WesWings Specials Monday 3-30-15

Lunch Specials

Mamma Mia Meatball Grinder
– Home style meatballs in our own marinara sauce with melted provolone cheese in a soft grinder roll. Comes with fries or small salad or small soup.$11.95

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 fruit.$11.95

Tarragon Grape Chicken Salad
– All white meat chicken salad seasoned with grapes and tarragon in a wrap. Served with your choice of fries, small salad or small soup. Or, add to a garden salad.$11.95

Mighty Manchego Grilled Cheese & Soup
- Melted Spanish Manchego cheese, sautéed spinach, roasted tomatoes & pesto on grilled 7 grain bread. Served with your choice of small soup.$11.95

Dinner Entrees

Linguini Carbonara
– Linguini tossed with crisp bacon, chicken, and sweet peas in a creamy parmesan cheese sauce. Comes with a side of 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

Cafe Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

WesWings Specials Sunday 3-29-15

Breakfast Specials

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

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.$11.95

French Toast with Mixed Berries & Nutella
Texas toast, egg dipped and grilled golden brown topped with fresh mixed berries and Nutella. Comes with your choice of bacon, sausage or ham.$12.95

Bacon Egg & Cheese (Hangover Special) or Double Egg, Bacon & Cheese!
Our bacon, egg and cheese sandwich on a soft brioche roll & served with fries. Sausage or ham also available. Add additional eggs for only $ 1 each!$10.95

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 fruit.$11.95

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

Dinner Entrees

Penne a la Vodka
Penne pasta tossed in a housemade pink vodka cream sauce with grilled chicken or seitan.$14.95  Comes with a side of bread… or go no topping for $11.95

Three Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese
A creamy blend of cheeses baked with elbow pasta! Add grilled chicken and crumbled bacon for $13.95 Large side of plain mac & cheese $9.95 Small plain side $ 5.25

Mediterranean Salad
Fresh field greens topped with a scoop of quinoa, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, cucumbers and served with a side of warm pita wedges. Comes with your choice of grilled chicken, seitan, falafel or tofu.$14.95

So Tuesday Was Kinda Wild

We’ve gotten pretty good at handling natural disasters over the past few years.  While there is a great deal of planning that goes into such an event, we would never be able to pull it off without our staff.  Both full-timers and students made their way through the storm to keep the lights on and our customers fed.

  • Stephanie Andrasik
  • Nick August
  • Jessica Carlson ’16
  • Dandara Catete  ’15
  • Francine Denny
  • Hannah Fritz ’18
  • Krista Kaffen
  • Rick Kmietek
  • Robert McGiveron
  • Mike Mitchell
  • Callie Monroe ’17
  • Brian Rahrig
  • Hannah Rimm ’15
  • Shourya Sen ’15
  • Emma Singer ’15
  • Job Vasquez

And of course co-owner, fearless leader Karen Kaffen-Polascik (Ed was in an undisclosed bunker for security reasons)

These were the people who fed hundreds of you including over 700 just at dinner alone.  That’s 700 meals MADE TO ORDER.  We broke our record set during the dinner after Blizzard Nemo in 2013.

We are very thankful to them and to our customers for their patience and understanding during a very busy day and stressful couple of days.

-Karen & Ed

Blizzard’s Over On to the Super Bowl

katy-perry-super-bowl-halftime-show20140203040017!Puppy_BowlKaty Perry, Puppy Bowl XI, Super Bowl XLIX, there’s just so much going on this Sunday.

Here’s what you need to know.

  • We will be open all day Sunday 11am-8pm.
  •  Brunch will be served 11am-2pm.
  • We will be open 2pm-5pm for Chicken Wing orders
  • Full Menu for dinner 5pm-8pm

If you would like to order wings in advance, you can.  Just stop by anytime this week to place your order and reserve a time to pick up.  Remember kick-off is 6:30.  We suggest getting your orders in early because it’s the Super Bowl and we’re a wing place.

That said, here’s the funny thing.  It’s the Super Bowl, we’re a wing place but once the game starts at 6:30 we are totally dead.  EMPTY, NOBODY HERE.  This means for those of you who aren’t into the game but are into ‘Swings, you can come by on a Sunday, no less, and enjoy Penne Vodka without the huge crowds.

 

Here We Snow Again

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UPDATE TUESDAY 1:30PM

WesWings will remain OPEN all day until 8pm

While we usually close at 2pm and re-open at 5pm, we are staying open all afternoon serving lunch.  Dinner specials will begin at 5pm.

(special thanks to our student employees helping out to make this possible)

UPDATE TUESDAY 11:00AM

We’re getting done.  We will be opening at 11:30 AM.  

 

UPDATE TUESDAY 10:00AM

1 Hour Delay.  Our staff is slowly making it in and Wesleyan grounds is plowing and digging us out.  At his time we are planning for a 12 noon opening.  We will continue to update if we are able to open sooner or if there is a further delay.

 

 

UPDATE TUESDAY 8:00AM:

We are in contact with our staff and assessing conditions.  We will be updating at 10:00 am to let everyone know if we will open on time at 11:00 or if there will be a delay.

 

UPDATE MONDAY 11:00am:

Broad Street Books and Red & Black Cafe will be CLOSED Tuesday.  Depending on the severity of the storm there may also be a delayed opening on Wednesday.  WesWings is still planning on opening on Tuesday.  We will update if there are any changes or delays.

 

Hey juniors and seniors, remember how much fun we had two years ago?  So the latest is for a blizzard starting Monday night going until Tuesday night.  Couple of feet of snow, 50 mph winds blah blah blah.

We have been busy planning for this latest event.

As of Sunday 8pm:  Both locations plan to be open during the storm.  We will be meeting with the staff at Broad Street Books Monday to discuss contingency plans for the bookstore and cafe.  It is possible there will be either a delayed opening or closure on Tuesday.

While we are extremely committed to remaining open, the safety of our employees is our first priority. We will be updating this post throughout the storm over the next few days.  If you don’t already, please follow us on twitter for up to the minute updates

https://twitter.com/Weswings

https://twitter.com/RBCWes

Scorpion Added to Beyond Wings of Death

Trinidad-Scorpion-Moruga-5.jpgThe Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Pepper is now considered one of the hottest peppers in the world.  Not wanting to miss out, we have created a new “Beyond Wings of Death” sauce that blends both the old champ, the Bhut Jolokia (Ghost pepper) with flakes of the Moruga scorpion pepper.  While we aim for heat, we also demand flavor.

 

If you are someone who loves really really spicy food, give our new blend a try and tell us what you think.

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New Chef, Old Chef

FullSizeRenderJeff Roberts was recently re-hired as our chef at WesWings.  Jeff had worked for us back in the 90s, during the early years of our empire.  For the past sixteen years he has amassed a great deal of experience and culinary knowledge that he now brings back to us.  Most recently, he was working at the upscale Bin 300 in Wolcott, CT.

While we will maintain many of our old favorites, look for new specials this semester, as Jeff looks to expand and enhance our offerings.

Farm (Ed) to Fork

Tonight’s BBQ Chicken Special features corn on the cob from Treat Farm.

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When I arrived this morning the farm staff wasn’t there today. But we have a pretty good relationship with the farm and we REALLY wanted to bring you fresh local corn so..t2

I picked 100 ears myself.

 

 

 

 

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Good thing I have a pick-up

Dude Where’s My Falafel? (A student Guide to ‘Swings Menu Changes)

We noticed that some of you are having trouble adjusting to our new menu boards.  As much as we enjoy watching the confused looks on your faces, the changes really are intended to simplify the process.  Only a couple of items are gone, some have moved and overall your choices have increased.

Many sandwiches have been consolidated to the “Build Your Own Sandwich Board”

7Items like the Falafel Wrap, Tender Sandwich,  Seitan Sandwich or Hummuswich are now found here and can be customized the way you want.

 

 

 

The Grilled Chicken Sandwich now comes with your choice of wing sauce.

4aNo longer limited to just Buffalo or Honey Ginger sauce, you can now have Medium Rochester if you choose.

 

 

 

Salads have more choices than ever. Continue reading