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Thursday, June 4th 2020

Great Places to Eat Around Isla Vista

Lucas Ryden Beat Reporter As an incoming freshman at UCSB, why worry about food when you’ve got pre-paid, all-you-can-eat meals at the dining commons, right?  Wrong. Unfortunately,...

Searching for the Best Salad in Isla Vista

Linda Chong Copy Editor There’s a minor stigma that surrounds salads, which can sometimes be characterized as “bland” and “tasteless.” This can be particularly true of...

UCSB Food Citizenship Campaign Hosts First Eco Iron Chef Cooking Competition

Risa Mori Staff Writer On March 6, the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Food Citizenship Campaign hosted its first ever Eco Iron Chef at The United Methodist...

Taconomics

By Jason Chin The Economist occasionally publishes a Big Mac Index, which follows the retail price of a McDonald's Big Mac in several countries...

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...

Mojo Teahouse Brings a Piece of Home to Isla Vista

Dana Dela Cruz Staff Writer Mojo Teahouse opened on Trigo Road in late August, promising high-quality, authentic tea and Asian fusion snacks. As someone who grew...

California Tacos & Taproom Brings Fresh Mexican Food to Isla Vista

Victoria Penate Features Editor The latest addition to Isla Vista’s ever-changing selection of restaurants, California Tacos & Taproom, has opened for business, occupying the spot formerly...

Searching for the Best Fries at IV Deli

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor With its teal signage, rickety glass doors plastered with deals, and perpetual smell of grease and meat, IV Deli Mart is...

Sweet Tooth: As Sweet As It Gets!

Melissa Lee Nilles Sweet Tooth, a new Isla Vista sweet shop offering slightly different fare than IV Drip, opened its doors to customers last month....

Salvation in One Cup or Two

Aisa Villanueva It's almost finals time again, and you find yourself buried knee-deep in notes, with a siding of random pen marks on your fingers....