The Renegade Rip

My first impression on “The Texas Roadhouse” was entertaining

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 29, 2018

Filed under Reviews

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...

Lots of delicious Greek options available at new location of Athena’s Greek Café and Grill

Lots of delicious Greek options available at new location of Athena’s Greek Café and Grill

November 2, 2017

Athena’s Greek Café and Grill has a new location that has opened on 2900 Calloway Drive. The restaurant was decorated with ancient Greek themed art...

New Vietnamese restaurant Rolls and Grill has healthy and low-cost alternatives to fast food

Melisa Puryear, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Reviews

Six weeks ago, a new Vietnamese restaurant called Rolls and Grill opened in the Ming Plaza shopping strip a few doors down from Ross Dress for Less. It’s a very clean, casual, and balanced eating environment which has bright lighting, spacious seating area with a window ledge table complimented by tall chairs, and pleasant music videos to keep diners entertained. The decor...

The Reneagade Room meets expectation

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017

Filed under Reviews

One of my favorite pastimes is trying new food, so most of my precious free time is spent at restaurants or farmer’s markets. I find that experiencing new cuisine is best done with friends, it is fun to look at each other’s faces when taking that first bite, especially when one of you knows how a dish tastes. As a poor college student I obviously cannot (I should say...

Lumberjacks’ food is great and big

Lumberjacks’ food is great and big

March 20, 2017

As of mid-January this year, Coco’s diner, located at 2687 Mt Vernon Ave,  has been replaced by Lumberjacks restaurant. Lumberjacks is a log cabinthemed...

New café is a local delight

New café is a local delight

March 2, 2017

Move over Dagny’s, Smitten is in town. Bakersfield has been buzzing since fall of last year with the anticipation of Café Smitten’s grand opening....

Restaurant Review: Pieology offers pizza variety

Restaurant Review: Pieology offers pizza variety

October 18, 2016

On Oct. 5, Pieology Pizzeria opened the doors to a second Bakersfield location at 5503 Calloway Drive. Their other location is at 6509 Panama Lane. ...

Restaurant Review: Bakersfield’s very own “Speakeasy”

Restaurant Review: Bakersfield’s very own “Speakeasy”

September 7, 2016

A speakeasy is a very specific kind of place, or at least they were about 90 years ago when the prohibition of alcohol in America was busy defining American...

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...

Fieri’s diner now open in Bakersfield

Fieri’s diner now open in Bakersfield

March 5, 2015

I have been anticipating the opening of Guy Fieri’s restaurant Johnny Garlic’s for the past month, and thankfully I was not let down at all. I made...

PizzaRev allows customers to create their own pizza

Trina Goree, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Filed under Reviews

The newest pizza chain to open in Bakersfield is PizzaRev, which was a hit and miss in my experience. I loved that I was able to take part in crafting my own pizza. The ability to design a pizza with whatever food cravings of the day was extremely satisfying to a foodie like me. The idea of crafting your own pizza also gave me, and would give the not so adventurous person...

Muertos Kitchen leaves people dying for more

Muertos Kitchen leaves people dying for more

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter Muertos Kitchen and Lounge downtown is a great place to get a great meal at a great price. The first thing to note about Muertos...

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