Archive for ‘July, 2011’


Pie ‘n’ Burger

Pie ‘n’ Burger

WHY The best pecan pie anywhere and a host of dreamy meringue pies, including banana. WHAT For some reason most Pasadenans think of Pie ‘n’ Burger as a great place for breakfast or a lunchtime burger. But the name starts with ‘Pie’ for a reason: These are pies that would make Mrs. Callender rend her […]

Caption This Photo (#71)

Caption This Photo (#71)

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Pasadena Independent July 28, 2011

Pasadena Independent July 28, 2011

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Vertical Wine Brings Gourmet Burgers to Old Pasadena

Vertical Wine Brings Gourmet Burgers to Old Pasadena

Since taking over the helm of the kitchen at Vertical Wine Bistro last November, Chef Laurent Quenioux has left a tasty imprint on the restaurant’s newly refined menu which offers a nice array of small and large plates such as … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Are you one of those “creative types?”

Are you one of those “creative types?”

No matter what the medium, artists of all kinds rely on their innate creativity to produce their content and set themselves apart from the pack. But even the most tenured professionals have moments in which they are unable to successfully draw from their personal creative wells. Whether it’s a musician who can’t find the right […]

Computer-brain: biology inspires binary

Computer-brain: biology inspires binary

The most powerful computer on the planet would need 8 ½ minutes to simulate less than ten seconds of normal human brain activity. That same computer will consume 1.4 million watts of energy, while the brain will consume about ten. These are the numbers researchers at Stanford were facing when they decided to design a […]

Sidewalk Jones

Sidewalk Jones

There doesn’t seem to be a structural reason for it to be there. We don’t get snow or ice here, so it’s not for traction. It’s too big to be a thumbprint. To give context: It joins its fellows on South Raymond Avenue, in front of Jones Coffee Roasters. Could it be they’re just for […]

Rocking Sierra Madre

Rocking Sierra Madre

In my upcoming column in the next Rose magazine, I take my search for decent live local rock music to Cafe 322 in Sierra Madre, where last week the brilliant art rockers Human Hands — including my lifelong friend Pierre Smith, above, on guitar — were kicking out the jams. Plus, there’s lasagna! Read the […]

Sticky bee situation? Backwards Beekeepers may be the answer

Sticky bee situation? Backwards Beekeepers may be the answer

We’ve had several informal reports of bees taking up residence where they shouldn’t this summer, and thought it was time to pass this info along again: Backwards Beekeepers are a group of amateur beekeepers in the Los Angeles area, some of whom are willing to remove hives from your property in a way that won’t […]

King’s Row Gastropub: What’s in a Name?

King’s Row Gastropub: What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? That depends. A buzzword is a buzzword is a buzzword, as Gertrude might say (but probably not). Gastropub is such a word. King’s Row Gastropub, now open in Old Town in the space formerly occupied by Neomeze (and run by the same people), is fair evidence of this: it has the […]

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