Brace yourself for a severe case of happyitis!
Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Friday (September 13), but the gifts are going to its guests that day.
Farrell’s will be serving up four of its original sundaes at their original 1963 prices, with the purchase of an adult entrée.
In the works since last year, Riverside’s D Dogs is finally open!
The downtown eatery focuses on gourmet hot dogs (natch) and sausages and burgers, plus wings, fries, salads and other sides.
Oh, and they have 38 beer taps.
Since San Bernardino County overturned its ban on food trucks a little over a year ago, Riverside County has been the sole remaining county to still ban them from operating on a daily basis.
That may soon change.
County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries is starting a push to overturn the ban, and he’s leading by doing.
There will be a food truck “rally” Tuesday (June 25) at the County Administrative Center at 4080 Lemon St. in downtown Riverside.
I know what you’re thinking. Today is June 21. June 30 is nine days away.
So Downtown Riverside Restaurant Week?
As is par for the course, restaurant week is actually 11 days, but who’s counting? (OK, we’re counting.)
The number of Inland Empire breweries continues to grow unabated.
There are several breweries that have recently opened or are opening soon.
Follow the jump to find out where to find them.
We like tapas, and we especially like free.
If you feel the same, here’s all you need to do to get a free tapas platter at Cafe Sevilla in Riverside.
Just found out about this event…the La Sierra University senior class is hosting an art walk and food truck festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday (April 28).
Everyone is welcome to attend the event, which is a fundraiser for the senior class gift. There’s no mention of an admission price, so I’m thinking it’s a free event.
Since La Sierra is a Seventh-day Adventist campus, the focus is on meat-free trucks. So, no Bacon MANia.
The event will be held at the “statue patio,” which I believe is the same as the sculpture plaza, which is at the end of Yeager Way, the main entrance to the campus. But I could be totally wrong.
La Sierra University is at 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside.
For more information and updates, click here for the Facebook event page.
Click over the jump to see the list of participating trucks.
The inaugural Riverside Tamale Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (April 20) at White Park, 3936 Chestnut St., Riverside.
In addition to commercial and amateur “Best Tamale” contests, there will also be a tamale juggling contest, musical entertainment and a kids’ zone.
Proceeds from the free event will go toward the formation of the Trujillo Adobe Foundation, which has the goal of restoration of the Trujillo Adobe and revitalization of La Placita de los Trujillos.
Click here for more information. For updates, “like” the event on Facebook.
On Facebook this morning, the fine folks at Baker’s Drive-Thru posted that they are now hiring for the chain’s soon-to-open Riverside location.
Prospective employees should apply in person at the future location, 10255 Magnolia Ave., a former Wendy’s.
Applications are taken from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Packinghouse Brewing Company’s annual Brew with a View event returns Saturday, April 6.
The free, all-ages event will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the brewery, 6421 Central Ave., Suite 101-A.
It coincides with the annual airshow at Riverside Municipal Airport, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The airport is across the street from the brewery.
Besides a great view of the airshow, the event will also feature food trucks, including the Bacon MANia truck, Garlicscapes and the Viking Truck.