Browsing category: Food & Health

The continuously growing relationship between teens and fast food needs to end

By Max Parrish Over the last several years, fast food has become increasingly prominent in the teenage diet. With restaurants like Chick-fil-A and McDonald’s having quick service and cheap food, it’s become incredibly easy to dump your money into those corporations-and that’s exactly what they want you to do. The processed products made by those corporations can wreak havoc on your body and leave you craving more. Additionally, it is incredibly appealing to your taste buds to eat it, whether you’re buying fries, a burger,

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SRHS BECOMES MORE ECO-FRIENDLY AS IT INSTALLS NEW WATER BOTTLE FILLING STATIONS THROUGHOUT CAMPUS

By Momo Mckamey The increasing plastic problem in the world continues to grow. According to Ban the Bottle, Americans used 50 billion plastic bottles last year alone, but only one in five are recycled. Santa Rosa High School’s very own ecology club helped out with this increasing issue by encouraging the school administration to install new water filtration fountains around campus, making filling up reusable water bottles easier and more accessible. Photo by Momo Mckamey The fountains have been a long-time effort for

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Here are the Best Chocolates and Sweets to buy for your loved ones… or yourself this Valentine’s Day

By Leslie Mendoza Valentine's Day is coming soon, and if you don’t know what to buy your valentine, chocolates are always a good treat. There are a variety of options when it comes to chocolate: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, chocolate with nuts or chocolate with caramel, among other things. If you don’t know which type to choose, this article will give a review and break down of the most popular chocolates. For milk chocolate lovers who don’t mind a hint of hazelnut,

the Ferrero Rocher classic chocolates

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Stay Safe On the Road With These Winter Driving Tips

By Kaylee Rathkoy During the winter months, drivers have to face driving in unordinary weather conditions. Snow, slush or ice on roads are involved in nearly one in four weather-related vehicle accidents. Winter conditions impact many factors, as it makes it harder to see, slow down and stop. In Santa Rosa, there is no snow or slush, but as it gets very cold, black ice can start to form on the roads. [caption id="attachment_510" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com[/caption] Black ice is almost

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Prom Food on a Budget

By Isabella DeMattei Going out to a fancy restaurant for prom doesn’t have to break the bank. Many upscale restaurants have menu items that won’t break your budget, yet still give you the experience of a nice night out. One restaurant that is notorious for a great, but pricey, meal is Stark’s Steak and Seafood. Located in Historic Railroad Square, Stark’s has some of the best steaks in Santa Rosa, and the perfect ambiance for your meal. Don’t be discouraged by the expensive cuts of meat and side dishes you have to order

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Dining with DeMattei: the doughnut debate

By Isabella DeMattei Photos by Isabella DeMattei Tan’s Donut Tan’s Donut on Fourth Street in Santa Rosa is the perfect place to stop and grab a few donuts. For the March issue, I decided to try a glazed and chocolate donut at each bakery since those are always two good indicators of the quality of a bakery. The donuts at Tan’s Donut cost around $0.95 per donut. Tan’s is cash only, so leave your credit card at home! Both the glazed and the chocolate looked good. The chocolate one was pretty decent, and was just your

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Dining with DeMattei: The Taco Throwdown

Isabella DeMattei At the intersection of West and Sebastopol, there are two fantastic taco trucks facing off on opposite street corners. El Roy’s Mexican Grill and Delicias Elenita Taco Truck have some of the best and most authentic Mexican food in Santa Rosa. Some people favor one over another, and stand by their decision religiously. For this challenging decision, I brought three friends along to help. I compared Carne Asada tacos at both taco trucks to try and determine the ultimate winner. Our first stop was at Delicias

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