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Monday, November 19, 2018

Restaurant Review: Elias Pita

Rating: 4.5/5   The slogan written on the menus and business cards of Elias Pita confidently states that the restaurant serves the “Best Middle Eastern Food” around. One might think it’s quite a bold statement to...

Restaurant Review: Simple Simon’s Bakery and Bistro

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars From the outside, Simple Simon’s Bakery and Bistro in downtown Riverside looks like a high-end sit down restaurant with floor to ceiling windows and a fancy logo, which is...

Pizza by Panda brings pizzazz to UCR

  5 out of 5 Pandas   The crowds of starving students coming back to UCR after spring break are in for a pleasant culinary surprise, because the long wait times and mediocre selection of the PUB...

Restaurant Review: Tacos El Camaroncito

4.5/5 Stars After accidentally passing by what appeared to be an abandoned, white shack several times on a rather obscure street corner, I finally came to the realization that the little building was a restaurant...

Restaurant Review: The Salted Pig

5 Stars According to its website, The Salted Pig in downtown Riverside has billed itself as “the Inland Empire’s first gastropub.” I had to look up what a gastropub even was, and it turns out...

Restaurant Review: Dona Timo’s La Cascada Mexican Restaurant

Since many scores on reviews are somewhat arbitrary, I’m always looking for ways to quantify my score, giving myself and my opinion a little more objectivity. Luckily, I think I’ve found it: leftovers. When...

Restaurant Review: Anchos Southwest Grill

When there are more energy drinks than actual food scattered across the dining table, it may be a sign to peel away from the computer and venture out for some real sustenance other than...

Restaurant Review: Marisa’s Italian Deli

4 out of 5 stars The Canyon Crest Towne Center gains its own piece of Italy with its newest edition of Marisa’s Italian Deli. Embedded within the shopping center, not even the February fog could...

Restaurant Review: Punjab Palace

4.5 out of 5 stars I’ve heard many things about this restaurant, and I figured it was about time I tried some local Indian food from our very own Punjab Palace here at the intersection...

Restaurant Review: Mr. Kebab

Rating: 4.5 / 5 At first glance, Mr. Kebab, a Mediterranean restaurant located on Iowa Avenue, is far from impressive. The location is hardly ideal and the interior design isn’t spectacular either. But after sampling...