| Jun 26, 2010
There is a chain of chicken restaurants (whose name begins with a Z) that has led the market in succulent, finger-smacking roasted chicken for years. It's definitely delicious, but the next time I'm hankering for garlicky chicken, hummus and pita, I'll be...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 2:00 AM
Chuck A. Bausback was 8 years old when Bob Hope Airport opened in 1930 as United Airport.
The 87-year-old moved with his family to La Crescenta in 1928. He graduated from Glendale High School because La Crescenta High School hadn't opened yet.
| May 26, 2010
Most people need only three things in life to make them happy — Mexican food, romantic music and tequila. If you're one of these people and you're reading this article, you're in luck, because a classic restaurant in Burbank offers those staples and...
| Nov 27, 2010
Glendale is not exactly known as a jazz mecca. We do have Jax Bar & Grill and the occasional special event at local theaters. But now, if it's in the cards, we have one more option — Thursday nights at Notte Luna Italian and Mediterranean...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 6:16 PM
Ana's Kitchen Mexican Grill in Glendale is a hole in the wall. If you want ambience with your meal, you are advised to try another restaurant. If you want authentic, tasty Mexican food, Ana's is an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
| Sep 21, 2010
| 6:23 PM
Viva Cantina in Burbank was the place to be this past Sunday evening, as veteran music critic Jonny Whiteside held the latest edition of his annual Messaround concert showcase.
Now in its eighth installment, the Messaround featured a wide variety of...
| Oct 2, 2010
La Cañada Flintridge's Cafe Solé has a Manhattan Italian restaurant feel to it, with a modern but classical decor. It's certainly not what you would expect in a strip mall. The restaurant is close enough to the Glendale (2) Freeway to hit it with a frozen...
| Oct 9, 2010
As a typical restaurant-going consumer who enjoys seeing entrepreneurs succeed, I sometimes want to take new restaurant owners aside and make some suggestions.
Often, they simply don't prioritize correctly. Yes, quality of food is important. But so...
| Dec 18, 2010
With all the Korean barbecue restaurants dotting Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, there's little reason to drive to Korea Town for your grilled meat cravings. Surajung Korean B.B.Q. is a top choice for decor and service, but it left me generally...
| Jul 10, 2010
I'm all for fusion cuisine — French-Japanese, Thai-Vietnamese, Tex-Mex. But there's fusion and then there's confusion. I'm afraid the Korean-Italian fare at Hello Pizza subscribes to the latter.
When you're in the mood for pizza, you typically...
| Jul 24, 2010
To the uninitiated motorist driving down Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank on a given Saturday, one might conclude there's a three-alarm fire, with huge billows of smoke near the intersection of Buena Vista Street. But open the car window and you'll know this...
| Aug 6, 2010
The struggling Verdugo Hills Golf Course is getting a facelift and new management, giving new hope to residents who want to save the 60-acre site from residential development.
On Monday, course owners Snowball West Investors replaced the former...