Eat & Drink


Eat Like A Greek

Eat Like A Greek

Now you may know soulvakia, gyros and moussaka, but what about pastistio, loukaniko, tiropites, or kourambiethes? Either way, it translates into Greek cuisine—in spades. This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Pasadena Greek Fest at the Santa Anita Race Track will offer Greek foods you know and love, and delicacies you definitely need to try. (Pastistio is the [...]

Tequila Time!

Tequila Time!

This Thursday, El Portal will be hosting a tequila tasting. Now, that’s a way to start the weekend. Twenty-five brands of premium tequila will be offered, as well as a buffet of appetizers, a mariachi band, and prizes for those striking it lucky. Tickets prior to the event cost $25, while purchasing one at the [...]

Everson Royce

Everson Royce

A wine shop named after 2-year-old twin boys. Everson Royce is the baby of April Langford and Randy Clement (co-owners with George Cossette of Silverlake Wine), along with Joe Capella, a long-time wine collector, patron of SLW, and their “financial know-how guy” in this new venture in an old neighborhood (Old Pasadena). ER specializes in [...]

Music & Pop-Ups Alfresco

Music & Pop-Ups Alfresco

Hot August Night. No, not the Neil Diamond classic double-album recorded in 1972 at the Greek Theater. Rather, we use it, very loosely, in reference to these hot August days. One way to survive them is to enjoy an evening listening to live music—for free—at One Colorado and dining alfresco (for which you pay). This Saturday [...]

Abricott: A Stylish Fusion Cafè on South Lake

Abricott: A Stylish Fusion Cafè on South Lake

Abricott doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t matter where you come from, whom you’re with, or what you like to eat—this Pasadena meeting and eating spot is all about good food and good service at an affordable price. Owned by John and Jo Wee, the same design-savvy couple who brought you Daisy Mint, Abricott showcases another fusion-heavy [...]

Dine à la Julia

Dine à la Julia

How about a bowl of bourride, a Provençal fish stew with garlic mayonnaise from the French Chef Cookbook to celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday? Then you’d better make a reservation at The Royce at the Langham, whose menu is designed by New American cuisine chef David Fèau. Or start an evening with one of Julia’s favorite [...]

Eat & Drink To Your Heart’s Delight

Eat & Drink To Your Heart’s Delight

Their pitch: “Pay Once = Eat + Drink Your Heart Out.” We think “to your heart’s delight” sounds more enjoyable, like you may actually walk away with a smile (though a full tummy and, maybe, a slightly fuzzy head). The venue: the Rose Bowl When: Saturday, July 21st How much? General admission is $45 (5-9 [...]

DIY Coffee Roasting in Altadena

DIY Coffee Roasting in Altadena

My left hand was cramping, locked in a death grip on the wooden handle of a hot Whirley-Pop popcorn popper as my right hand cranked the stirrer that spun around the pot’s interior.

Wowza! Take a Look at Trattoria Neapolis

Wowza! Take a Look at Trattoria Neapolis

Thanks to LA Eater for this report on Trattoria Neapolis, a dazzling new restaurant coming to South Lake. Will this be the game-changer South Lake so desperately needs? Discuss. Here’s the scoop from LA Eater: Perry Vidalakis spent 10 years conceptualizing Trattoria Neapolis, traveling around the country and to Italy for inspiration. On July 10 his vision becomes a reality and [...]

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

Nineteen prepared birthday cakes to serve 3,000 guests; how big are those cakes? Come find out at the Pasadena Museum of History’s Happy Birthday Pasadena: Celebrating Then and Now event this Saturday. Seven of the 19 cakes baked and decorated by Vons/Pavilions will be a part of a “Synchronized Cake Cutting” ceremony at 3 p.m. [...]

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