Friday, November 22nd 2019

Yerba Mate, an Essential Item for UCSB Students

Madison Hallam Staff Writer Yerba. The Yerb. Mate. Whatever you call it, the product is the same: a drink made from the natural leaves of rainforest...

For the Love of Danish Pastries

Stephani Anderson Copy Editor When I first arrived in Solvang on a cloudy Monday afternoon, I felt like I had stepped into a smaller version of...

The Vibrancy of Veganism and The Great Green Chef Cooking Competition

Sofia Quinones Finally given the chance to prove their culinary prowess, eager vegan chefs came to the Isla Vista Co-Op to take part in the...

Lao Ma Tou Hot Pot Brings Thoughtful Menu and Friendly Service to State Street

Krystal Chen Lao Ma Tou Hot Pot, a recently opened restaurant on State Street in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, specializes in authentic, hot...

The Gelato Festival Brings Frozen, Dairy-Free Treats to Santa Barbara

Ziqiang Zhao The Gelato Festival came to Santa Barbara to celebrate a classic European dessert from Oct. 20-Oct. 22. The fairly small festival took place in...

Craft Ramen Redefines the Soup for UCSB Students

Eric Long To the average student, the word “ramen” conjures images of cheap and processed packets of salt; ramen is not a meal, but a...

Not Korean BBQ, Still Enjoyable: Sunny Korean Restaurant

Ziqiang Zhao Good Asian food can be hard to come across in Santa Barbara. Open in downtown as of September, Sunny Korean Restaurant helps correct...

Poke Battle: Survival of the Fishiest

Joanne Rhee Web Editor About a year and a half ago, Isla Vista saw a boom in the boba business. Isla Vistans rejoiced at the thought...

Dumpling King Takes the Crown

Morgan Bubman Staff Writer With a simple white sign with red letters reading “DUMPLING KING” written once in English, and then again in Chinese, the deceptively...

Alex Ice Cream: Where Elotes and Ice Cream Meet

Joanne Rhee Web Editor Everyone’s favorite Elotero, Hijinio Camacho, has become as well known as Freebirds. On some days, he is easy to find for your daily...