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Despite the solemnity of Memorial Day, many people enjoy a cookout during the long weekend and they can find it at a couple of special events.
Knott’s Berry Farm is launching its summer season with a backyard barbecue party featuring special foods and live entertainment.
And Big Bear Lake is the site of Grill & Chill, featuring a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned competition and a craft beer festival.
New restaurants include Arcade Coffee Roasters in downtown Riverside, an addition to the Roll Up Taquitos chain in Colton, and two tenants in the Montclair Place food court.
Wagyu burgers at Arby’s lead the list of new items in fast food chains.
Finally, we have some sweet and savory recipes, and don’t forget the LA County Fair ends its run on Monday.
Knott’s Summer Nights kicked off this weekend and runs through Sept. 5 at the Buena Park theme park with live music from 7 p.m. until closing time. Read more.
Advance tickets are on sale for the two-day event in the San Bernardino Mountains. Read more.
Plus, charitable events at Farmer Boys and Raising Cane’s and the last days of a Denny’s deal. Read more.
The eatery serves breakfast items such as “Not an Avocado Toast,” sandwiches and salads with local citrus. Read more.
Wagyu at Arby’s and cornbread doughnuts at Dunkin’ are among the ways restaurant chains are trying to attract your attention. Read more.
The Jewish holiday is known for sweet fruit items, but there’s also a recipe for a savory dish. Read more.
This appetizer is great for entertaining at home, picnics, or an afternoon snack. Read more.
Treats include extreme chicken sandwiches and a Cheetos soft drink. Read more.