Hang Out Cafe opens at Apple Valley Airport

Our friends from the Where’s the Fire Gourmet Pizza truck have finally opened their restaurant.

The Hang Out Cafe is located at the Apple Valley Airport, 21600 Corwin Road.

For now, the new restaurant serves breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

They plan to be open seven days a week starting in a few weeks.

The few reviews on Yelp all been overwhelmingly positive.

Cinco de Mayo food truck festival being held Sunday at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park

Cinco de MayoViva los food trucks!

Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park, 800 N. Archibald Ave., Ontario, will be the site of a Cinco de Mayo food truck festival on the Cuatro de Mayo.

The event runs 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday (May 4).

The festival also features live music and Aztec and Folklorico dancers.

Admission is $5, or free for kids three and younger.

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Dining Out for Life returns to the Palm Springs area tomorrow

The annual Dining Out for Life fundraiser for AIDS and HIV support services returns to the Palm Springs area tomorrow (April 24).

More than 40 restaurants are participating this year.

The concept is simple: All you have to do is dine out at any of the participating restaurants on that day. The restaurants donate a portion of your meal — anywhere from a generous 33% to a staggering 75%, depending on the restaurant — to a designated AIDS service organization.

In Palm Springs, that means Desert AIDS Project.

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Fiesty Chicken down for the count

FeistyFeisty Chicken & Grill, with locations in Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario and Glendora, has apparently flown the coop.

I first noticed that the Glendora location was closed several weeks ago. A sign posted in the window indicated they were remodeling and would reopen soon.

Never a good sign.

Last week I drove by the Rancho Cucamonga location. Same thing.

This week I checked on the Ontario location and found the sign you see above. No work was actively going on inside the restaurant.

I’m not holding my breath.

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Riverside Tamale Festival returns April 19

Tamale fans can rejoice in the fact that the Riverside Tamale Festival is back for a second year of entertainment, family fun, contests, and of course, tamales!

The festival will take place once again at White Park, 3936 Chestnut St., in downtown Riverside.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19.

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