Two trucks making their debut at Third Thursdays Food Fest in San Bernardino today

sb-third-thursdays-november-2016We’re huge fans of the monthly Third Thursdays Food Fest in San Bernardino, and today’s (November 17) event brings two more reasons to be excited.

Two trucks are making their debut: 13 Ice Cream and Street Kitchen!

Street Kitchen is new to us, but we’ve long been fans of 13 Ice Cream’s delicious traditional — and non-traditional — ice creams.

What to expect? Besides the usual strawberry and cookies and cream flavors, how about spinach, kale or broccoli? No? How about marigold, saltine or garlic?

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San Bernardino ranked as one of the worst cities for foodies — again

Here we go again.

Back in 2013, a real estate website, Movoto, compiled a list of “America’s Worst Cities for Food Lovers,” and San Bernardino landed at the top of the list.

Last week, it was WalletHub’s turn.

The personal finance website posted its list of “2016’s Best & Worst Foodie Cities,” and guess what?

Yep. San Bernardino loses again.

But … it’s not as bad as Fontana, apparently.

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Del Tacos testing new ‘platos’ at select Inland Empire locations

Del Taco recently introduced its new platos at select locations in San Bernardino, Redlands, Colton, Loma Linda and Riverside.

The platos come with a choice of either a wet burrito, two fish tacos or two street tacos, plus cilantro lime rice, beans and chips and salsa.

Prices range from $6.49 to $7.49.

It appears to be a second go-round for Del Taco’s platos. They were also tested about a year ago in the Sacramento area.

If you’re interested in trying them for yourself, head to one of these locations:

  • Colton: 834 W. Valley Blvd.; 1010 E. Washington St.
  • Loma Linda: 24898 Redlands Blvd.
  • Redlands: 1624 W. Redlands Blvd.; 602 E. Redlands Blvd.
  • Riverside: 3487 Arlington Ave.; 4407 Brockton Ave; 6333 Riverside Ave.; 1255 University Ave.; 3199 Van Buren Blvd.
  • San Bernardino: 272 E. 40th St.; 2665 S. Waterman Ave.

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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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.

Sundowners anniversary special: Top sirloin steak dinner for one cent

Sundowner anniversaryIt’s Sundowners Family Restaurants’ 34th anniversary today (November 28), and the small, local chain is celebrating by offering a top sirloin steak dinner for just 1¢ — with the purchase of a top sirloin steak dinner for $7.99.

The dinners include Sundowner toast and a choice of baked potato, fried rice, French fries or mashed potatoes and gravy.

Where else but Sundowners can you get two steak dinners at the insanely cheap price at $8?

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