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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Food Truck Festival rolls into UCR

With the food truck trend taking the restaurant scene by storm, UCR had the privilege of hosting its first-ever Food Truck Festival last Wednesday, May 15. Unique culinary options were provided, from The Viking...

Restaurant Review: Rockstar Shrimp

4 out of 5 stars When someone has a dire hankering for seafood, UCR students and Riverside residents can find refuge in Rockstar Shrimp—located up Blaine Street at the University Shopping Center—to crush their craving....

Restaurant Review: Asahi Sushi

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The city of Riverside seemingly has two temperatures: tundra and Hades. The simmering spring days of May urge students to flee from the heat and find refuge anywhere with...

Restaurant Review: Baguette Bakery and Cafe

Solid off-campus restaurants are somewhat hard to find. Students usually have to sprout wings to find quality food within a five-mile radius and do it on a student budget. Then, when something new emerges...

Restaurant Review: ProAbition

3.5 out of 5 stars When I think speakeasy, I picture myself walking down a small concrete staircase to a large walnut-colored door where men in high-waisted jackets and short trousers, cuffed at the bottom,...

Restaurant Review: Boba Fiend Tea House

3 out of 5 stars If you want to attract a crowd on a Monday night, boba would do the trick. But even better, what about free boba? That is exactly what attracted a large...

Restaurant Review: Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor

The front door to Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor next to Castle Park in Riverside is a time machine that can transport any customer back to 1905. One step in and I was hit with...

Restaurant Review: Canyon Crust Pizza

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Before stepping into Canyon Crust, a new restaurant in the Canyon Crest Town Center, I was greeted by a small outdoor seating area. Inside, the small dining area glows orange...

Goodwin’s Supermarket hosts seminar and tasting of organic foods

Ingredients like kale, chia seeds, agave and strawberry radishes were main attractions at Goodwin’s market. Before Wednesday night I’d hardly known what each of these ingredients were, let alone felt confident enough to purchase...

Restaurant Review: Simple Simon’s Bakery and Bistro

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars From the outside, Simple Simon’s Bakery and Bistro in downtown Riverside looks like a high-end sit down restaurant with floor to ceiling windows and a fancy logo, which is...