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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Poke Bar is quite the catch

  Name: Poke Bar Rating: 5/5 Location: 3740 Iowa Ave, Riverside, CA 92507 Price Range: $$ Hours: Monday - Sunday 11 a.m - 9 p.m. Category: Hawaiian, Seafood Credit/Debit Card: Yes Takeout: Yes Delivery: No Other amenities:   Located conveniently just a few blocks from UCR at the University Village, the primarily California-based chain Poke...

Restaurant Review: The Culinary Chameleon

Considering the name Culinary Chameleon and the giant, green food truck painted with bright purple and pink grinning chameleons, I was hoping for some interesting food. Most food trucks, like the infamous Grilled Cheese...

Restaurant Review: Backstreet Restaurant

If you’re craving a simple and delicious sandwich for lunch, look no further than Backstreet Restaurant. Located near downtown Riverside off Nelson Street and between Magnolia Avenue and Brockton Avenue, this mom-and-pop sandwich shop...

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...

La Bufadora Baja Grills serves a mild introduction to seafood

Name: La Bufadora Baja Grill Rating: 4/5 Location: 497 E Alessandro Boulevard Ste B Riverside, CA 92508 Price Range: $ Hours: Sun – Thurs: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Fri – Sat: 9:00 a.m.– 10:00 p.m. Category: Mexican, Seafood, Fast Food Credit/Debit Card: Yes Takeout: Yes Delivery: No Other amenities: Good for kids, Caters, Casual...

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...
burgers and fries from bucket list burgers

Restaurant Review: Bucket List Burgers should be on your bucket list

The trend for build-your-own meals has boomed in Southern California. Build-your-own pizza joints like Pieology, mix-and-match nitrogen ice cream parlors like A la Minute, and dare I say, a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar? All...

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...

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...

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...