Whisky class returning to Vom Fass in Claremont

For those of you (21 and older, of course!) who have missed out on the previous Scotch whisky classes at Claremont’s Vom Fass, you’ve got another chance.

The next class has been scheduled for 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, February 6 at the shop, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Suite C2-100.

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Claremont’s Vom Fass: Unique shop for oils, vinegars, wine and more

Vom Fass Oils and VinegarsHaven’t yet purchased a holiday gift for the foodie in your life?

We have just the place.

Vom Fass (German for “from the cask”) is a unique shopping experience where you can purchase a variety of oils, vinegars, wines and liquors.

The store (one of three in California, 16 in the U.S. and about 250 worldwide) opened at the end of October.

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Oktoberfest times two Saturday in Claremont, Upland

Claremont Education Foundation OktoberfestIt’s two, two, two festivals in one as Claremont Craft Ales and Upland’s Dale Bros. Brewery team up for Oktoberfest this Saturday.

Partnering with the breweries is Claremont Educational Foundation. The breweries will donate 10% of beer sales to the organization.

The event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday (October 26).

A yellow school bus will shuttle participants between the two breweries every half hour.

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Inka Trails hosting another wine pairing dinner Friday night

Peruvian restaurant Inka Trails is hosting another of its special wine pairing dinners from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday night (September 27) at the restaurant, 1077 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.

The event includes a three-course dinner paired with Peruvian and Argentinian wines.

Cost is $35 (plus tax) in advance and $40 the day of the event.

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Claremont Pie Festival and Village Fair happening today

Do you like pie?

Annika Corbin, owner of I Like Pie, and the Claremont Chamber Village Marketing Group have cooked up the Claremont Pie Festival and Village Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today (August 3).

Events, including an apron parade and contest, and pie baking and eating contests, will take place in various locations (Village Square Public Plaza, Claremont Depot, the Packing House) throughout the Village.

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Claremont Restaurant Week has begun

Claremont Restaurant WeekIt’s Claremont’s turn for restaurant week.

The inaugural Claremont Restaurant Week begins today (July 9) and concludes next Tuesday (July 16).

About a quarter of the city’s 80-plus eateries are participating in the event, offering prix fixe specials ranging in price from $10 to $40.

Head over the jump to see who’s participating, along with a selection of specials.

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Claremont Village’s Blues & Brews Craft Beer Walk is Saturday

Foodies and craft beer fans will want to take in the Claremont Village’s fourth annual Blues and Brews Craft Beer Walk, which takes place from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday (June 29).

Participants (21 years of age and older) will be able to tour the village and try food and drink samples from nearly two dozen participating eateries and sample beer from about 15 craft breweries.

They’ll be entertained along the way by over a dozen bands.

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Inka Trails wine pairing event is Wednesday

Peruvian restaurant Inka Trails is hosting a special wine pairing event from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (April 24) at the restaurant, 1077 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.

The event includes a three-course dinner, paired with exclusive wines from Peru and Argentina, and live music.

Cost is $35 (plus tax) in advance and $40 the day of the event.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the restaurant at 909-626-4426.

For more information, click here for the Facebook event page. Click here to download the evening’s menu.

Earth Day deals from Loving Hut, Feisty Chicken & Grill

Today (April 22) is Earth Day, and both Loving Hut and Feisty Chicken & Grill have deals lined up in celebration.

Vegan restaurant Loving Hut is offering 10% off when you present this coupon any day through Saturday (April 27). You have the option to display the coupon on your mobile device or print it in color or black and white.

Loving Hut has locations in Claremont (175 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Suite A 102) and Upland (903 W. Foothill Blvd.).

For details, click here.

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