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  • Bringing a taste of Hollywood to Burbank

    Bringing a taste of Hollywood to Burbank
    A little piece of Tinseltown is coming to Burbank this weekend as a new restaurant called the Hollywood Pasta Company opens on Burbank Boulevard with Chef Kurt Ehrlich, former chef at Tavern on the Green in New York City, at the helm. Ehrlich said he's...
  • Burbank theaters are a big draw

    The city where they make the movies is also the place where the people come to see them — in droves. Downtown Burbank’s collection of 30 AMC screens forms one of the highest-grossing cineplexes in the country, according to corporate...
  • Man robs El Torito at gunpoint

    Burbank police continue to search for a man who stole $4,000 at gunpoint from El Torito after possibly entering through the roof. Around 2 a.m. May 21, the suspect entered the restaurant at 3113 W. Olive Ave. with a handgun around two hours after the bar...
  • Burb's Eye View: Sausage king has links to past and future

    On San Fernando near the border of Glendale and Burbank, it looks as if someone flew in a sausage haus from Bavaria and dropped it smack between a bank and a blank beige wall. It wasn’t moved there, though walking into the Continental Gourmet...
  • Employees buy, reopen bankrupt restaurant as part-owners

    Employees buy, reopen bankrupt restaurant as part-owners
    The Granada restaurant, a Victory Boulevard landmark for nearly 40 years, re-emerged from an eight-month closure Monday with sizzling fajitas, cold margaritas and new owners who will probably look familiar to longtime patrons. A group of employees bought...
  • Burb's Eye View: Student chef isn't in it for the halibut

    They came from all over the West Coast, six challengers armed to the teeth with knives and steel wills. They would need both to come out on top. They are the most prestigious culinary students from some of the country’s most prestigious schools,...
  • Cheers to Granada's reopening

    There’s been too many stories in recent years of businesses folding, of employees left to scramble for another career while standing in the unemployment line. It could have been the case again when Alfredo’s Granada restaurant on Victory...
  • Local unemployment edges down

    Local unemployment edges down
    Local unemployment figures edged down in November across the tri-city region, fueled by increases in industries such as retail, healthcare and hospitality. The unemployment rates in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena all dipped by 0.3%, according to data...
  • Dining Review: Michael's has its ups and downs

    If you ask someone whether they like fast service at restaurants, they will almost certainly answer yes. It’s worth thinking about, because some things really can’t be rushed. These thoughts came to mind after dinner at Michael’s Bar...
  • Club hosts annual St. Patrick's Day brunch

    Club hosts annual St. Patrick's Day brunch
    The Burbank Civitan Club will hold its 41st annual St. Patrick’s Day Champagne Brunch on Sunday, March 11, 2012 in the Starlight Room at the Castaway Restaurant, 1250 E. Harvard Road. Burbank. The buffet brunch will include corn beef and cabbage and...
  • After 20 years, Riverside Cafe closes down

    After 20 years, Riverside Cafe closes down
    After almost 20 years in Burbank, the Riverside Café will serve its final meal on Sunday as it closes because of a dwindling number of customers, and because the owner says he can no longer afford to invest in the failing business. Matt Peek took over...
  • Salsa swings as the main course

    Salsa swings as the main course
    To the casual observer, Burbank may not look like a hotbed of salsa and swing dancing. But anyone looking a little more closely this summer would have discovered crowds filling the sidewalks of downtown Burbank every Thursday night, stepping out to the...