7 Delicious Reasons to Be an Aggie!

French fries covered in Thai hot peppers
Uncle Vito's Thai fries are guaranteed a winner for those who love spicy food. (via@hinamoeats/photo)

Take a college tour of a different kind… a tasty tour of Ag Nation! Are you ready to take a bite out of Davis eats? Follow your taste buds on this restaurant tour as we take you on a delicious ride!

1. Adam’s Omelette | Delta of Venus

Adam's Omelette | Delta of Venus

Start your day off the right way with a hearty breakfast and a side of hipster. Yes, that’s pesto, and yes, it’s delicious. Delta of Venus provides an escape from the “normal” foodie experience, with vegan options galore. It’s a Davis staple. Why are you still reading this? Go! Delta of Venus is located at 122 B St. in Davis.

2. Pad Kee Mao (spicy) | Thai Canteen

Pad Kee Mao (spicy) | Thai Canteen

Dare to walk on the spicy side? Rice noodles stir-fried with bell peppers, green beans, basil, and Thai chili. This restaurant is bursting with flavor, literally! Find Thai Canteen at 117 E St., Davis.

3. Thai Fries | Uncle Vito’s

Thai Fries | Uncle Vito's

Uncle Vito’s doesn’t just specialize in pizza… Let me introduce you to fry-dreamland. Sweet, spicy, and deeeelicious (extra “e’s” for the extra goodness). If you know what’s good, you’ve gotta go! You can’t have just one; who’s counting anyway? Find Uncle Vito's at 524 Second St., Davis.

4. Chocolate Macaroon | Sweet and Shavery

Chocolate Macaroon | Sweet and Shavery

A chocolate lover’s delight. Fellas, the perfect go-to when trying to win a gal’s heart. Ladies… Who needs a fella when you can win over your own heart with this sweet treat? Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Find Sweet and Shavery at 210 E St., Davis.

5. Pumpkin Cobbler | Mishkas Coffee and Tea

Pumpkin Cobbler | Mishka's Cafe

Who said you can’t have your dessert first? This quaint shop is a great place to study or catch up with friends. At Mishkas, you can have your coffee and dessert too! With the aroma of freshly baked goodies, who can resist? I’m not usually a fan of pumpkin, but this cobbler surprised me, so much so that I snuck a bite before taking the picture… I have no regrets, though. Mishkas is located at 610 Second St. in Davis.

6. Mixed Shwarma | Sam’s Mediterranean Cuisine

Mixed Shwarma | Sam's Restaurant

It’s almost dinner time… Grab a bite at Sam’s! Every item on the menu is a winner, winner, Arab dinner. Check it out, but just be sure to carry cash! Just a hop, skip, and jump away from campus! Note that Sam's moved to the corner of Second and B in late 2015. 

7. Brick Toast | Lazi Cow

Brick Toast | Lazi Cow

The tasty train is nearing its last stop, and I’m signing off. Here’s a sweet delight to end the night. Brick toast: thick toast smothered in sweetened butter. It’s crunchy, sweet, and soft; easily satisfies a group of four… Or one. Find Lazi Cow at 407 G St. #4, behind Western Feed and Pet Supply.

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