| May 25, 2012
| 12:23 PM
San Sebastian's old town may be the most food-intensive neighborhood in the world, with street after street of pintxos bars and taverns and roaring restaurants, and hundreds of counters heaped with shellfish, hams and roasted meat — the answer to...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Damon's just isn’t the same.
It's not worse. Not necessarily better, either.
Just not the same.
Which shouldn’t mean anything, really, when you think about it.
What is the same?
I’m not. And unless you’re Joan...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:56 PM
I have a friend who swears she healed her son's serious brain injury with food. Antioxidants, omega-3s, pure proteins — she found them in blueberries, eggs and other nutrition-packed foods and helped pave his road to health. Even if you're not...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 6:19 PM
There is a place in the borderlands between Burbank and Glendale, in the seam that's neither city, though some map surely has decided, where food and life intersect.
Not here nor there, it's tucked in the corner of a strip mall, defying limits,...
| 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 16, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two gunmen who robbed local 7-Eleven and Subway stores in separate incidents.
The Glendale Police Department has released photographs and surveillance videos of the robberies, which occurred at the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:07 PM
La Cañada residents young and old sought a reprieve from the July heat in the cold embrace of a brain freeze Wednesday, as the city welcomed its second 7-Eleven store.
Kiran Sumra, whose father Kulbir George Sumra is the operator of the 7-Eleven, said...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 3:16 PM
The literal translation of Iguanas Ranas is “iguanas frogs.” Strange name for a restaurant.
The real meaning makes more sense. The play on words is used in Mexico as a response to a farewell, something akin to “same to you.”...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Frida Kahlo and Our Lady of Guadalupe gaze down lovingly at diners, their ornate frames nestled among carved crucifixes and colored glass hearts. They are emblematic of the care owners Vanessa and Jeremy Swan have for their customers at Mi Corazon, a...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:54 PM
The election is over.
We the people had our say.
And Chuck Norris' prognosticated “1,000 Years of Darkness” has begun.
Or it's simply the end of daylight saving time.
So now that that's over with, let's get to a debate that truly matters,...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are upon us, evenings are likely to be filled with gift wrapping, project making, holiday concerts and school pageants. It's the most wonderful time of the year. It's also the busiest and...