September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, and Corky’s Homestyle Kitchen and Bakery has cooked up a sweet fundraiser.
Corky’s will donate $1 from each sale of its Gold Cancer Awareness Ribbon cookies this month to Loma Linda Children’s Hospital.
In addition, the restaurant will donate 25¢ from the sales of all other cookies.
Another sandwich chain is landing in the Inland Empire.
Jimmy John’s, which has locations in 40 states (and a half-dozen in Los Angeles and Orange counties), is set to open a new shop Tuesday (August 26) in Fontana.
The new location is at 16155 Sierra Lakes Parkway, Suite 110, formerly a Quiznos.
Another location is in progress in La Verne at 2320 Foothill Blvd., Suite C.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt has opened a new location in north Fontana, 16645 Sierra Lakes Parkway, Unit 100, and will be celebrating with a weeklong grand opening event.
The event kicks off Saturday (February 15) with free 8-ounce cups of frozen yogurt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Also happening during the grand-opening event will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Menchie, T-shirt and other Menchie merchandise giveaways and other family-friendly activities.
There are buy one, get one free deals and then there are buy one, get one free deals.
This is one of the biggies.
We’re not talking buy one, get one espresso, coffee or tea. Oh, no. We’re talking buy one, get one espresso, coffee and tea machine.
If you’ve been in the market for a single-serve coffee maker, this weekend will be your chance to purchase a CBTL Kaldi, Americano or Briosa machine for yourself, and get one to give away.
Last month, reader Lucy emailed us to let us know the Shrimp House — in the San Gabriel Valley (originally El Monte, now Arcadia) since 1960 — was opening a location in Fontana.
I just now decided to Google ‘Shrimp House Fontana’ to follow up and found some Yelp reviews…it’s open!
The Let’s Dine Out Show has thought outside the box for its next Grub Club event.
Instead of highlighting and gathering at a local restaurant, the next event will take place at Tibbies Center Stage Theater in Fontana.
Included is a Grub Club exclusive meal and a matinee performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
At the beginning of the year, we got excited when we found out that Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers would be adding another Inland Empire location, taking over a former Wienerschnitzel in north Fontana.
We even got confirmation from Freddy’s folks.
However, the expected opening time came and went.
The future location eventually disappeared from the locator map on Freddy’s website.
We drove by occasionally just to check to see if any construction had been done on the location. Sadly, no construction ever took place.
Having a little bit of a déjà vu.
Exactly one year ago today, we were telling you of the fourth annual Fontana Arts Festival and the fact that there would be food trucks at the event.
Well, this Saturday (July 27) is the fifth annual Fontana Arts Festival and food trucks are again going to be part of the festivities.
Boston’s Restaurant and Sports Bar doesn’t have a very big footprint in California.
In fact, there are just two locations: Rancho Cucamonga and Long Beach.
That number is about to increase 50%, as the chain is soon to open in north Fontana, just north of the 210 Freeway at Sierra Avenue.
McDonald’s is fêting its new Premium McWraps with a series of parties at Southern California restaurants.
The parties, which are being promoted on Twitter, begin tomorrow (April 2) and wrap up (get it?) on April 10.
Guests will be able to try Premium McWraps, play games, win prizes and hang out with friends and other McDonald’s Twitter fans.