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When Life Gives You Lemons…

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade took place last Sunday on the stately grounds of the mansion at  Culver Studios. Gone with the Wind was filmed there — does it get any more chichi than that? The well-tended grounds were strewn with checkered picnic … Continue reading

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Pasadena Burgers: Rick’s Drive-in

Rick’s Drive-In in Pasadena has found a special place in our hearts thanks to the Amazing Spuderito. But in addition to that tortilla-swaddled wonder, Rick’s serves up some pretty good burgers. The beef is never frozen and the lettuce and … Continue reading

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Rising Stars: Adam Fleischman’s Umami Burger

I wandered around the back of Umami checking out the burgers. When I met the Adam Fleischman, I noticed him shaking a special seasoning on the burgers (I also noticed he bore more than a slight resemblancs to Jon Favreau). … Continue reading

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Pasadena Burgers: Lucky Boy

Lucky Boy in Pasadena is a Landmark. It even says so on the menu. Local families and students have been coming to the outdoor stand for over 30 years. The charred burgers come with mild onions, grilled upon request, lettuce, … Continue reading

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The Monster Dog vs. the Colossal Burger

Papoo’s Hot Dog Show is often overshadowed by the popular and iconic Bob’s Big Boy across the street in Toluca Lake. And to be honest, well, Hot Dog Show is kind of weird. Decorated like an old-fashioned ice cream parlour … Continue reading

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Vancouver: The Elbow Room

The last time I was in Vancouver, I had so much fun with the Elbow Room’s wacky waitstaff I had to go back. Plus, my nephew is a burger fan and they make what is known as the best burger … Continue reading

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