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Frozen Beah Heah!

Frozen Beah Heah!

Want to celebrate that “breathtaking” throw by Yasiel Puig from the far right foul line all the way to 3rd base taking out Turner of the N.Y. Mets as he tried to slide in head first? Or, how about another home run by Andre Ethier, or a walk off winning hit by Adrian Gonzalez? Will [...]

Camellia Lounge at Full Moon Tea

Camellia Lounge at Full Moon Tea

There are only six more chances to enjoy the Camellia Lounge this summer. On the Descanso Garden‘s main lawn (Tuesdays and Thursdays) or at the Full Moon Tea House (Wednesdays), the Patina Restaurant Group offers signature cocktails and a mini menu. Tuesdays are All-American night with the choice of an Angus beef cheeseburger, a hot [...]

Who Wants Seconds? Coming This Fall

Who Wants Seconds? Coming This Fall

It’s amazing how many “things”—jobs, career paths, specialist abilities—that some individuals can list on their resume. Those of us with less to flourish should not bow our heads, but partake of the bounties of others! Jennie Cook is one such incredibly learned woman. She is chef and owner of Jennie Cook’s Catering and Plant-Based Parties. [...]

Hen’s Teeth & the Sidewalk Cafe

Hen’s Teeth & the Sidewalk Cafe

They started with a coffee cart and small business events. Kip had experience in the food and beverage industry. Bernard was a bartender. The third in the group, Ayo, was a photographer. But there weren’t a lot of coffeehouses in the area, so they opened Sidewalk Cafe at Woodbury and Los Robles, “where Pasadena and [...]

The Long Table

The Long Table

Dine under nature’s canopy right on Green Street…sans the swoosh and veering of cars. Replacing cars for one entire block, The Long Table will have its Playhouse District Food & Wine Celebration inaugural debut Saturday, August 24th. Communal tables will be set up and diners will experience “epicurean fare, refreshing drinks, and wonderful music” from seven [...]

Ukeleles and Lobster

Ukeleles and Lobster

Jumping fleas and crustaceans may not naturally sound like they go hand in hand. This Friday, Strummin’ Ukeleles and Luscious Lobsters at Fancy Food Truck Friday in Altadena may change this perception. The ukelele, developed in late 1880s in Hawaii, is the string instrument of choice for the Jumpin’ Flea Circus Players. (The word “ukelele” roughly translates [...]

Flight Night: Summer Wines

Flight Night: Summer Wines

Vertical Wine Bistro and the L.A. Times are offering flights of wine on Tuesday, July 16th, which includes “conversations with wine connoisseurs,” as well as charcuterie and hors d’oeuvres. Participating wineries include Chateau St. Michelle at Canoe Ridge Estate, Aveleda, Alexander Valley, Chateau St. Jean, Matua, O Wines, Porta & Douro, Rodney Strong, Smokepoint, Stag’s [...]

1st Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

1st Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

Cramming hot dogs into your mouth when it’s 110 degrees may not sound all that appetizing, but with the temps lowering to an almost cool 84 degrees on Saturday, how about trying to be top dog at Dog Haus Biergaten‘s First Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest. For a mere $20, anyone can enter the contest, [...]

Trattoria Neapolis

Trattoria Neapolis

An Untraditional Review for an Untraditional Restaurant Though the word trattoria means small family restaurant in Italian, this space is anything but. And though Neapolis is Greek for Naples—perhaps hinting at the fusion of California cuisine and traditional Italian cuisine—this reviewer honestly cannot say because she wasn’t able to ever get a hold of the [...]

Gal Friday on Holly & Vertical’s Sunday Supper

Gal Friday on Holly & Vertical’s Sunday Supper

We know this Sunday is Father’s Day, but let’s not leave the gals out completely… June 14th, 6-9 p.m., is the 2nd Gal Friday event on Holly Street in Old Pasadena, between Fair Oaks and Raymond Avenues. All participating vendors will be offering promotions, discounts, tunes and treats. There will also be raffle drawings with [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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