Your Best Memory of Dining Hall Fare?

Alumnae/i shed light on why Dining Services has made Princeton Review’s Top 10 for 11 years running.

In Crowd Source, the Bulletin asks readers to answer a question related to their Bryn Mawr College experience. Here were the responses.


Rebecca Nowlin Green ’93  

The staff. (And I once told my daughter about making Rice Krispies treats in the dining hall microwave, so she says that’s why she plans to attend BMC.)

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Susan Messina ’86 

The huge bowl of whitefish salad every Sunday at brunch in Haffner in the 1980s.

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Sheenu Jalla Kachru ’97  

Napkin notes we could post on the bulletin board. I loved that we had a voice in nearly all things at BMC even our food.

Stephanie Nebel ’05

Thanksgiving. I miss this every single year.

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Carrie Chaikin ’98

My favorite dining hall meal was Beef Stroganoff with buttered noodles, or even better if it was served with buttery potato pierogies. If I walked into Rhoades dining hall and saw that was for dinner ... aw yeah. I also remember eating roast duck with dark cherry sauce at the pre-winter break holiday dinner. It was my first time eating duck, and I loved it.

Barbara R. Silverstone ’84

I was chair of the food committee and loved the meetings with Frank X Gladu. I loved learning about food service and how decisions
were made. 

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Kaley Smitley ’10 

Flourless chocolate cake at Haffner and fried Fridays at Erdman!

Nora Landon ’01 

TEX

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ROLLS.

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