Madison Santana | Banner | Jake Strommen, general manager of Frost in Rancho Cucamonga serves two guests samples of the restaurant’s various gelato flavors.

Gelato offers healthy dessert alternative

I scream, you scream, we all scream for -— gelato? Though gelato may not be the most conventional or popular frozen treat, it is a much healthier alternative to ice cream. Local Inland Empire business Frost Gelato is marketing its product as just that — a tasty, colorful, health-conscious dessert. The business has been open […]

Michael Hansen | Banner | Po Lee, chef of Teriyaki Plus in Riverside, chops cauliflower florets and inspects them with a trained culinary eye before deep frying them for vegan sweet and sour chicken.

Anti-Dairy Fight Club is what?

The first rule of Anti-Dairy Fight Club: Talk about Anti-Dairy Fight Club. The head of the club and chef of Teriyaki Plus is Riverside resident Po Lee. Every Sunday, Lee serves an all-vegan menu and transforms her regular business, Teriyaki Plus, into the Anti-Dairy Fight Club. Anti-Dairy Fight Club started as a solution for a […]

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Numbers on scale do not represent overall health

“I need to lose weight” is a phrase commonly said by people after they step on a scale and see the numbers that appear in front of them. With the holidays fast approaching, some may feel the need to restrict themselves from eating his or her favorite foods out of fear of their weight increasing. […]

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Local restaurants offer delivery right to campus

California Baptist University caters to an extremely diverse student population and students are quick to indulge in a wide variety of tastes in cuisine. Student seek restaurants with cheap and convenient options, while also catering to a diverse list of preferences. Many local restaurants provide favorite delivery options directly to CBU. Lindsey Bruch, senior mechanical […]

Ninasophia Stowe | The Banner | Isla Trippy, Riverside resident, checks out pop-up vendor Big Viking Vintage, looking for the perfect Neil Young T-shirt, at Smorgasburg LA.

Los Angeles makes use of Alameda Produce Market weekly

There is nothing foodies love more than options and a food and shop festival is their one-stop-shop of happiness. While Riverside has many food options, including the recent addi- tion of the Riverside Food Lab, the variety that Los Angeles has to o er is endless. Every Sunday in downtown Los Angeles, Smorgasburg LA opens […]

Kelsie Stevens | The Banner Victoria Carrillo, manager of Sweetosaur, rolls frozen gelato mix to create chocolate-rolled ice cream for one of its many dinosaur-inspired treats.

Dessert meets dinosaurs

Milkshakes and dinosaurs, two seemingly unrelated things, can be paired together to create a rare culinary experience. This is what Sweetosaur, a dinosaur-themed ice cream and shake shop that opened last May at the Galleria at Tyler offers its patrons. One treat Sweetosaur offers is the “Clever Girl,” a strawberry milkshake adorned with a ring […]

Cracker Barrel sets date for arrival in California

The West Coast is meeting Southern charm with the future establishment of California’s first Cracker Barrel, opening February 2018 in Victorville. Despite Internet confusion, Breanna Straessle, manager of corporate communications for Cracker Barrel, said the Victorville location will be California’s first. Best known for its hearty, homestyle comfort food and quaint, antique decor, Cracker Barrel […]

Riverside community comes together for farm fresh food

Many Riverside locals gather every Saturday morning for a community experience, where people of all ages can purchase delectable treats only acquired at their neighborhood farmers market. The Riverside Downtown Farmers Market, located on Main Street between 5th and 6th street, offers customers a range of organic crops produced by small family-owned businesses striving to […]