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Laurel Street’s Gelataio exceeds expectations

Laurel Street’s Gelataio exceeds expectations

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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Peanut butter and Oreo-flavored gelato topped with a dark chocolate drizzle and a vanilla wafer is just one of the creations you can find at Gelataio. The 600 block of Laurel Street in downtown San Carlos is reaching the end of its recent construction projects. Sneakers American Grill has recently move...

Teaspoon’s boba tea fails to compare with local options

Teaspoon’s boba tea fails to compare with local options

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Iced tea topped with tapioca balls, also known as boba tea, is yet another of the latest food trends. While boba tea is enjoyed by children and adults, it is especially popular among teenagers. Within a five-mile radius of campus, Carlmont students have 13 different boba tea options to choose...

Locanda serves out of this world Italian cusine

Locanda serves out of this world Italian cusine

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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San Francisco is a hub for delicious restaurants serving food from a variety of cultures, and the up and coming Mission district is full of them, including the Italian restaurant Locanda. Locanda was founded by local restaurateur Craig Stoll, who also owns Pizzeria Delfina. The restaurant is...

Post Malone’s ‘beerbongs & bentleys” is on its way to break records

Post Malone’s ‘beerbongs & bentleys” is on its way to break records

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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Post Malone’s original single, “rockstar” feat. 21 Savage, hit the top of Billboard’s Top 100 in late 2017. The song title is more than fitting: he is indeed a rockstar. Post Malone’s explosion in mainstream music cannot be ignored; not even critiques can scoff at his success. His past a...

Mitchell’s Ice Cream doesn’t live up to the expectation

Mitchell’s Ice Cream doesn’t live up to the expectation

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


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Chaos, rude employees, and sub-par ice cream: that pretty much sums up my experience at popular ice creamery in San Francisco, Mitchell's Ice Cream. Located in South San Francisco, Mitchell’s has been pulling in large crowds for years. The creamery first opened up in 1953 and has become a stap...

‘Truth or Dare’ fails to scare audience

‘Truth or Dare’ fails to scare audience

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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For a movie that's main focus is horror, 'Truth or Dare' leaves the audience unfrightened and bored. 'Truth or Dare' has received a 4.4/10 from IMDb and a 15 percent from Rotten Tomatoes. The premise of the movie had a chance to be interesting. However, the way that it was done left it an over...

Cardi B is No.1 on the charts once again

Cardi B is No.1 on the charts once again

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Cardi B became popular with her hit song, “Bodak Yellow” last year, making records along with its release. Since her hit single, the former stripper’s fame has skyrocketed as a result of fans not only loving her music, but her outgoing personality. 2017 was her year, with “Bodak Yellow...

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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He’s done it again. Wes Anderson has come through with another quality film that managed to blow me away with its creativity and guile. Set in future Japan, “Isle of Dogs” tells the story of a world in which, through Mayor Kobayashi’s fear mongering and propaganda, all dogs have been sent...

Nikka Ramen serves great food for hungry travelers

Nikka Ramen serves great food for hungry travelers

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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Finding a great place to eat in an unfamiliar area can sometimes be challenging. For those traveling to Southern California, Nikka Ramen in Goleta is a delicious option Located in an unassuming strip mall directly off of Highway 101, Nikka Ramen's small storefront doesn't tell the whole story. ...

Bubble & Wrap serves flavorful treats

Bubble & Wrap serves flavorful treats

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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Combining two classic treats, Bubble & Wrap satisfies a sweet craving by wrapping flavorful scoops of ice cream in warm waffles. Located amongst the bustling area of downtown Redwood City at Broadway and Jefferson Ave., Bubble & Wrap attracts many customers on both warm and cool days. Although the most popular menu items combine the simple treats of ice cream and waffles, the way in which they ar...

‘Game Over, Man!’ struggles to meet low expectations

‘Game Over, Man!’ struggles to meet low expectations

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

April 14, 2018


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Just by the trailer, it was easy to see that 'Game Over, Man!' would be a joke of a movie. A movie with weak comedy and poor entertainment, 'Game Over, Man!' stars Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson, and Anders Holm as the three main characters set out to stop mercenaries from killing a well-known pop...

San Mateo eatery sets the bar for delicious ramen

San Mateo eatery sets the bar for delicious ramen

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Located in downtown San Mateo on the corner of Eighth Avenue, Ramen Dojo offers the Peninsula the opportunity to enjoy a delicious bowl of traditional ramen with an endless amount of toppings. Ramen Dojo is one of the most famous Japanese eateries in the Bay Area, and for good reason. Each bowl of ramen is...

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