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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    The Gyro guy, super dog, and fajita guy are all still there. They always satisified me when drunk.
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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    The Gyro guy, super dog, and fajita guy are all still there. They always satisified me when drunk.[/QUOTE]

    What does that have to do with food options?
    Nothing it needs to be a bar/restaurant/ shopping area. Not some guy slinging hotdogs and gyros at midnight. Not that those need to go but it needs to change if Alumni would chose to bring family to Welch. And I am not saying it needs to be family time all hours of the day but most campus bar areas are.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

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    PHRASING!
    It's a full service gyro stand...if you're drunk enough.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    It definitely needs to be improved, the LANE4 plan would have done that. Now that it fell through things will happen in a piecemeal fashion and much slower. There are several projects on the horizon though: Kingland development, new 7 story building where first national bank is currently, Kum&Go, new 5 story building next to Outlaws, and a new facade program. Its a start but more needs to be done and it sounds like the city and university are both set on turning that area around.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    I ate at the original Battle's location constantly, DaVinci's once or twice a month, got my nerd on at Mayhem Comics, and drank at pretty much all the establishments. I also got my hair cut at a great place but can't remember the name. That said the campus is an A and the campus town is a C-.

    I was recently at Notre Dame a few times and they previously had literally no campus town, but now they have a big development. It's all brand new like a strip mall with no character but it's much better for the students and alumni visiting town.
    Yes, the original Battles there was amazing. I luckily was able to eat there my 4 years. Blows hickory park out of the water, but that's a whole other discussion.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Its not THATTTTTTTTTTTT bad. Yokes used to have some wings I used to frequent atleast once a week. Welch Ave has some good hot sandwhiches, pizza, and cheap chili on sunday. Cant forget free Papa Johns at Mikeys for FAC.... Dont forget WiseGuys for Burgers and Tacos at Estas on Tuesday. I actually find it somewhat satisfying, I mean it beats frozen pizzas, sandwhiches, and ramen.


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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Manhattan, KS actually had a pretty decent area (Aggieville). Daytime there is shopping, lunch options, evening shifts to more of a bar feel.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    I ate at the original Battle's location constantly, DaVinci's once or twice a month, got my nerd on at Mayhem Comics, and drank at pretty much all the establishments. I also got my hair cut at a great place but can't remember the name. That said the campus is an A and the campus town is a C-.

    I was recently at Notre Dame a few times and they previously had literally no campus town, but now they have a big development. It's all brand new like a strip mall with no character but it's much better for the students and alumni visiting town.
    NO!!! What if Lazard reads this and your last paragraph is the tipping point?!?!? Wait till signing day to post this ****, bro!



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    So if you guys could choose, what type of cuisine do you think students would go for? Is it ethnic? Pub cuisine? Tapas? Contemporary? Comfort food?

    What kind of place do you all think would make people want to go to Campustown? Or is a matter of just having a place with good quality, fresh food? What about price?



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones18 View Post
    So if you guys could choose, what type of cuisine do you think students would go for? Is it ethnic? Pub cuisine? Tapas? Contemporary? Comfort food?What kind of place do you all think would make people want to go to Campustown? Or is a matter of just having a place with good quality, fresh food? What about price?
    Fast, easy, cheap



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    I've always thought Pepperjax would be good in Ames, but not sure about Campustown. Just doesn't seem like Campustown has much appeal to non-students for a variety of reasons.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Battles is my favorite, but I also like Stomping Grounds for lunch when I'm feeling classy.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    I would think a sushi bar that had awesome drinks would kill it in campustown if it was done right.
    Place in Omaha called Blue that is coming to mind.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Can someone remind me why Pancheros left? Seems like it still would be a good fit in Campustown.



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    Re: Food options in Campustown...

    Quote Originally Posted by CapnCy View Post
    Manhattan, KS actually had a pretty decent area (Aggieville). Daytime there is shopping, lunch options, evening shifts to more of a bar feel.
    ISU tried to copy Aggieville a few years ago and hired a developer to do so, but ISU/Ames bailed when the price tag rose too high. Hopefully the Kingland renovation will help get the ball rolling on something like this.



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