Your NCAA Tournament bracket got busted, but you’re in luck because you still have the inaugural 2017 UIUC Drunk Food Bracket to determine a winner for! The results in last week’s semifinals weren’t so close for the Green Street or Rest of Campus Divisions as Papa D’s and Merry Ann’s came out on top by 78 and 202 votes respectfully. Like any interview after a team wins a championship, one of these restaurants will be able to say that they’re, “Going to Disney World!” but YOUR vote will decide who is getting a trip to Orlando.
Will you choose Papa D’s, the barstraunt – a late-night upstairs restaurant and basement bar – where you can eat as many chicken tendies as you want and not get judged by anyone, even that creepy 60-year-old playing the slot machines in the corner of the room? There’s no other restaurant on campus where you can eat greasy food, gamble, and grind on a geed at the same time, which makes Papa D’s quite spectacular.
Or will it be Merry Ann’s, a late-night staple of the U of I that never closes and will serve your drunkass $2 biscuits and gravy, even at 3 in the morning? It’s the one place that we approve of you taking last night’s hookup to for breakfast because your waitress that looks like she just finished a pack of cigarettes will facilitate conversation between you two lovebirds.
So which will it be? Barstraunt or breakfast? It’s up to you, Illini.
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