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Here are the eight original Girl Scout cookie flavors being sold this season by local Pleasanton troops.

All the Girl Scout cookie flavors ranked

Emma Ka, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

It’s that time of year when Girl Scout Cookies are being sold again. However, this time, alongside the usual flavors, they have also released a new one called Adventurefuls. With a brownie-flavored base...

McDonalds newest menu item, the McPlant, is available in locations around the Bay Area.

McDonald’s Mcplant is next in line of plant-based fast food options

Devika Subramaniam March 2, 2022

Plant-based menu items are making their way to popular fast food chains. Here are four options available here in 2022. McPlant On Valentine's Day, approximately 260 McDonald's locations released...

The cookies come in a bright colorful package, and once you open it the smell of birthday cake wafts through the whole room.

Oreo throws itself a birthday party with the unveiling of the Chocolate Confetti Cake flavor

Katy Clark, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

It is hard to believe, but the beloved Oreo cookie is celebrating its 110th birthday this year, and to commemorate over a century of popularity, Oreo is releasing a new flavor called the Chocolate...

The beyond nuggets look identical to iconic fast food chicken nuggets.

Food Review: KFC Beyond Fried Chicken

Thomas Kim, Page Editor January 24, 2022

Following the trend of plant-based food taking over fast food chains, KFC presents their new beyond fried chicken for a limited time. Beating their main competitors in the race for a Beyond item, KFC shows...

Mochinut stores often have flavors that are not listed on their websites menu. These surprises are all the more reason why customers make another visit to the shop!

Food Review: Mochinut Pleasanton

Aileen Hu, Staff Writer January 23, 2022

Crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside, mochi donuts are a trending snack known for their unique texture. Recently, the popular brand Mochinut has opened a new shop in Pleasanton at the Pacific Food...

The main counter’s decorated in a blue-green tile pattern that evokes the rippling, shimmering sea, and a leafy display of “Bocado on the go” offers newcomers a bright welcome to the establishment. (Carol Xu)

Food review: Bocado Un Petit Bistro

Carol Xu, AVT Page Editor December 22, 2021

Chancing upon Bocado Un Petit, the new bistro downtown, is like being let into a thrilling secret. Your eyes must skim past the other well-established buildings–the Italian gourmet restaurant and the...

On the Border: Traditional Treats You Can Make This Halloween

On the Border: Traditional Treats You Can Make This Halloween

Emma Ka, Andrew Xiao, and Mark Zhou October 19, 2021

As the new autumn season falls upon Pleasanton, everyone is getting into the Halloween spirit. With such a festive atmosphere having taken hold, people are decorating their houses, carving pumpkins, and...

Pepperocino Kettle Chips are most recommended, with Tostitos and Veggie Straws coming in behind.

The American Dream in a Chip 

Tegan Morrison, Guest Writer September 21, 2021

A simple bag of soft, yet crunchy, chips that can make a day better can be ruined by one flaw. From the puff of gross moldy air a bag of chips can let out when you open the brand-new bag, to the worst...

Cali Kid Burgers N Shakes combines perfect presentation and taste in their foods.

Food Review: Cali Kid Burgers N’ Shakes

Alex Wu, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

Anybody who is tired of ordinary burger restaurants with dimmed lights and stuffy atmosphere should try Cali Kid Burgers & Shakes. It is a new, modern restaurant that breaks the traditional concept...

A half dozen box of Mochiholics specialty, mochi donuts, starts at $17.

Food Review: Mochiholic

Parth Mishra, AV Radio EIC September 16, 2021

A Bay Area specialty has finally made its way to Pleasanton in the name of Mochiholic. Mochiholic is a donut store that doesn’t sell the doughnuts everyone is used to, but premium donuts made of mochi,...

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