Luna Red satisfies hunger for a pretty penny

In this week’s column, food columnist Kristine Xu reviews Luna Red.

Decadent dining on the menu at Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steakhouse

Take a bite out of this week’s food column as Kristine Xu reviews Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steakhouse.

"Treat yo self" at Novo Restaurant and Lounge

On a quiet Monday night, most stores were closed and downtown San Luis Obispo was deserted.

SloCo Pasty Co dishes out 'flavorful' cuisine

With the thrill of the weekend approaching, I went downtown to look for dinner and unwind after a long week.

Chino's rocks and rolls out good deals and grub

As a staple in the diet of the Mustang News staff (in part because of its Thursday $4 40 0z beer deal), it was finally time I tried Chino’s Rock and Tacos. Because I had skipped the gym that week, I reluctantly hopped onto my bike and zipped downtown for dinner.

Shalimar restaurant spices things up

To kick off the new year, I decided to treat myself to one of my favorite cuisines and visit Shalimar, a family owned restaurant serving authentic Pakistani and Indian food in San Luis Obispo.

Get your fix of comfort food at Splash Café Seafood and Grill

When I first moved to San Luis Obispo, the restaurant that kept being recommended to me was Splash Café. So naturally, a friend and I visited downtown over the weekend to see what we could eat there.

Louisa’s Place lives up to hype

As a college student, it is often difficult to juggle early classes and make time for a complete meal every morning. But after hearing positive reviews from friends and seeing advertisements boasting the best breakfast in San Luis Obispo, a friend and I decided to head to Louisa’s Place and treat ourselves to a full, delicious breakfast.

MoTav satisfies despite spicy dish

Maggie Kaiserman/Mustang News “Making smart and informed decisions while ordering will make any meal at Mo|Tav more wholesome and tastier.” Kristine Xu [follow id=”kristiners”] Kristine Xu is a journalism freshman and Mustang News food columnist. After passing by this restaurant…

Giuseppe’s, a restaurant for Italian authenticity and a hearty appetite

After concluding that we both craved Italian food, a friend and I decided to hop on the bus and take a spontaneous trip downtown for dinner. We walked a short distance from the bus stop to a small Italian restaurant located in an alleyway off of Monterey Street.

Japanese restaurant Goshi sets mood for special occasion

As I was nearing my third week at school and desperately missing my regular sushi trips, my friends and I decided to pile into a car and head downtown to indulge in some authentic Japanese cuisine.