Last year, before our departure back into the real world for a threatening 3 months, I recruited a bunch of friends to come to the VI. My specific goal for this endeavor was to order every single dipping sauce and rate them to determine what the Ultimate Sauce is (based on flavor profile and success as an aphrodisiac). Continue reading
I never deleted your text message.
“vi tonite @ 6?”
To which I replied, “haha what.”
And I never heard from you again.
Masochism? Sure, I kept your message out of masochism. A flagellating reminder that prods and pulverizes me in my waking hours. But truly, I don’t need any souvenirs to recall my egregious error.
It’s late. It’s windy. You’re cold, hungry, and maybe a little drunk. You’re ready for a good snack, but the family size salt and vinegar chips aren’t doing it for you tonight. You want something warm. You immediately think: cheese. But warm cheese. Warm cheese on noodles. Warm cheese on little tiny curved noodles. You have a moment of clarity and think: where? Should you wait 45 minutes for wedges from the Cove? Or should you slum it and steal a pack of easy mac from your roommate? The questions begin to pile up. You become overwhelmed and just decide to call it a night. You fall asleep with an empty stomach and a withering sense of purpose.
You’ll never have this problem ever again. We fought the good fight, tasted every single type of mac and cheese on this campus, and come to you with the definitive ranking of best m&c this village has to offer. We (namely, I) call it, the Tour de Mac and Cheese. Below are our findings.
The Village Inn (AKA, the VI) is a well-regarded town bar that does not require ID to enter. You will most likely try to eat dinner here over family weekend because someone dropped the ball on making KI reservations and now you have to wait 3 hours for a table. You’ll also probably give up and go to Bob Evan’s.
Have you ever gone to the Cove or the VI and seen the person behind the bar and thought, “Man, they look familiar!” Well, today’s your lucky day. We tracked down two of Gambier’s finest student bartenders from two of Gambier’s finest (and only) bars and brought them head to head for your enjoyment!