Expect Modern Thai Fare at Aroi Mak Mak

Specialty cocktails and contemporary Thai cuisine make up the menu at Aroi Mak Mak. Regulars particularly rave about the dry noodles or bamee hang. This popular dish features flat egg noodles dressed in a Thai-style soy sauce with a blend of veggies, including  Chinese broccoli, beansprouts, fried garlic, and fried onions, plus plump pork dumplings on […]

Save the Date for the May the 4th Fest at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium

“May the force be with you,” has become an iconic line from the Star Wars saga, one that has spawned its own makeshift holiday. It was only a matter of time before someone noticed how much “May the 4th” sounded like this famous line, and today, there are entire celebrations dedicated to this Star Wars similarity. One of them […]

Returning April 27 Near Canyon Crest Views: The Riverside Insect Fair

You might not think about bugs every day, but that doesn’t negate the fact that they’re very much a part of your daily life—especially if you enjoy spending time outside. At the 5th Annual Riverside Insect Fair, experts in the field will showcase the coolest bugs from around the region and the roles they play in […]

California Fish Grill Brings Sustainable Seafood to Riverside

The team at California Fish Grill is meticulous when it comes to sourcing seafood. They only use wild-caught and farm-raised seafood that comes from providers who are dedicated to sustainability. That seafood also must land on the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch’s list of Best Choices, Good Alternatives, or eco-certified fish to ensure it can be […]

Indulge in Gourmet Mexican Fare at Retro Taco

Retro Taco pays homage to the past with a colorful mural splashed across its wall, depicting pop culture icons ranging from David Bowie to Wonder Woman. Its list of gourmet tacos, however, is anything but retro. When the taqueria opened in March, it debuted a menu of inventive modern tacos perfect for adventurous eaters. Order […]

Returning April 11: The Riverside Film Festival

For more than 15 years, the team behind the Riverside Film Festival has made sure that their city’s residents have easy access to the best films from around the world. They focus on modern independent films, many of them from international artists, and so the roster changes every year. This year, the film fest will unfold […]

Enjoy Mediterranean Fare at Panini Kabob Grill

If you take a look at Panini Kabob Grill’s Yelp page, you might find it hard to believe that the restaurant only opened last month. It already boasts dozens of five-star customer reviews singing the praises of its fresh Mediterranean fare, from crispy balls of falafel to kabobs packed with charbroiled meat or seafood. If you’re […]

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at Boondocks Pub and Grill

A pint of Guinness and a shepherd’s pie. Can you think of any combination more quintessentially Irish? If the answer is no, that’s a great indication that you should spend your St. Paddy’s Day at Boondocks Pub and Grill. The Irish eatery is just about as close as you can get to the Emerald Isle […]

Celebrate Spring’s Arrival at the Holi Festival of Colors

In India, the arrival of spring is cause for celebration. That’s where the Holi Festival of Colors comes in. The entire community rings in the warmer spring weather by heading outside and tossing colorful powders in the air and at each other, leaving a vibrant rainbow in their wake. The festival represents the renewal that takes […]

Try the Momo at Himalayan Eatery, Now Open in Riverside

If you’ve never tried momo dumplings before, you’re missing out on an integral piece of traditional Himalayan cuisine. The dumplings headline the menu at Riverside’s Himalayan Eatery, which made its grand debut in November. Kick off your meal with the classic momo, stuffed with chicken, cabbage, onion, garlic, and ginger, plus a blend of other Himalayan […]