| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Early bird today gets the pancakes. A stack of them. For free from IHOP.
And it's all in the name of charity. The restaurant chain is trying to encourage diners taking advantage of the complimentary meal to donate $3 million to the Children’s...
| Jul 3, 2010
We're all familiar with kebab restaurants, with dozens of choices in the Glendale/Burbank area alone. But how many of us have gone deeper into their menus to savor some of the more complex and savory dishes of the Mediterranean and African countries?...
| 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 23, 2010
Returning acts are tuning up for the summer season at the Starlight Bowl.
The music begins on July 4 with "Salute to the Soul of America" with the group Stone Soul joining forces with the Burbank Philharmonic before the 9 p.m. fireworks display.
| Jun 12, 2010
There I was, minding my own business at the stoplight at Briggs and Foothill, when a huge Kogi BBQ truck rolled by. I followed in hot pursuit thinking, "What are the originators of hipster food truck dining doing in our sleepy little La Crescenta?"
| Jun 12, 2010
Remember when movies started with the lights dimming and the curtain opening?
I can't recall the last time I saw a movie that started with the curtains dramatically sweeping apart as the projector chattered its images upon it.
There were no...
| 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.
| Jun 5, 2010
The charm of Sweetsalt Food Shop in Toluca Lake begins with the wooden sign outside advertising its name, evoking the feeling that you've been transported to a wonderful experience of a forgotten era. And it continues when you step inside and view...
| 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...
| May 29, 2010
Folks who work in the cluster of office buildings in the 400 block of North Brand Boulevard have something new to cheer about. Just outside their front door lies the Beyond the Stars Cafe, a small but mighty sandwich, salad and coffee spot with quality...
| 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...
| 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...