Inland Empire bubbling over with new breweries

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.

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Cal Poly Pomona’s Strawberry Festival is Saturday

Cal Poly Pomona’s annual salute to all things strawberry, the Tractor & Car Show and Strawberry Festival, takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the university’s Farm Store, 4102 S. University Drive.

The event is free. Parking is $3.

In addition to goodies like strawberry pie, strawberry jam, chocolate-dipped strawberries and strawberry-topped funnel cake, participants can also pick vine-ripened strawberries, beginning at 11 a.m.

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Cal Poly Pomona’s Family & Friends Day event features food trucks and more

Just saw a Tweet from our friends from the My Delight Cupcakery truck. They are going to be one of the food trucks serving at Cal Poly Pomona’s Family & Friends Day event until 10 p.m. tonight (May 3).

The event will take place at Bronco Commons.

Admission is free, but parking is not. If you don’t have a parking permit, you must purchase a one-day pass ($5) or risk getting a ticket.

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Southern California Auction & Tasting event returns Sunday to Cal Poly Pomona

The sixth annual Southern California Auction & Tasting event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday (May 5) at Cal Poly Pomona.

Participants will be able to sip wine, listen to music and sample from some of Southern California’s best restaurants, including local culinary partners Owen’s Bistro, Suite 106 Cupcakery, Pine Haven Cafe and Catering, Some Crust Bakery, Graber Olives, Hangar 24 Craft Brewery and Dale Bros. Brewery.

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Food truck Thursdays at Fairplex returns this week

Oh, remember a while back, when we reported that Fairplex’s Thursday food truck gatherings were going dormant until April?

Well, food truck fans can rejoice, because they’re back this week!

The trucks will be parked from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lower administration parking lot in front of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.

For more information, click here.

Head over the jump to see who’s scheduled to be there tomorrow (February 21).

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Perfect evening for food trucks at Fairplex

We think it’s going to be a perfect evening for Food Truck Thursdays at Fairplex.

If you feel the same way, here’s tonight’s (October 25) lineup:

The trucks will be parked from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lower administration parking lot in front of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.

For more information, click here.

Food trucks return to Fairplex this week

We were wondering if Food Truck Thursdays would return to Fairplex following this year’s Los Angeles County Fair run.

Now we know.

The weekly event returns this Thursday (October 11) with a solid lineup, and unfortunately, a 70% chance of rain as well:

The trucks are available from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lower administration parking lot in front of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.

Parking and admission are free.

For more information, click here.

Monday night tacos support Pomona K-9s

And we thought Tuesday was taco night.

The Pomona Eagles Auxiliary hosts Monday night taco sales from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. every Monday except holidays.

Cost is $1 for either beef or chicken tacos.

In addition to tacos, the group also sells a variety of other food items including tostadas, taco salad and burritos.

Proceeds go to the Pomona Police Department’s K-9 unit and other charities.

The Pomona Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2215 is at 954 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona.

For more information call 909-622-9160.

Who’s going to be at Food Truck Thursdays at Fairplex this week?

I’m thinking this is gonna be the next-to-last week (if not the last) for Food Truck Thursdays at Fairplex, what with the Los Angeles County Fair starting a week from Friday.

To that end, if you’ve been wanting to check out Food Truck Thursdays and haven’t yet gone, you should go this week.

Here’s Thursday’s (August 23) lineup:

The trucks will be parked from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the lower administration parking lot in front of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.

Parking and admission are free.

For more information, click here.