RESTORE Kitchen opens in Carolyn’s Cafe’s former spot in Redlands

Restore KitchenLast week, I had the opportunity to have lunch and check out RESTORE Kitchen (their caps), which opened recently in Carolyn’s Cafe’s old location.

I was invited by none other than Carolyn’s Cafe’s co-owner Keith Kahn.

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St. Bernardine Medical Center hosting food trucks daily through June

San Bernardino-area food truck fans can rejoice…and dine at food trucks every day through the end of June.

We make no guarantees on the state of your waistline should you accept the challenge, however.

The trucks will park from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. near the 21st Street entrance of St. Bernardine Medical Center, 2101 N. Waterman Ave., San Bernardino.

Yes, that means you can have lunch and dinner from the trucks.

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Dunkin’ Donuts planned for Rialto

As I was glancing through the latest Rialto city administrator update (you can read it yourself here), something caught my attention.

A new shopping center, anchored by “Smart and Final Express” (likely a Smart & Final — Extra!) and a Dollar Tree, is also scheduled to have a “Hawaiian Ono” (Ono Hawaiian BBQ, perhaps?) and a drive-thru Dunkin’ Donuts!

That would bring the total number of Inland Empire locations to four.

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Mountain Grove Yogurtland celebrating grand opening Saturday

Yogurtland Mountain Grove grand openingThe newest Redlands Yogurtland — located in the Mountain Grove shopping center at 27511 San Bernardino Ave., Suite 120 — will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday (April 2).

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the following highlights:

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.
  • Free frozen yogurt and toppings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Balloon artist from 3 to 6 p.m.
  • A $5 unlimited cup of yogurt from 3 to 11 p.m.
  • DJ with music and giveaways from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Drawing for prizes including a TV, two Kindle Fires and Yogurtland gift cards at 9 p.m.

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Mardi Gras dinner tonight to support the San Bernardino United Relief Fund

San Bernardino UnitedThe Lutheran Church of Our Savior in San Bernardino is hosting a Mardi Gras-themed dinner tonight (February 6) in support of the United Way’s San Bernardino United Relief Fund.

The full amount of the $25 dinner will go to the fund.

On the menu is gumbo, salad, king cake and drinks.

The dinner will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church, 5050 N. Sierra Way.

For updates, visit the church’s Facebook page.

Seven food trucks lined up for lunch in downtown San Bernardino today

SB Third Thursdays January 2016Today (January 21) is the third Thursday of January, which means that food trucks will again be converging for lunch in downtown San Bernardino.

The trucks will be parked between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the city hall parking lot on the south side of Court Street, between D and E streets.

Scheduled trucks this month include: Baby’s Badass Burgers, Bakerytruck, Cousins Maine Lobster, Jojo’s Grill-A-Dog, Piaggio on Wheels, Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em BBQ and The Waffle-Oh! Truck.

Attendees who take the sbX to the event will receive a $5 voucher for the trucks.

For updates, “Like” the event on Facebook or follow on Twitter.