As this semester winds down, I decided to try a little something different here on Taste of the Plains.
Instead of giving you tips on where I think you should go for dinner this weekend, I thought I’d ask a few of my Auburn journalism professors about their favorite dining spots. Take a look at what they said.
Dr. Sally Anne Cruikshank, Digital News Production and Digital News Reporting:
“I’d have to say my favorite would probably be Acre. The food is fresh, creative, and always good. (I especially love their brunch.) The bar there also has a very cool vibe.”
Dr. John Carvalho, Reporting and Sports Reporting:
“My favorite place is Kitchen 3810 on Opelika Highway. It is like a meat and 3 place that is done really well. They don’t overwhelm you with heavy entrees and vegetables. Their selection of meats is excellent and they do them excellent. And the people who run the place and who work there are terrific. Great place.”
And finally, Dr. Michael Fuhlhage, Multimedia Journalism and Journalism History:
“My go-to is Durango, where you will find the best soft corn tacos outside Mexico. Get the tacos de carnitas and tacos al pastor. They are beyond amazing.”
Well, there you have it. The go-to restaurants for three of Auburn’s finest–and I don’t just say that because they give out the grades.
Looks like Dr. Cruikshank and I are on the same page about Acre (minus the bar part, I still have a week and a half to go til I’m 21).
But I’ll have to give Durango and Kitchen 3800 a try. I’ve never been to either!