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A Tribute to Sonny’s (revisited)

This is an article I wrote for Proximity Magazine in 2013 for their Food & Art issue. Its never been published online and I feel like its an important moment to look back at Sonny’s. I learned this morning that Sonny just retired from working at SAIC. Sonny’s was a cafeteria owned and run by […]
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No Thought For Food

My friends at the School of the Art Institute’s Student Union Galleries (SUGS) approached me about participating in a one night event/happening called “Party” in celebration of their 20th anniversary. Coincidentally it’s about the 20th anniversary of my affiliation with the School– enrolling in my first Early College Program class in my junior year of […]
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A Piranha Club Tribute to Sonny’s

Thanks to all who came out on Saturday to the Sonny’s Tribute! So great to see faces old and new and recount anecdotes about our beloved SAIC café. I was fortunate enough to meet with Sonny beforehand but unfortunately he could not come to the event and taste whether or not I did his classic dishes […]
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A Piranha Club Tribute to Sonny’s 11/9

  Sonny’s was a cafeteria owned and run by Rangsan “Sonny” Rattanavichit, which he opened on the second floor of the Columbus Drive building at the School of the Art Institute in 1989. Sonny’s prepared from-scratch, affordable, and diverse food that included on-the-go American grub like burgers, breakfast sandwiches, and cheap coffee as well as […]
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