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Bargain hunters will want to check out John Plessel’s Dine 909 column this week to find out how to score $1 french fries at Riverside-based Farmer Boys and get a free tostada from El Pollo Loco.

Find out what Chick-fil-A has done to upgrade its services near one of Temecula’s busiest malls.

Mark your calendars on July 30th, when The Cheesecake Factory will be serving Basque cheesecake. It’s a little different than what you’d expect at a New York cheesecake.

The food at the OC Fair will also be slightly different than the menus at the LA County Fair held last May. Find out what’s going to be new and outrageous when the gallery opens on July 15.

Finally, we have recipes for Bundt Cake and Grilled Swordfish.

Farmer Boys will celebrate National French Fry Day with a bargain. (Photo courtesy of Farmer Boys)

Plus, learn about Rubio’s Coastal Grill’s newest menu items, and Cafe Organix in San Bernardino now has a few liquors on its menu. Read more.

Chick-fil-A is known for its chicken sandwiches.  (2014 photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)
Chick-fil-A is famous for its chicken sandwiches. (2014 photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

A drive-through near one of the city’s busiest shopping malls reduced the dining room to expand her kitchen. Read more.

The Cheesecake Factory will add the classic Basque cheesecake to its menu on July 30 (Image via The Cheesecake Factory)
The Cheesecake Factory will add the classic Basque cheesecake to its menu on July 30 (Image via The Cheesecake Factory)

Basque cheesecake has a different look and taste than New York-style cheesecake, according to the Calabasas chain of restaurants. Read more.

Dominic Palmieri of Biggy's displays the Nashville Spicy Chicken Sandwich at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. The sandwich will be available at the OC Show.  (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Dominic Palmieri of Biggy’s displays the Nashville Spicy Chicken Sandwich at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. The sandwich will be available at the OC Show. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Cap’n Crunch, Kool-Aid, and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos are among the main ingredients in this year’s new menu items at the Costa Mesa event, which opens July 15. read more.

Kool-Aid Chicken Sandwich from Charles' Chicken will be available at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the OC Show.  (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Kool-Aid Chicken Sandwich from Charles’ Chicken will be available at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the OC Show. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Franchisees are finding wild new ways to make chicken sandwiches and new uses for Cap’n Crunch at the show, which runs from July 15 through August. 14 in Costa Mesa. Read more.

The classic Banana Bundt cake is made with very ripe bananas, plus sour cream, which is supposed to bring out the flavor of the fruit.  (Photo by Kathy Thomas)
The classic Banana Bundt cake is made with very ripe bananas, plus sour cream, which is supposed to bring out the flavor of the fruit. (Photo by Kathy Thomas)

Very ripe bananas should be used to make this delicious dessert. Read more.

Grilled swordfish with a herb and caper sauce gets its flavor enhanced with fresh mint, thyme and chopped pepper.  (Photo by Kathy Thomas)
Grilled swordfish with a herb and caper sauce gets its flavor enhanced with fresh mint, thyme and chopped pepper. (Photo by Kathy Thomas)

This version of grilled swordfish with an herb and caper sauce makes use of fresh mint, thyme, and pepper. Read more.

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