El Estoque

Restaurant Roulette: Rio Adobe

Restaurant Roulette: Rio Adobe

Jennie Chen

September 19, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Rio Adobe in Cupertino. Address: 10525 S De Anza Blvd Ste 100, Cupertino, CA 95014 A warm ambience and the sound of bustling kitchen staff greeted customers entering the restaurant. Service is friendly and quick. Unfortunately, customers were not able to order many of the dessert options such as chocolate empanada...

Restaurant Roulette: Q-Pot Korean BBQ & Hot Pot

Restaurant Roulette: Q-Pot Korean BBQ & Hot Pot

Ria Kolli

August 21, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Q-Pot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot in San Jose. [su_gmap height="440" address="1610 E Capitol E...

Sweet. Spicy. Sour. Summer.

Sweet. Spicy. Sour. Summer.

Himani Yalamaddi

May 31, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Food

Co-written by Ananya Bhat and Shayon Moradi. Photos by Ananya Bhat. Fresh, cool lemonade. Juicy hamburger patties and hot dogs on a barbecue. Sweet and buttery corn on the cob. These are the foods that come into mind when most Americans hear “summer.” But countries and cultures across the worl...

Restaurant Roulette: Pho Hoa

Restaurant Roulette: Pho Hoa

Shayon Moradi

May 7, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Pho Hoa, located on South De Anza Boulevard.     Overall Rating: 7.5/10 Price Rating: 8...

Restaurant Roulette: The Original Pancake House

Restaurant Roulette: The Original Pancake House

Devika Watave

April 27, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme with a trip to The Original Pancake House. Despite being located in a central spot on De Anza Ave., The Original...

Six types of dietary preferences

Six types of dietary preferences

Aanchal Garg

March 3, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Lifestyle

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Homemade smoothies are a new alternative to staying healthy

Vijeet Chaugule

March 2, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]amba Juice, Starbucks or any fast food restaurant are popular go to places for refreshing smoothies. However, store-bought smoothies contain a high amount of sugar, sometimes amounting to about 58 grams. Smoothies made at home are a great way to stay healthy after a workout. Check ...

Two easy recipes to make with Girl Scout cookies

Two easy recipes to make with Girl Scout cookies

Aanchal Garg

February 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Lifestyle

The coconut crunch of a Samoa, the refreshing aroma of a Thin Mint, the subtle powdery stains left by a Savannah Smile – each cookie adds to the excitement of the 2017 Girl Scout cookie season. Across campus, mouths water as Girl Scouts make their way through classrooms and corridors to sell a variety...

Restaurant Roulette: Nick the Greek

Restaurant Roulette: Nick the Greek

Bill Cheng

February 9, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Lifestyle, Restaurant Roulette, Reviews

[su_dropcap style="flat"]T[/su_dropcap]wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme with Nick the Greek, located on Hollenbeck Ave.     Overal...

Restaurant Roulette: Mori Kitchen

Restaurant Roulette: Mori Kitchen

Anthony Moll

January 18, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette, Uncategorized

In this series, El Estoque reviews restaurants in the area alphabetically and tries the restaurant’s recommended dishes. In this edition, EE continued the alphabetic theme with a trip to Mori Kitchen. Mori Kitchen is a Japanese ramen restaurant that replaced Carl’s Jr. on South De Anza Blvd. after...

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Trisha Kholiya

December 31, 2016


Filed under D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Homemade Hipster, Lifestyle

Escape the cold winter with a steaming cup of hot chocolate. Simple and quick to create, this hot chocolate will keep you warm and wanting more.

Three comfort food recipes to get in the winter spirit

Three comfort food recipes to get in the winter spirit

Aanchal Garg

December 7, 2016


Filed under Best of Entertainment, BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment Digital, Food, Lifestyle

Additional reporting by Ananya Bhat [dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith winter break coming, many students recognize the feeling of wanting to cuddle up and eat warm and tasty food. From smooth, aromatic cheesecake to warm, crunchy fried rice, eating to your heart’s content is an important of the holiday season. ...