Want to dine with KISS’ Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley at the Corona Rock & Brews? Here’s how

gene-simmons-and-paul-stanleyRock & Brews co-founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley from KISS will make a special appearance next month at the recently-opened Corona location, and you can join them.

For $100, you can dine with the duo from 6 to 9 p.m. October 18. For an extra $100, you can enjoy unlimited drinks and a photo opportunity with the pair from 5 to 6 p.m.

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Claremont Village Wine Walk returns Saturday

Sip. Snack. Repeat.

That’s the basic premise of the Claremont Village Wine Walk, which is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday (September 10).

Participants will wander between 40 Claremont Village businesses sipping wine and sampling food from about as many eateries and caterers, including Pine Haven Cafe and Catering, The Brick Deli, Euro Café, Bardot, Last Drop Cafe, The Whisper House, Pappas Artisanal, Nuno’s Bistro and Bar, The Corner Butcher Shop, I Like Pie Bakeshop, à la minute and many, many more.

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Head to IHOP today to help feed hungry kids (and yourself)

When it comes to IHOP and fundraising, we usually think of its National Pancake Day event that benefits Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

This year, IHOP is helping out yet again.

From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today (August 23), IHOP is offering a $1 short stack of pancakes, with that dollar going to No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America.

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Colony High School’s food truck festival returns Saturday

Colony High School food truck festFood truck fans will want to head to Ontario Saturday (August 20) for Colony High School’s third annual food truck festival fundraiser.

The organizers have lined up 14 trucks — both savory and sweet — for the event, including:

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Mt. Baldy Fire Department fundraiser returns Saturday, with a twist

Mt Baldy Fire Department fundraiser 2016Saturday (June 25) marks the return of the annual Mt. Baldy Fire Department fundraiser.

However, this year, instead of the usual steak fry, they’re doing things a little differently – it will feature food from a small gathering of food trucks and craft beer from a handful of local breweries.

Food trucks scheduled to participate include the Rolling Sushi Van, Bacon Nation, the Eat ‘Em Up Truck and Mustache Mike’s Italian Ice.

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Here’s why you probably won’t be going to this year’s Tour de Fork

First, the good news: Victoria Gardens’ Tour de Fork is back for a fourth year. The event is one of our favorite Inland Empire food events.

Tour de Fork, which features sampling from restaurants, breweries and wineries from Victoria Gardens and beyond, isn’t one of our favorites just because of all the delicious food and drink. A full 100% of ticket sales benefit local charities. This year’s event benefits the Rancho Cucamonga Community & Arts Foundation and the Rancho Cucamonga Library Foundation.

Now, the bad news: If you don’t already have a ticket, you won’t be going this year. The event, which takes place June 23, is already sold out.

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Jersey Mike’s opening in Montclair tomorrow with fundraiser

Upland has one. So does Pomona. Starting tomorrow (May 18), Montclair will have a Jersey Mike’s Subs, too.

The new location, 9359 Central Ave., Suite B, is hosting a fundraiser through May 27.

The sandwich shop distributed thousands of fliers with various offers and will donate $3 for each offer redeemed. Recipients are the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and the American Youth Soccer Organization.

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You can help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday

Stamp Out Hunger 2016The National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the largest single-day food drive in the country, returns this Saturday (May 14).

It’s simple to participate! Just root through your pantry and gather some non-perishable items (please make sure that they’re not expired and avoid glass containers) and bag them up.

Then just put them by your mailbox before the carrier comes on Saturday.

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