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Dorm Eateries

Scene Staff Report | Thursday, September 16, 2010

Shamrock Snack Shack: McGlinn Hall

First floor, special events kitchen

Tuesday through Thursday, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Everything in this cute little shop is less than a dollar! Volunteers from McGlinn bake everything  — including cupcakes, cookies and a gluten-free “bag of the week” item (this week’s is puppy chow).

Besides the daily offerings, students (and parents) can order specially baked cakes by emailing [email protected] Those prices vary according to the size and intricacy of the order.

All profits go to the dorm. For additional information, join the Facebook page.


Ed’s: St. Edward’s Hall

Room 106

Sunday through Thursday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Friday through Saturday, 12 a.m. to 3 a.m.

The newest dorm food establishment on campus is Ed’s, serving up a mix of crispy carbohydrates and ice cream shop favorites. Prices range from $2 to $5 for hot Paninis, mozzarella sticks, Pizza Bites, milkshakes, smoothies and “ice cream novelties,” according to Brian Conway, vice president of St. Edward’s Hall.  The profits go back into the dorm to fund signature events like Founder’s Week and the Yacht Dance.


Highlander Grill: Duncan Hall

First floor, 24-hour lounge

Sunday through Thursday, 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Friday through Saturday, 12 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.

A variety of backyard barbecue joys fill out the menu at the Grille, including staples like hamburgers and cheese dogs. The signature dish, however, is “The FT” (named for the hall’s rector, Fr. Tom Eckert). The $3 chicken sandwich is topped with bacon, barbecue sauce and mozzarella cheese.


Bullwinkles: Dillion

Sunday, 9 pm to 12:30 am, Monday through Thursday 9:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Bullwinkles is the training site for future entrepreneurs. One Dillonite is chosen to run Bullwinkles every year. He hires his own staff from amongst his dorm mates and chooses their salary.  He keeps the rest of the profits since he is basically the owner for the year. Their menu consists of pizza bagels, buffalo chicken wings, chicken nuggets, cheese fries, nachos, mozzarella sticks and pretzels. Special combo meals, such as the P. Diddy Platter and the Happy Meal, are provided. Prices start as low as $0.50.  For additional information check out their webpage on https://www.nd.edu/~dillon/bullwinkles.html.