I have to start this post by saying thanks to Mikey. Your goddamned mini sirloin burger post has me craving all kinds of junk food. I didn’t even think they looked appetizing, it was that freaking jingle that set me off. But rather then go full-on into the fast food, I decided to seek out a fast food alternative and one of Thousand Oaks’ hidden gems.
P & L Burgers – On Avenida De Los Arboles between Erbes and the 101, Thousand Oaks
I wasn’t in the mood for a burger since Mikey and I grilled up some great ones on Monday. I guess that was the start of the problem. But rather than ignore it, in the vain hope that it will go away, I decided to embrace the craving. Continue reading
8oz. Burger Bar – West Hollywood (near Melrose and Fairfax)
So… I’ve been trying to eat healthy lately, but that all went out the window Friday night. I went out to this little restaurant that was formerly known as Table 8. The head chef decided to turn the concept of a fine dining restaurant into a boutique burger bar (whatever that means). Anyway, for those of you who know me, I love me some burgers. And since I’ve tried going vegan, I’ve consistantly shown my willingness to break down and eat the bad stuff at least once a week. (See my first post here)
The way I was manipulated this time was through the power of Where Magazine which was magically sitting on my desk, folded to the page which contained a write-up on 8oz. Because I really have no hope of being 100% vegan, I have decided that for the good of the blog that I will allow myself to cheat only if I write a post about it. That means, no midnight Jack-in-the-Box runs, or casual flings with the Vons cake section. I won’t bore you with all the details of all the healthy stuff I eat, because who wants to read that?
So I strolled into 8oz at about 11:30pm, knowing that the kitchen was closing at midnight. Continue reading