Free Quiznos! Free Quiznos! Free Quiznos!

OK, this time it’s Quiznos who’s giving away free stuff.

They’re giving away a million free subs for those who subscribe to their “Q-Club” mailing list, which you can opt-out of once you get your free sub.

The coupon you receive is good for any small Every Day Value or signature sub, and it’s only good for five days after you print it.

They have already given away 678,687 subs as of the time of this posting (including one to yours truly), so get crackin’!

Click here to go directly to the sub giveaway page.

If you didn’t take advantage of this deal, you’re too late…they’ve already reached a million subs!

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How do I love thee, Mike & Judie’s Grocery Warehouse? Let me count the ways…

If there’s one thing Dine 909 enjoys, it’s a great bargain.

Thankfully, Mike & Judie’s Grocery Warehouse, at 580 Inland Center Drive in San Bernardino, is full of them.
I returned to shopping there late last year after stopping at the Harbor Freight Tools store next door to buy an electronic bug swatter.
Yep, you read that correctly. And it works great.
But I digress.

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Review Friday, with a bonus

Usually on Friday, we get a lunch review from Elaine Lehman and a dinner review from either Allan Borgen or David Cohen.

Well, today we got lucky.
You see, not only do we get a lunch review from Elaine Lehman, but we get a review from Allan Borgen and a breakfast review from David Cohen!
Oh, happy day.
Starting off with Elaine’s lunch review of Grinder Haven in Ontario, a place which has been in business since 1958.
And I still haven’t been there.

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Happy 10th anniversary, Royal Falconer! Where’s my cheap beer?

From the Redlands Daily Facts, we learn that this week the Royal Falconer pub in Redlands is celebrating their 10th anniversary, which was yesterday (February 25th).

Happy 10th anniversary!

They will be celebrating with select $4 pints from 6 p.m. ’til closing time through Saturday (February 28th). Those select pints would be:

  • Thursday: Guinness
  • Friday: Smithwicks
  • Saturday: Hangar 24

In addition, they’re offering fish & chips for $9.95.

Also, on Saturday, they’ll be having their big bash from 9 p.m. to closing with a DJ and drink specials. They’ll be giving free shirts to the first 50 people.

Yeah, like we need an excuse to drink Guinness!

Click here to read more.

Set your calendar for…beer


Farm Artisan Foods in Redlands will be having a beer and cigar dinner at 8 p.m. next Monday (March 2nd).

Each of the four dinner courses will be paired with eight beers (four from Redlands’ Hangar 24 Brewery) and an optional cigar from Redlands’ The Humidor.

Diners will be able to meet and talk to Ben Cook, brewmaster and owner of Hangar 24, and Tim Hughes, owner of The Humidor.

The event will be held on the Farm’s newly refurbished patio.

Cost is $35 for the beer dinner, $55 with cigar pairings, and reservations are required for this space-limited event.

Call the Farm at (909) 792-1162 for reservations.

For more information, click here or visit the Farm’s Web site and click “events.”

‘Sweeney Todd’ gets bloody

To mark the Lewis Family Playhouse’s
bloody production of “Sweeney Todd,” a number of Victoria Gardens
restaurants will be serving bloody mary drinks to get everyone in the
mood. Anytime bartenders celebrate an occasion by pouring hot sauce
into a cocktail is noteworthy in my book. Here’s a glimpse of what
they’re serving, as listed in VG Dine.

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‘Lainey heads to San Bernardino for lunch

Wow, that Elaine Lehman sure gets around.

I mean, she works for the Daily Bulletin in Ontario, but she eats here and there and everywhere.

Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana…Yucaipa.

And San Bernardino.

This isn’t her first visit to our fair city, and I’m sure it isn’t her last.

This particular trip was to an old standby, The Little Dragon on Highland Avenue.

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Free pancakes! Free pancakes! Free pancakes!

Apparently not wanting to be upstaged by Denny’s and their free Grand Slam giveaway earlier this month,  International House of Pancakes is giving away free pancakes on Tuesday (February 24).

From 7 a.m. ’til 10 p.m., you can go to IHOP and get a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes, just for the asking.

All they ask in return is that you consider donating money to support children’s hospitals via Children’s Miracle Network or a local charity.

Eat fluffy IHOP pancakes and help out a worthy cause at the same time? Sounds like an excellent deal to me!

More details here.

Free Subway gift cards

Thanks to my friend Janet, who tipped me off on this one…

As part of a settlement deal, Subway is offering up $2 gift cards for Californians.

The gift cards are limited to one per household and only 142,500 are being distributed.

Click here to register.

Of course, I registered before making this post. Good luck to the rest of you.

fresh & easy & ready & waiting

Let’s add two more stores to the slowly growing list of completed Inland Empire fresh & easy stores that have yet to have an opening date set.

  • 2015 N. Riverside Ave. in Rialto
  • 22985 Cottonwood Ave. in Moreno Valley

These two join the previously-discussed Loma Linda store, which has been ready for about, oh, three months now.

So basically, these stores are now fresh & easy-sized advertisements for…fresh & easy.

Look to Dine 909 for updates. We’ll keep you posted.