You can help My Delight Cupcakery build Thanksgiving baskets for the hungry

MyDelightThanksgivingToday (November 12), Ontario’s My Delight Cupcakery began collecting items to fill Thanksgiving baskets for donation to Foothill Family Shelter.

The bakery will post different items on its Facebook page through Friday (November 15).

Customers who bring in any of the items listed for that day will get 25% off their in-store purchase.

For example, those who brought in canned green beans, boxed potatoes and/or stuffing today got the discount.

For more information, click here.

My Delight Cupcakery is at 1520 N. Mountain Ave., Suite B-108.

Dragon Loco scheduled to reopen Friday

Those of you who have been craving orange chicken burritos, chorizo wontons and carne asada fried rice can rejoice!

Ontario’s Dragon Loco Chinese-Mexican fusion restaurant is scheduled to reopen at 11 a.m. Friday (October 25).

The restaurant closed earlier this year after getting flooded, and the owners subsequently remodeled the location.

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Panda Inn celebrates 40 years with special anniversary menu

Blue Crab SaladI have a confession to make.

Even though Panda Inn has been in Ontario for over 20 years, I have yet to step inside.

However, I was recently invited to the original Pasadena location for a taste of the chain’s special 40th anniversary menu, available now through the end of the year at all the Panda Inn locations, including Ontario.

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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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