Food truck festival to be held Saturday at Ontario’s Colony High School

Food truck fans will want to roll over to Colony High School in Ontario Saturday evening (August 23).

The school and its PTSA are hosting a food truck festival from 5 to 9 p.m. at 3850 E. Riverside Drive.

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Cucamonga-Guasti Food Truck Festival returns Sunday

Cucamonga-Guasti Food Truck FestivalFood truck fans should make tracks for the Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park, 800 N. Archibald Ave., Ontario, on Sunday (August 17).

Scheduled trucks include the Grilled Cheese Truck, the Fresh Street Food Truck, the California Grill Truck, Me So Hungry, Baby’s Badass Burgers, Slammin’ Sliders, Rolling Sushi Van, Devilicious, Mustache Mike’s and the Bakery Truck.

The event, which will feature live music from the Suicide Kings, plus BMX and hula demonstrations, is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m.

Tickets are $5 per person. Children age 3 and younger are admitted free.

For more information, click here.

Krispy Kreme to celebrate 77th birthday with 77¢ second dozen Friday

It seems like a lot of eateries are celebrating anniversaries this month and last. Here’s another to add to the list: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.

The chain will celebrate its 77th anniversary on Friday (July 11).

That day, guests can receive a dozen original glazed doughnuts for just 77¢ when they purchase any dozen at regular price.

The chain’s sole Inland Empire location is at 4485 Mills Circle.

For more information, click here.

Black Angus and Del Taco celebrate golden anniversaries

Del Taco prize packCongratulations to two restaurant chains that turn 50 this year: Del Taco and Black Angus.

Black Angus has kicked off a yearlong celebration with a classic cocktail menu, featuring timeless libations such as Rob Roy, Old Fashioned, Sidecar, Whiskey Sour and Vodka Gimlet.

In addition, the classic cocktails are available for just $5 with the purchase of any entrée on Tuesdays. The steakhouse also will introduce limited time entrées and seasonal desserts throughout the year.

Del Taco, of course, was born in the Inland Empire, and is intertwined with the histories of Baker’s Drive-Thru, Taco Bell, Taco Tia and Naugles.

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Tomorrow is National Doughnut Day

Tomorrow (June 6) is National Doughnut Day is tomorrow, an event begun during the Great Depression by the Salvation Army as a way to raise funds and bring awareness to the organization’s social service programs.

It also commemorates the “doughnut lassies,” female Salvation Army volunteers who provided writing supplies, stamps, clothes-mending and home-cooked meals, and of course, doughnuts, for soldiers on the front lines, initially during World War I.

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Dragon Loco celebrating second anniversary today

DragonLocoAnniversaryCongratulations to our friends over at Ontario’s Dragon Loco Chinese Mexican Fusion, who are celebrating the restaurant’s second anniversary today (May 25)!

Guests have several deals to choose from, including $1 chorizo “Juantons,” 99¢ tacos (teriyaki, kung pao or BBQ) and buy-one-get-one-free burritos.

If you haven’t tried Dragon Loco, this is a perfect opportunity to do so at a bargain price.

Dragon Loco is at 2509 S. Euclid Ave., just south of the 60 Freeway. Anniversary specials are valid from 1 to 6 p.m.

For updates, “Like” ‘em on Facebook.

Cinco de Mayo food truck festival being held Sunday at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park

Cinco de MayoViva los food trucks!

Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park, 800 N. Archibald Ave., Ontario, will be the site of a Cinco de Mayo food truck festival on the Cuatro de Mayo.

The event runs 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday (May 4).

The festival also features live music and Aztec and Folklorico dancers.

Admission is $5, or free for kids three and younger.

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Fiesty Chicken down for the count

FeistyFeisty Chicken & Grill, with locations in Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario and Glendora, has apparently flown the coop.

I first noticed that the Glendora location was closed several weeks ago. A sign posted in the window indicated they were remodeling and would reopen soon.

Never a good sign.

Last week I drove by the Rancho Cucamonga location. Same thing.

This week I checked on the Ontario location and found the sign you see above. No work was actively going on inside the restaurant.

I’m not holding my breath.

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Food truck wine pairing? Yes, it’s a real thing.

I don’t think we’ve ever seen a food truck wine pairing event, but one is happening from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (February 15) at San Antonio Winery, 2802 S. Milliken Ave., Ontario.

The winery will be hosting the Bacon MANia truck and has put together a bacon/wine pairing menu.

Entrées, as well as wine by the glass, soft drinks and water can be purchased during the event.

For more information, including the pairing menu, click here.