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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 […]

Dishcrawl Old Pasadena

Dishcrawl Old Pasadena

The Beatles didn’t provide a soundtrack but the inaugural Dishcrawl Pasadena in May was a magical mystery food tour just the same. Nitar Lohaphaisan, the vivacious Dishcrawl Pasadena Ambassador, designed the “Old Town, New Flavors” tour to introduce the twenty-three participants to four of Old Town Pasadena’s off-the-beaten path restaurants.  Foodies purchased the $45 Dishcrawl […]

Claud & Co. Eatery

Claud & Co. Eatery

Noir Food & Wine. Claud & Co. Catering. Why another endeavor? Why Claud & Co. Eatery? “Because I’m crazy,” Chef Claud Beltran replies matter-of-factly. He smiles. “It was either that or make it into a storage room for the catering company. So, why not?” We ask more questions. He answers easily, looks relaxed, not making […]

Twohey’s is 70 & They’re Celebrating

Twohey’s is 70 & They’re Celebrating

Home of the Little Stinko Burger or Stink-O. Caramel and bittersweet hot fudge sundaes. Pasadena Weekly’s 2012 winner for “Best Family Restaurant,” “Best Burger,” and “Best Breakfast.” It’s Twohey’s. “Two-ee’s.” Opened in 1943 with a mere 37 seats (compared with the 180 they have now), the restaurant specialized in hamburgers, onion rings, and “hand-dipped fountain […]

Fancy Food Truck Friday

Fancy Food Truck Friday

Webster’s Community Pharmacy, Webster’s Fine Wines & Spirits, and Danny’s Farm presents Altadena’s Fancy Food Truck Friday. Between 5-9 p.m., in Webster’s parking lot, Bool BBQ, Ludo Truck, The Fry Girl, Greenz on Wheelz, Me So Hungry, and My Delight Cupcakery will be offering up their varied delectables. McKinley School’s “McKinley Rock Stars” will provide […]

Euro Pane & Poetry

Euro Pane & Poetry

One of our favorite bakers, Sumi Chang, owner of Euro Pane, is hosting poet Lester Graves Lennon, Sunday, May 19th. He will be reading from his recent book of poetry My Father Was a Poet. Lennon’s first book of poetry was The Upward Curve of the Earth and Heavens (2002). By trade, Mr. Lennon is […]

Dishcrawl Pasadena

Dishcrawl Pasadena

She realized “there were two kinds of people, the kind that savored food and the kind that cannot tell the difference between Kobe beef and boiled cabbage.” She (a different “she”) is a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force with a Masters from Stanford. Along with a head of development and “ambassadors,” they have […]

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