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Grain Lab

September 2, 2014
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In my experience, there’s two types of Burbanks – the retro/funky kind with restaurants like The Tallyrand and fun thrift shopping, and the massive strip malls that feel like Anytown, USA.  I visited the latter, and was surprised to find this gem amongst the giant chain stores. Grain Lab Deli/Kitchen has been open for 2 years […]

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Carvery Kitchen

August 26, 2014
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“Ocean Park Boulevard” in Santa Monica = commercial auditions.  For me, there’s really no reason to hang around that street before/afterwards, but now there might be! Carvery Kitchen recently opened, and invited me in to try out the menu.  It kinda reminds me of Lemonade/Tender Greens… …with my favorite soda machine! Roman, the owner, invited […]

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Return of the Party in a Box

August 8, 2014
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Remember when Del Real sent me a Party in a Box?  And then I had one?  Well, they sent another one. This time I froze most of the tamales for later, but Abe and I have been enjoying the rice/beans… …salsas… …and pupusas!  PUPUSA.  Pupusa.  I can’t say/write that word just once for some reason. […]

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Grand Central Market

August 1, 2014
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If you’re in NYC, Sutures premieres tonight at City Cinemas Village East. I’m won’t be there (I WILL be in the Tri-State Area next week) – but I did get a little urban adventure last night… …Grand Central Market is one of my favorite places in Los Angeles – a historic food emporium – and is now open til […]

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Fry-Day

July 20, 2014
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Islands recently gifted me with a certificate; I’ve been saving it – and at the end of last week, definitely needed a “vacation.” Picked Abe up from work, and headed to Burbank. We wolfed down a plate of cheese fries.  Why are their cheese fries so epic? Barely had room for our entrees – Grilled Veggie […]

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