Frontera Fresco joined Northwestern’s dining scene earlier this quarter, replacing Norris staples like Jamba Juice, Sbarro and the Crêperie. This college eatery marks the first university partnership for renowned Chicago chef, Rick Bayless. But the awe and excitement are quickly wearing off around campus. Frontera’s flavors may pack a serious punch but the restaurant is also putting quite the dent in student’s wallets.
By Gabrielle Chefitz and Sari Soffer