Tag Archives: veggie burger

Pull up a seat at The Counter

by Brian

Back at the end of February, I hit the apple pan which is an L.A. burger landmark.  Since then, I’ve been mired in Veggieburgerland, waiting for the right moment to break free.  I found that excuse in The Counter’s new Westlake Village location.  Until now, the closest location to have one of The Counter’s legendary burgers was Santa Monica.  Now that they’ve infiltrated Ventura county, I think I might have to find a way to make their burgers a weekly habit.


The Counter – Lindero Cyn Rd. and Russell Ranch Rd in Westlake Village

I made two visits to The Counter this week.  One on opening day, April 6th, and one today.  The first time around I had a veggie burger, but today I had beef, glorious, hormone free, humanely raised beef.  For those of you who care about such things, The Counter gets their beef from Meyer Farms.  Here is their promise to the consumer: Continue reading


Filed under Ventura County, Westlake Village

Return of the Natural Cafe

by Brian

Hey everybody, it was a long weekend for me so I’m gonna keep this post short and sweet.  Today, I decided to hit up the Natural Cafe in Thousand Oaks.  It’s got a totally different vibe from the Simi location, which is nice.  Plus, where else can you see a skinny, hippy lookin’ white kid go from eating vegan food to rollin’ a Range Rover on dubs in 2.5 seconds.  Gotta love T.O. Continue reading


Filed under Thousand Oaks, Ventura County