99 Ranch, the Asian supermarket
stalwart, is planning to open at the end of the year on the southeast
corner of Archibald and Base Line in Rancho Cucamonga. 99 Ranch (or is it 99 Rancho?) will
be catty-corner to the 99 Cents store.
The grocery store will
replace Albertson’s, which closed April 2009. It will be the second 99
Ranch in the Inland Empire. The other one is in Chino Hills.
Ten days after the Rancho Cucamonga Sonic
opened on 11370 Fourth St., some of us at the Daily Bulletin newsroom decided to hit up the drive-thru. It was still very crowded.
got there at 11:30 a.m. and was told the drive-thru would take about 10
minutes. Ten minutes turned into 20, which turned into 30. We had a
great view of the Marriott.
I ordered the hamburger combo and I
must say the food was more fun than tasty, although I did eye a
co-worker’s chili-cheese Coney with wonderment. I liked the nice
touches — tater tots instead of fries, a mint taped to the beverage
lid and ocean water (a concoction of Sprite and blue coconut flavoring
that tastes like something your doctor would disapprove and therefore
Suggestions of what I should order next are welcomed. That Coney looked promising.
Chipotle is opening its third location in Rancho Cucamonga next Friday at
Victoria Gardens (near Pinkberry). The first 100 customers will get a
free T-shirt and be entered in a drawing for a year’s worth of free burritos. Chipotle is opened daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Jamba Juice‘s occasional offer of $1 oatmeal will return every
Wednesday through Feb. 3. The steel-cut oats come in flavors of fresh
banana, blueberry/blackberry, cinnamon apple and berry cherry pecan.
The same bowl of oats typically go for $2.95.
Jamba Juice will give away
free flatbreads tomorrow as part of their “Feel Good” campaign. This
time, the offer for the first 250 customers, fall right in the middle
of lunch time. Tomo Artichoko, Smokehouse Chicken, Mediterran Yum and
Four Cheesy flatbreads are available 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jamba Juice will offer free flatbreads to the first 150 customers starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The new California Flatbread comes in four flavors — Tomo Artichoko, Smokehouse Chicken, Mediterran Yum and Four Cheesy.
Celebrate it with Wahoo’s, on
11561 Foothill Blvd. in Rancho Cucamonga next Saturday starting 11 a.m. The first 21
guests will receive a special goody bag. Gift cards and coupons for
free meals will also be handed out.
For all the recessionistas out there (and you know who you are), Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
in Rancho Cucamonga is offering $1 sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow. The eatery
on Haven and Fourth (actually, it’s Trademark but we’ll say Fourth) is
marking it’s 68th year since opening its first location in Dallas.
You can only get two sandwiches, that’s the limit.
That lonely void left by Sisley’s at Victoria Gardens will soon be filled.
Italian restaurant Paisano
is leaving its Fontana location and moving next to Lucille’s at
Victoria Gardens. The eatery is expected to open mid-December, said
Masa Liles, director of marketing for Victoria Gardens.