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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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Beachwood Cafe

August 28, 2014
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Abe and I love driving around the Hollywood Hills after our (bi-weekly) vegan gelato trips to Scoops.  Often, we’ll end up passing Beachwood Cafe, which looks so cozy and comforting… …we finally took the time to stop in – and I’m so thrilled we did. I loved everything about this place, from its design… …to […]

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Wizard of X Bar

August 22, 2014
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The last time I was at The Hyatt Regency in Century City, I was filming Silicon Valley… …little did I know – just down the hall is a whole other bar! X Bar recently renovated and invited me in to check out the new space/menu… …as you can see, there are green lights above the […]

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The Greyhound

July 24, 2014
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Return to Highland Park! I’m rarely in that ‘hood but found myself back after Sunday’s brunch… …The Greyhound is a bar that opened earlier this year.  I was invited to check them out. Arrived at noon on a Monday, so no alcohol for me.  Well, never alcohol for me… …but I did find a willing partner! […]

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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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