Red & Black Cafe Financial Aid Contributions Approach $50,000

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RBC LogoFor almost a decade beginning in 2005, we have been contributing 1% of our gross sales from the Red & Black Cafe to support financial aid.  Our 1% For Aid campaign has now just reached over $48,000.  These funds have been restricted to financial aid and since 2009 we have specifically directed these funds to the Johannah Justin Jinich ’10 scholarship, (a cause dear to our hearts).

As we begin our 12th year in business, we appreciate all the support we’ve received from students and will continue to support you.

 

-Karen & Ed

Farm Fresh is Back

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Once again we are excited to feature locally grown produce from Treat Farm in Orange, CT.

Just a 1/2 mile down the road from owner, Ed Thorndike ’89, we are able to get farm fresh tomatoes, Zephyr squash, sweet corn and other vegetables.

Look for these veggies on your sandwiches and in your specials at both WesWings and Red & Black Cafe.

 

 

 

As small local businesses ourselves, we know the importance of supporting farms like Treat Farmtre6

 

 

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Ed stops by the farm every morning before work

 

Mug Club is Here. Save $100s on Drinks

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Why spend 2 points or more every meal for your beverage?  Our Mug Club is not only good for the environment, it’s good for your points balance.  If you go to either location at least once every 10 days, then Mug Club is a no brainer.  Regulars of both locations save hundreds of dollars during the school year.  Only 250 mugs are available.  Don’t wait!

 

 

 

Mug Club FAQ

What is it?

Purchase a reusable mug from either WesWings or Red & Black Café for free refills of soda and iced coffee every time you visit.

Can I use it at other campus locations?

Only WesWings and Red & Black Cafe.

How much is it? Continue reading

WesWings Specials Tuesday 9-2-14

Lunch Specials

Ranch Round Up!
– Turkey breast, Swiss cheese, bacon, roasted red peppers, baby greens, and ranch dressing in a wrap. Served with your choice of salad or fries.$11.95

Cluck You!
– A breaded chicken breast with Swiss cheese, Canadian ham, pesto mayo, lettuce and tomato on a soft roll. Served with a side fries or small salad.$11.95

Portabello Goat cheese Burger or Veggie Burger
– A steakburger or veggie burger topped with a portabello mushroom and goat cheese on a soft roll. Served with your choice of fries or small salad.$11.95

Dinner Entrees

Pesto Penne with Roasted Grape Tomatoes
– A Wes Wings favorite!! Penne pasta tossed with grilled chicken or seitan in a pesto cream sauce & served with bread. $14.95

Apple & Brie Salad!
– Fresh salad greens with your choice of grilled chicken, tofu, falafel or fried seitan with fresh apples, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, grape tomatoes, and brie cheese in a housemade vinaigrette. $14.95

WesWings Specials Monday 9-1-14

Lunch Specials

Curried Chicken Salad
– All white meat curried chicken salad with dried cranberries and lettuce in a tortilla wrap. Served with your choice of salad or fries. Or skip the bread and add to a garden salad.$11.95

Breakfast Burrito
– Scrambled eggs, hash browns and your choice of bacon or sausage, shredded cheddar cheese in a wrap! Comes with a side of fruit.
$11.95

Southwest Burger
– A 6 ounce steak burger or veggie burger topped with melted Cheddar cheese, salsa & fresh avocado. Served with your choice of fries or small salad. $11.95

Dinner Entrees

Summer Pasta with Shrimp
 – Penne pasta in a light marinara sauce with assorted grilled, local farm fresh vegetables & shrimp. Served with a side of bread.$16.95  Substitute grilled chicken for $14.95

Mediterranean Salad
 – Fresh field greens topped with a scoop of cous cous, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, marinated farm fresh veggies and served with a side of toasted pita wedges. Comes with your choice of grilled chicken, seitan, falafel or tofu.$14.95

 

Cafe Sunday Brunch

Red & Black Cafe

Sunday

Specials

Fregadero de la Cocina
A flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs and your choice of omelet fillings Served with a side of salsa, guacamole, hash browns and choice of bacon or sausage.
$12.95

Bird in a Basket
Two eggs fried in hash brown “nest” and topped with a spicy Asian Sriracha sauce. Served with toast and your choice of bacon, sausage or fruit.
$11.95

Toast with a Twist
Cranberry Nut bread French toast stuffed with a layer of sweet marscapone cheese and fresh strawberries and bananas. Served with your choice of bacon or sausage.
$12.95

California Dreamin’
A fluffy omelet filled with diced avocado, sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese. Served with hash browns and toast.
$11.95

Margarita Omelet
Our fluffy omelet filled with sweet basil, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese. Served with hash browns and toast.
$11.95

Fiesto Tosto
A fluffy omelet filled with diced tomato, avocado, black beans and cheddar jack cheese. Served with a side of salsa, hash browns and toast.
$12.95

Omelettes to Order
Fluffy Omelettes -Choice of fillings served with home fries and toast.
$11.95

Two-fer
Two eggs (scrambled or fried), with your choice of sausage, bacon, or fruit. Served with a side of hash browns and toast.
$10.95

Bagel & Lox
Nova Scotia lox served on a toasted bagel with cream cheese.
$9.95

Cafe Specials Monday

Red & Black Cafe

Specials

Watergate Panino
Turkey, basil, red onions, tomatoes and brie with honey mustard, grilled on focaccia. Served with chips.

Green Acres Wrap
Roasted chicken, spinach, diced tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese grilled in a wrap served with a choice of chips

Meatball Grinder
Homemade meatballs and marinara in a soft grinder roll with melted mozzarella cheese. Served with chips.

WesWings Specials Sunday 8-31-14

Breakfast Specials

Breakfast “Pail”
– A container layered with hash browns, shredded cheddar, 2 eggs (over-easy or scrambled.) and your choice of (sausage, bacon, or avocado) Add extra eggs for 1 point each.$10.95

Eggs Benedict
– Two poached eggs served on toasted English muffins with Canadian bacon and topped with hollandaise sauce. Served with a side of fresh fruit. Substitute smoked salmon for 2 points. $12.95

Bacon Egg & Cheese (Hangover Special) or Double Egg, Bacon & Cheese!
– Our bacon, egg and cheese sandwich on a bagel served with fries. Sausage or ham also available. Add additional eggs for only $ 1 each.$9.95

Bagel N’ Lox Platter
– A toasted bagel with smoked salmon. Served with capers, cream cheese, red onion, chopped egg, sliced tomato and a side of fresh fruit salad.$11.95

Hot Oatmeal
– a 12 ounce cup of oatmeal with diced apple, cranberries and brown sugar.$3.95

French Toast with NUTELLA & Fresh Strawberries
– Texas toast topped with a nutella topping & fresh strawberries. Served with your choice of bacon, sausage or fruit.$13.95

Dinner Entrees

Insalata Caprese
– Field greens with either grilled chicken, seitan falafel or tofu, bruschetta toast, native tomato slices and fresh mozzarella cheese drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette. $14.95

Chicken Pomadoro with fresh mozzarella cheese
- Sautéed and breaded boneless chicken cutlet served with fresh diced tomato and native basil and topped with fresh mozzarella cheese. Served with a side of pasta. $14.95