| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:27 PM
On San Fernando near the border of Glendale and Burbank, it looks as if someone flew in a sausage haus from Bavaria and dropped it smack between a bank and a blank beige wall.
It wasn’t moved there, though walking into the Continental Gourmet...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Marisa Sanders remembers when television icon Huell Howser wandered into Burbank’s Tallyrand restaurant two years ago.
She gushed when he sat in front of her in a swivel chair at the diner’s counter.
“I said, ‘I just want you to...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:25 AM
In its quest for total world domination through savory meat and fluffy buns, Umami Burger has announced that it will open a branch of its popular SoCal burger chain in Burbank during the first half of this year.
The restaurant will be located in the old...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Straight-A student Rami Makarem, 11, had three words to say as his fork was poised over two pancakes on the paper plate Friday morning before class.
“They taste delicious,” said the Jordan Middle School sixth-grader.
The event was the annual...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:04 PM
In the battle of man vs. food, man must always win. Otherwise, it's just sad to say it was bologna that did you in.
Almost a year ago, I tested my gastronomic threshold for sandwiches. What started as an innocent tour of Burbank's sandwich shops became...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:06 PM
The location of one of Burbank's longest-running lunchtime attractions, Papoo's Hot Dog Show, got a reboot this week when gourmet hamburger chain Umami Burger opened in the space.
The owners of Umami Burbank, which officially opened Monday, say they...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Story Tavern boosts Burbank and beer in equal measure. It's like walking into a history lesson where there's artisanal beer on tap. You're sipping your cider with Dr. David Burbank looking over your shoulder. The portrait of the eccentrically bearded...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Hot dogs and ice cream: They’re not just for backyard barbecues anymore. Two new Burbank eateries have elevated the simple summertime treats to new heights.
The Umami Burger chain of restaurants has certainly been written about before. But what you...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Remember when engines were measured in cubic inches? Remember when cars had chrome kissers that looked like psycho sharks? And when you flashed your headlights, the gum-popping carhop would come take your order — grudgingly, as if she had better...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:01 PM
The Burbank YMCA Service Club hosted its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday and served up to 600 people during the four-hour event at the Burbank Community YMCA.
Volunteers estimated that they “flipped” more than 2,000 pancakes and...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Whiplash is one of the hazards of my job. I take unfamiliar streets when I drive around town with the express purpose of discovering new restaurants. Peacha's, a tiny place on south Victory near Alameda in Burbank, made me do a hard double-take, almost...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:58 PM
This is the second installment in a three-part series.
Hidden behind a shade tree on Victory Avenue, the Victory Café buzzes on a Sunday morning with platters of syrupy pancakes and mounds of eggs.
I wait for my cheeseburgers.
Two of them —...