New Jack Magee’s menu caters to Bowdoin students
Sept. 23—Jack Magee’s Pub and Grill began satiating Bowdoin students’ late night desires for French fries and onion rings in 1995. Nine years later, Dining Services revamped the calzone-and-burger-joint fare, adding specials like Thai vegetable dumplings and the “El Grande” burrito to counteract competition with downtown establishments like Wild Oats Bakery and Café, according to a 2004 Orient article.
This year, the Pub ushered in a new semester with once-again updated fare: from the Tandoori Tempah Wrap with spicy eggplant relish to the already top-selling fish taco garnished with fresh avocado, shredded cabbage, salsa and green-onion mayo.
“The new options definitely make it more likely that I’ll grab something if I miss dinner,” said Charlotte Kleiman ’15.
Sales have almost doubled since the menu change.