Friday, November 22nd 2019

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...

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 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...

Silvergreens Finally Finds its Niche in I.V.

Kamran Yunus Senior Copy Editor After suddenly closing down last June, Silvergreens has reopened in its original Isla Vista location, located on the corner of Pardall...

Juice Ranch Makes Isla Vista its Home

Dasha Sadovnikova Photos by Mark Brocher, Staff Photographer If you venture into Crushcakes & Café on Trigo Road and turn to the left, you will notice...

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...

Santa Ynez Burrito Fails to Stand Out

Jack Betz Isla Vista is a community in constant motion. There is a sense of ebb and flow, of transformation as the old makes way...

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....

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....

UCSB Dining Commons: Where Will You Earn Your Freshman 15?

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer The most asked question by incoming freshmen, as old as the University of California, Santa Barbara itself, can arguably be, “How’s the...