| Dec 4, 2010
There are three things in life that make many men very happy — barbecue, beer and football. A brand-new sports bar called the Hollywood Way in Burbank specializes in that trifecta of pleasure. Even though it's an expansion restaurant, with a few...
| Jan 1, 2011
There is always a winner and a loser when you play a game but everybody was a winner when my entire softball team visited Caminiti's Restaurant in Burbank after our final game of the 2010 season.
The Burbank Dirtstars were defeated on the field but...
| Jan 5, 2011
Experts on topics from sustainable product design to reducing waste going to California landfills will be part of a series of lectures sponsored by the Burbank Redevelopment Agency and the Burbank Green Alliance.
Starting tonight and running every...
| Jan 12, 2011
Mark Kulkis went undercover for a little industrial espionage before launching his gleaming new specialty salad bar, the Chop Stop, on San Fernando Road in Burbank last week.
Kulkis was hired on at an entry-level job at a nearby chain restaurant that he...
| Jan 15, 2011
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:34 PM
The most prominent thing at Cascabel is the giant slithering rattlesnake painted on the walls. The image prepares you for a night of drama. Turquoise wooden tables and benches prepare you, on the other hand, for a casual fish meal like on the beach in...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:14 PM
The restaurants in Montrose might want to up their dessert game.
A bright little storefront has opened on Honolulu Avenue, and it's already cost at least one nearby eatery a dessert order. A man and his daughter walked into La Fleur Pastry recently...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:00 AM
One of Montrose’s newest restaurateurs has a cooking blog named after his belief that the ladies love a man who can whip up a good meal.
“I said, ‘if you could cook, you’ll be a chick magnet,’” said Jim Collins....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:59 PM
A mix of residential space and a movie theater known as the Laemmle Lofts will start moving forward with demolition work next month on a downtown Glendale parcel, temporarily displacing the Panda Inn restaurant that’s been a Glendale staple for more...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:24 PM
From the moment you walk in and sense the old wood, the crimson walls, the fresh ranunculus, you know this is going to be something special. Bowls of persimmons and quince and boxes of wild greens look straight out of a still-life painting. Hard-working...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:46 PM
Christmas is all about family, friends and food. But by this time in the holiday season, it’s hard to face another shrimp canape, spinach dip or piece of fudge. I find myself longing for a full meal, well-thought out and overseen by one cook....
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Those Glendale Soroptimists gals just gave away $21,000. The recipients of checks between $1,000 and $2,000 were members of 11 organizations serving women and girls. The Oakmont Country Club in its holiday splendor was the opulent setting for the...