About John Plessel

John Plessel is Systems Editor for The Sun and has been blogging for the Los Angeles News Group since 2008.

Wanna meet KISS’ Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley tomorrow? Here’s how

gene-and-paulAlthough the new Rock & Brews restaurant at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino has been open for a little while, the eatery is hosting its grand opening tomorrow (December 6) featuring two of its co-owners: Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS.

Fans are welcome to attend the grand opening and meet the rockers during the event.

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Two trucks making their debut at Third Thursdays Food Fest in San Bernardino today

sb-third-thursdays-november-2016We’re huge fans of the monthly Third Thursdays Food Fest in San Bernardino, and today’s (November 17) event brings two more reasons to be excited.

Two trucks are making their debut: 13 Ice Cream and Street Kitchen!

Street Kitchen is new to us, but we’ve long been fans of 13 Ice Cream’s delicious traditional — and non-traditional — ice creams.

What to expect? Besides the usual strawberry and cookies and cream flavors, how about spinach, kale or broccoli? No? How about marigold, saltine or garlic?

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Krispy Kreme opening another Inland Empire location Tuesday

Krispy Kreme continues its recent expansion wave by opening a new doughnut shop in Menifee tomorrow (November 15).

The first 10 guests through the door will receive one free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts each week for a year. The next 50 guests through the door will receive one free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts each month for one year. First 100 guests in line will receive a commemorative T-shirt. Registration begins at 3 p.m. today.

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Miguel’s Jr. reaches 100K Facebook fans, offers $1 burritos tomorrow

miguels-jr-100kWe might not agree on who to vote for tomorrow (November 8), but a $1 bean and cheese burrito from Miguel’s Jr. is something we can all stand behind.

The Corona-based Mexican fast food chain is offering the deal for reaching the milestone of 100,000 Facebook fans.

The deal is good all day at all locations, and is limited to one burrito per person.

Inland Empire Miguel’s Jr. locations include Ontario, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Norco, Corona, Menifee and Murrieta.

For more information, click here.

San Bernardino ranked as one of the worst cities for foodies — again

Here we go again.

Back in 2013, a real estate website, Movoto, compiled a list of “America’s Worst Cities for Food Lovers,” and San Bernardino landed at the top of the list.

Last week, it was WalletHub’s turn.

The personal finance website posted its list of “2016’s Best & Worst Foodie Cities,” and guess what?

Yep. San Bernardino loses again.

But … it’s not as bad as Fontana, apparently.

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