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7 Delicious Reasons to Be an Aggie!

By UC Davis Staff on February 23, 2015 in Student Life

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
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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. 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
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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 at 117 E St., Davis.

3. Thai Fries | Uncle Vito’s

Thai Fries | Uncle Vito's
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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
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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 at 210 E St., Davis.

5. Pumpkin Cobbler | Mishkas Coffee and Tea

Pumpkin Cobbler | Mishka's Cafe
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Who said you can’t have your dessert first? This quaint shop is a great place to study or catch up with friends. At , 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
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It’s almost dinner time… Grab a bite at ! 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
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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  at 407 G St. #4, behind Western Feed and Pet Supply.



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