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  1. Grease Is The Word
    Grease Bandits Foiled at Burbank Carl’s Jr.The crime typically yields three dollars per gallon of grease.
  2. Deals
    Not a Burger Stand Rewarding Customers’ Best ImpressionsThe Burbank restaurant has a bit of an eighties fixation.
  3. Umami Ubiquity
    Umami Burger Taking Over Papoo’s Hot Dog Show in Burbank, Keeping The Hot DogsThe menu will feature seven reinvented franks and a location-specific “Show Burger.”
  4. Celebrity Settings
    Canned Laughter: Jason Alexander Serving Soup at Pavilion’s This SaturdayThe actor is a partner in “No Soup For You,” which merchandizes the “Soup Nazi’s” recipes.
  5. Openings
    El Criollo Cuban Bar & Grill Invades BurbankThe sister location to the 30-year-old Cuban original has a full bar.
  6. Let’s Do Lunch
    What to Eat for Lunch At Bow & Truss, Starting TuesdayStefhanie Meyers’ new menu includes pork cheek guisado, open-faced bocadillos, and fancy-pants tacos.
  7. Protests
    Joan Rivers Handcuffs Herself to a Costco Shopping Cart in BurbankIn what a store manager claims was a staged media event, the comedian came to protest the store’s refusal to peddle her new book.
  8. Beer
    Beer MeTony’s Darts Away celebrates two years with a mini beer fest.
  9. Empire Building
    Rita’s Water Ice Reveals Big Plans For L.A.The iconic Philly chain plans 25 stores in Southern California. Will it succeed where Del’s failed?
  10. Crime Scenes
    California Woman Caught Soliciting Sex for McNuggetsA woman was arrested in Burbank after offering sexual favors in exchange for the McDonald’s favorite.
  11. Beer Me
    ColLAboration Canceled Over Power Outage, Golden Road’s New Brews DebutingThe Atwater brewery will give guests the first taste of Rye on the Palate and Schwartz Stout at Tony’s Darts Away.
  12. Foodies with Benefits
    Tony’s Darts Away Aids Animal LiberationThe beer bar is holding a benefit to free beagles from a research lab in Spain.
  13. Openings
    Another Broken Egg Cafe Hatched in BurbankThe cafe has its origins in Louisiana and will soon grand-open its first California store in Burbank.
  14. Openings
    The Gluten-Free Get Served at Pam MacD’s, Now Open in BurbankThe new concept will roll out to several So Cal location in the coming years.
  15. Mediavore
    Fears Spread On Japan’s Food; Frog Found in Canned Green BeansJapan’s government reports its food is safe from radiation as ramen is shipped in to feed survivors of the recent earthquake and tsunami.
  16. Beer Nuts
    Five L.A. Brew Bars Unite for The Inevitable Beer Garden Pop-UpSomehow, someway, we suspect someone will manage to throw a food truck or two into this mix.
  17. Menus
    Gary Robins Celebrating Feast of the Seven Fishes at Georgio’sBefore the pop-up shuts down, the restaurant will offer a take on the Italian Christmas Eve tradition.
  18. Mediavore
    Former San Gab Mayor Evades Purse-Snatching Charges; The Derby Will Become ChaseAlbert Huang’s bao-fight at a CHinese restaurant doesn’t lead to more serious charges, while a sign of the times hits Los Feliz.
  19. Empire Building
    Porto’s Opens in Downey, Plus the Shortest Route to Your Cheese RollsBurbank might be your shortest route, depending as always, on traffic.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Hollywood’s Noir Wine Bar Goes Back To Shabu Shabu; Susan Feniger Cooks atA wine bar doesn’t work on LaBrea, so owners go back to the original barely-working concept, while Susan Feniger’s Street team holds a demo and tasting in Santa Monica.
  21. Openings
    Moore’s Delicatessen Handcrafts A Modern Deli in BurbankThe former Dodger Stadium chef and his wife, owner of Little Flower Candy Co., is hand-grinding the beef and importing hot dogs from new Jersey’s Thumann’s.
  22. Sweet Things
    Yummy Cupcakes Get Sweet on Freddy Kruger and PennywiseThe scariest thing might be the price tag.
  23. Foodievents
    T.V. Toques and Tastings Hit Burbank TonightOver 40 restaurants and three cooking show stars will hit Taste of Burbank.
  24. Neighborhood Watch
    Morimoto Planning Live in Hollywood; Biancaniello Ditches Hatchi MixThe Iron Chef promises an affordable concept while staff lapses are cited for the departure of Library Bar’s mix-master.
  25. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver Blasts U.S. McDonald’s; SK Foods’ Boss Slapped with Five MoreThe Naked Chef has healthier Golden Arches back home and the tomato industry’s public enemy #1 is in more trouble.
  26. Reopenings
    The New Tony’s Darts Away Soft-Opens Tonight in BurbankNew owner Tony Yanow plans all craft and draft beer from within California.
  27. Neighborhood Watch
    Skratch becomes Choppe Choppe; Scallions Shutters in WestwoodCulver City has a new sandwich shop and a 25-year old restaurant closes near UCLA.
  28. TV Land
    Where to Audition for Bobby Flay’s New Show“America’s Next Great restaurant” and “Worst Cooks in America” are casting soon in L.A.
  29. Openings
    Tony’s Darts Away Plans Bottle-less Bars in Burbank and Echo ParkCalifornia beer and wine are the specialty at the remake of a Burbank dive classic.
  30. Beef
    PETA Protests Jay LenoChicken costumes face off with NBC Studios over Leno promotion.
  31. Mediavore
    Free Sandwiches Given to All ‘Henrys’ in Burbank; Rice Increasingly Used toIf your name is Henry, a new Burbank store will feed you for free, while Western brewers are using more rice in their beers.
  32. Mediavore
    U.N. Calls for Increased Food Security; Mr. Chow Hires a Local LawyerFood security is urged as a greater priority for the U.N., while Mr. Chow brings his legal battle against Phillipe Chow to Los Angeles.
  33. Foodievents
    Morton’s Matches Champagne and Chocolate in BurbankMorton’s The Steakhouse Burbank offers a quick dose of chocolate-infused decedance.
  34. Bob’s Big Boy is 60 and Going SolarBob’s Big Boy in Burbank learns some new “green” tricks for its 60th