| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:41 PM
I’m not sure I knew what Peruvian food was until my husband took me to Mamitas Peruvian restaurant in Glendale about five years ago. One taste of their spicy green chili sauce and tasty entrees and I was hooked.
The modest setting of the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:06 PM
One of the main proponents of an Altadena farmer's market says he is close to making that dream a reality.
Joseph Shuldiner, the foodie/ book designer /Renaissance man tells Altadenablog.com that "the market is a go-ahead! In fact I hope to launch...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Perigord duck fillete, Tasmanian smoked cheddar, wild fennel vinegar, Spanish Arbequina olives, French white truffle butter. Kids, you can keep your candy store. Give me the goodies on the shelves and in the chilled case at Anthony’s Fine Food &...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:57 PM
There’s really nothing I like more than a restaurant that offers really good gourmet food and also sells really good gourmet products. The Market on Holly in Pasadena has been one of my favorite spots since it opened a few months ago.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Lee Ross has rooted for the hometown team at all but one baseball stadium in the nation.
He’ll get his chance on Tuesday, when the Washington Nationals host the Cincinnati Reds.
Ross, 75, of Glendale, and his friend, Dimon McFerson of Ohio,...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 10:17 PM
Every day she looked at the quaint red brick building across the street from where she lived.
“I thought, ‘Man, if I was ever to open a store, that would be the cutest building ever,’” said Annette Starbuck.
Then, Starbuck won...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:47 AM
Café Colombia opened in 1999 to serve transplanted Colombians. But the Burbank restaurant has plenty of rich comfort to go around.
The stew comes with corn on the cob standing in the middle of the bowl. That's the first clue that this is no run-of-the-...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Papoo's Hot Dog Show, a Toluca Lake institution, closed its doors on Sunday. The restaurant caters to the "old Toluca Lake crowd," customers who regard this place as their neighborhood hangout where a person can get a hearty breakfast, a hot dog or a nice...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:48 PM
There are many things to love about Pasadena, but what I love most is how history meets modernity. This town values the vintage and welcomes the new. Such is the case at the Luggage Room, a nifty pizzeria and cocktail bar where old bricks meet new...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:07 PM
One of the most valuable parenting lessons I learned came before I was even a parent. It had nothing to do with diapers, puberty or college funds. It had everything to do with macaroni and cheese.
I was single, childless and naturally wise beyond my...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Lucy’s Pizza Corner was full of surprises. Its Burbank Boulevard location is not in the best Burbank neighborhood — it is attached to a liquor store and its overhead sign says, “Al Forno.” Furthermore, it has no web presence. If...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 6:33 PM
The new Giuseppe’s in Montrose hits all the right notes. The owners transformed the interior of the old DaFranco’s Italian restaurant to reflect what the Montrose community is all about — family, friends and conversation. They kept the...