New coffee shop offers distinct taste

By Christian Horta B Twentyfour is a new coffee shop that offers a wide selection of coffee, tea and food. The Affogato is a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It may seem plain and simple, but once it’s served with a warm espresso shot on the side, it changes the dish. It creates a distinct flare to the taste buds. If the Affogato is consumed with espresso over the ice…

March 8, 2017

Restaurant serves up Asian-Italian infusion

February 15, 2017

By Christian Horta  Savoy is where customers receive an adequate amount of food at an affordable price.  It is a great introduction because it’s Asian food but does not feel Asian.  The spot feels like something that could be on the westside of Los Angeles.  The hole-in-the-wall restaurant features Asian food with an Italian twist. Savoy is best known for their Hainan chicken dish.  It is served over rice and…


Brazilian buffet offers diverse foods

By Jordan Elias  There are many places to go to eat dinner on the weekend, but there is one place in particular, named the By Brazil, that serves many unique and delicious foods. The restaurant is a Brazilian Restaurant located in Torrance, 30 minutes away from East Los Angeles College. The restaurant presents a buffet-style taste of dishes from Brazil. People pay approximately $30  each, and eat whatever they want…

November 3, 2016

Gina’s Pizzeria serves up delicious Italian cuisine

By Bryce Ronquillo Since 1984, Gina’s Pizzeria, located in Montebello, has prided itself on using only the freshest ingredients and family recipes to serve Italian favorites at an affordable price. Gina’s is notorious for its big pizza servings. Ranging from prices of $16.05 to $23.50, depending on a person’s choice of toppings, is the giant pizza size. The pizza is so big that the crust sticks out of the delivery…

June 1, 2015

Tea Barrel offers affordable treats

By Jane Fernandez There are many tea places students can go hang out at, but there are not many boba tea bars like Tea Barrel. As the name describes it, tea barrel is a small family-owned restaurant that will make customers feel like they are inside of a pirates’ ship. The small space is decorated with tables that resemble barrels and the walls are also wooden. The lights are dimmed…

June 1, 2015

Doomie’s takes vegan approach to fast-food

By Megan G. Razzetti Doomie’s Home Cookin gives a true comfort food experience through classic vegan recipes. Located in Hollywood, this restaurant gives a unique blend of vegan and vegetarian options that anyone would enjoy. The menu includes anything from traditional cheeseburgers to seafood dishes, giving even the pickiest of eaters a chance to order something delicious, free of any animal products. Vegan food refrains from using any animal products,…

May 7, 2015

Szechuan Impression stands out from the rest

December 10, 2014

By Cortez Cruz Serrato Located in the city of Alhambra, Szechuan Impression serves up Chinese cuisine that firmly separates itself from other restaurants in the area. Szechuan food is a style of Chinese cuisine that comes from the province of Sichuan in China. Szechuan cuisine is known for using an abundant amount of garlic, spices and chili peppers. The restaurant opened in September and has generated a lot of buzz…


Rancho Grande delivers a taste of Mexican cuisine

October 8, 2014

By Jade Inglada Hidden at the end of a small shopping center stands Rancho Grande, a family-owned Mexican restaurant that’s been serving its community since the early 1970s. Upon entering the restaurant, the entire menu, as well as photos of some of its popular dishes, are posted on the left wall. Rancho Grande has a variety of options available on its menu from burritos and tacos, to heaping portions of…


Greek grill offers less than extraordinary dishes

By Amanda Rodarte Less than a twenty minute drive from East Los Angeles College, and located at one of the latest sites in downtown Los Angeles; George’s Greek Grill offers “fast, fresh, food” at a decent price. The restaurant is located at the newest shopping center in downtown. Located at the first level of the shopping center, George’s Grill creates a very fresh and clean feel environment with its impeccably clean…

May 8, 2014

Asian Fusion serves up great deals

By Desiree Lopez  Located in south side Montebello, The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion is true to its motto “no MSG,” giving its customers a meal with no regrets. “MSG,” Monosodium glutamate is a non-essential amino acid, also known as a flavor enhancer. Although the Food and Drug Administration has recognized MSG as “generally safe,” it is still question. The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion offers a great variety on their menu,…

May 7, 2014