Café Bora serves healthy desserts with a side of purple charm

It is no secret that Los Angeles’ Koreatown neighborhood in particular, is filled with cute minimalist cafes; Midori Matcha, Document Coffee Bar and Alchemist Coffee Project all boast popular flavors such as red bean and matcha green tea. So what makes Café Bora different from all the other picturesque dessert spots? Their unique staple flavor: […]

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop delivers farm-fresh fare

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop offers a variety of entrees, salads, brunch options, protein shakes and cold-pressed juices. The company prides itself on providing delicious, high-quality food that is made using exclusively organic ingredients from local farms.

Bodhi Bowl is a vegan paradise

Strolling through downtown Los Angeles, there is an abundance of casual walk-in eateries that fit the fast-paced lifestyle of those living in the area. The 100-percent vegan Bodhi Bowl just may have found the trick to distinguis itself from the myriad small shops under a sea of skyscrapers. Situated near the corner of West 9th […]

The Baked Bear is a sweet addition to USC Village

Long-awaited by hungry Trojans who may have spotted it after a workout at the gym only a few steps away, The Baked Bear had its grand opening on Friday afternoon at USC Village. The lucky first 300 Trojans who arrived early enough received blue tickets for free treats from the shop. Upon entering the store, […]

Cava Grill offers Mediterranean flavors, fresh ingredients at USC Village

When USC announced CAVA Grill as the first restaurant to open at USC Village, students from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area were ecstatic. Founded in 2015 in the nation’s capital, the fast-food chain combines Chipotle’s “build-your-own-bowl” style with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors. With the motto “For those who savor,” CAVA knows how to appeal […]

Late-night munchies: a guide to 24-hour eateries

Every college student has experienced the dilemma of craving Chipotle at 3 in the morning. But don’t worry; there are plenty of 24-hour establishments around Los Angeles that will satisfy your late-night hankerings. When your stomach is rumbling  at an unreasonable hour, these restaurants will sate your appetite: El Huero One of USC’s finest is […]

REVIEW: Meathead! offers a new mashup: pizza burgers

In the crazy world of food mashups, dishes such as Nutella pizza and bulgogi tacos have gained major traction on social media foodies. Southern California has become a hub for novel culinary trends, with milky buns — ice cream donut sandwiches — from After’s Ice Cream to sushi donuts from Project Poke. But has anyone […]

REVIEW: Sage Bistro delivers fresh organic flavors to vegan dishes

Many think of a vegan diet as rabbit food. However, Sage Bistro proves that vegan food can be full of flavor. The restaurant’s menu entirely consists of plant-based ingredients purchased from local farmers. Through weekly communication with farmers, Sage works to ensure that diners receive the best tasting food. Sage Bistro has three Los Angeles […]

REVIEW: Sweetfin Poké delights with flavor

With plenty of poke shops popping up around and throughout the Los Angeles area, it can be difficult for shop owners to distinguish themselves among the sea of poke — yet Sweetfin Poké does so with an air of grace. The friendly staff and sparkling floor-to-ceiling windows elevate the shop while adding a breath of […]