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The Kirkwood Call

Cups from each of the ranked food spots around Kirkwood.

Ranking off-campus spots around Kirkwood

Mia Intagliata, opinions writer January 31, 2023

At KHS, there are three lunch options: packing a lunch, buying a school lunch or going off-campus. I’m too lazy to bring a lunch and not looking to get sick from the school nachos. Grabbing a hot meal...

LGBT+ Podcast | The Chick-fil-A controversy feat. Spencer Kates

LGBT+ Podcast | The Chick-fil-A controversy feat. Spencer Kates

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief February 13, 2019

In this episode of The Kirkwood Call's LGBT+ podcast, Logan Crews sits down with Spencer Kates, junior, to discuss political stereotypes and LGBT people as well as the recent controversy over Chick-fil-A.

photo by Kara Rieger

Complicit consumerism

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief February 4, 2019

I’ve heard a million times that I’m lucky. I’m lucky I was born in 2000 to the Crews family in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. I’m lucky I came out as queer and transgender to open arms and...

Pardon our french (fries)

Pardon our french (fries)

Jonathan Munroe, news-features writer May 1, 2018

Art by Celia Bergman Photo by Zac Clingenpeel

Price: $4.95 (regular size)
Type: Shoestring (skinny)
Thickness: Thin, 9/10
Amount of Salt: 9/10
Crispness: 9/10
Sauce: 5/10
Overall: 9/10

I’d for sure visit Nordstrom Cafe Bistro just to taste their fries. Even though they’re expensive, they’re worth it because you get a lot of fries. They’re always perfectly crispy and salted. With the bit of parsley added to the fries they taste different and better than other fries. I don’t really like the Kalamata Olive Aioli dip they serve with the fries, but anyone who likes black olives will love it.

I can’t believe my eyes… so many fries

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor April 8, 2017

TKC taste tested French fries from six different restaurants around the Kirkwood and Des Peres area. The fries were judged based on their price, thickness, amount of salt, crispness, sauce and overall...

Bittersweet

Bittersweet

Anna Mullendore, health & wellness editor October 16, 2015

Somewhere in America sugar is administered into assembly line products like insulin injections to a 9-year-old diabetic. Somewhere in America an overweight, diet conscious eighth grader walks her second...

Chikin wars

Chikin wars

Tara Hawkins, print editor March 12, 2015

“It’s a great day at Chick-fil-A, how may I help you?” A question I am asked all too often at the drive thru. I would consider Chick-fil-A my favorite fast food restaurant any day of the week, except...

Eat what you want

Eat what you want

Alexa Kannenberg, opinions editor February 20, 2015

"Wow nice salad.” “Why do you go to the gym? You’re so skinny.” “Ew why are you eating kale?” Whether it’s at a restaurant or in the cafeteria, I hear these comments all the time. To someone...

Good eats: the stomach rules the mind

Good eats: the stomach rules the mind

Katie Woodruff, news writer February 20, 2015

Chick-fil-a: Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap Total Calories: 340   Chipotle: Vegetarian burrito bowl with brown rice, black beans, fajita vegetables, lettuce and roasted chili corn salsa Total...

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