Reindeer sausage food quest

On a quest though downtown Anchorage to find the best reindeer hot dog.

Amaretto Sour a summer must-have

Something about the Amaretto Sour just sounds like a bad idea waiting to happen — it might be the fact that you’re combining sweet...

Cookie quest, the final frontier

With Nita Mauigoa, Staff Writer Nothing beats a batch of freshly baked cookies; there’s just something homey and comforting about them that appeals to kids...

Clam Chowder Food Quest

House of Bread - $4.75 for a cup, $6.25 for a bowl, $8.25 for bread bowl House of Bread’s delicious clam chowder will have you...

Anchorage food quest part 1: The best burger

Food. It is necessary for survival, a representation of culture and often a focal point in gatherings of friends and family. It is a central part of life. And The Northern Light wants to know where the best college-friendly food in town is. In this six part series, TNL will explore some of the best food from locally-owned restaurants that we can find, and rate it based on price, quality and distance from campus. Part 1: Best Burger

Food Quest Part 4: Best Mongolian beef

In this edition of The Northern Light’s “Anchorage Food Quest” summer special, TNL decided to focus on something typically high on most college students’ quick-food list: Chinese. Mongolian beef is an option found at most all Chinese restaurants in town, so with that as a common denominator, we wanted to see how five spots frequented by students compared. Restaurants reviewed include: •Mongolian BBQ •Northern China •Carrs Grocery •Panda Restaurant •New Sagaya.

Anchorage Food Quest 2.0: finding the best pad thai in town

With Evan Dodd Last summer, The Northern Light sampled an array of local foods in search of Anchorage’s best of the best, and now we’re...

Food quest part 3: Best tofu

Tofu doesn’t have the best rep. in the meat lovers community, and even in the vegetarian community it has a hit-or-miss sort of stigma attached to it. However, tofu is one of the most widely used meat substitutes used in vegetarian or vegan dishes. Each dish sampled was either vegan, or can be made vegan friendly. Restaurants reviewed include: •Organic Oasis •Snow City Cafe •Bear Tooth •Spenard Roadhouse •Middle Way Cafe.

Food Quest: Part 2 – best pepperoni pizza

Food. It is necessary for survival, a representation of culture and often a focal point at gatherings of friends and family. It is a...

Anchorage Food Quest: best chicken burrito

With Nick Foote, Layout Editor Anchorage is a melting pot of cultures, especially where food is concerned. There’s everything from Italian to Thai and classic...

Anchorage Food Quest: salmon salad

With Vicente Capala, Multimedia Editor Anchorage Food Quest has investigated some rather specialized foods in the past, but none so far have been as uniquely...

Food Quest, Anchorage’s Best Omelet

With Chelsea Dennis Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and what better way to treat yourself than to get a nice, filling...

Anchorage Food Quest Part 5: Best breakfast platter

With Shana Roberson The Northern Light’s “Anchorage Food Quest” has moved on to breakfast foods in this installment of the six-part series. Five local joints...

Best chocolate cupcake in town

For many, birthday parties and celebrations are among the greatest joys of growing up. The expectation of ingesting copious amounts of sugary treats usually puts a smile on kids’ faces.

Anchorage Food Quest: Summer 2011 winners

Anchorage has a lot to offer in the way of local restaurants. From burger stops and Chinese restaurants to organic cafes and bakeries, there isn’t much that Anchorage doesn’t offer. TNL visited and ordered food from various locations around town in search of the best of the best.