The Eat Index: IE is a weekly newsletter that lands in your inbox on Wednesdays. Subscribe here.
Chicken tenders are a huge trend these days, but Monty’s Good Burger in Riverside has put a new spin on them. The chain has added plant-based chicken tenders to its menu.
New restaurants in the IE include Ines Tamales & More in Redlands and Dos Hermanas Mexican Food in Riverside, which John Plessel can tell you about in his Dine 909 column.
A lot of chain restaurants are serving seasonal salads, drinks and desserts with strawberries and other summer flavors. We can tell you where to look.
Finally, learn how a Southern California chef competes on “The Great American Recipe,” and check out our recipe for a blue cheese and bacon salad.
The restaurant is collaborating with Daring Foods, an L.A.-based startup endorsed by rock drummer Travis Barker and his wife, Kourtney Kardashian. Read more.
The take-out serves favorites such as beef birria and chicken mole. Read more.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse and MOD Pizza are serving desserts for good causes. Plus, there’s a new Mexican restaurant in Riverside. Read more.
The Habit Burger Grill’s peach salad, Wendy’s Strawberry Frosty and Brisk’s first sparkling iced tea at Taco Bell are among restaurant chains’ recent innovations. Read more.
Southern California home cook will compete on the very first season of “The Great American Recipe,” a new eight-part competition series that celebrates the multiculturalism of American cuisine. Read more.
The mixture can also include Belgian endive leaves along with roasted hazelnuts or pecan or slices of apple or pear. Read more.