Archive for ‘July, 2009’


Porto’s Bakery

Porto’s Bakery

Founded by Cuban immigrants in the ‘60s, this huge, gleaming Glendale café and bakery displays a gorgeous and staggeringly diverse collection of goods, from the guava and cheese strudel called refugiado to Cuban bread to all-American cheesecake. Its ornate tiered wedding cakes are award-winners. Pick up your baked goods at lunchtime and you can also […]

Café Bizou

Café Bizou

Upscale style at a moderate price keeps this Old Town place packed. Many non-seafood entrees are less than $18, and salad or soup (try the carrot-rosemary) is just $1 with any entrée. We always get the monkfish on saffron-shrimp risotto with a lobster sauce, but the roast chicken with fries, the seafood with black tagliolini, […]

Free Concerts This Weekend 7/4

Free Concerts This Weekend 7/4

We’ve hit full steam on the free summer concert season, although this July 4 weekend is a little lighter than most. Still, there’s more music than one person could listen to! Here’s what’s happening. Thursday, July 2 Delgado Brothers (American music) @ 8 p.m. Levitt Pavilion, 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena levittpavilionpasadena.org Friday, July 3 […]

Satellite Sisters Summer Reading

Satellite Sisters Summer Reading

We’re taking a break from our personal recommendations to share the wonderful Best Beachbag Books 2009 by the Satellite Sisters (one of whom is Pasadena’s own Lian Dolan). Personally, I’m running to Vroman’s right now to get The Help by Kathryn Stockett for my trip to the beaches of Lake Michigan next week, to celebrate […]

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