #TreatStreet contest and some trivia questions. While we were busy working with our restaurants, I’m sure you were spending your waking hours carving jack-o-lanterns and waiting for the Great Pumpkin. Here are the answers to last week’s Street […]

Street Smarts: Halloween Trivia

Street Smarts has returned to ask you some very important questions. Today is the one day of the  year where you can get away with being whoever/whatever you want to be (even something as abhorrent as the “Twerker-Who-Must-Not-Be-Name”).  

Top 5 Worst Halloween Costumes

We all have Halloween horror stories from childhood. One year you were literally running from house to house just to get more candy than your best friend, only to find out that she scored an entire bag of Snickers from some lonely old man. Or how about when you were […]

Restaurant Profile: D.P. Dough

When you think of Illinois, you think of Chicago, the land of deep dish pizza and ‘Chicago Dogs.’ While you can enjoy a piece of deep dish pizza with a fork and knife, wouldn’t you rather be folding it in half and letting the grease run down your arm as […]

This Week Is Devoted To Kraut

Love it or hate it, everyone has an opinion on sauerkraut. Personally, I love it. I think it is the only way to eat a brat or to have a proper Ruben (clearly I’m from Wisconsin). It all comes down the kraut quality. It has to have the perfect bit of […]

EatStreet Gives Back: Iowa Youth Writing Program

Look back to the last time that you ordered on – did you take the time to select an organization to give back to? Today I am proud to introduce you to Elle Wignall, the Development Intern for the Iowa Youth Writing Project, one the organizations listed on EatStreet […]

Top 5 Ways To Eat A Pumpkin

Although there is a timeless tradition of pumpkin carving, I’ve learned that there are other ways to enjoy this odd, orange fruit that don’t involve candles or scary faces. Now I’m not saying you shouldn’t carve your pumpkin to keep all those scary monsters out of your house. By all […]