| May 19, 2011
| 2:34 PM
The Hot Spot Café & Pizzeria, from all appearances, is just that — a hot spot. The Glendale Police Department is a few steps away out the back door; City Hall is a stone’s throw away, and the courthouse is diagonally across the street. Next...
| May 22, 2011
| 5:08 AM
1 English cucumber, peeled
1/4 pound feta cheese, crumbled (about 3/4 cup)
1/4 cup coarsely chopped parsley
1/4 cup coarsely chopped mint
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 clove garlic, peeled and pressed
| May 24, 2011
| 3:08 PM
What do you do when it's time to eat? Stop at a restaurant on your way to wherever you need to be next?
Pick up food at the grocery store or deli on your way home? Pull an "emergency" meal from your freezer and reheat it? Serve a meal from your slow...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:12 PM
There are hundreds of kebab restaurants in the Burbank-Glendale area. This is one of them. Garni Kebab sits like a beacon at a fork in the road where Scott Road and North San Fernando Boulevard part company.
This family-owned restaurant is clean and...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:23 PM
The French "tartine" is a savvy sandwich standby: a slice of buttered bread topped with whatever you have on hand.
That could be jams, meats or cheeses. Even better: grilled veggies.
The Kansas City Star's Grilled Vegetable Tartine takes inspiration...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:09 AM
Feta and Sundried Tomato Tapenade Excerpted from JUST MARRIED & COOKING: 200 Recipes for Living, Eating, and Entertaining Together. Copyright © 2011 by Brooke Parkhurst and James Briscione. Excerpted with permission by Scribner, a Division of Simon &...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Although I’m Armenian, my parents immigrated here from Lebanon after they got married. Being raised in the Middle East, they were immersed in the foods and cultures of the region, which they passed down to my siblings and me.
As I grew older, I...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 7:51 PM
East meets West meets Continental at Wrap Express, the latest addition to the cluster of quick eateries across from Glendale City College. The name implies fast food, but the culinary output is actually more sophisticated. The prices, while not rock...
| Aug 2, 2011
When you hear salad, you instantly think healthy, right? But did you know that a typical cobb salad can have almost 1,000 calories and 50 grams of fat? Dr. Kavita Mariwalla was here with some tips to slim down high calorie salads.
1) SWEET & SALTY...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:46 PM
In the expanding world of fast-casual restaurants, it can be a jungle out there.
Hoping to mark out some territory of their own are the franchisee owners of Pita Jungle, a new, family-friendly Mediterranean eatery in Newport Beach.
"It's healthy food...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Fashion expert Elizabeth Charles just opened her third eponymous boutique in the former chic A'Maree's store at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach.
She already enjoys a loyal following of fashionistas, who appreciate her sophisticated and elegant...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Chicken is one of those culinary ingredients that different cultures like to take and make their own. In the Glendale area alone, there are at least three restaurants whose claim to fame is their unique succulent poultry: Max’s of Manila, Al Wazir...