Taco Bell rattles cages; breakfast freebies offered by Del Taco and McDonald’s

Taco Bell‘s foray into breakfast has rattled a few fast food cages.

McDonald’s quick response was to offer a free small coffee during breakfast hours for two weeks.

The promotion began Monday (March 31) and runs through April 13.

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Wienerschnitzel offering National Corn Dog Day deal today

WienerschnitzelCornDogDayToday (March 22) is National Corn Dog Day and corn dog fans can get a terrific deal just by heading to Wienerschnitzel.

Today only at participating Wienerschnitzel locations, you can get two corn dogs for just $1.

One for you, and one for your sweetie. Or, maybe just two for you.

Wienerschnitzel locations can be found throughout the Inland Empire.

Inland Empire Restaurant Week begins today

We’ve mentioned it before, but it’s finally here! The first-ever Inland Empire Restaurant Week begins today (March 21)!

A total of 60 restaurants from 20 different communities across the I.E. and beyond are participating in this inaugural event.

Those restaurants are giving diners a chance to sample several courses from a special discounted prix fixe menu.

Lunch prices are $10, $15 and $20, while dinners cost $20, $30 and $40.

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Fast food restaurants hoping to reel in customers with seafood during Lent

We’re in the midst of the Lenten season, but you don’t need to step foot in any church to find that out.

All you have to do is drive past any fast food outlet.

As is an annual tradition, fast food restaurants are advertising their seafood offerings, hoping to reel in customers who are eschewing meat on Fridays.

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Two of Panera Bread’s “hidden menu” items go legit

You might remember when we told you about Panera Bread’s not-so-secret “hidden menu” of low-carb salads, bowls and lettuce wraps.

Two of those items — the Power breakfast egg white bowl with roasted turkey and the Power chicken hummus bowl — have gone above board.

The two entrées have been added, along with three other new items, to Panera’s regular menu.

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Celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day with free froyo at Yogurtland tomorrow

Yogurtland National Frozen Yogurt DayHere at Dine 909, we like free, and that’s what Yogurtland is giving us tomorrow (February 3) in celebration of National Frozen Yogurt Day, sponsored by Hershey’s and the California Milk Advisory Board.

All you have to do is show up at any participating location between 4 and 7 p.m. and you’ll receive free yogurt and toppings.

This is the third year Yogurtland has treated its guests for National Frozen Yogurt Day.

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Wienerschnitzel offers big game day bargain, plus daily deals and new dipped cone flavor

Wienerschnitzel Daily DealsWienerschnitzel has rolled out a limited-time dipped cone flavor and daily $1.99 deals.

The new dipped cone flavor — cake batter — will make every day seem like a birthday party. The cake batter-flavored shell even includes rainbow sprinkles!

The daily $1.99 deals include a mix of hot dogs and sides.

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