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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

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...

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....

Altamirano’s Tantalizing Tacos Roll Up to Isla Vista

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor The taco truck is perhaps the most ubiquitous of food trucks. Long before the current renaissance of gourmet and hipster...

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...

Got Milk Tea Boba? New Boba Shop Ice Milk Company Opens in Isla Vista

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Photo by Candice Ge, Staff Photographer Ever since Pita Pit closed down, there have been rumors about who would take over that building....

Back to the Basics: Target 2, Noodle City

Jason Chin   Target 2: Noodle City Pricing: $6.25-6.50, small bowl; $6.75-6.95, large bowl   Visit date: October 21th, 2009 Visit time: 7:00 PM   --ratings--   Jason's ratings...

Ike’s Place Brings a Touch of Sandwich Heaven to Isla Vista

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Ike’s Place, a chain of popular Bay Area sandwich restaurants, opened its doors on Saturday, April 16 for everyone to enjoy. Ike,...

Meun Fan Adds Some Spice to Goleta

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Meun Fan Thai Cafe is a welcome deviation from the endless cycle of Chinese take-out and sushi. Thai food, when done well,...

A Warm Welcome to WeCook

Kamran Yunus Copy Editor Recent weeks saw the introduction of WeCook, an authentic Chinese restaurant located a bit down Pardall Road, with the establishment taking the...

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,...