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Thursday, July 16th 2020

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...

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...

The Tea on Tea Tea

Annie Huang Staff Writer The selection of boba available in Isla Vista has been saddening to many for a while. Fortunately, this situation is being shaken...

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...

Dave’s Dogs Won’t Disappoint Wiener Lovers

Victoria Penate Dave’s Dogs may not immediately stand out from within its fairly nondescript shopping center surroundings. Although it lacks the garish yellow paint of...

Asie Brings Lackluster Dim Sum to Santa Barbara

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor Dim sum restaurants evoke an assortment of familiar and warm memories for me: elderly Chinese women pushing metal carts, the incessant...

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...

Choppa Rolls Up the Praise with its Rolled Ice Cream

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Goleta and Santa Barbara have a lot of ice cream shops to indulge in when you’re craving something sweet, but only recently...

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...

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...