Carolyn’s Cafe gets new owners

Carolyn has sold Carolyn’s Cafe.

The popular (and highly-rated) Redlands breakfast and lunch spot now belongs to our pal Keith Kahn and his wife Jan, former owners of Complete Food Service/I.E. Gourmet Food Trucks.

The good news — the Kahns aren’t planning to make any changes. And yes, that includes the to-die-for butter-topped coffee cake.

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Save on Shakey’s Bunch of Lunch tomorrow

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor has decided to give its fans a little break tomorrow (January 21).

The pizzeria has posted a “Fan Appreciation” coupon for its famous Bunch of Lunch on its Twitter feed.

Coupon-holders will receive the all-you-can-eat meal for just $5.99 (with the purchase of a regular-sized beverage), a savings of $2 off the current price of $7.99.

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Old Spaghetti Factory celebrating 45th anniversary with $4 and $5 meals, contest

Forty-five years ago this Friday (January 10), the first Old Spaghetti Factory opened in Portland.

The restaurant chain is celebrating that anniversary with a contest and special prices.

On Monday and Tuesday (January 13 and 14), as well as January 20 and 21, complete meals will be available for just $4 and $5.

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Parliament Chocolate to celebrate grand opening this weekend

Parliament Chocolate, the latest from the mastermind behind à la minute, will celebrate its grand opening this weekend (December 14 and 15).

Just as with à la minute, the focus is on simple quality. Parliament raises the bar by using only two ingredients in its chocolate: High quality cacao and organic cane sugar.

The shop opened December 1 and has been open Saturdays and Sundays since then.

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Charles Phoenix to host doughnut exchange and holiday party Sunday

Charles Phoenix Doughnut ExchangeOK, so this is the first time we’ve heard of a doughnut exchange happening here in the Inland Empire, or anywhere else, for that matter.

But that’s what’s scheduled to take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday (December 8) at the Wigwam Motel2728 W. Foothill Blvd., San Bernardino.

Such an event could only be the product of the fertile mind of our pal, Ontario native Charles Phoenix, who is hosting the event.

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