Food truck fans, rejoice!
Tomorrow is the third Thursday of the month, and that means the return of food trucks to the City Hall parking lot in downtown San Bernardino.
overwhelming success of the inaugural event last month, organizers are bringing even more trucks on board for tomorrow’s lunch (November 20).
If you remember, long lines were the norm and some attendees ended up at local eateries due to time constraints. Most of the trucks had sold out by the time the event was over.
Let’s hope the increased number of trucks will help.
The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Riverside Plaza ( ) is celebrating a three-day grand opening beginning at 11 a.m. this morning (November 6). 3540 Riverside Plaza Drive, Suite 314
Today, the first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to
$50 and the next 100 guests will receive free meal vouchers.
On Friday (November 7), the first 100 guests will receive a big yellow cup of tea, plus there will be giveaways of Dickey’s swag all day long.
Sixteen food trucks, are scheduled to be part of the church’s Fall Festival, which is set for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight (October 31).
Scheduled trucks include
Belly Bombz, Classic Taco Truck, Cousins Maine Lobster, the Cupcake Place, Eat ‘Em Up Truck, the Grilled Cheese Truck, Kona Ice, MexiCalbi, Porko Rico BBQ, Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard, Rolling Sushi Van, the Sweet Stop, Tornado Potato and Where’s the Fire Gourmet Pizza.
The Grove Community Church is at
19900 Grove Community Drive.
For more information on this free event, click
For those of you here in the Inland Empire who haven’t yet experienced
Dunkin’ Donuts, you’ll have your chance soon enough.
The chain is opening a location — one of about 60 planned for Southern California — in Upland.
Pomona’s The Brick Market and Deli is hosting a fundraiser for Bright Prospect from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight (October 28).
Bright Prospect is an organization which has a goal is to increase college-going rates among underserved populations across the nation.
To participate, simply print
this flier and present it when you order and the Brick will donate 20% of your bill to Bright Prospect.
The Brick Market and Deli is at
105 E. Arrow Highway.
Yes, corn ice cream is a thing. So is avocado ice cream. Spinach, too.
And thanks to KTLA’s
Chris Burrous — who brought Fontana’s 13 Ice Cream onto our radar when he mentioned that he recently filmed a segment there — we’ve tried them all.
In the past, we’ve mentioned the popular (and usually sold-out) Scotch whisky classes at
Vom Fass in Claremont.
Well, next month the shop is upping the ante.
Scotch Master Stewart Laing will be visiting from Glasgow, Scotland, and spending two days at the shop conducting Scotch seminars and a teaching a Scotch class.
Laing has almost 50 years experience in the whisky business and recently started his own company — Hunter Laing & Co. Ltd. — with his two sons.
Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park ( 800 N. Archibald Ave., Ontario) is hosting a “Spooktacular” food truck festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow (October 19).
It’s the park’s third such fest in the last few months.
Participating trucks include:
Eat ‘Em Up Truck, Fresh Street Food Truck, Me So Hungry, Mustache Mike’s Italian Ice, Pearson’s Cajun Food, Piaggio on Wheels and Slammin’ Sliders.
The event will also feature live entertainment and a costume contest.
Admission is $5 per person, with children age 3 and under admitted free.
For more information, click
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.