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Friday, October 30, 2020

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...

Restaurant Review: Calibasil

3.5/5 stars After years of being the only Vietnamese restaurant in the University Village, Pho Vinam has finally met a formidable rival: Calibasil. Situated next door to Lollicup and connected to its sister restaurant, Oven...

Restaurant Review: Submarine Crab

4/5 Right next to Lollicup, Submarine Crab is the newest addition to the busy student-filled area of University Village. Submarine Crab sounds an awful lot like Boiling Crab, and looking at the menu, the similarities...

Restaurant Review: ProAbition

3.5 out of 5 stars When I think speakeasy, I picture myself walking down a small concrete staircase to a large walnut-colored door where men in high-waisted jackets and short trousers, cuffed at the bottom,...

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...

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...

Restaurant Review: Bann Thai

I’d like to start this review off by saying that I am not generally a fan of most Asian food. When I first moved to California, everyone raved about boba, but I was devastatingly...

Restaurant Review: The Spot Sports Bar and Grill

4 stars out of 5 Week zero is now nothing but a memory. “It’s the second day bro, and I need a drink already,” someone muttered as they passed by the humanities building. I think...

Restaurant Review: Asahi Sushi

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The city of Riverside seemingly has two temperatures: tundra and Hades. The simmering spring days of May urge students to flee from the heat and find refuge anywhere with...

Restaurant Review: Piggy Pot

With warm temperatures finally subsiding in our third week of November, winter is finally coming to Riverside. Last Tuesday’s cold evening inspired me to seek out some comfort food at Riverside’s newest hot pot...