SUNY Cobleskill has five different places to eat oncampus. The two cafes, Twisted Whiskers, Prentice, and Champlin are the options across campus. Some options are opened more than others, like Champlin (the all you can eat buffet option) is option seven days a week all day. Twisted Whiskers is opened till two in the morning making it the only late night option. The cafes close just after lunch so they are not a dinner option.
Typically though Monday through Friday during the day you have all of the options of the dinning services (on the weekend a lot of them close so you are stuck with Champlin). At breakfast time I typically just have a bagel or maybe a breakfast sandwich during the week because that is all I have time for. Usually that gives me either of the cafes or Twisted Whiskers as my breakfast stop, depending on which one I am closest to. Twisted Whiskers has a lot more custom options for breakfast sandwich so if I am near there I prefer there. If you have time for breakfast, Prentice has different options of a one plate sort of meal and Champlin has there standard custom omelet station with different breakfast add-on of bacon, sausage, home fries, pancakes etc.
Lunch, for me, depends on the season. In the winter I love warming up to a bowl of soup, so I will just stop by the cafes or get a bread bowl at Twisted Whiskers. Other times if I just want a sandwich, again I will just go to Twisted Whiskers or the cafes. Usually if I want more than a sandwich I go to Prentice, because there is more variety with the grilled cheese station, burrito station, and all the major lunch options. Rarely do I personally go to Champlin for lunch unless I am eating with a group specifically at Champlin, that is just personal choice then.
Finally for dinner, your choices get dropped to Prentice, Champlin, and Twisted Whiskers. I like more than a sub for dinner, so I usually stay away from Twisted Whiskers. I like Prentice dinners most nights, but to be honest it is so far from my room, I have to be out if I am going to eat at Prentice, because when it comes to dinner Prentice or Champlin is the same to me except Prentice you can eat anywhere while Champlin you have to eat there.
One place on campus is American Heritage. This is a student Culinary lab run restaurant. I have never personally been there but I am told by other students that is really good. There are limited options there so the menu is posted outside when it is open so if you do not like the food they are serving that meal you can decide before. The food they serve I am told though, by more than the Culinary students, is really good.
One last factor is quantity vs quality. Champlin is ok, it isn’t the worst but it isn’t the best either. I know some men who go there just because they can get a lot of food, they do not care what it is as long as they can have a lot, and every other place prescribes how much you eat.
So what’s for dinner?2013-11-05