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Riverside, US
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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: Sweet Daily

5/5 Stars After four months of anticipation during construction, Sweet Daily has finally opened its gateway to a dessert-lover’s paradise. Located in the University Village by Oven 450, Sweet Daily is truly a convenient stop...

Restaurant Review: D’Elia’s Grinders

My first impression when entering D’Elia’s Grinders was that it was an incredibly old restaurant. The décor testified to that, the tables and wooden chairs were locked into the ground and even the tiled...

Restaurant Review: Zame Fusion Sushi

A common question asked around the Riverside area is, “Where is the Japanese food?” Yes, there are a few all-you-can-eat buffets within driving distance, but for authentic sushi lovers there hasn't been an adequate...
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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...

Restaurant Review: Woodfire Cafe

3/5 Stars As a sort of habit, I have a tendency to check Yelp reviews of a restaurant before I eat there. They either offer me a mouth-drooling experience to look forward to, or serve...

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: Polar Bear Shaved Ice

3.5 out of 5 stars I arrived at Polar Bear Shaved Ice at 9 p.m. and I noticed that they were open from the early afternoon to 11 p.m. I also noticed that there was...

Restaurant Review: Isabella’s Cupcakes, Riverside’s new sugar-coated gem

If there is one thing I take seriously in life, it’s cupcakes. I’ve brought my business and taste buds to several cupcake shops over the years (Crumbs, Yummy Cupcakes, Sprinkles, etc.) so I consider...

Restaurant Review: Señor Baja

Pulling into the Magnolia Shopping Center made me skeptical of what kind of atmosphere to expect with generic grocery stores and fast food chain vendors right around the corner; however, the restaurant exceeded face-value...