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ChowFamily's visit to Uinversity of Oregon

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Claudette Mar 9, 2011 08:55 AM

We're taking our ChowTeen to tour the Univ of Oregon as a prospective student - any advice on restaurants that would give her a flavor of student life, but not be deafening for her ChowParents? We're from the SF Bay Area and Tucson, so would prefer regional fare over Asian, Mexican, or Southwestern. TIA!

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    JDBear RE: Claudette Mar 13, 2011 08:37 AM

    Are you thinking specifically near the UO? Or anywhere in Eugene? The area around the campus is the usual melange of quick/inexpensive food, with some chain places thrown in. If you venture farther out into Eugene, you'll find more "regional" stuff, although for some strange reason we have A LOT more than our share of Thai restaurants.

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      Claudette RE: JDBear Mar 24, 2011 06:01 PM

      Hmm...thanks for the tip, JDBear. Maybe we'll just cruise the campus melange for lunch, and then head out for dinner. I'll check the Eugene boards for earlier postings.

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      girlwonder88 RE: Claudette Apr 3, 2011 05:42 PM

      Cafe Yumm is very good, for a chain/fast food restaurant. They have several in Eugene, including near campus. BOwls with rice, beans, other veggies, and the mysterious Yumm sauce. Healthy and fairly inexpensive.

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