So long Famous Dave’s and Joe’s Crab Shack

The lights are on, but nobody's servin' crab buckets inside.

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Two chains have recently closed locations here in the Inland Empire: Joe’s Crab Shack in Rancho Cucamonga and Famous Dave’s in Temecula.

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Cultured Food Festival taking place this weekend in Cherry Valley

How cultured are you? More specifically, how cultured is your food?

If you’re a fermented food fan, you’ll want to attend the inaugural 123 Farm Cultured Food Festival this weekend at the Highland Springs Ranch & Inn, 10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley.

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Weekly food truck events ending for this year

Food truck fans, you’ve got just two more opportunities this year for weekly food truck events here in the Inland Empire.

And they’re both at Fairplex in Pomona.

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Haandi out, Grill 8 in in Rancho Cucamonga


Daily Bulletin columnist David Allen recently told me that the Rancho Cucamonga Indian restaurant Haandi had closed.

The news was a little surprising, since the restaurant was well-regarded, and even was voted the Inland Valley’s best Indian cuisine several years in a row.

In its place is Grill 8, which, according to its logo, specializes in beer, burgers and wings.

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Grand opening for I.V. Juice Bar in Rancho Cucamonga is tomorrow


A new juice bar has opened in Rancho Cucamonga.

I.V. Juice Bar opened this week at 8057 Vineyard Ave., Unit L1.

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Hang out with Louie-Bloo Raspberry and Strawberry Short Kook Saturday in Grand Terrace


If the names Sir Isaac Lime, Little Orphan Orange and Alexander the Grape mean anything to you, then you need to head to Grand Terrace on Saturday (July 29).

That’s because the Otter Pops Vibes Tour will be making its first Inland Empire stop from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Stater Bros. at 22201 Barton Road.

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Brio celebrating National Lasagna Day (a little early) with half-priced lasagna


Brio Tuscan Grille is getting a jump on National Lasagna Day, which is Saturday (July 29), by offering half off its lasagna entreés a couple of days early.

All day Thursday (July 27), the chain will be taking 50% off its lasagna dishes.

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Del Rosa Taco Tia location to become The Flame Broiler


The last remaining San Bernardino Taco Tia, at 2535 Del Rosa Ave., closed earlier this year.

A banner has gone up at the former location indicating that The Flame Broiler will be taking its place.

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