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TimeOut – Los Angeles

As one of the more upscale restaurants in Burbank, Commonwealth’s evening-only hours are prime for making this a great date night spot. The sexy, dimly lit interior casts a glow onto small plates, like albacore scoops, oysters, shrimp dumplings and seared hangar […]

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Zagat

This “neighborhood” “favorite” in Burbank “wows” with an “inventive”, globally inspired American small-plates menu and “insightful” wine pairings from a “helpful staff”; reasonable rates and an “intimate” setting jazzed up with exposed brick and reclaimed wood further fuel locals’ hopes that it remains a “never-noticed” “hidden jewel.”

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Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. for 2015

Yelp is a hotbed of user-generated information. From lengthy reviews to photos and searches, there’s a lot that our data can tell us about small businesses and consumer preferences. From this data we know that one of the main questions people across the world come to Yelp to answer is, “Where should I eat?”

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LAMag

The “global small plates” field is a crowded one, but this is Burbank’s first real taste of today’s dominant restaurant trend. Co-owners and high school buds Ryotaro Isobe and Peter Park have divided the offerings at their funky bistro by four: raw, sea, land, and veggies.

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Thrillist – Los Angeles

Is it tapas? Is it sushi? Maybe we’ll never know, but with gems like Maine lobster and truffle croquettes, who needs a label?

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Dining Review: Commonwealth dishes up uncommon delights

Forget the fact you have to park in an auto repair shop across a busy stretch of Glenoaks Boulevard. Ignore that this hard-to-find eatery is next to a hectic multipump gas station. Overlook the limitation that it’s only open at night. Just get yourself to Commonwealth, an outstanding little restaurant recently opened in Burbank.

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CommonWealth Restaurant – Burbank

Ryotaro Isobe and Peter Park are co-owerns of this beautiful restaurant. They designed a menu full of small-plate options that allows their guests to enjoy a variety of plates. It solves that problem many of us struggle from when we go to a restaurant – having to pick only one entrée.

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