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This is a good week to try something new, such as Vietnamese cuisine. John Plessel can tell you about a new restaurant in Chino Hills, as well as a place serving birria in Montclair, in his Dine 909 column.
Del Taco is taking on Subway by adding tortas to its menu.
Wingstop entered the chicken sandwich wars in a big way this week, turning all 12 of its wing flavors into chicken sandwiches on toasted buns with pickles. Korean fried chicken is also becoming easier to find in Southern California.
As are Kalavaras restaurants. Find out how the chain came into being and how it wants to grow.
Finally, Disneyland is ramping up the thrills and chills of Halloween with ghost pepper treats.
Plus, Rally’s is raising funds to help fight childhood hunger and there’s a new Girl Scout cookie coming next year. Read more.
The Texas-based fast food chain is offering chicken sandwiches with the same selection of sauces and dry rubs as its chicken wings. Read more.
Meet the cousins behind the rising family-owned modern Mexican cuisine chain with a Day of the Dead theme. Read more.
Chains that serve chicken South Korean favorites such as crispy fried chicken and bulgogi are making inroads in the United States. Read more.
Disneyland’s culinary team used ghost peppers as ingredients this Halloween season in the preparation of churros, nachos, potato bites, pastrami sandwiches and a pair of Micheladas beer cocktails. Read more.
The sandwiches will be made on toasted 7-inch rolls with chicken and carne asada. Read more.