Tokyo Tokyo is now Shin Bashi

TokyoTokyoAs I was on my way to the final Auntie Anne’s Happy Hour at Ontario Mills today, I noticed a banner hanging outside the center’s outlying Tokyo Tokyo Japanese restaurant.

The longtime restaurant (I believe it’s been there nearly as long as the Mills itself) is under new management.

Along with that comes a name change: Shin Bashi Japanese Cuisine.

It’s associated with a Pomona restaurant of the same name.

Shin Bashi is at 990 Ontario Mills Drive, Suite H.

Auntie Anne’s helping raise funds to fight childhood cancer

AuntieAnnesALSFAuntie Anne’s is hoping to raise half a million dollars to help fight childhood cancer, and they need your help to do it.

Through October 15, the pretzel purveyor is selling lemon icons for $1, each of which contains a kid-friendly lemon joke and $1 off the purchaser’s next pretzel and drink.

Proceeds from the sales will benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand, an organization which raises funds to help find a cure for childhood cancer.

But the fun doesn’t end there.

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Krispy Kreme’s 76th anniversary = 76¢ dozen (when you buy one)

KrispyKreme76thAnniversaryToday (July 13) is Krispy Kreme’s 76th anniversary, and to celebrate, the doughnut shop is giving everyone a deal.

Customers can purchase a second dozen original glazed doughnuts for just 76¢ when they buy one.

Groovy, huh?

For more information, click here.

Krispy Kreme’s only Inland Empire location is at 4485 Mills Circle, Ontario.

Food trucks in Ontario Friday, Saturday

NAPA Auto Parts grand openingFood trucks are scheduled to be part of the festivities at the grand opening celebration for the NAPA Auto Parts superstore in Ontario this weekend.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday (July 12) and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (July 13) at 2191 Burgundy Place.

Krave Fusion (another Inland Empire-based food truck…hooray!) and our friends from Where’s the Fire Gourmet Pizza and the Bacon MANia truck are scheduled to serve Friday, and Where’s the Fire is scheduled to return Saturday, along with Kona Ice.

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