Krispy Kreme to celebrate 77th birthday with 77¢ second dozen Friday

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.

Riverside Restaurant Week concludes on Sunday

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).

Rancho Cucamonga Jersey Mike’s Subs is open

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.

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Baker’s Drive-Thru hits 100K Facebook likes, offers $1 meal

Lots of people like Baker’s Drive-Thru…but how many people “like” like Baker’s?

Well, 100,000 people have “liked” Inland Empire-based Baker’s Facebook page, and the “great food, close to home” chain responded by offering a $1 meal for its fans.

The meal consists of a bean and cheese burrito, small fries and a 16-ounces fountain drink for just a buck.

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McDonald’s serving up McCafé BOGOs during ‘Social Hour’

Southern California McDonald’s restaurants have brewed up a new McCafé beverage and are offering buy-one-get-one free drinks to help promote it.

The new drink — the Horchata Frappé — is made with vanilla, a hint of cinnamon and coffee, and topped with whipped cream and caramel drizzle.

For a limited time, guests can get two Horchata Frappés (or any McCafé beverage) for the price of one during McCafé Social Hour, from 2 to 5 p.m. daily.

For updates, follow McDonald’s SoCal on Twitter.

McDonald’s restaurants can be found throughout the Inland Empire.

Dragon Loco celebrating second anniversary today

DragonLocoAnniversaryCongratulations to our friends over at Ontario’s Dragon Loco Chinese Mexican Fusion, who are celebrating the restaurant’s second anniversary today (May 25)!

Guests have several deals to choose from, including $1 chorizo “Juantons,” 99¢ tacos (teriyaki, kung pao or BBQ) and buy-one-get-one-free burritos.

If you haven’t tried Dragon Loco, this is a perfect opportunity to do so at a bargain price.

Dragon Loco is at 2509 S. Euclid Ave., just south of the 60 Freeway. Anniversary specials are valid from 1 to 6 p.m.

For updates, “Like” ‘em on Facebook.

Is your mom a cheap date? Take her to Wienerschnitzel for Mother’s Day

Wienerschnitzel Mothers DayIs your mom a cheap date? We found what we think is the cheapest place to take your mom for Mothers Day.

Wienerschnitzel.

The hot dog chain is offering 61¢ mustard dogs, chili dogs and kraut dogs on Sunday (May 11).

For that price, you can splurge and also get her a card.

You can sign it: Love, Your cheapskate.

Wienerschnitzel locations can be found throughout the Inland Empire.

Starbucks’ Frappuccino Happy Hour returns

We’re down to the last couple of days of the return of Starbucks’ Frappuccino Happy Hour.

Through Saturday (May 10), participating Starbucks locations are offering half-price Frappuccino beverages (any size, any flavor) between 3 and 5 p.m.

My Starbucks Rewards members have an extended Happy Hour (until 6 p.m.) when paying with a registered Starbucks card.

Starbucks locations can be found throughout the Inland Empire.

Click here for more information.