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Dog Haus Burbank

I’m a big fan of the Dog Haus franchise – my first experience with them was at a preview for The Taste, then I visited their two Pasadena branches.  Now they’ve opened a Burbank location, across from the WB Lot in an old Taco Bell, and we were invited to check out the menu. Place. Was. Bumpin. I’ve never seen

Pono Burger

Pono Burger has been on my radar since it opened last year; I was invited for a hosted lunch, to see what Chef Makani Gerardi (of Hawaii’s Ultimate Burger) did with the Santa Monica Space… …housed in a Quanset Hut from World War II. They’ve got a Wood-Fire Grill… …where all their burgers are cooked. The Paniolo – English Smoked Cheddar, Niman Ranch

Grain Lab

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 – when they invited me