| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Sometimes you just don't feel like cooking. Dressing up to go out for dinner doesn't sound good either. Here's an interesting option. Bring home a pre-made Persian Armenian feast from Old Fashion Deli & Market. Entrees, appetizers, salads and rice are...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Even the residents of Sunland-Tujunga would agree the community is not exactly a foodie mecca. Still there are some good reasons to head over to this historical, artsy section of our valley. Sure, there are plenty of smoke shops, body shops and wrought...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Charming as a Parisian sidewalk café, Leon Bakery and Café is the newest addition to the Verdugo Woodlands neighborhood. With a vast display case of artistic pastries, a tower of rustic homemade breads and a casual menu of things that go well with coffee,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 12:46 PM
Salsa Grill, which opened last September in Burbank, is a keeper, whether you come for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
I tried breakfast and then came back a week later for lunch. The fish tacos, served with rice and beans and only available on Fridays, were...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Is it sacrilege to love the chicken salad at a joint famous for its house-cured pastrami?
The Oinkster in Eagle Rock sells its pastrami and its home-cooked Carolina-style pulled pork by the pound, such is the clamor by carnivores. And its meaty...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Verdugo Hills Hospital workers in O.R. scrubs sit beneath palm tree paintings and surfboard ceiling fans with a wistful look in their eyes. The wall-sized map of Oahu’s famous North Shore looks down at them as if to say, “Someday … your...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:21 PM
The Loguercio family has seen good times and bad from behind the 24-seat counter at Chili John’s in Burbank since 1990. They say they are better people for the experience, but with rising food costs and the loss of a patriarch, the family faces a...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:25 PM
I don’t know about you, but anything called a tahini chicken salad sandwich piques my curiosity. So I made my way down to the recently opened Tanya’s Lunch Box on Glendale Avenue to try one.
It’s a crispy, flavorful, unique sandwich...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Call it the naked lunch. No, we’re not talking about the William S. Burroughs junkie novel (do junkies even eat?), but a novel lunch truck where you order sandwich-style or without the bun — ”naked.”
Clean Street Food, the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Andean music plays on the stereo and photos of Lima line the walls of Con Sazon Authentic Peruvian Cuisine. The straw mats, the folk art and even the exposed ventilation ducts and florescent lights give you that pleasant wayfaring feeling of being in a...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Independence Day seems a fitting time to take stock of how we’re doing as a nation.
It’s hard not to wonder what would have happened if the cast of characters we have sent to Washington to lead us today had been present in Philadelphia in...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:04 PM
With the incredibly hot weather we’ve been having here in the 818 lately, there’s really no better way to beat the heat than with a nice cold ice cream cone.
There are so many ice cream chains around town such as Baskin Robbins, Pinkberry...