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Thursday, July 16th 2020

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...

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...

Meet Sophie Xu, The Businesswoman Behind Your Favorite Local Asian Restaurants

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor If you’re a fan of Asian food in Isla Vista and Goleta, chances are you’ve seen Sophie Xu one way or...

Searching for the Perfect Açaí Bowl in Isla Vista

Wenxuan Zhang Contributing Writer When it comes to taste and healthiness, compromise may seem inevitable in the search for a satisfying snack. Luckily, açaí bowls provide...

TASA Night Market Steals the Friday Night Show

Jack Alegre Staff Writer While waiting in line for the Khalid concert, several students probably saw a similar crowd blossoming just across from them at Storke...

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...

Buddha Bowls: Fresh, Local, and Reasonably Priced

Madison Donahue-Wolfe Staff Writer Photos by John Clow, Staff Photographer Buddha Bowls, the latest restaurant to open its doors to the residents of Isla Vista, offers a...

One Piece Ramen Lacks Flavor But Shows Potential

Tomas Pallapatoc Staff Writer Any UCSB student walking out into I.V. looking for a bite to eat is bound to walk past the newly opened One...

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...

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...