Hidden Gem Reviews: Rod’s Place & The Session Room

Hidden Gem Reviews: Rod’s Place & The Session Room

By Joe Ramey Whether you’re looking for a snack or a sit down meal that doesn’t bust your budget, Rod’s Diner in Ann Arbor is the place for you. Highly recommended by students and Ann Arbor natives, Rod’s diner is a place to hang with friends and have a variety of different foods. For our visit, we tried what is widely known as “Bipimbob” or the most notable entrée on the menu. This dish was a plethora of oriental goodness, with its rice base being accompanied by a variety of…

Hidden Gems: Pieology & KouZina

Hidden Gems: Pieology & KouZina

By Jedidiah Howell and Caden Koenig Subway, when it first started, became a pioneer for food service when we recognized its impact on ordering food. Subway set the bar for sandwiches, and now we see new people pushing that bar higher. In search of restaurants with a similar serving style, we headed to downtown Ann Arbor. This brought us to Pieology and KouZina. Pieology Only hearing about this new pizza place made us curious to how it would work with having a subway style order. Worries arose such as how…

Wings ‘n Things: The Next Hot Restaurant in Dexter?

Wings ‘n Things: The Next Hot Restaurant in Dexter?

By Steven Li & Ethan Stairs Special for The Squall Wings n’ Things is a small family-owned take out restaurant that is lost among Dexter’s many popular restaurants such as Aubree’s or Red Brick. Nestled on the corner of Broad Street, you could easily past it if you don’t pay attention but you better double back and stop in for some inexpensive and delicious food. As we first walk win, we were greeted by friendly cashier and a waft of delicious scent from the grill. You can immediately see how…

Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina provides true Italian food, relaxing dinner

Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina provides true Italian food, relaxing dinner

By Abril Amacoria, Manuel Garcia, Jenniina Kortesalmi & Maddalena Pederiva Special for The Squall   Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina is a modern and casual Italian restaurant located in Arbor Hills shopping mall. The owner and Italian chef Luciano DelSignore won James Beard Award three times and that’s why he’s really well known. The restaurant is mainly famous for their Neapolitan-style pizza, cooked in only 90 seconds at 900 degrees in our custom-built wood burning oven. None of us had been there before; however, we all knew it was gonna be…