You’re Invited To Inland Empire Restaurant Week

Inland Moms attended the kickoff of Inland Empire Restaurant Week hosted by the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau and local restaurants.    The kickoff event featured delicious cuisine from more than 15 different community restaurants in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, including the Mission Inn, Savor Cupcakes and Highland Springs Resorts.   Representatives from participating restaurants were there, along with samples of the various menu items being served between March 21-30 event.


Photo Credit: Inland Empire Restaurant Week

Inland Empire Restaurant Week will showcase a variety of eateries throughout the Inland Empire as well as special menus prepared for the event.  Nearly 60 eateries from 20 communities in Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles Inland Counties will participate in the dining event.

Photo Credit:  Inland Empire Restaurant Week

Photo Credit: Inland Empire Restaurant Week

We’re really excited about the upcoming event, especially the partnership between the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau and Inland Empire restaurants.  


You’re invited to indulge in your inner Foodie and visit the Inland Empire Restaurant Week!  Check the website for details on participating restaurants, price range, directions and special menus.  This event is a great way to enjoy several local restaurants at affordable prices.  We’re looking forward to dining out a couple times this week and celebrating the event with our families.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

Event Details

Inland Empire Restaurant Week




March 21 – March 30


Enter to win gift cards at Inland Empire Week Giveaway

Restaurants Participating in Inland Empire Restaurant Week

Antonino’s Italian Restaurant
Bella Trattoria Italian Bistro
BIN189 at Lake Arrowhead Resort
Blu Bar & Grill
Brio Tuscan Grille
Cafe Sevilla
Cask ‘n Cleaver Steakhouse – Rancho Cucamonga
Citrus West
Cork | Fire Kitchen
Dave & Buster’s
Don Jose Mexican Restaurant
Duane’s Prime Steaks & Seafood Restaurant
Eden Garden Fusion Grill
El Torito – Ontario
Espiau’s Restaurant
Euro Cafe
Gram’s Mission Bar-B-Q
Grand Oak Steakhouse & Bar
Grazies Italian Restarant
Gyu-Kaku – Rancho Cucamonga
Haandi Indian Restaurant
Hickory Ranch Steakhouse
Hotel Casa 425 and Lounge
Jake’s Bistro & Brew
La Unica Cocina Mexicana y Cantina
Landings Restaurant & Bar
Las Campanas Mexican Cuisine & Cantina
Magic Lamp Inn
Market Broiler – Ontario Mills
Market Broiler – Riverside
Mi Ranchito Mexican Food & Cantina – Chino
Mi Ranchito Mexican Food & Cantina – LaVerne
Mi Ranchito Mexican Food & Cantina – Upland
Mission Inn Restaurant & Spanish Patio
Mustazzoli Ristorante Italiano
O’Donovan’s Restaurant & Pub
Organic Roots
Porter’s Prime Steak House
Provecho Grill
Queen Bean Caffe
Rainforest Cafe
RED Restaurant & Bar
Royal Cut Restaurant
Sixty6 Sports Lounge
Slater’s 50/50
Sycamore Inn Prime Steakhouse
TGI Friday’s – Ontario
TGI Fridays – Corona
TGI Fridays – Puente Hills Mall
TGI Fridays – Rancho Cucamonga
TGI Fridays – Riverside
TGI Fridays – San Bernardino
TGI Fridays – West Covina
The Orchard
The Pines Steakhouse
zpizza – Claremont

Best Valentines Day Restaurants in Inland Empire

Are you getting ready to plan your Valentines Day?  One of the things we love about the Inland Empire is the restaurants.  We couldn’t suggest a better location for your special day with your loved one.   Valentine’s Day is on a Friday this year which gives you several options from planning a romantic evening to a weekend getaway!

Here are our picks for the Best Valentines Day Restaurants in Inland Empire:



Photo Credit: Mission Inn

Mission Inn - Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dinner between February 1-28.  A Prix Fixe dinner menu includes choice of  Seared Diver Scallops, Butter Poached Swordfish or Filet Mignon, and end the night with a sweet taste of The Mission Inn’s famous Red Velvet Heart with Chocolate Truffles and Raspberry Coulis.   (Price: $46 per person).  The Mission Inn is also offering a Pink Couture Royal Afternoon Tea between 2-4pm during Valentines Week (February 9-16).  Enjoy pink macaroons, pink cream puffs, bonbons, Red Velvet mini cupcakes.  (Price: $39 per adult; $14 per child)

E.A.T Marketplace – An organically inspired menu will be prepared between 6-10pm on Friday and Saturday.  Three course farm to place menu includes vegetarian and gluten free options.  (Price: $75 per couple or $40 per person)

Tresinos –  Truly the best Italian Dining experience in Inland Empire.  The restaurant is family owned.  The food is fresh and all ingredients are homemade.  The owners also make their own pasta. ($5-$20)

Crepes de Paris – Nestled within the Victoria Gardens Mall is  a quaint and esquisite restaurant.  Crepes de Paris serves delicious french crepes.   They also have sandwiches and salads for a perfect dinner, lunch or dinner on Valentine’s Day.  We adore the French music they play and the decor.  It’s so romantic! (Cost $8 – $15)

King’s Fish House – Best Place to get seafood in Inland Empire

Haandi Indian Cuisine – Best Indian Food in Inland Empire



Miramonte Winery –  Hippest place to have appetizers and wine on Valentine’s Day in Temecula Wine Country Southern California.  We recommend you get there a little before sundown to enjoy the sunset and order the cheese & fruit plate with your wine.  Wrap up your evening with a live band, Charcuterie or Mediterranean Board & a pitcher of their world famous Sangria.  The atmosphere at Mira Monte Winery is very festive and romantic! Open 11am-10pm.

Europa Village – Valentine’s Day Dinner Play.  Europa Village is hosting a Valentine’s Dinner Play, “Immortal Beloved” Love Letters for a Lifetime with a 4-course meal prepared by Chef Dean Thomas.    Each course is paired with Europa Wines. (Price $99-$125 per person)

Mount Palomar Winery – One of the original wineries in Temecula Wine Country opened in 1969.   Shorty’s Bistro is serving Valenties Dinner.  3 Course meal, paired with wine.  (Price: $75 per person).

Ponte Winery –  Enjoy Dinner and Dancing. Four course meal will be served.  (Price: $95 per person)

Wine Tasting

The Wine Tailor – Located in California’s Oldest Winery Location, The Thomas Winery, 8916 Foothill Blvd, Rancho Cucamonga, CA.   This is one of those places you add on your bucket list, especially if your a California native.  It will make you appreciate the history of where you live.

San Antonio Winery –  Fine Wine Store represents wines of high quality from California, the US, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, New Zealand, Germany, Australia, and many more.  Complimentary tastings includes 3 samples.  Tasting: Price $12.

Weekend Getaways

Temecula Wine Country – Southern California Wine Country

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway – Make your reservations at Peaks Restaurant at eat at 8500 feet.



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Grab your skis and head out to Big Bear for a fun time with your family at any of the local ski resorts in the Inland Empire.   Our list of carefully curated events will definitely make you want to head to the mountains or your local farmers market for fresh fruit.


Photo Credit: Big Bear Resorts

  • Canyon Lake Farmers Market – Sunday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at 31516 Railroad Canyon Road Canyon Lake, CA
  • Corona Landscaping Classes – California friendly landscaping.  Using Holistic approach to Gardening, Building a soil sponge, Rethinking Elements on your site, How to select the right plant for the right place, using rain water as a resource, Managing irrigation.
  • Corona Farmers Market –  Every Saturday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at 488 N. Main St. Corona, CA
  • Murrieta Farmers Market – Every Sunday 9:00am – 1:00pm at Village Walk Plaza off Kalmia/Cal. Oaks Exit
  • Temecula Restaurant Month – Join over 18 restaurants in Temecula for delicious planned meals at discounted prices.
  • Temecula Farmers Market –  Every Saturday 8:00am – 12:30pm at Sixth & Front St., Old Town Temecula

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Temecula Celebrates Restaurant Month

Temecula Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau  and the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce  are celebrating Temecula Valley Restaurant Month during the month of January.  Restaurant Month provides patrons with the opportunity to enjoy fine dining at discounted prices.

Photo Credit: Restaurant Month

Photo Credit: Restaurant Month

 The restaurants have also developed special menus to celebrate the special month long occasion.  There are nineteen local Temecula Valley Southern California restaurants participating in the festivities.

 This is a great event for locals and out of town visitors planning a weekend getaway, as well as food lovers who want to try several restaurants menus.  In looking at the menu we can tell the restaurants took a lot of time to put together the  menus.
We’re looking forward to checking it out!
Photo Credit: Restaurant Month

Photo Credit: Restaurant Month

List of participating restaurants:

Baily’s Old Town Temecula
Bulldog Brewery
Creekside Grille at Wilson Creek
Crown Hill Pizza
Cork Fire | Kitchen at Temecula Creek Inn
Journey’s End at Journey Golf Club, Pechanga
Kelsey’s Bar & Grill at Pechanga
La Bella Vita
Monte De Oro Winery
Old Town Pub and Grub
Organic Roots
Parea Old Town
Pinnacle at Falker Winery
Robin’s Nest Desserts
Siam Thai Food Restaurant
The Shamrock Irish Pub & Eatery
Trattoria Toscana
Vail Ranch Steak House
Vineyard Rose at South Coast Winery

For more details visit: