Carolyn’s Cafe in Redlands — usually only open until 2 p.m. — is hosting its first BBQ Night from 5 to 8 p.m. tomorrow (October 18).
Tri-tip and pulled pork sandwiches and plates will be available, plus your choice of ranchero beans, cole slaw or fries for sides.
And it wouldn’t be Carolyn’s without their famous coffee cake — or chocolate chip crumb cake, if you prefer — for dessert.
Carolyn’s is at 1711 W. Lugonia Ave.
The City of San Bernardino is partnering with X103.9, the San Bernardino Area Chamber of Commerce, Omnitrans, Chaparral Motors and several others to bring food trucks to City Hall on the third Thursday of the month.
The inaugural event is from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow (October 16), and the city has picked a great lineup to kick things off.
Scheduled trucks include Bacon MANia, The Greasy Wiener, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Mangia Ristorante on Wheels, My Delight Cupcakery and Piaggio Gourmet on Wheels.
Along with the traditional dancers, crafts and music at Cal State San Bernardino’s annual Native American Day celebration, there will be traditional native food.
The free, family-friendly event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow night (September 26) at the university’s lower commons, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino.
Free parking is available in lot D.
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As in past years, food trucks will be part of the celebration that is Rah Rah Redlands.
The University of Redlands’ celebration of its first home football game is set for 3 to 7 p.m. today (September 20), with the game set to begin at 7 p.m.
Food trucks will serve beginning at 4 p.m.
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.
Bonello’s New York Pizza has closed, almost exactly one year after moving to Colton from Grand Terrace.
The announcement was made on the pizzeria’s Facebook page.
Its last day of operations was Tuesday.
Bonello’s Pizza was at 803 W. Valley Blvd.
It’s been a roller coaster month for the owners of Rialto’s El Kiosco Mexican Restaurant.
The restaurant closed late last month when the restaurant’s owners were unable to come to a new lease agreement with the property owners. It appeared that the Morden family would be vacating the spot in Rialto where they’ve operated their restaurant for 25 years and transferring their business to their Redlands location, El Kiosco Express.
The good news is they were finally able to come to an agreement with the property owners and have signed a new three-year lease for the Rialto location.
Just as it did with its Rancho Cucamonga pizzeria, Pieology is gearing up for three days of pizza giveaways as a kind of a stress test as a preamble to its Redlands store opening.
On Sunday (July 13), giveaway times are brief and limited to the pizzeria’s “menued” pizzas from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. and 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.
Congratulations to two restaurant chains that turn 50 this year: Del Taco and Black Angus.
Black Angus has kicked off a yearlong celebration with a classic cocktail menu, featuring timeless libations such as Rob Roy, Old Fashioned, Sidecar, Whiskey Sour and Vodka Gimlet.
In addition, the classic cocktails are available for just $5 with the purchase of any entrée on Tuesdays. The steakhouse also will introduce limited time entrées and seasonal desserts throughout the year.
Del Taco, of course, was born in the Inland Empire, and is intertwined with the histories of Baker’s Drive-Thru, Taco Bell, Taco Tia and Naugles.
Our friend (and Ontario native) Charles Phoenix is returning to the scene of last winter’s doughnut exchange — the iconic Wigwam Motel.
Tomorrow (June 21), he’ll be hosting the Wig Wam Pow Wow, a veritable cornucopia of nostalgic fun, complete with a vintage trailer and classic car show, an old-fashioned weenie roast (featuring Gazzolo’s sausages), a sing-along ’round a bonfire, and of course, one of Charles’ signature retro slide shows.
There are plenty of other surprises in store, including an appearance from the world-famous Bob Baker Marionettes, Ballusionist.com’s Brian Potivn, and the delightful musical stylings of Mr. Tiny and Mary.