October marks the return of one of our favorite fundraisers: The Baker’s Drive-Thru Safe Halloween coupon books.
This year’s book includes 31 coupons representing $408 in savings. The coupons are perfect for handing out to trick-or-treaters or — if you’re like me — treating yourself, family and friends to free and discounted food and fun.
The deals start with three coupons for free food from Baker’s Drive-Thru: a bean and cheese burrito; egg soft taco; and French fries, hash browns or chips and salsa.
There are also coupons for free child’s admission to the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Planes of Fame air museum, the Ontario Reign and both Scandia’s and the Friends of C.I.D.’s haunted houses. There are several free passes for Fiesta Village and coupons for free miniature golf at Monarch Fun Zone as well as free bowling at Del Rosa Lanes and Victor Bowl.
Have a sweet tooth? There are coupons for a free mini cupcake at My Delight Cupcakery and a free donut from Krispy Kreme.
And that’s just the beginning.
The coupons books are just $1 and 100% of that goes to Easter Seals Southern California.
The books are available at all Baker’s Drive-Thru locations while supplies last.
Inland Empire foodies rejoice: Inland Empire Restaurant Week is back and it’s twice as big.
The folks at the Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau have been hard at work and have enticed
116 122 restaurants to participate — almost more than double the 60 that participated in the inaugural event this spring.
The number of Inland Empire Jersey Mike’s Subs grew by one this week. The new location opened Wednesday (September 3) in Menifee.
The site is celebrating its grand opening with a fundraiser for Callie Kirkpatrick Elementary School.
A total of 7,000 coupons were distributed locally, offering a free regular sub with the purchase of a regular sub and a $2 or more donation to the school. The coupons are valid through Sunday.
The new Jersey Mike’s is at 27774 Newport Road.
Today (July 23) is National Hot Dog Day, and Sonic Drive-In has a deal for you!
Stop by any Sonic and get an All-American Dog or Chili Cheese Coney for just $1.
Click here for more information.
Sonic’s Inland Empire locations include Rancho Cucamonga, Apple Valley, Victorville, Hemet, Murrieta, Cathedral City and Yucca Valley.
Even though the first Wienerschnitzel opened in Wilmington on July 3, 1961, the chain is celebrating its anniversary on Sunday (July 20).
Fans (well, anyone really) can purchase hot dogs for just 61¢ that day.
Choose from original mustard, chili or kraut dogs.
We vote for chili dogs! Anybody with us?
Wienerschnitzel locations can be found throughout the Inland Empire.
Claremont launches its second restaurant week today (July 14).
Unlike some of those other restaurant “weeks,” this one actually does last a week, coming to a close on Sunday (July 20).
However, based on what we sampled at the kickoff event this past Thursday, we wish it were longer.
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.
IHOP is turning 56 and is celebrating by offering a short stack of pancakes for just 56¢ tomorrow (July 8).
All you have to do is visit any participating location between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to get the deal.
For more information, click here for the Facebook event page.
IHOP locations can be found throughout the Inland Empire.
Riverside Restaurant Week has expanded beyond last year’s downtown borders.
This year’s crop of participating restaurants run the gamut from Subway to Duane’s Prime Steaks and Seafood in the Mission Inn, with something for every taste and budget.
Specials include percent-off deals, daylong happy hour prices and prix fixe menus.
For a complete list of specials and participating eateries, click here.
Riverside Restaurant Week ends Sunday (June 29).
The Inland Empire’s newest Jersey Mike’s Subs opened yesterday (June 11).
The sandwich shop has moved into the former Quiznos at 9659 Milliken Ave., #102, Rancho Cucamonga. It’s is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
The location has distributed 3,000 coupons good for a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Foothill Family Shelter, Rancho Cucamonga Community Services, or Living the Dream Foundation. Customers must have a coupon to get the deal, which is good through Sunday (June 15).
Locations in Fontana and Menifee are also in the works.