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Pizza from Extreme Pita comes destroyed

Local restaurants: The good, the bad and the delicious

Hemishka Lobin, Guest Columnist / Social Media Coordinator March 8, 2022

After trying different dining experiences across Brookings, here are my thoughts on three of the local restaurants around town: Flavor, La Cantina and Extreme Pita. Some were good, but some were a let...

A closed sign at the Erbert & Gerbert’s location in the Jack’s C-Store.

Erbert & Gerbert’s to close indefinitely

Mara Wheaton, Asst. News Editor February 8, 2022

The Erbert & Gerbert’s sandwich shop located in the Larson C-Store is temporarily closing due to an industry-wide staffing shortage. It was announced to employees that the E&G location will halt...

Collegian photo by KAITLYN LORANG 
Leah Irlbeck taps her phone to pay for her meal recently at The Market in the University Student Union. Friends Keelie Van Hee and Andrea Eisenschenk wait for their turn.

Search for efficiencies could lead to new food provider

Kaitlyn Lorang, Reporter (She/her) September 28, 2021

The vendor that provides dining services to South Dakota State University could be changing. The South Dakota Board of Regents issued a request for proposal (RFP) Sept. 13 that allows food service providers...

Restaurant choices go tropical

Restaurant choices go tropical

Brina Sturm, Assistant Lifestyles Editor (She/They) August 24, 2021

The past year has been a rollercoaster for local and chain restaurants as well as their customers. Whether you’re an incoming student or an upperclassman who has yet to thoroughly explore Brookings,...

Kara Henning (Owner) and Alisha Hauber (Asst. General Manager) of the new Brookings Pizza Ranch. Photo submitted.

New Pizza Ranch opens in Brookings

Gracie Terrall, Managing Editor (She/Her) July 6, 2021

The new Pizza Ranch and Fun Zone Arcade opened in the Brookings Village Square July 28 to a brisk business that surprised even the owners. Co-owners, Kara Henning and Ross Olson received the rights...

“Around the Community” food promotion supports local restaurants

“Around the Community” food promotion supports local restaurants

Gracie Terrall, News Editor May 4, 2021

Having trouble choosing what restaurant you want to eat at in Brookings? The new restaurant-style passport promotion may be able to help.  Brookings Home Team launched their newest promotional event...

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