The Renegade Rip

My first impression on “The Texas Roadhouse” was entertaining

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 29, 2018

The Texas Roadhouse, with its new spin on steakhouse grub and entertainment, just opened its doors on April 9 in Bakersfield. Texas Roadhouse is conveniently located in the Valley Plaza Shopping Center’s northwest corner parking lot, at Ming and Wible and boasts of a spacious near wrap-around parking lot. This trend to move toward functional parking spaces really adds value...

UberEats now available in Bakersfield

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

November 14, 2017

UberEATS, a newly emerging restaurant delivery service, launched by Uber, the same ridesharing service shuttling people to and from places around the city, brought the food delivery concept to the Bakersfield market on Nov. 13. Ordering food couldn’t be easier, and is at the touch of a button, according to Stephanie Sedlak, a communications manager for UberEATS. Bakersfield...

Make burger place a habit

Make burger place a habit

February 3, 2016

If you’re a fan of cheeseburgers, the recent addition of Bakersfield’s newest burger joint, The Habit, may intrigue you and inspire you to hop in your...

Take a chance and Basque in the rewards

Robert Mullen, Reporter

December 4, 2013

One of the best things about Bakersfield is our food. There aren’t many places in America where you get such a huge mix of cuisine. American dinners, taco shacks and Mexican restaurants of course; but there’s also all manner of Asian restaurants, even Mediterranean and quite a few fantastic Italian joints. However, what sets us apart from most places is something that...

Wait service outshines dull ravioli

Myrissa Johns, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Joseph’s Italian Restaurant’s service was up-to-par, their spinach ravioli, however, not so much. Joseph’s is a privately owned Italian restaurant located at 3013 F St. The server informed me that most people come in for the spaghetti with meatballs, lasagna with meatballs, or the spinach ravioli. Regretfully, I chose the ravioli, although I did get a taste of my friend’s...

‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

March 14, 2013

For those in Bakersfield looking for a piece of Cuban culture there is local restaurant Rincon Cubano. Rincon Cubano has been open for about eight months....

A love not strong enough to die for

A love not strong enough to die for

Alana Garrett, Reporter

February 27, 2013

It was love at first bite, and I am still in love. No, this isn’t going to be some cheesy article on why I love vampires. This article is about my love...

Local restaurant serves up flavors of France

Local restaurant serves up flavors of France

Angie DelGado, Reporter

March 14, 2012

Walking into Cafe Crepes takes you away from the hectic feel of Bakersfield to a place that seems to be almost hidden. Located downtown in a small building...

Golden Corral busy, but good and cheap

Golden Corral busy, but good and cheap

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

February 1, 2012

The Golden Corral is as busy now as it was when it first opened a couple months ago. Which isn’t much of a surprise since their food is amazing. The...

Tacky decor and subpar food

Tacky decor and subpar food

Jon Nelson, Reporter

November 16, 2011

The minute I walked into Buffalo Wild Wings, I knew I was the wrong person to do this review. I should probably first explain that bad-theme restaurants...

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