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Transform your day with acai bowls, coffee, and other treats. Grade: B+

Treat your taste buds at Better Days Coffee & Acai

Venice Jingco, Staff writer
February 29, 2024
Discover a treasure trove of unique tastes, and dive into Better Day’s many sweet and savory options.
Guests are guaranteed to find a meal they’ll enjoy at Cheongdam Food Hall.
Grade: A-

Chow Down at Cheongdam Food Hall

Shayna Migalang, Staff Writer
January 31, 2024
Taste the soul of Korea, along with other cuisines, at this elevated food court.
West Texas Chophouse’s sophisticated decor helps create an elevated atmosphere. The atmosphere, combined with the delicious comfort food, makes for an outstanding dining experience. Grade: B

Savor Elevated Fixins at West Texas Chophouse

Ava Torres, Staff Writer
January 3, 2024
Satisfy your appetite with rich Texas-style steaks and burgers.
A new gluten free chicken-based restaurant opens in Southwest Las Vegas. Grade: B+

Explore Crispy Chicken Options at ‘3 Little Chicks’

Ava Julian, Staff Writer
December 4, 2023
Enjoy chicken options for the whole family.
Zippy’s Las Vegas location finally opened after great anticipation. Grade A

Embrace the Hawaiian spirit at ‘Zippy’s’

Kailie Sicolo, Staff Writer
October 26, 2023
Familiarize yourself with Hawaii’s Favorite Diner.
Café Láon offers coffee, tea, bingsu and croffles, a croissant and waffle hybrid. Grade: B-

Relax at Café Láon with Filling Treats

Yaritzza Montenegro, Copy Editor
October 17, 2023

Everyday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 8635 S Rainbow Blvd Unit 110, Las Vegas, NV 89139 Accepts cash, card, Apple Pay Coffee shops are synonymous with being one of the best places for students to snack and...

Yi Fang has made it all the way to Nevada with the mission of sharing their classic flavors. 
Grade: B+

Expand Your Palate At Your Local ‘Yi Fang’

Paizley Swaney, Staff Writer
September 19, 2023
Enjoy a variety of teas served fresh, fast and friendly.
Happyfastdelicious’ drive-thrus are almost always empty, and with good reason. Fast service and quality product makes for a fantastic experience.Grade: A

Personalize your drink with any combination of flavors at ‘happyfastdelicious’

Venice Jingco, Staff writer
April 24, 2023
Quick ordering and fast pick-up with the mobile app.
The South Korean bakery franchise TOUS les JOURS finally has a Las Vegas location. 
Grade: A-

Treat Your Appetite at ‘TOUS les JOURS’

Shayna Migalang, Staff Writer
April 17, 2023
This bakery and cafe is a great place to snack on sweet treats and hang out with friends.
Urth Caffe focuses on being environmentally friendly by using only fresh ingredients in their food and minimizing the waste they produce. Grade: B

Enrich yourself with natural food from ‘Urth Caffe’

Elise Chan, Staff Writer
March 30, 2023
Enjoy organic food at this European cafe.
After their grand opening in October, Teaspoon has been serving a variety of drinks for people to enjoy. Grade: A

Quench Your Thirst with Drinks at ‘Teaspoon’

Elise Chan, Staff Writer
January 20, 2023
Try a variety of refreshing drinks.
Chef Qi Guan pursues her dream of opening a dessert bar, serving a variety of cold delectables and savory foods.

Experience French Delicacies blended with Traditional Asian Accents at ‘Xtra Sweet’

Venice Jingco, Staff Writer
November 28, 2022
Relax and share desserts with your friends at Xtra Sweet.