The number of Inland Empire Jersey Mike’s Subs grew by one this week. The new location opened Wednesday (September 3) in Menifee.
The site is celebrating its grand opening with a fundraiser for Callie Kirkpatrick Elementary School.
A total of 7,000 coupons were distributed locally, offering a free regular sub with the purchase of a regular sub and a $2 or more donation to the school. The coupons are valid through Sunday.
The new Jersey Mike’s is at 27774 Newport Road.
Food truck fans (and their canine companions) will want to head to Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park in Ontario tomorrow (September 6).
The county is hosting a Doggie Pool-ooza and food truck event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park, 800 N. Archibald Ave.
It’s the park’s second food truck event in less than a month.
September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, and Corky’s Homestyle Kitchen and Bakery has cooked up a sweet fundraiser.
Corky’s will donate $1 from each sale of its Gold Cancer Awareness Ribbon cookies this month to Loma Linda Children’s Hospital.
In addition, the restaurant will donate 25¢ from the sales of all other cookies.
The Rancho Cucamonga Pieology had its first anniversary yesterday (September 1), and the pizzeria celebrated by uploading a clever video reinterpretation of the song “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” from the movie “Frozen.”
You can watch it below.
If you want to visit the restaurant, it’s at 8158 Day Creek Blvd., Suite 120.
Don’t expect them to break into song, however.
Another sandwich chain is landing in the Inland Empire.
Jimmy John’s, which has locations in 40 states (and a half-dozen in Los Angeles and Orange counties), is set to open a new shop Tuesday (August 26) in Fontana.
The new location is at 16155 Sierra Lakes Parkway, Suite 110, formerly a Quiznos.
Another location is in progress in La Verne at 2320 Foothill Blvd., Suite C.
Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour is hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (August 23) at its Rancho Cucamonga location, 10742 E. Foothill Blvd.
Donors receive a free sundae, and will be entered into a drawing for a Farrell’s birthday party for a group of 10.
Heck, that’s way better than orange juice and cookies!
Food truck fans will want to roll over to Colony High School in Ontario Saturday evening (August 23).
The school and its PTSA are hosting a food truck festival from 5 to 9 p.m. at 3850 E. Riverside Drive.
The folks at The Brick Market and Deli in Pomona are hosting a National Sandwich Month celebration from noon to 2 p.m.today (August 20).
There will be giveaways from Jack FM and the first 20 guests will receive a coupon for a free chicken shawarma sandwich on their next visit.
The Brick is at 105 E. Arrow Highway.
For more information, click here.
Food truck fans should make tracks for the Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park, 800 N. Archibald Ave., Ontario, on Sunday (August 17).
Scheduled trucks include the Grilled Cheese Truck, the Fresh Street Food Truck, the California Grill Truck, Me So Hungry, Baby’s Badass Burgers, Slammin’ Sliders, Rolling Sushi Van, Devilicious, Mustache Mike’s and the Bakery Truck.
The event, which will feature live music from the Suicide Kings, plus BMX and hula demonstrations, is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m.
Tickets are $5 per person. Children age 3 and younger are admitted free.
For more information, click here.
Philly’s Best Cheesesteaks’ San Dimas location is celebrating its ninth anniversary this weekend.
In addition to $5 sandwiches and other $5 deals — plus giveaways — through Sunday (August 17), the shop is hosting a cheesesteak eating contest at 3 p.m. today.
Prospective contestants must call the store at 909-305-8811. The entry fee is $20, and all paid contestants will receive a special edition T-shirt.
The winner will receive a $100 Philly’s Best gift card, a trophy and a spot on the “Wall of Fame.”
Philly’s Best is at 806-C W. Arrow Highway.