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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Landry's Restaurants to buy McCormick & Schmick's

    After months of hostile volleys, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants has succumbed to a takeover bid from Landry's Restaurants Inc., which owns the Rainforest Cafe and other chains. In a deal valued at $131.6 million, Houston-based Landry's will...
  • Waiting for the post-recession crowds

    Waiting for the post-recession crowds
    The Great Recession officially ended in the summer of 2009. So diners have flocked back to restaurants, filling tables and tip pockets, right? It depends on who you ask. Some restaurants have hung on to their low prices to try to keep customers coming...
  • Burbank leaders upbeat in State of the City address

    Burbank leaders upbeat in State of the City address
    In his first State of the City address, Burbank Mayor Jess Talamantes on Wednesday gave an upbeat, optimistic assessment of the city’s economic standing, saying that the city has weathered the economic storm. Speaking to large crowd at the Marriott...
  • Former Montrose Collection site to become a restaurant

    The former site of the controversial Montrose Collection, which has sat vacant since 2010, will become home to a new restaurant — Chandelier — after the owner addressed concerns about inadequate parking and gave assurances that the business...
  • Start the Presses: An Armenian chef, French food and a side of homesickness

    Start the Presses: An Armenian chef, French food and a side of homesickness
    The L'Eden Restaurant & Bar sits on the corner of Tampa and Madison streets in downtown Tampa, about five blocks away from where the Republican National Convention was held this week. The owner and executive chef, Gerard Jamgotchian, sat down with me...
  • Glendale to review possible changes to citywide smoking laws

    For the third time, the Glendale City Council on Tuesday is slated to review a slew of options that could further restrict smoking in the city. The council was scheduled to consider changing rules that limit smoking inside apartment buildings and at...
  • Glendale council loosens some smoking regulations

    The Glendale City Council on Tuesday created a last-minute three-tier system regulating smoking in outdoor dining areas — a move that will increase the number of smokers able to be accommodated at some restaurants. The change to what had initially...
  • Help is on the menu

    Help is on the menu
    Glendale police say more than $18,000 in donations have poured in for an 81-year-old waitress who lost her life savings to an overseas scam. Checks for Glendale resident Antonia Becerra — a waitress for 44 years at the landmark French restaurant...
  • Start the Presses: Area enjoys a resurrection of restaurants

    When Frank's Restaurant, a Burbank landmark, went dark in March, a collective cry went out from Clybourn to Alameda avenues, from Forest Lawn to Bel Aire drives. The Media City has seen too many of its longtime restaurants, dives and greasy spoons...
  • Dining review: Glendale's fresh take on the taco

    Dining review: Glendale's fresh take on the taco
    The literal translation of Iguanas Ranas is “iguanas frogs.” Strange name for a restaurant. The real meaning makes more sense. The play on words is used in Mexico as a response to a farewell, something akin to “same to you.”...
  • Pop goes former Palate Food + Wine in Glendale

    There have been pop-up Halloween stores and other temporary businesses in Glendale, but this one just might take the cake, or at least the chou rouge. A pop-up restaurant is opening in the shell of the former Palate Food + Wine, the popular eatery...
  • Glendale asks restaurants to weigh in on outdoor dining fees

    Glendale asks restaurants to weigh in on outdoor dining fees
    After recoiling from an unpopular spike in the cost of outdoor dining fees to $650 last year, the city is returning to the table with four options to soften the increase, but with more input from restaurant owners. Only seven restaurant owners showed...