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August is supposed to be a sleepy month, but there’s a lot happening in the Inland Empire.
John Plessel has details in his Dine 909 column about a new Mexican restaurant in Riverside’s Galleria at Tyler and a new hot chicken place in Redlands’ Mountain Grove at Citrus Plaza.
Menifee is seeing a spate of restaurant openings. We have a look at three of them.
He also has details on the expansion of Redlands Oktoberfest.
Two popular chains are making their Inland debut. Randy’s Donuts is set to open this week in Riverside. Shake Shack is in the works at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga.
Fast food fans can mark their calendars for the return of Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza on Sept. 15.
Finally, we have recipes for summer herbs and a raspberry dessert.
Also, there’s a new hot chicken spot in Redlands and a new boba shop in Riverside. Read more.
The opening will be celebrated with live entertainment by a disk jockey and doughnut and merchandise giveaways. Read more.
Urbane Cafe and Michi’s Taco’s expand their presence in southern Riverside County as Tacos & Tequila Grill & Cantina opens nearby. Read more.
The New York-based restaurant chain has been growing presence in Southern California since 2016 but hasn’t yet reached the Inland Empire. Read more.
The highly publicized item was returned to Taco Bell’s menu in May and then pulled in less than two weeks. Read more.
Fresh basil, thyme, parsley and oregano can add excitement to pasta salads, bruschetta and pasta sauces . Read more.
The dish traditionally showcases fruit covered with a thick, flan-like batter. Read more.