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.