Wednesday 17th September 2014,

Dessert in the Inland Empire

Southern California, Inland Empire, Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego

Homemade Candy Canes at Logan’s Candy – Ontario

Homemade Candy Canes at Logan’s Candy – Ontario

This holiday season, local television show Inland Empire Explorer and host Joel Greene explore Logan’s Candy Shop in the City of Ontario to learn how the owners have been making candy canes (and other candies) by hand for over 79 years! Jerry and his family are one of very few homemade candy cane makers in [...]

December 19, 2012 Inland Empire Explorer

Indulge LA Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show

Indulge LA Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show

It’s time to spoil your sweettooth, when Indulge LA brings the chocolates and pastries to West Los Angeles. On December 29, 2012, leave a little wiggle room in your stomach. Indulge LA is the City of Angels’ premier chocolate festival and pastry show that brings together some of the region’s best chocolate and pastry chefs. [...]

November 21, 2012 Kris

Taste of Arcadia with Penny Davidi and Jyll Everman!

Taste of Arcadia with Penny Davidi and Jyll Everman!

  “The Next Food Network Star” and “Chopped All-Stars” contestant Penny Davidi is coming to the “Los Angeles County Arboretum” with “The Next Food Network Star” Finalist Jyll Everman  to judge the annual “Taste of Arcadia”! With the beautiful arboretum as the perfect backdrop local restaurants, caterers, and wine/beer vendors battle it out Monday, September [...]

September 13, 2012 Ashley

Casey’s Cupcakes @ The Mission Inn Riverside

Casey’s Cupcakes @ The Mission Inn Riverside

Casey’s Cupcakes at the Mission Inn in Riverside is something that needs to be experienced. The moment you walk in you’re flooded with delightful pink packages and the warm inviting sight of fresh cupcakes. Don’t let the name fool you though, they are way more than just Cupcakes. From back to school merchandise to delicious [...]

August 15, 2012 John D.

Dripp in Chino Hills Secret Menu

Dripp in Chino Hills Secret Menu

So, none of you heard this from me, but the good folks over at Dripp have a secret menu. The other day we were given super exclusive access to what they serve only to the customers in the know. Now, you fine folks will be apart of that group! If you don’t know about Dripp [...]

August 8, 2012 John D.

SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga

SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga

     If you’re looking for a nice place to relax, drink tea, and watch old movies, then look no further! SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga is now open. This establishment had its Grand Opening on July 25th, but has been quietly open for several months. SimpliciTea brings a nice San Francisco vibe to the Inland [...]

August 4, 2012 Andrea C

L.A. County Fair 2012

L.A. County Fair 2012

The 90th anniversary L.A. County Fair arrives Labor Day Weekend on Friday, August 31st and continues until Sunday, September 30th. The nation’s largest county fair promises 23 days of excitement for all by offering an eclectic mix of world-class concerts, educational, diverse and interactive exhibits, mouth-watering food, unique shopping, exciting horse racing, a thrilling carnival [...]

August 1, 2012 John D.

Affogato Sundays @ A La Minute feat. Augie’s Coffee

Affogato Sundays @ A La Minute feat. Augie’s Coffee

One of our favorite things here in the Inland Empire is how mom and pop shops always seem to work together! Probably one of the most delicious examples of this is Augie’s Coffee House and A La Minute in Redlands team up every Sunday for Affogatos! If you don’t know what those are, don’t worry, [...]

July 31, 2012 John D.

“It’s Sugar” Candy Store in Rancho Cucamonga

“It’s Sugar” Candy Store in Rancho Cucamonga

Ever dreamed of a five-pound gummy bear, a one-pound Sugar Daddy pop, or a 24-inch long pack of SweeTARTS? That dream is becoming a reality for candy lovers, as Victoria Gardens has announced that IT’SUGAR has opened its first Inland Empire location at the open-air regional shopping center in Rancho Cucamonga. This unique candy store [...]

July 20, 2012 Ashley

13 Irresistible Reasons to take a midweek, summer stay-cation in Temecula

13 Irresistible Reasons to take a midweek, summer stay-cation in Temecula

1. More Affordable Midweek Hotel Accommodations and Recreation Take the time to check out the Palomar Inn Hotel, a 10-room, historical landmark built in the late 1920s. From here, do a self-guided Old Town historic walking tour arch-to-arch; visit the They Passed This Way Monument; shop for antiques and collectibles; and dine alfresco at Old [...]

July 18, 2012 Ashley

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen and the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network have teamed up for Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day! Thursday, July 26th, 2012, at all participating Dairy Queen’s one dollar, or more, from every Blizzard purchase will go towards helping out the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network. This is a great cause that greatly helps out all of [...]

July 15, 2012 John D.

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

It’s that time of year again…fair season! Friday the 13th  of July starts us off with the very popular Orange County Fair! Although it is technically smaller than the Los Angeles County Fair, it’s hardly noticeable with the wide variety of food and shopping opportunities. Grab your friends and just eat your way through the [...]

July 13, 2012 Ashley

Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ in Rancho Cucamonga

Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ in Rancho Cucamonga

If you’ve been looking for a cool place to eat with your friends, you might want to check out Gyu Kaku at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga. Where else could you barbeque good meat at your table (tapas style!), and not have to clean it up? Start off with a sushi roll or pork gyoza [...]

June 18, 2012 Ashley

The De”Bite”Ful Cake Pop Shop

The De”Bite”Ful Cake Pop Shop

Cake pops. Cupcakes. FROSTING! Cookie Dough. Vanilla. Bacon!?! It is time to experience The De”Bite”ful Cake Pop Shop. De”Bite”ful represents some of the best of the bakery scene in the Inland Empire: Great people creating AMAZING desserts. Yum. Yum. Yum. From the delight of their Paradise Piña Colada cupcake to their signature Character Pops (aggrevated [...]

May 21, 2012 Michael L.

Dripp, Chino Hills

Dripp, Chino Hills

Dripp Coffee Bar at The Shoppes in Chino Hills is a relatively new joint, opened in November 2011, that offers customers both a cool place to hang out and amazing coffee. As soon as you walk into the coffee bar you’re greeted with decorative menus that initiate the feel of the whole business. Everything from [...]

May 10, 2012 John D.

May Wine Classes at Chris Kern’s Forgotten Grapes in Riverside

May Wine Classes at Chris Kern’s Forgotten Grapes in Riverside

Chris Kern’s Forgotten Grapes in Riverside — America’s most uncommon wine shop — offers up brand-new wine classes to the public every FRIDAY NIGHT starting at 6:30 p.m.. From the absolute wine beginner to the most seasoned and sophisticated oenophile, this new wine shop and tasting bar offers wine classes for every level of wine [...]

May 3, 2012 Chris Kern

CAKE POPS: How many bites does it take?

CAKE POPS: How many bites does it take?

Cupcakes have been all the craze for several years now, and even more recent we have seen the rise of the cake pop in the Inland Empire! [...]

May 1, 2012 Rina G

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour in Rancho Cucamonga

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour in Rancho Cucamonga

“The Pig Trough”, “The Mount St. Helen, and “The Zoo.” Yes ice cream lovers, “Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour” has come to the Inland Empire!  The very same Farrells you have known and loved since 1963 is back, and serving up Rancho Cucamonga amazing sundaes. You know this place is different as soon as you walk [...]

April 13, 2012 Ashley

Martha Greens Dough’lectables – Redlands

Martha Greens Dough’lectables – Redlands

You can never be aware of too many good bakeries. Connected to Martha Greens in Redlands, “The Eating Room” (recently featured in Westways Magazine) “Dough’lectables” in Redlands is definitely one worth knowing. [...]

March 21, 2012 Ashley

Best Cupcakes in the Inland Empire

Best Cupcakes in the Inland Empire

Wondering where the best cupcakes are in the Inland Empire? We've done our homework and come up with our picks and your picks of the best cupcakes in the Inland Empire! [...]

March 6, 2012 ThingsToDo

Ooka Japanese Restaurant / Sushi – Riverside

Ooka Japanese Restaurant / Sushi – Riverside

Sushi. Did that get your attention? If you’re constantly on the lookout for sushi in the Inland Empire “Ooka Japanese Restaurant” in Riverside should be your next stop. [...]

March 1, 2012 Ashley

Fiesta Villiage Family Fun Park – Colton

Fiesta Villiage Family Fun Park – Colton

Fiesta Village Family Fun Park in Colton takes the cake for centrally located, year-round family fun in the IE. [...]

February 27, 2012 ThingsToDo

IE Brewing Co. 3rd Anniversary Beer & Food Truck Festival – Review / Photos

IE Brewing Co. 3rd Anniversary Beer & Food Truck Festival – Review / Photos

The back alley of Riverside's Inland Empire Brewing Co. was packed with throngs of beer lovers and brewers at the Inland Empire Brewing Co.'s Third Anniversary. [...]

February 26, 2012 ThingsToDo

Creme de la Creme Bakery – Riverside

Creme de la Creme Bakery – Riverside

“Crème de la Crème” bakery in Woodcrest, Riverside was voted one of the best cupcake shops in the Inland Empire by you, the fans of this site, and we figured out why! [...]

February 21, 2012 Ashley

IE Chocolate Festival 2012 – Ontario

IE Chocolate Festival 2012 – Ontario

The Inland Empire Chocolate Festival will feature everything chocolate, including wine tasting and shopping on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 11 am to 6 pm at the Hilton Ontario Airport Hotel. [...]

February 20, 2012 ThingsToDo

IE Food Truck & Brew Fest 2011

IE Food Truck & Brew Fest 2011

Offering a tasty twist to meals-on-wheels, 50 gourmet food trucks danced into the parking lot at Citizen’s Bank Arena on October 8 to the delight of foodies and their families. The IE Food Truck and Brew Fest 2011 lived up to its name and far surpassed the expectations of this self-proclaimed food truck connoisseur and [...]

October 9, 2011 Alissa

My Delight CupCakery – Social Sunday – Pics / Photos / Review

My Delight CupCakery – Social Sunday – Pics / Photos / Review

How does one make the perfect cupcake to top off some of the best food truck in So. Cal.? Ask the award winning cupcake artists at My Delight CupCakery in Ontario! [...]

September 25, 2011 ThingsToDo

Chino Valley Foodie Festival 2011

Chino Valley Foodie Festival 2011

On Saturday, September 17th, 14 of the most popular food trucks and a mobile game truck will share their specialties at the Chino Valley Foodie Festival at Don Lugo High School from 11am-3pm. [...]

September 7, 2011 ThingsToDo

Riverside Food Truck Festival 2011 – Review / Photos / Pics

Riverside Food Truck Festival 2011 – Review / Photos / Pics

LET FREEDOM RING- FOOD TRUCKS COME TO RIVERSIDE! The thousands of I.E.residents that attended the first ever Riverside Food Truck Festival were left thoroughly satisfied with the tasty food trucks and scratching their head at why not a single politician in the county, other than Riverside Councilman Paul Davis, has a sensible opinion on bringing [...]

September 3, 2011 Scott

IE Food Truck Fest 2011 – Photos / Pictures / Review

IE Food Truck Fest 2011 – Photos / Pictures / Review

With over 10,000 people and 55 food trucks in attendance, our IE Food Truck Fest 2011 review and pics/photos capture only a small portion of the edible fun that encompassed the Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena on Saturday, June 18, 2011. [...]

June 18, 2011 Scott