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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Starbucks fall season special: Apple Crisp Macchiato and Pumpkin Cold Brew

These days, the coming of fall is synonymous with pumpkin spice season — thanks to the Pumpkin Spice Latte that Starbucks released back in 2003. Since then, the flavor team behind Starbucks has been...

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Amidst the insanely hot Riverside weather, it may seem difficult to get into the fall spirit. However, without fail, local campus coffee joints and smoothie bars are always serving up their own version of...

Is Bao Culture the next best dim sum spot near campus?

Located in the University Village right next to Boba Cafe, Riverside recently introduced its newest dim sum restaurant, Bao Culture. Bao Culture is known for its dim sum and Asian fusion cuisine. As a...

Spilling the tea on the best boba shop near UCR

If you’re around Riverside and are craving a fast and tasty boba drink, the city surprisingly has a wide variety of boba shops. Whether you desire tea, coffee or slush, all of these boba...

Is Slater’s 50/50 worth the gamble

After a much anticipated wait, Slater’s 50/50 has finally opened its doors to the Riverside community. Located in the hustle and bustle of downtown Riverside, Slater’s 50/50 is just a 10 minute drive from...

A tour of independent coffee shops in Riverside for the caffeine deficient

If you’re trying to branch out from Starbucks but still need to fuel late-night study sessions, Riverside has a surprisingly large selection of independent coffee shops. Whether your taste is a bit more on...

Mokkoji’s high price point is worth every cent

Mokkoji Shabu Shabu Bar is the latest eatery to join the Riverside scene. Shabu shabu is a Japanese hotpot dish in which you get a choice of vegetables and meat that you cook in...

The university village’s hottest new restaurant addition: hotties fried chicken

The University Village has recently welcomed a new addition to its growing list of restaurant venues with Hotties Fried Chicken. Hotties Fried Chicken specializes in chicken and has a very enticing menu with a...

Delicious food and great company can always be found at The Sub Station

A staple of campus life at UCR, The Sub Station is nestled right in the heart of Bannockburn Village and across the street from the softball field. This convenient location near the heart of...

Cookies with a side of debt?

When I first heard about a cookie cafe nearby campus, I was ecstatic to try it and to help support small businesses. Especially during the global pandemic, I have tried my best at making...