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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Highlander’s Food Truck Festival Review Fall 2019

  Here's our review of the food trucks we adored and abhorred at UCR's 2019 Fall Food Truck Festival! Hope you don't get hungry reading it. Oaxaca on Wheels Chicken Mole Tacos $11 | Samuel Harrison, SSW Served in an unassuming cardboard tub, the Chicken Mole Tacos...

Food Review: Do TroBon’s waffle sandwiches enhance the UV or simply blend in?

Fried Chicken with Agave Chipotle Honey & Brussels Slaw  9/10 Roasted Mushrooms Crimini, Shitaki and Hummus 9.5/10 Maple Bacon & Tillamook Cheddar 9/10 Creme Brulee & Berries Waffle Sandwich 9/10 Nutella & Banana Waffle Sandwich 8/10 Price $ Ambiance  9/10   TroBon is a brand new addition to the...

Sweet Combforts: The reality of “Insta-famous food items”

The food at a glance: Churro Crunch Waffle Pop 9/10 Vegan Waffle Pop 4.5/10 Grilled Cheese Savory Waffle  7.5/10 Price $ Ambience 8.5/10   Returning to the Riverside Food Lab after visiting Monty’s Good Burger, the next eatery on our radar was Sweet Combforts. Situated towards...

Sharetea’s care toward specificity makes it universally enjoyable

Drinks 8.5/10 Price $3 - $5 Ambience 8/10   I first visited Sharetea with a few friends. Each one of us have different tastes and thus ordered drinks from separate categories: one of them got the Coffee Creama, another got the...

R’Chella Food Truck Festival brings an affordable and exciting range of dining options to...

A diverse array of food trucks came to the HUB Plaza and Bell Tower area on Thursday, April 18 for UCR Dining’s R’Chella Food Truck Festival. Long lines and hungry students filled the area...

Restaurant Review: Monty’s Good Burger challenges perceptions of vegan food

Burger 9/10 Fries 9/10 Dips 8.5/10 Shakes 9/10 Desserts 7/10 Price $$ Ambience 8.5/10   With the Riverside Food Lab in downtown Riverside being the latest great place to eat, vegan food may seem like the last thing you’d want to order there. After all, when people picture...

Boba Tea House: a UCR favorite that never fails to impress

Drinks 8.5/10 Price $2-$4 Ambience 7/10   Everyone who likes boba and goes to UCR knows that you can’t go wrong with Boba Tea House. They seem to have just about every flavor of milk tea, fruit tea or smoothie, and...

5s’ Teas underwhelming drink menu leaves much to be desired

Drinks 5.5/10 Price $4-5.50 per drink Ambience 6/10   I had always been curious about 5s' Teas. Like everyone else at UCR, I had only ever known Boba Tea House, Boba Fiend and a few other boba shops located on University...

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...