Next Let’s Dine Out Show Grub Club event will include dinner and a show

GrubClubTibbiesThe Let’s Dine Out Show has thought outside the box for its next Grub Club event.

Instead of highlighting and gathering at a local restaurant, the next event will take place at Tibbies Center Stage Theater in Fontana.

Included is a Grub Club exclusive meal and a matinee performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

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Move over Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, here comes Popeyes

At the beginning of the year, we got excited when we found out that Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers would be adding another Inland Empire location, taking over a former Wienerschnitzel in north Fontana.

We even got confirmation from Freddy’s folks.

However, the expected opening time came and went.

The future location eventually disappeared from the locator map on Freddy’s website.

We drove by occasionally just to check to see if any construction had been done on the location. Sadly, no construction ever took place.

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Got the munchies? Jack in the Box has the cure

JMMIt’s late. You’ve got the munchies.

Jack in the Box has the cure.

Last week, the fast-food chain jumped oversized head-first into the “stunt food” pool, with not one, but four new stoner-satisfying food concoctions. Zoinks!

Jack in the Box has been leading up to this moment with limited-time items such as the Hot Mess Burger and the Big Waffle Stack, but it appears Jack is looking to top even Taco Bell in the adolescent-inspired food genre with this quartet.

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Eat a sundae at Farrell’s, help fight childhood cancer

HappyDishesFighting childhood cancer has never been so sweet!

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour
restaurants have teamed up with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for a delicious fundraiser.

Through the end of September, stop by any Farrell’s location and order one of two special sundaes — both created by a group of young cancer survivors — and Farrell’s will donate 100% of the proceeds from the sale of your dessert to the organization.

The funds will be used to support the group’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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This year’s Hangar 24 Oktoberfest to span two weekends

Redlands’ Hangar 24 Craft Brewery is once again hosting an Oktoberfest celebration at Sylvan Park (University Street and Colton Avenue) in Redlands.

This year, however, the festivities are stretching over two weekends.

Saturday (September 21), the brewery is going it alone, serving its own brews at the event, which will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Rheinlanders will perform.

Tickets are just $5 at the door, and proceeds, as in past years, will benefit the Redlands Optimist Club.

The following Saturday’s (September 28) Oktoberfest will also include a Beerfest, when Hangar 24 will be joined by 33 other breweries and cider makers, including 15 from the Inland Empire.

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Free extra scoop from Häagen-Dazs today

Häagen-Dazs scoop shops are celebrating having one million Facebook fans by giving them an extra scoop today.

One million Facebook fans? Geez…we were happy when we reached 1,000!

You’ll have to say the secret word, which can be found here. We’re not gonna spoil the surprise.

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This month, Dine Out for No Kid Hungry

DOFNKHSeptember is the month when we urge you to go out to eat.

Not just to fill your belly, but to help Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, which has the goal of ending childhood hunger.

Here in the Inland Empire, participants are typically chain restaurants, but there are several options.

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Food truck festival in Hemet today

CCUWFoodTruckFestCorona isn’t the only Riverside County city hosting food trucks today (September 14).

The Central County United Way is sponsoring a food truck festival from 4 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of Fingerprints Youth Museum, 123 S. Carmalita St., Hemet.

Admission is just $5. Those two and younger are admitted free. A special five-pack deal is available online for $22.50 (plus $1 service fee). Advance tickets are available here.

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Food trucks headed to Corona tomorrow

Corona appears to be continuing its reign as the Inland Empire’s most food truck-friendly city.

It seems like there’s at least one event every week there.

Tomorrow’s (September 14) event happens to be the 100th anniversary of the Corona Road Race, which took place on the city’s circular Grand Boulevard in 1913, 1914 and 1916.

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