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Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Mt. Fuji has a variety of food to please all people including vegetarian and vegan options.  This Asian restaurant was has been a long time established restaurant but has recently been gaining a lot of popularity.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these restaurants, becoming popular with teenagers and college students. Mt. Fuji is an Asian cuisine restaurant on 1...

Got fries? Local twists on the American classic

Red Robin

Treston Johnson, Releigh Norrell, A&E Writers

March 20, 2018

As students in a generation which values diversity, we find it important to bring attention to things we find creative and unique. For three weeks, Treston and Releigh embarked on a journey to discover and review the most creative and appetizing fries within the Carlisle, PA area. Six different batches...

A Slice of Carlisle: George’s Pizza and Subs (Review)

The picture is of George's Pizza place.  It's the oldest pizza shop in Carlisle.

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

December 11, 2017

The perfect place to meet up with old friends for lunch, George’s Pizza and Subs is located in downtown Carlisle at 121 West High street. As soon as we walked in the door we were greeted with a warm welcome.  You can tell by the feels of the restaurant that it is an old family-owned business.  T...

New smoothie shop comes to Carlisle (Review)

There are many smoothie options at The Juice Factory. This shop is new to downtown Carlisle.

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

October 5, 2017

The Juice Factory is fairly new to downtown Carlisle, having opened August 1. It is located at 100 West High Street, by the Hamilton Restaurant. This space was previously operated by the Appalachian Whole Food market. Owner Michael Crawford had a unique inspiration to open The Juice Factory. “I...

A new brew in town: Denim Coffee (Review)

The mocha latte was sweet  and the baristas use the milk foam to create a pretty design that unfortunately dissolves too soon

Chaela Williams, A&E Editor

February 10, 2017

Denim Coffee is a newly opened retail coffee shop located in downtown Carlisle (1 S Hanover St). Denim is a typical hipster/millennial vibe with having plenty of open space and a simplistic aesthetic. The shop itself only had two people working there at the time so it took us around fifteen minutes to wait for our orders. However one...

Pizza party: the best places to get pizza in Carlisle

Where's your favorite place to get a piece of the pie?  Check out our guide to the best pizza in Carlisle.

Becca Winton, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

Carlisle is home to many great pizza parlors, including Miseno’s, Marcello’s, Vinny’s, and more. There is much debate among Carlislians as to what the best pizza place is in town because there are many favorites. Miseno’s is a clear favorite in Carlisle, so here are some other places to get so...

The Happy Chen restaurant serves happy customers (Review)

The Happy Chen restaurant welcomes guests with their sign high in the sky.

Releigh Norrell, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

  The Happy Chen restaurant is fairly new in the Carlisle area and is located at 1161 Harrisburg Pike Carlisle, PA 17013. The restaurant has plenty of choices ranging from chicken to Lo Mein to beef along with many other selections. They have over 100 choices on the menu including a spe...

Sakura is on a Roll: A Sushi Roll (Review)

Sakura is located on 1075 Harrisburg Pike

Chaela Williams, A&E Editor

May 17, 2016

  Sakura is a new Japanese restaurant, one of a chain, that has recently opened in Carlisle (1075 Harrisburg Pike). Sakura has a large selection of different types of Japanese food to chose from. The sushi rolls only cost a surprising amount of $3.95 for 8 pieces. The restaurant i...

Looking for a new hangout? Go to Vito’s (Review)

My personal favorite, the bambino which is your own personal pizza.

Chaela Williams, A&E Writer

February 14, 2016

  Vito’s Italian Eatery is the perfect place to go out and eat with friends and family. Located in downtown Carlisle (49 W. High Street), the Italian restaurant has a large selection of different meals to choose from. As soon as we walked into the restaurant, we were greeted with a warm welcom...

Not Joe’s is the place to go (Review)

Check out Carlisle's new restaurant, Not Joe's Southwest Grille

Chenta Shirley, A&E Writer

February 27, 2015

Not Joe’s is a Southwestern Style Grille that first opened in November 15, 2014. Not Joe’s is a local family-owned/run business that is operated by Heather and Christopher Farrisi. The father/daughter duo wanted to offer a US-based business and so Not Joe’s was born. All of the ingredients used...

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