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Carolina Food Co.

What's New?

Russell House is a very important hub on campus for dining. There are many exciting changes that debuted this semester. New additions include a full service Chick-fil-A, Pei Wei Asian Kitchen, Panera Bread, USC specific creamery, and much more!

Congaree River Smokehouse

Congaree River Smokehouse

The Congaree River Smokehouse is USC's very own BBQ eatery. The menu will offer traditional BBQ favorites with added twists from our Director of Culinary, Chef Mike Obrochta. From Homemade BBQ sauces to original chili (that you all voted on), The Congaree River Smokehouse will be at the top of your list for the best BBQ in Columbia!

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Pei Wei Asian Kitchen

Pei Wei by P.F. Chang’s is our exciting new Asian concept in Russell House! The menu consists of soups, salads, noodles, spring rolls, and rice bowls in Vietnamese, Korean, Thai, Japanese, & Chinese flavors.


Olilo by Cat Cora

Olilo by Cat Cora is coming to Russell House Fall 2018! Cat Cora is Food Network’s FIRST female Iron Chef and has created signature Mediterranean recipes for Olilo. You can get signature greens and grain bowls or flatbread, or create your own. Olilo is a healthy option to help you stay on track with eating clean & healthy on campus.

Panera Bread

Panera Bread

Everyone loves Panera! This Fall we'll be able to enjoy the delicious menu that Panera offers in Russell House. Enjoy signature soups, delicious sandwiches, pasta bowls, healthy salads or choose from all the treats in the bakery!

Twisted Taco

Twisted Taco

Tex-Mex lovers this is perfect for you! The Twisted Taco menu consists of California style burritos, nachos, quesadillas, fresh salads, homemade salsas, and a ton of famous “Twisted Tacos”!

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Oath Pizza

Oath Pizza is the pizza spot you'll love to enjoy with your friends! Try a signature pie, classic, or  create a “selfie” where you can get creative. Oath has pizzas that are artfully designed using sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients.


Sushi with Gusto

Sushi with Gusto proves that all sushi is not created equal.  Enjoy fresh sushi, sushi burritos, poke bowls, and more!

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.