All right, picture this. The breeze is whisking curled leaves across the grey tiled path on Main Mall. If you are like me, you have emerged from a bright classroom, where you were watching the trees dance under the drizzling rain, hoping your professor will mistake the rumbling in your stomach for thunder. And now, there are only twenty minutes left to eat lunch before the next class! Where can you go? Fear not: here are my top 4 grab-and-go food spots on campus to satisfy hunger at lightning speed!
The Delly at the AMS Student Nest
The Delly is on the lower level of the Nest. It has a wide selection of sandwiches (both
pre-packed and fresh), salads, pastries, and even curries. You can also pick up snacks, fruits, and
drinks. My go-to is the chicken salad sandwich and the lemonade.
The Corner Store next to the UBC Bookstore
The Corner Store carries various pre-packed sandwiches, salads, sushi bentos, and so much
more. Pro-tip: I love picking up a Melona bar from their freezers in-between classes as a sweet
Harvest Market at Ponderosa Commons
Harvest also offers a medley of pre-packed and fresh sandwiches, salads, snacks, fruits, drinks
and much more. My favourites are the chicken caesar salad, and the fresh pesto pasta salad.
The UpMeals vending machine at Irving K. Barber Learning Center and the Sauder School of Business
UpMeals has a rotating menu of individually packed breakfasts, entrees, snacks, and juices
available 24/7. Convenient, wouldn’t you say? Go have a look at today’s menu by tapping on the
I love that the meals are delicious and healthy. Moreover, the service is swift, and the locations are convenient. Let me know which one was your favourite in the comment section below!