The Casino reopens its buffet; as well as holiday drinks, candies and finger foods – Press Enterprise

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This year is ending with something like a Hallmark happy ending for buffet lovers.

These self-service institutions closed their doors at casinos in Southern California with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. But now another is back, the Serrano Buffet at Yaaamava ‘Resort and Casino in Highland, but requires reservations. Yaamava ‘is also extending the opening hours of its new casual restaurant, the Serrano Vista Cafe.

If grabbing shrimp and fried chicken with tongs isn’t interactive enough for you, Logan’s Candies in Ontario is running candy-making demonstrations that include the ability to shape your own candy cane.

We also have tips on how to whip up holiday cocktails like a pro and make easy party appetizers.

Finally, Del Taco, one of the fast food giants born in EI, was acquired by Jack in the Box, potentially creating growth opportunities for both chains. And El Pollo Loco celebrates its roots with a new line of products designed by Southern California artists.

The Serrano Vista Café at Yaamava ‘Resort & Casino in Highland, shown here in August 2021, added lunch service on November 29 and will add breakfast starting December 13. (File photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise / SCNG)

The Serrano Buffet will reopen to the public for the first time since March 2020. Read more.

Jerry Rowley, right, and Abby Rowley, left, bake candy that will be used to make LA Rams-inspired candy canes on Monday, January 28, 2019. Logan’s Candies in Ontario honors the Los Angeles Rams appearance at the Super Bowl by making yellow and blue candy Rams soccer balls, rams horns as well as LA logo candy. (John Valenzuela, collaborating photographer)

In addition, Dutch Bros. Coffee has opened in Eastvale and Chubbies Chicken & Fish is now open in San Bernardino. Read more.

The Shaker & Spoon cocktail kit for the Brush of the Bush includes all the pre-dosed ingredients (except alcohol): agave nectar infused with sage, bitter cherry-vanilla and white sage hydrosol. (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register / SCNG)

Use these handcrafted mixers and syrups to create awesome cocktails at home with just three ingredients, more or less. Read more.

The interplay of sweet grapes infused with port and tangy blue cheese makes this appetizer a winner. (Photo by Curt Norris)

Try snacking on port infused grapes on toast, sausage skewers or smoked salmon this holiday season. Read more.

Lex Taylor, cookbook author specializing in foraging in the Hudson Valley, has compiled 100 recipes for “The Unofficial Bridgerton Cookbook.” Read more.

Six eggs are cooked in a base rich in tomatoes to make the Eggs of Purgatory dish. (Photo by Cathy Thomas)

This rushed starter is a great option for a weekday meal or something to feed visiting friends or relatives. Read more.

This David Flores tote bag is included in El Pollo Loco’s new online store. (Courtesy of El Pollo Loco)

The Costa Mesa-based chain works with three local designers on products that reflect the brand’s culture. Read more.

Jack in the Box buys rival Del Taco

Del Taco recently introduced menu items called Quesadilla Stuffed Tacos with Grilled Chicken, Crispy Chicken, or Carne Asada. (Photo courtesy of Del Taco)

The transaction is valued at $ 575 million, according to a statement released Monday. Read more.

Anaheim Hills uncle and niece team Daniel and Delilah Flores won the very first season of “Top Chef Family Style”, now airing on the Peacock Network. Seen here, “Finale” Episode 114, from left to right: Delilah Flores, Daniel Flores. (Photo by David Moir, courtesy of Peacock)

The Anaheim Hills uncle and niece team Daniel and Delilah Flores won the very first season of “Top Chef Family Style,” which airs on the Peacock platform. Read more.

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