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A go-to Chinese restaurant: Gin Mon

A go-to Chinese restaurant: Gin Mon

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


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Gin Mon is one of my favorite go-to restaurants in the Belmont area. It's located in the Carlmont shopping center and is a place where people can enjoy delicious Chinese food. When the waitress came to the table, I ordered the hot and sour soup, chicken potstickers, Chinese short ribs, and the chick...

Paris Baguette leaves people ‘kneading’ more pastries

Paris Baguette leaves people ‘kneading’ more pastries

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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A pleasant atmosphere, the smell of coffee, and freshly baked pastries will welcome everyone to one of many well-known Paris Baguette cafes. The Paris Baguette chain is known for having a variety of well-crafted desserts, offering both pastries and cakes and making it one of the best places to g...

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” has been making history since its release this summer, and the female rapper’s career seems to be far from over. Cardi started as an exotic dancer and started to gain a following on Instagram because of her “no-filter attitude,” causing her to become an internet sensation...

Tin Pot Creamery serves special sweet treats

Tin Pot Creamery serves special sweet treats

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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The long awaited Tin Pot Creamery finally opened in a newly built neighborhood in San Mateo.   Tin Pot Creamery has a wide range of original flavors that are not to be found in other ice cream places. A few examples of these flavors are Earl Grey, banana and fudge, snickerdoodle, and pumpkin with ...

‘Everything Now’ is an uninspired disappointment

‘Everything Now’ is an uninspired disappointment

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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"Everything Now" is by far the weakest album in Arcade Fire’s discography. Arcade Fire turns away from everything that made them likable and unsuccessfully attempts to become a dance music group. Arcade Fire is a Montreal-based Indie-Rock powerhouse; the members include Win Butler, Regine Chassagne,...

The Griddle serves a to die for French toast

The Griddle serves a to die for French toast

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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In Los Angeles there are many great restaurants, but one in particular that is truly amazing. On 7916 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, there is a phenomenal café called “The Griddle,” which serves a variety of American breakfast diner food. When I first saw the line stretching outside the c...

‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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ABC’s new medical drama, “The Good Doctor,” aims to clear misconceptions about autism. Ever since the show was released in September, it has been doing just that. “The Good Doctor” follows Dr. Shaun Murphy, played by Freddie Highmore (from A&E's twist on the show Psycho, Bates Motel). ...

Starbucks never fails to surprise with countless seasonal options

Starbucks never fails to surprise with countless seasonal options

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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Starbucks: the ultimate place for people of all ages to get their daily dose of caffeine and sugar while enjoying free Wi-Fi and the pleasant smell of coffee. Starbucks's creativity in making new products seems to have no limit. However, it seems like Starbucks is not quite fond of the secret menu ...

Brunch at Town lives up to the price

Brunch at Town lives up to the price

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Town is a restaurant located in downtown San Carlos and is a place where people can enjoy a variety of delicious American cuisine. When I went to Town for brunch over the weekend, looking at the menu, I was having trouble deciding on what to eat. Out of the five starters on the menu, I chose the...

CBS’ ‘Young Sheldon’ fails to impress

CBS’ ‘Young Sheldon’ fails to impress

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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CBS’s next attempt at a new hit comedy is “Young Sheldon,” which is a spin-off on the hit show, “The Big Bang Theory.” "Young Sheldon" was released on Nov. 2, but seems like anything but promising. The main character is Sheldon Cooper, who is first introduced as the title character of “The Big Bang Theory.” Cooper is depicted as a talented physicist with a lack of basic human emotion and empathy, as well as someone obsessed with gee...

Just Panini serves up delicious bites

Just Panini serves up delicious bites

Zana Lunsford, Staff writer

October 5, 2017


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Just Panini recently opened its doors to the San Carlos and Belmont community to share the yummy deliciousness of a simple grilled sandwich. Located at 711 Laurel St. in San Carlos, Just Panini is a new restaurant that replaced the popular pizza joint Speederia. This rustic yet modern shop has created buzz among the community for its delicious paninis and more. By serving over 20 different types of grilled sandwiches ...

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 30, 2017


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Most horror movies do only one thing well; they scare you. "It" does that and so much more. The Stephen King novel-to-movie adaptation by director Andy Muschietti stars famous actors and actresses like Finn Wolfhard as Richie Tozier and Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, The Dancing Clown. Muschietti delivers...

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