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.
This month, military folks can get a free sundae at Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour.
Through May 31, the restaurant is celebrating National Military Appreciation Month by giving a free Red, White and Blue sundae to all current and former military personnel.
Civilians can purchase the sundae for $7.99 and Farrell’s will donate $1 to
A Million Thanks, a nonprofit military support organization.
Farrell’s Inland Empire locations are in Rancho Cucamonga (
10742 Foothill Blvd.) and Riverside ( 3610 Park Sierra Drive).
Congratulations to Rancho Cucamonga’s
Suite 106 Cupcakery. The two-time Cupcake Wars-winning bakery was recently included in a list of the top 101 cupcakes in America, according to The Daily Meal.
Hitting the list at No. 31, it’s the highest-rated cupcakery in Southern California, beating out Palm Springs’
Over the Rainbow Cupcakes, which is ranked at number 94, Beverly Hills’ famed Sprinkles Cupcakes at number 88 and Glendale’s Goodie Girls at number 41.
here for the full list.
Suite 106 Cupcakery is at
11920 Foothill Blvd. (at Rochester Avenue).
Our friends from [desi]gn cakes & cupcakes are doing their part for South Pasadena couple Jacqui and Dan Saldana, whose son Ryan was struck and killed by a pickup Friday night in Rancho Cucamonga.
At tonight’s (May 8) Redlands Market Night, the bakery will be selling special
red balloon cookies for $3.50 and giving 100% of the proceeds to to the family.
[desi]gn’s booth will be at Eighth and State streets. Market Night runs from 6 to 8 p.m
here for more information.
Bert and Rocky’s Ice Cream Company is turning “sweet 16″ and is throwing a party this Saturday (April 12)!
The celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Claremont shop,
242 Yale Ave.
Talk about timely.
Hot on the heels of last week’s 5.1 temblor in La Habra and this week’s deadly Chilean earthquake,
Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour has created a Rocky Road Quake Shake, made with chocolate ice cream and a marshmallow swirl and topped with whipped cream, almonds and a cherry.
Through Sunday (April 6), the chain is donating 100% of the sales of the $4.99 dessert to the
American Red Cross
The whole family can satisfy their sweet tooth at Saturday’s
Take the Cake Bake Off Saturday (March 15) at San Manuel Stadium, 280 S. E St., in San Bernardino.
Sixty bakers are expected to bake cupcakes, cookies and cake pops for the event, which is being produced by Redlands’
Cakewalk Cake & Candy Supplies.
It will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Guess who’s turning 55…Barbie!
Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour restaurants are celebrating the iconic doll’s birthday with a daylong celebration on Sunday (March 9).
Guests are invited to join Barbie and Ken from 10 to 11 a.m. at Farrell’s (except Santa Clarita, sorry) for a Barbie-inspired Zoo sundae, filled with 30 scoops of ice cream.
After singing a special birthday song to the guest of honor, the Zoo will be shared with the young guests (12 years old and younger) in attendance.
Krispy Kreme is celebrating Daylight Saving Time by offering guests a free original glazed donut on Sunday (March 9).
No purchase is necessary.
The Inland Empire’s sole Krispy Kreme is at
4485 Mills Circle, Ontario.
Craving some Asian pastries, but don’t feel like driving all the way to Chino Hills to go to the
85°C Bakery Cafe?
Then simply head to
Uncle Chuang’s Bakery in Riverside’s University Village.
The bakery opened late last year, but we finally got around to stopping by today to check it out.