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Your Guide To The Best THON 2022 Eats

If one thing’s for certain, it’s that you won’t go hungry at THON 2022.

The Bryce Jordan Center is packed with the perfect variety of food, sure to fulfill even the weirdest of cravings over the next 46 hours. Here are some of the best eats you can find on the concourse this year.

Chicken Basket And Fries

A gameday classic at Penn State is available all throughout THON weekend! With just the right amount of chicken to fries ratio, these chicken baskets are sure to keep your body fueled. Relive your favorite gameday memories for $12.

Cinnamon Roasted Nuts

A spin on the classic roasted nuts, these crunchy snacks are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. The three types of nuts offered are almonds, cashews, and pecans. Grab a small serving for $6 and a large serving for $9.

Hoagie With Chips

For only $10, you can craft your own hoagie and get a side of chips as well. The variety of meats, toppings, cheeses, and condiments will leave you feeling energized and ready to keep on dancin’.

Soft Pretzel

There’s something about a soft pretzel from the Bryce Jordan Center that leaves you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside. They are baked to perfection: soft enough to melt on your tongue and salty enough to fulfill your savory cravings. At $4, the snack is filling and light on your wallet.

Chickie’s & Pete’s World Famous Crabfries

If there was a THONlympics for food, this would take the gold. These Crabfries are seasoned perfectly, leaving you wanting more after every mouthwatering bite, and don’t even get us started on the cheese sauce! The fries cost $10, and we promise it’ll be your next obsession.

Penn State Creamery Ice Cream Minis

Are you worried you might overindulge in junk food this weekend? For $4, the Creamery has you covered with mini-versions of various staples. Feed your cravings with smaller portions of your Creamery favorites, or mix and match so you get a little bit of both.

Brownie Bash

A brownie, some popcorn, and caramel drizzle might seem like a weird combination and first, but trust us, it’s one that you need to try. The Penn State Bakery succeeds again with satisfying that craving for something sweet, and for only $5, you can dance easy knowing it won’t break the bank.

So, what are you waiting for? Give yourself that much-needed break and let yourself indulge in everything the Bryce Jordan Center has to offer!

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Vikram Raj

Vikram, who goes by Vik, is a first-year student from Rockland County, NY. He is majoring in psychology and English (for now) and is a writer for Onward State. Vik is an avid lover of all things music, film, and poetry. Most days, you can find Vik partying a bit too hard, or spending a bit too much — unless you're his parents, then you can find him studying avidly.

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