Elijah Hickman | Banner | Cafe Organix offers many vegetarian options like Beyond Beef cheeseburgers and a zesty veggie chicken sandwich.

Students support local Black-owned businesses

Summer 2020 was full of conversations surrounding social issues. One of these social issues in the spotlight is the racial injustice that is prevalent within the United States.  In order to combat racial injustice, people across the country have been protesting in the streets, signing online petitions and donating to organizations dedicated to ending racism. […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Riverside locals look for the new food spot, “Nashville Hot Chicken,” that will soon open among the variety of food options at the Riverside Food Lab.

Food Lab adds Nashville hot chicken

Last semester, California Baptist University expanded its dining options by adding Shake Smart and Delect-a-Bowls at Couch’s Corner to its selection. Soon the Riverside Food Lab, a downtown food market with many stands and food options that is beloved by CBU students, is adding a new restaurant to its selection for the first time since […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Steven Garcia, freshman civil engineering major, enjoys a study break with his friends while eating lamb curry at Indian Curry Hut in Riverside, Calif.

Indian food excites students

Indian food is exotic, intriguing and consists of a wide range of spices. While it may intimidate some people because of its unfamiliarity, taking the opportunity to try new foods will allow one’s taste buds to thrive and grow in experience.   The Indian Curry Hut in downtown Riverside offers a variety of flavors and […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Pablo Leiva, freshman architecture major, enjoys his first time eating lunch at BurgerIM in Riverside, Calif. with a friend.

BurgerIM serves fresh duos and trios

For many, one burger may be just enough, but at BurgerIM, they encourage customers to eat two or three. BurgerIM is pronounced in Hebrew as “Burger-eem,” meaning “many burgers.” It is a restaurant from Israel that wants its customers to enjoy at least two burgers at once with endless possibilities to customize them. At BurgerIM, […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Madelyn Bradley, sophomore nutrition major, tosses a salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, broccolis and others, at the Alumni Dining Commons.

Students discover healthier meals

Students at California Baptist University have a variety of on-campus food options, which o er a number of hearty and healthy meals. Rushing to class, work and study groups has nudged count- less students to grab an un- healthy and quick bite to eat. Although ordering that mouth- watering, grease-dripping and cheese-stuffed burger may be […]

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. […]