Peter Stavros

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Ten Great Burgers in Orange County

    Kevin Lara / OC WeeklySt. Roy Chef's Pub... a worthy stop.​If there's any list of these "Best Of Best Of Best Of" items that's likely to engender bitter debate, it's this one. Burgers inspire more debate than any other food we write about, mostly because everyone in Orange County, even those with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Peter's Gourmade Grill Opens Again in Tustin After Move

    ​The Tustin gas station restaurant is no longer in a gas station, but it's still in Tustin. As we reported a few months ago, Peter's Gourmade Grill, a burger joint that became successful despite of (or is it because of) its location inside a Valero's gas station near a freeway offramp, has now op ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Peter's Gourmade Grill Moves And Multiplies!

    Photo by Kevin Lara​I meant to post this earlier this week after I got a tip from a reader from Tony who wrote:"Long time reader over here. I was on my way to work and saw that on the corner of McFadden and Newport, where the Masala Bowl used to be, is now signage of Peter's Gourmade Grill com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    On The Line: Peter Stavros Of Peter's Gourmade Grill, Part Two

    Photo by Kevin Lara​Our second installment of On The Line explores the people and experiences that shape Peter Stavros of Peter's Gourmade Grill. We delve into a little family history and learn about what makes him speechless. He even recalls the job that caused his foodservice epiphany. To catch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    On The Line: Peter Stavros Of Peter's Gourmade Grill, Part One

    Photo by Kevin Lara​This week's edition of OTL poses the question: what can one do with 100 square feet of space? Peter Stavros not only created a restaurant kitchen, he did it inside a Valero Gas Station! Gustavo scooped this hidden gem back in November, and now we're back to check in on Peter's ... More >>

  • Food

    November 4, 2010

    Peter's Gourmade Grill Is Gas-Stop Gourmet

    [Hole In the Wall] Peter Stavros sells gourmet takes on gas-stop grub from a Valero station in Tustin