Today (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.
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Pomona’s The Rookery Alehouse and Grill is celebrating its third anniversary from 11 a.m. to midnight today (January 15).
The pub will be tapping several special brews for the event, including two collaborations with local breweries.
The eatery combined with Pomona’s
Sanctum Brewing Co. on Unicobra Fire Cannon and with Riverside’s Polymath Brewing Co. on Saisons of the Stone Age.
The Upland Chamber of Commerce’s
Taste of the Inland Empire will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. tonight (January 15) at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 555 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.
In addition to an array of food and drink, the event will feature a Monte Carlo night and an auction.
Tickets are $75 and may be purchased by calling the chamber at 909-204-4465. Tickets might also still be available online by clicking
Upland’s Mes Amis restaurant is hosting its inaugural four-course wine pairing dinners on Jan. 22 and 23.
Two price levels are available: $75 and $125.
The $75 dinner features a selection of Lebanese wines, while the $125 dinner features the recently released 2012 Opus One.
We totally did not see this coming.
We’d followed the progress of the Riverside
Sonic Drive-In, but had no idea one was also opening in Pomona.
It opened at 10 a.m. yesterday (January 11).
The new Sonic is at 40 Rio Rancho Road, near the Walmart in the Pomona Ranch Plaza.
Talk about your last-minute drama.
The permit for inaugural
San Bernardino International Tamale Festival, set for this weekend (January 9 and 10) at Perris Hill Park, was revoked by the city late yesterday (January 7) due to an expected 40% chance of rain at around 9 p.m. Saturday night.
About 40 Redlands businesses — including eateries and breweries — will be hosting a “Bonded & Strong” fundraiser today (December 19) for victims of the December 2 terror attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.
Parliament Chocolate and à la minute are leading the charge (along with International Day Spa) by donating 100% of sales — and in the case of à la minute, at its three locations in Redlands, Claremont and Orange — to the cause.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt’s new Hidden Valley Plaza location in Corona isn’t content with having a one-day grand opening. Nuh-uh.
The shop is celebrating all week long, beginning today (December 19).
The specials continue through next Saturday, December 26.
Of course, the shop is closed on Christmas, so no deals that day.
Current flavors include: Holiday Eggnog, Cake Batter, Vanilla Snow, Green Apple Tart, Original Tart and Dole Pineapple Sorbet.
The recently-opened Eastvale Juice It Up! is hosting its grand opening from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday (December 19).
The first 50 customers will receive a free small smoothie. In addition, all drinks will be half-price.
There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Eastvale Chamber of Commerce at 3 p.m.
During the event, there will be giveaways and raffles for gift cards and Juice It Up! merchandise.
It’s that time again!
Candy cane making demonstrations have returned to
Logan’s Candies in Ontario.
Times are as follows:
December 9-12,15-18: 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
December 19: 1 p.m, 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
December 21-23: 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
December 28: 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m.
The demonstrations are free, but it’s recommended that you arrive 15 to 20 minutes (if not earlier) ahead of the start time, as space is limited.
For a sneak preview of what to expect, watch the above video, made by our pal
Charles Phoenix a few years ago.
Logan’s Candies is at
125 W. B St.
For more information, click