Category: Food

RCC restaurant looks forward to relaxed regulations

By Timothy Lewis In the heart of downtown, there is a restaurant run by Riverside City College faculty and students that not only offers an education in culinary arts, but also a full-service open to the public. The RCC Culinary Academy restaurant is located on Market Street, and provides students with professional experience and offers

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Restaurant Review: Taiwanese bakery highlights popular culture of Asian cuisine

By Justin Yoth A Forbes listed Taiwanese businessman had a vision after visiting a five-star hotel in 2004. Cheng-Hsueh Wu had the idea that people should be able to enjoy such delights at low costs. He birthed the first 85°C Bakery Cafe in Irvine, California in 2008.  Now a chain, 85°C is based in Taipei,

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Six autumn drinks to spice up a chilly day

By Alyssa Aldrete Admit it: as soon as you hear that first crunch of a fallen leaf beneath your shoe, as soon as the temperature takes the slightest dip and you feel that first little gust of wind, your taste buds are suddenly solely controlled by the pumpkin spice gods. No blame will go around

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Vegan Depot turns Corona green

By Alyssa Aldrete “I’m sorry but I don’t have any more food to give you,” Chef Leah Malveaux announced to a long line of hungry customers waiting outside of the bright green Kick Ass Vegan food truck. “We’ve sold out, but thank you for waiting for our food!” Kick Ass Vegan was the last in

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Recipe: Recreating Remy’s world famous ratatouille

By Stephanie Arenas The 2007 animation film “Ratatouille” left a lasting impression on my childhood.  It’s story-driven, cleverly imaginative and most importantly — visually appealing. The scene that stuck with me most was when Anton Ego, a brutal food critic, tastes chef rat Remy’s ratatouille dish, which then transports Ego back to a childhood memory.

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Chrissy Teigen resurfaces banana nut bread recipe

By Silda Martinez You know what bananas are good for? Banana nut bread! It’s superior to all bread loafs and it might even just be easiest to bake.  I’ve experimented with plenty of banana nut bread recipes, but one that took the trophy was Chrissy Teigen’s and uncle Mike’s famous banana bread recipe. My family

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Riverside City College’s City Grill plans an update to give students better meal choices

By Patrick Tindall Greasy pizza slices, sad chicken fingers and cold, dead fries. Some students have called it “gas station food,” others have called it flat-out “garbage.” Some students refuse to eat at the cafeteria altogether due to dietary restrictions or allergies. Riverside City College’s City Grill has been the subject of many student’s mealtime

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Chef Maria Sanjurjo-Casado teaches with skills from her Peruvian heritage

By Benjamin De Leon Behind every culinary masterpiece there lies a story of cultural heritage, Riverside City College Chef Maria Sanjurjo-Casado proves it time and time again with her contribution to the Culinary Academy on Market Street. Growing up in Iquitos, Peru, Sanjurjo-Casado would always watch her mother bake and cook but it wasn’t  until

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