| 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...
| 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....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Restaurants come, restaurants go. When one restaurant has dominated the landscape of the busiest street in Burbank for more than 20 years, it’s time to figure out why. Market City Caffe with its open air patio and large interior stretching over half...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:08 PM
The space occupied by the new Toro Grillhouse has been at least three other restaurants in recent memory. There was El Toro Tacos, Kix’s BBQ and a kabob place. The owners of Toro Grillhouse are giving this food stand on a busy stretch of Colorado...
| 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 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...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 12:48 AM
Thanksgiving vacation is near. The family is coming to town. Thursday, everyone will be busy preparing food, talking and eating. What about Friday through Sunday? How will you keep them entertained?
A movie is always a great idea. Burbank’s AMC...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:57 PM
Super Bowl XLIX was certainly one for the books! The game was a nail-biter for sure. I’m still shaking my head at that call from a Seahawks offensive coach, apparently approved by head coach Pete Carroll, that ultimately lost the game for them.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:17 PM
Danglers are an extremely important language concept. Not so much for writers as for jokesters. Danglers in writing and speech don’t necessarily hurt the reader. Often the message comes across just fine despite this dreaded error.
But for anyone...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:23 PM
L.A. Fitness and a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant will be setting up shop in the Glendale Marketplace, which has seen several businesses close. However, their grand openings likely won’t happen until the end of next year.
The gym is moving into...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:44 PM
I had never been to Portobello’s in Montrose before. It worried me that when all the other restaurants in town were hopping, Portobello’s sometimes sat quiet. Now that I’ve been there and thoroughly enjoyed it, I have a theory....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:16 PM
It’s 3 o’clock on a Monday afternoon. I’m between errands, by myself and hungry. Many of my favorite restaurants are closed on Monday or awkwardly empty in the late afternoon. Can’t handle fast food. But wait, there it is, orange...