Asian grocer on the way

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.

Not at sonic speed


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.

Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Staff Photographer

Dickey’s to offer $1 sandwiches

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.

Information: (909) 477-455

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