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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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...

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...