Two new Mexican-American bakeries have opened in Fresno, Callejas Cakes and Mi Panaderia La Michoacana. They sell tres leches cake, red velvt cakes, cookies, flan, gelatinas, pan dulce, bread, rugelach and more.
Black Bear Diner plans to open its first restaurant in Fresno, California. The restaurant is taking over the empty Marie Callender's on West Shaw. Demand for more of the diners in Fresno and Clovis continues.
The latest trend in the Fresno restaurant world is ethnic pizzas. Restaurants are now serving Indian pizzas, carnitas pizzas and carne asada pizzas inspired by Indian and Mexican food. Restaurants include the Curry Pizza Company, Chicago's Pizza With A Twist, Javence Pizzeria, Me-n'-Ed's and European Pizza.
Two new restaurants have opened since Fulton Mall was opened to cars and became a street. Chelita's Taqueria sells Mexican food, including menudo and asada fries, in the former Parsley Garden Cafe spot. Tutie Fruties sells ice cream, tostilocos, aguas frescas, fruit cups and mangonadas.
Ampersand Ice Cream is opening a second location in Fresno, CA. In addition to its shop on the edge of the Tower District, it will open a new shop at Marks and Herndon avenues near Starbucks. It is also increasing its production and adding new jobs.
National Donut Day means free doughnuts at several shops. The new Sky's Donuts opened in Fresno just in time. The day was started by the Salvation Army and has roots in World War I when "doughnut lassies" handed them to soldiers.
Several new stores have opened in Fresno, California, including Hemisphere Home, Palm-Olive Vintage & Antiques, Thrift City thrift shop, Fresno Piano Outlet and soon, Steinway Piano Gallery. Here's a look at each.
AMF Rodeo Lanes in Clovis, California, and AMF Sierra Lanes in Fresno are both now Bowlero bowling alleys with black lights, music and more. Some people, including league bowlers, are mourning the loss of traditional bowling alleys, along with the ones that have closed, including Cedar Lanes, Sunnyside Lanes and Mid State Bowl.
Grandmarie's Chicken Pie Shop was for sale in The Fresno Bee classifieds last week, though it's not clear if the owner intends on selling. A GoFundMe fundraising campaign has been started for the restaurant.