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Bowl of Heaven focuses on health

Bowl of Heaven focuses on health
Bowl of Heaven owners Tammy Records and Rick Sweatt opened their La Verne restaurant on Halloween. Their goal is to share foods that are tasty and healthy. Their most popular dish is the North Shore Bowl made of acai berries and other healthy fruits, above. The grand opening event with food samples and a raffle will be held Nov. 29. / photo by Denisse Leung Tennille Wright Staff Writer Pastel colored... 

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown
Freshman art major Keoni Colson shares a frozen treat with Ariel Le at Granny’s Yogurt on Monday. Granny’s Yogurt, located on the corner of D and Third streets in downtown La Verne, offers a large variety of yogurt flavors and toppings. Customers serve themselves and pay by the ounce. In addition, the store offers boba teas, smoothies and cold drinks. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brianna Means Staff... 

Restaurant Review: Dillon’s taste of the south

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The first thing I noticed walking into Dillon’s Pit Bar-B-Q was the warmth of the people working there. As they stood behind the counter, chatting as they waited for the customers of the day, you could tell that it was more of a family atmosphere than straight business. “The great thing is the owners had us meet each other before we started working,” cashier... 

New restaurant Chase’s attracts the University crowd

John Bottala Staff Writer The new hot spot in town, Chase’s, has been getting plenty of business from the University community with its fancy water walls, fire pits and happy hour specials. Owner Linda Wilkinson has been a La Verne resident for 23 years and felt there was a need for a restaurant like Chase’s in the area. “I have owned this property for about 15 years and I have seen a lot of... 

Student juggles school and baking

Student juggles school and baking
ULV student Jennifer Mikolasko, owner of JDM Bakeshop, displays some of her most popular pastries. After becoming a chef in Santa Monica, working for Susie Cakes in Brentwood and helping open a new Susie Cakes in Newport Beach, Mikolasko decided she wanted to work close to home and created JDM Bakeshop. She rents space in an existing bakeshop in Pasadena to fulfill her orders for clients. JDM Bakeshop... 

Restaurant Review: Bangkok Blue serves red-hot Thai

Michael Phillips Copy Editor When I walked into Bangkok Blue in La Verne the aroma of Thai cuisine immediately made me hungry. The restaurant is small and seats about 30 to 45 people. The wooden floors, dim lights and wooden chairs create a calming mood. The addition of smooth jazz music and various Thai symbols and artifacts enhances the already pleasant mood. When I arrived at the restaurant I was... 

Restaurant Review: Flappy Jack’s flips delicious food

Michael Phillips Copy Editor There is a saying that if a restaurant is constantly busy, then the food must be good. Flappy Jack’s Pancake House Restaurant in Glendora more than proves this sentiment. I arrived at the restaurant to find every table in the restaurant full and approximately 10 to 15 people waiting outside to be seated. Twenty five minutes later when I was seated I could not help but... 

Restaurant Review: Norm’s Hangar offers secret delights

<i>Restaurant Review</i>: Norm’s Hangar offers secret delights
Erin Stroh serves up an order of biscuits and gravy, a popular menu item at Norm’s Hangar Coffee Shop at Brackett Airport in La Verne. Stroh’s mother-in-law, Kathy Touche, took over the restaurant from her father-in-law, Norm. Touche inherited the restaurant’s recipes, which remain on the menu today. Norm’s Hangar has been in business for more than 25 years. / photo by Candice Salazar Michael... 

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress
University of La Verne juniors Julissa Cardenas and Angie Marcos enjoy lunch Tuesday at Warehouse Pizza. On the corner of Bonita Avenue and D Street. Known for its delicious pizza and antipasto salads, Warehouse, which opened in 1972, is a La Verne institution. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Known for its piles of layered toppings on their pizzas and antipasto salads,... 

Restaurant Review: Cupcakery has tastes for everyone

Michael Phillips Copy Editor Before going to My Delight Cupcakery in Ontario, I had always thought of cupcakes as miniature cakes that came in chocolate or plain flavors topped with vanilla, chocolate or holiday themed frosting and sprinkles. However, visiting the bakery challenged all that I thought I knew about cupcakes. From the outside it looks like a typical small bakery. There are two small black... 
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