Humboldt State University

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this week's J menu:


Everyday at The J

  • Breakfast:
    Waffle Mix, Pancake Mix, Make Your Own Eggs, Fresh Bagels, Bulk Cereal, Yogurt Bar, Fresh Fruit Bar
  • Lunch:
    Made-to-Order Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit, Bottled Drinks, Ice Cream Bar, Salad Bar, Packaged Snacks, and Locally made Candy.
  • Dinner:
    Homemade Deserts, Salad Bar, Hot Soup, Ice Cream Bar, Local and Gourmet Ice Cream, Packaged Snacks and Desserts.

The J Grill


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Try a new veggie at The "J"

Past veggies of the week included organic yellow baby carrots, organic mache, arugula, radicchio, belgian endive, yellow fingerlings and purple potatoes, local leeks and rutabagas, jicama, and Diakon radish. These nutritious, delicious veggies were big hits!


Did you know?

Look for these local products at all your favorite HSU Dining Services locations:

Sjaak’s Chocolates
Brio Bread and Pastries
Drake’s Glen Creations Candy
Humboldt Creamery Dairy Products
Tofu Shop
Obento Sushi
Casa Lindra
Los Bagels
Vellutini Baking Co.
Eel River Organic Beef
Royal Cookie Capers
Humboldt Bay Coffee Company
Humboldt Grass Feed Beef
G Farms
Pierce Farms
Arcata Educational Farm
Sacho Strawberries
Wild Rose Farms

…and more!


Organics on the Salad Bar!

Make a delicious salad that's good for you and the planet! Visit our salad bar and try these organic options:

Cherry Tomatoes
Garbanzo Beans
Kidney Beans
Sunflower Shoots (locally grown)
Pea Shoots (locally grown)
Honey Mustard Dressing
Goddess Dressing

... and more coming soon!


Vegan? Vegetarian? Got Allergies?

The "J" is proud to offer alternative products including vegan, lactose-free rice cheeses, vegan Tofurkey slices, and gluten-free rice bread on our Sandwich Bar. Ask your sandwich maker for these tasty alternatives!

View Fall Semester Dining Schedule.

* = VEGAN Most Dinner Bars contain vegan options. 


Week 7 of 17 for this Semester.

September 29th – October 5th, 2014

Monday 9/29/2014

Bacon, Ham, Hard Boiled Eggs, Scrambled Eggs w/ Cheese, Texas Toast, Hashbrowns*, Cream of Wheat*.

Tri-tip Sandwich, Open Face Capresa Sandwich, Shoestring Fries, Portabella Parmesan, Chicken Soft Taco, Broccoli*,  Black Beans  & Sandwich Bar.

Teriyaki Chicken Breast, Chicken Fried Steak, Gnocci with Pesto Cream Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Peas* Garlic Bread, Rice, Japanese Style Green Beans &
Vegetarian Bar.
Vegan Tofu Stir Fry*, Rice*, Veggie Ravioli w/ Cream Sauce, Grilled Mushroom Tofu w/ Arugula, Roasted Red Pepper & Chipotle Sauce, Roasted Root Vegetables w/ Goddess Dressing, Thai Peanut Noodle Stir Fry, Veggie Egg Rolls, Sticky Rice, Brown Rice, Yaskisoba Noodles.

Tuesday 9/30/14

Sausage Patties, Kielbasa Pieces, Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes, Spinach and Mushroom Quiche, Tater Barrels*, Breakfast Potatoes with Meat, Green Onion and Cheese; Oatmeal*.

Cheese Calzone, Three Meat Calzone, Grilled Chicken with Arugula, Roasted Red Peppers and Chipotle, Falafel with Tomato Salsa Plate*, Cheese Ravioli with Creamy Pesto, Roasted Cauliflower* Garlic Herbed Bread Sticks & Sandwich Bar. 

Char Sui Pork, Garlic Chicken with Rosemary, Sweet & Sour Tempeh*, Scalloped Potatoes, Brown Rice*, Carrots*, Fried Rice, Dinner Rolls* &
Fresh Tex-Mexican Bar
Flour & Corn Tortillas, Chicken Tinga, Beef Barbacoa, Chili Rellenos, Carnitas, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans with & without Lard, Flan, Flour Tortillas w/ Cinnamon & Sugar.

Wednesday 10/01/14

Sausage Links, Linguisa, Fried Eggs, Potato and Artichoke Frittata, Belgian Waffles, Blueberry Sauce, Hashbrowns*, Malt-o-Meal*.

Quesadilla Bar: Flour or Corn Tortillas, Barbacoa Beef, Chicken Tinga, Shredded Cheese, Refried Beans Black Beans, Sliced Olives, Diced Tomatoes, Jalapenos, Green Onions Sour Cream, Guacamole, Red Salsa, Green Salsa, Pico de gallo  & Sandwich Bar.

French Dips with Au Jus, Pork Tenderloin with Robert Sauce, Hot Tomatoes*, Cheese Shells w/ Marinara, Roasted Rosemary Potatoes*, Rice Pilaf, Zucchini*, Herbed Breadsticks &
Greek Bar.
Beef Gyros, Kalamata Lemon chicken, Moussaka, Spanakopita, Greek Pasta, Baklava

Thursday 10/2/14

Bacon, Turkey Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Muffins without Meat, Breakfast Muffins with Meat, Eggo Waffles, Hashbrown Triangles*, Oatmeal*.

Gourmet Pizza, Pollo con Queso Trotas, Taquito Plates, Vegan Chili with Bread Bowls*, French Fries*, Fresh Green Beans* & Sandwich Bar.

Marinated Skirt Steak, Imperial Chicken, Mushroom Spinach Quiche, Pappardelle Puttanesca, Cheesy Potatoes, Swiss chard*, Orzo with Fresh Sage and Parmesan, Dinner Rolls* &
Asian Bar.
Popcorn Chicken & Veggies Hunan Style, Teriyaki Tofu & Veggies*, Kung Pao Chicken, Fried Rice, Sticky Rice*, Veggie Eggrolls*, Shrimp Moneybags, Chicken Pot stickers, Won Tons and Fortune Cookies

Friday 10/3/14

Sausage Patties, Turkey Bacon, Chef’s Choice Omelet with Meat, Chef’s Choice Omelet without Meat, Texas Toast, Potato Slices*, Cream of Rice*.

Hot Pastrami and Swiss Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Avocado Melts with Bacon, Linguine and Prawns, Veggie Pitas with Hummus*, Garlic Bread, French Fries*, Roasted Zucchini & Yellow Zucchini w/ chopped fresh Parsley & Sea Salt*, Buffalo chicken Wrap & Sandwich Bar.

Carne Asada Tacos with Pico de Gallo, Popcorn Shrimp, Clam Strips, Chicken Parmesan, Pasta with Fresh Spinach, Red Bells and Mushroom*, Curley Fries, Corn, Black Beans, Fiesta Rice* Dinner Rolls &
Wrap Bar.
Sun-dried Tomato, Spinach, Wheat, Flour Wraps; Chicken, Tofu, Steak, Bacon, Avocado, Red Bell pepper, Bok Choy, Cucumber ,Red Onions, Romaine, Tomatoes, Hummus, Almonds, Asiago Cheese, Capers, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Sesame; Dressing, Caesar Dressing, Aioli Ranch, Thai Peanut Sauce

Saturday 10/4/14

Bacon, Sausage Patties, Scrambled Eggs, Ham and Cheese Scrambled Eggs, Garden Veggie Casserole, Pancakes, Potato Slices*, Oatmeal*, Apple Turnovers & Taco Bar.

Buffalo wings, BBQ Wings, Teriyaki Wings, Assorted Meat and Veggie Pizzas, Garlic Fries, Onion Rings, Nacho Plates.

Sunday 10/5/14

Sausage Links, Bacon, Eggs Benedict, Fried Eggs, Texas Toast, Quick Grits*, Potato Triangles*, Potatoes with Green Onion, Bell Pepper, and Cheese; Cinnamon Rolls & Sandwich Bar.

Chicken Florentine, New York Steak with Mushrooms, Cheese Ravioli with Pesto Cream Sauce, Vegan Polenta with Grilled Eggplant*, Onion Rings, Mini Baked Potato Bar, Artichokes*, Veggie Medley* & Dinner Rolls

* = VEGAN Most Dinner Bars contain vegan options.