How to score $75 worth of food, drinks at Babe’s Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse for just $50

Generally around this time of the year, restaurants — and several of them have already — begin offering bonuses with gift card purchases, generally in the form of a gift card with a small amount that is valid only for a limited time.

Babe’s Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse is taking it to another level, however.

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McDonald’s promotes new tenders with giveaway, Szechuan Sauce

For those of you who were waiting for McDonald’s to bring back chicken strips, the wait is over.

The fast food giant recently rolled out its Buttermilk Crispy Tenders, and to celebrate the launch, the chain is hosting a giveaway at select restaurants.

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Time running out for Babe’s 90 Days of Pizza lunch deal

The clock is ticking on Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse’s 90 Days of Pizza lunch deal, which began back on June 22.

Guests can build their own pizza with unlimited toppings for just $9 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.

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Free Wetzel’s Pretzels Pizza Bitz at three Inland Empire locations on Thursday

Pizza BitzThe people have spoken.

And the people of the Inland Empire have spoken very loudly.

Last month, Wetzel’s Pretzels asked its Facebook fans which stores should have the chain’s new Pizza Bitz — bite-size snacks made with pretzel dough, topped with cheese and pepperoni — before the rest of America.

The people of the Inland Empire responded in full force: Half of the six stores chosen are here!

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Share Italian with the Let’s Dine Out crew

Reservations are now being taken for the latest Let’s Dine Out Show Grub Club event.

Allen Borgen and crew will host diners at Domenico’s Italian Kitchen, 890 Oak Valley Parkway in Beaumont. The event is scheduled to take place from 4 to 7 p.m. March 8.

Participants will sample 14 different dishes, including four different pizzas. Cost is $42 per person, which includes tax, tip and a non-alcoholic beverage.

For more information, including a full menu, click here. To make a reservation, click here.

International Tamale Festival returns to Indio this weekend

It’s the first weekend in December, and that means it’s time for the Indio International Tamale Festival!

The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today (December 6) and Sunday (December 7). It takes place in downtown Indio, between Highway 111 and Indio Boulevard, along Miles Avenue, Towne Street, Smurr Street and Requa Avenue.

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Elephant Bar shuttering about a third of its locations

We knew that the San Bernardino Elephant Bar, 1050 E. Harriman Place, was closing, and have recently learned that it will close tomorrow (June 11). However, that’s not the end of the story. We’re hearing that at least 15 of the chain’s 44 locations — a little over a third — are closing this week. Continue reading “Elephant Bar shuttering about a third of its locations” »

Blaze Pizza opens in Cabazon

Pasadena-based Blaze Pizza opened its first Inland Empire location yesterday (April 24), in the Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon, at 48650 Seminole Drive, #1108.

Blaze, founded by Elise and Rick Wetzel (founder of Wetzel’s Pretzels) is a one-price, as-many-toppings-as-you-like pizzeria, with pizzas fast-fired in three minutes.

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Dining Out for Life returns to the Palm Springs area tomorrow

The annual Dining Out for Life fundraiser for AIDS and HIV support services returns to the Palm Springs area tomorrow (April 24).

More than 40 restaurants are participating this year.

The concept is simple: All you have to do is dine out at any of the participating restaurants on that day. The restaurants donate a portion of your meal — anywhere from a generous 33% to a staggering 75%, depending on the restaurant — to a designated AIDS service organization.

In Palm Springs, that means Desert AIDS Project.

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