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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Plant Power Fast Food cooks up vegan takes on your fast food favorites

  Burgers Sides Drinks Atmosphere Overall 9/10 9/10 9/10 8/10 9/10   Vegan food — those two words conjure up an image of salads in the minds of most people when they hear or see them, but Plant Power Fast Food (PPFF) is changing the way...
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Zero X unfortunately sacrifices quality for innovation

Drinks 6.5/10 Food 8/10 Ambience 6.5/10   Some stick with the classics, others go for something more adventurous. If you’re looking for an exciting new flavor combination that you've never tried before, Zero X is the place to visit next. Just as...

UCR’s newest food truck is a bowl’d and tasty option

Buku Bowls, the newest entry in UCR’s food truck lineup, is, to put it simply, the restaurant UCR deserves. Announcing itself with its bold orange and black color scheme in its Bell Tower and...
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Ding Tea shakes the competition off with the best boba in Riverside

Overall Satisfaction Scale: Drinks 9/10 Ambience 8/10 Price $2-4 per drink   When Ding Tea opened on University Avenue in July, ecstatic boba fans across Riverside suddenly left their Boba Tea House and Boba Fiend drinks behind and headed straight for the...
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Roasting Water is aesthetically pleasing but fails to match up to local competition

Overall Satisfaction Scale: Drinks 6/10 Ambience 6.5/10 Price $4-5 per drink   In September 2018, when Roasting Water opened its Riverside location on Chicago Avenue (about two miles away from campus), bottles of fruit-filled and creamy-colored beverages began popping up all around...

Tim Boba: Blending boba and studying in perfect, creamy harmony

Overall Satisfaction Scale Boba 7.5/10 Ambience 7.5/10 Food 7/10 Price Affordable   Boba has become the modern college student’s best study companion, rivaling even coffee: a motivation-boosting little treat that contains just enough sweetness to raise the morale and energy of any studier....

Restaurant Review: Can I move into the Chicago Pasta House?

Name: Chicago Pasta House Rating: 5/5 Location: 24667 Sunnymead Boulevard Moreno Valley, CA 92553 Price Range: $$ Hours: Sunday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Category: Sit-down Italian Credit/Debit Card: Yes Takeout: Yes Delivery: No, but trust me: You want to be there Other amenities: Takes...

Zen Street Ramen will put you in a state of bliss

Name: Zen Street Rating: 4/5 Location: 3600 Central Ave #1 Riverside, CA 92506 Price Range: $11-$30 Hours: Mon – Thu: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Fri: 11 a.m – 12 a.m Sat: 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. Category: Japanese, Ramen, Asian Fusion, Thai Credit/Debit Card: Yes Takeout: Yes Delivery: No Other amenities: Public Parking, Beer...

Great Shakes lives up to its name

Name: Great Shakes Rating: 5/5 Location: 3540 Riverside Plaza Dr, Ste 330, Riverside, CA 92506 Price Range: $ Hours: Monday — Thursday 12 p.m — 10 p.m. Friday — Saturday 12 p.m. — 11 p.m. Sunday — 12 p.m. Category: Dessert, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Credit/Debit...

Mandarin Garden provides a taste of China in Riverside

Name: Mandarin Garden Rating: 4/5 Location: 1445 University Avenue, Riverside, CA., 92507 Price Range: $$ Hours: Monday - Friday 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday - Sunday 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. Category: Mandarin, Szechwan Cuisine Credit/Debit Card: Yes Takeout: Yes Delivery: No Other amenities:            WiFi, Televisions, Good for Groups and Kids,...