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Dining and Drinking

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  • Taco Bell plan cooks up resistance

    Taco Bell plan cooks up resistance
    Plans to open a 24-hour Taco Bell restaurant at one of the most dangerous intersections on Buena Vista Street have nearby residents fuming. Taco Bell plans to demolish a building that once housed Conroy’s Flowers at the intersection of Buena Vista...
  • Chop Stop delivers in speed and nutrition

    Chop Stop delivers in speed and nutrition
    The Chop Stop, Burbank's newest "fast-food" restaurant, advertises a salad "loaded with fresh, wholesome foods that are nutritious, delicious and fast." From my experience eating lunch at the Chop Stop with my wife on the day of its grand-opening...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fabled eatery, Papoo's Hot Dog Show, closes its doors

    Fabled eatery, Papoo's Hot Dog Show, closes its doors
    Papoo’s Hot Dog Show in Burbank closed its doors Sunday after 62 years of serving countless hot dogs, hamburgers and mugs of cold beer. Its most recent owner, Leona Gardner, said she’ll remember fondly the staff and customers who made the...
  • New members join Foothill Civitans

    Our Foothill Civitan friends have been keeping busy with different causes. After initiating three new members — Ann Marie Coppen, Muguet Fonteboa and Judy Torres — during their Awards and Installation in September, they have hit the floor...
  • Magnolia Park Optimist Club installs officers

    The installation of new officers and directors of the Magnolia Park Optimist Club for the 2010-11 year was held on Sept. 16 at the Elks club. Former Lt. Gov. Jim Lloyd first retired the outgoing officers — President Terry Scott, and board members,...
  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Surviving the attack on the Pentagon

    On a beautiful late summer day in Washington, families from all 50 states gathered on the steps of the nation’s capitol. They were recognized in a nationwide event honoring American families with children adopted from other countries. Rep. Adam...
  • Arbuckle's Bistro no laughing matter

    Arbuckle's Bistro no laughing matter
    So, a horse walks into a bar and the bartender says "Why the long face?" The first time I heard that joke it made me chuckle. For days later it put a smile on my face when I thought about it. Because of the genius of its simplicity, combined with its...
  • Organizations: Mariner Ship 145 gathers for reunion

    Women who had been members of the Mariner Ship 145, SS Red Finn, of the Burbank Girl Scout Council in high school during the early 1960s recently met for a reunion luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant. Their leader was Dorothy Robb and co-leader was...