Dunkin’ Donuts’ 12,000th location opening in the Inland Empire tomorrow

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Dunkin’ Donuts has reached a major milestone…12,000 stores worldwide.

And the 12,000th store is landing right here in the Inland Empire.

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Share a Slurpee for free this week

slurpee-fiftee-bogoI guess when you turn 50, you can celebrate all year long.

That’s what 7-Eleven is doing for the ever-popular Slurpee.

This week, the ubiquitous convenience store is promoting Slurpee Fiftee with a buy-one-get-one free deal.

Through Sunday (September 18 25), you can pick up a Slurpee for yourself and get one free for your bestie. Or your frenemy. Or the homeless guy that hangs out in front of the store.

Your choice.

7-Eleven stores are located throughout the Inland Empire.

Super Pizza Hut debuts today in north San Bernardino

Super Pizza HutThe long-gestating Super Pizza Hut opens today (August 30) in north San Bernardino.

During a pre-opening military appreciation day on Sunday, I was able to take a peek at the new location.

I was told that the first-of-its-kind restaurant was the nation’s largest Pizza Hut, and I don’t doubt it.

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Hello Kitty Cafe truck returns to the Inland Empire on Saturday

0_0913_NWS_IDB-L-HELLOKITTY-3Perhaps you (like us) missed the Hello Kitty Cafe truck’s previous visit to Victoria Gardens back in September of last year, or perhaps you did and are still craving those doughnuts you got last time.

Either way, the truck is making a return trip to the center from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday (July 30).

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Happee Slurpee Fiftee…time to partee!

Slurpee FifteeLook at the calendar…it’s July 11, AKA 7/11, AKA Slurpee Day!

It’s the day when 7-Eleven traditionally offers free Slurpees, but today is special, because it’s the 50th anniversary of the frozen treat.

So, head to your local 7-Eleven between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and get your free small Slurpee (the convenience store chain just introduced a birthday cake flavor), and then make sure you download the 7-Eleven app on your smartphone.

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Del Tacos testing new ‘platos’ at select Inland Empire locations

Del Taco recently introduced its new platos at select locations in San Bernardino, Redlands, Colton, Loma Linda and Riverside.

The platos come with a choice of either a wet burrito, two fish tacos or two street tacos, plus cilantro lime rice, beans and chips and salsa.

Prices range from $6.49 to $7.49.

It appears to be a second go-round for Del Taco’s platos. They were also tested about a year ago in the Sacramento area.

If you’re interested in trying them for yourself, head to one of these locations:

  • Colton: 834 W. Valley Blvd.; 1010 E. Washington St.
  • Loma Linda: 24898 Redlands Blvd.
  • Redlands: 1624 W. Redlands Blvd.; 602 E. Redlands Blvd.
  • Riverside: 3487 Arlington Ave.; 4407 Brockton Ave; 6333 Riverside Ave.; 1255 University Ave.; 3199 Van Buren Blvd.
  • San Bernardino: 272 E. 40th St.; 2665 S. Waterman Ave.