Fork Report broadcasting live from La Verne this afternoon

kfi-fork-report-thanksgrillingKFI host Neil Saavedra will be broadcasting his Fork Report show from La Verne today (October 1).

The event, set for 1 to 6 p.m., will take place at Outdoor Elegance, 3795 Damien Ave.

The show will focus on recipes and techniques for grilling holiday meals.

The event is sponsored in part by San Antonio Winery and Vom Fass Claremont.

For more information, click here.

Carolyn’s Cafe hosting another BBQ night Saturday

Carolyn's BBQ NightFans know Carolyn’s Cafe in Redlands is a great spot for breakfast or lunch.

However, man (and woman) does not live on breakfast and lunch alone. So, Carolyn’s Cafe is hosting another of its rare BBQ Nights this Saturday (February 21).

The restaurant will be serving pulled pork and brisket plates and sandwiches and a Southwest bacon avocado burger, along with side dishes and desserts — including Carolyn’s deliciously decadent coffee cake.

The event will take place from 4 to 7 p.m., but you probably want to get there early to avoid any sell-outs.

Carolyn’s Cafe is at 1711 W. Lugonia Ave., Suite 101.

For more information, click here.

Riverside Plaza Dickey’s Barbecue Pit begins three-day grand opening celebration today

Dickey's Riverside Grand OpeningThe new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Riverside Plaza (3540 Riverside Plaza Drive, Suite 314) is celebrating a three-day grand opening beginning at 11 a.m. this morning (November 6).

Today, the first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to $50 and the next 100 guests will receive free meal vouchers.

On Friday (November 7), the first 100 guests will receive a big yellow cup of tea, plus there will be giveaways of  Dickey’s swag all day long.

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Carolyn’s Cafe hosting first BBQ Night on Saturday

Carolyn's BBQ NightCarolyn’s Cafe in Redlands — usually only open until 2 p.m. — is hosting its first BBQ Night from 5 to 8 p.m. tomorrow (October 18).

Tri-tip and pulled pork sandwiches and plates will be available, plus your choice of ranchero beans, cole slaw or fries for sides.

And it wouldn’t be Carolyn’s without their famous coffee cake — or chocolate chip crumb cake, if you prefer — for dessert.

Carolyn’s is at 1711 W. Lugonia Ave.

‘Restaurant: Impossible’ filming at Redlands’ Mill Creek Cattle Co. this week

Tomorrow (December 4) and Thursday (December 5), the Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” show will be remodeling and filming at Redlands’ Mill Creek Cattle Co.

The producers are looking for volunteers (including contractors and skilled electricians and painters) to help with painting, crafting, cleaning and decorating both days.

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Roadhouse BBQ and Tap-Out in Rancho Mirage tomorrow

BabesRoadhouseBBQandTapOutBarbecue fans and beer lovers will want to head to Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage between 1 and 5 p.m. tomorrow (September 28).

That’s because the brewery restaurant will be the site of a Roadhouse BBQ and Tap-Out event.

For $35 (or just $30 in advance), you can have five draft craft beers or five BBQ items from their patio smoker.

Or you can have two draft craft beers and three BBQ items from their patio smoker.

Or you can have one draft craft beer and four BBQ items from their patio smoker.

Or, well…you get the idea. You get a selection of five items, your choice of brew or ‘cue.

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Pechanga BBQ Championship is Saturday

Pechanga BBQ ChapionshipAnother great Inland Empire food event landed in our inbox this morning: Pechanga’s second annual BBQ Championship is Saturday (June 22).

Dozens of ‘cuing teams from Washington, Utah, Arizona and all over California will be competing in the event, which will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

They’ll be hoping to take home their share of the $20,000 prize in this Kansas City Barbeque Society event, the largest in Southern California.

Admission is just $5, and kids 10 and younger are admitted free. Barbecue tastings and beverages are extra.

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Redlands Relay for Life fundraiser Wednesday night

Tomorrow night (October 17) brings an American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraiser to Redlands.

The event will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. at Famous Dave’s BBQ, 27500 W. Lugonia Ave.

When you present this flier when you dine during that time, up to 20% of your bill will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Alcoholic beverages, tip and tax are not included in that total.

Click here for more information.

Stockyard pairing up with Inland Empire Brewery for all-you-can-eat ribs tonight

Redlands’ Stockyard Barbecue and Steaks is pairing up with Inland Empire Brewing Company for a rib lover’s dream tonight (July 24) at the restaurant.

Just $20 buys you all-you-can-eat beef and pork ribs, plus three samples of Inland Empire brews.

A DJ will provide the soundtrack for the rib fest.

Interested? Just head to the Stockyard, 510 E. State St., beginning at 4 p.m.

For more information, click here.