Estate Jewelers of South Pasadena



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Otafuku

Otafuku

WHY The best soba noodles in the South Bay. Great izakaya, too. WHAT Noodles made by hand in small batches are the draw at this dinky, hard-to-find noodle and izakaya spot (hint: enter from the back parking lot). While it makes fine eel tempura, grilled steak and wild mushrooms over rice, the reason to drive [...]

Otafuku

Otafuku

WHY The best soba noodles in the South Bay. Great izakaya, too. WHAT Noodles made by hand in small batches are the draw at this dinky, hard-to-find noodle and izakaya spot (hint: enter from the back parking lot). While it makes fine eel tempura, grilled steak and wild mushrooms over rice, the reason to drive [...]

Otafuku

Otafuku

WHY The best soba noodles in the South Bay. Great izakaya, too. WHAT Noodles made by hand in small batches are the draw at this dinky, hard-to-find noodle and izakaya spot (hint: enter from the back parking lot). While it makes fine eel tempura, grilled steak and wild mushrooms over rice, the reason to drive [...]

Pike, The

Pike, The

WHY A plate of retro charm and a side of rock ‘n roll. WHAT A key in the rise of Retro Row—the vintage-loving stretch of 4th Street famous for its pin-up poses and deadstock designs—the Pike is owned by former Social Distortion drummer Chris Reece. The bar is themed around the icons of lost Long [...]

Pike, The

Pike, The

WHY A plate of retro charm and a side of rock ‘n roll. WHAT A key in the rise of Retro Row—the vintage-loving stretch of 4th Street famous for its pin-up poses and deadstock designs—the Pike is owned by former Social Distortion drummer Chris Reece. The bar is themed around the icons of lost Long [...]

Taco Plus

Taco Plus

WHY Good soft tacos and burritos big enough to feed a small family. WHAT This tiny taqueria sells a to-go, too-good lunch for less than $2.50: fresh, doughy corn tortillas wrapped around grilled beef or chicken and sautéed onions, giant burritos, ceviche. WHO Dads picking up takeout, construction workers on break, teenagers hungry for a [...]

Taco Plus

Taco Plus

WHY Good soft tacos and burritos big enough to feed a small family. WHAT This tiny taqueria sells a to-go, too-good lunch for less than $2.50: fresh, doughy corn tortillas wrapped around grilled beef or chicken and sautéed onions, giant burritos, ceviche. WHO Dads picking up takeout, construction workers on break, teenagers hungry for a [...]

Taco Plus

Taco Plus

WHY Good soft tacos and burritos big enough to feed a small family. WHAT This tiny taqueria sells a to-go, too-good lunch for less than $2.50: fresh, doughy corn tortillas wrapped around grilled beef or chicken and sautéed onions, giant burritos, ceviche. WHO Dads picking up takeout, construction workers on break, teenagers hungry for a [...]

The Weekend Go Go: World Music, Horror Shorts, Vintage Glad Rags

The Weekend Go Go: World Music, Horror Shorts, Vintage Glad Rags

Happy day after the merry melee, Go Go’ers. No eggnog overdose or evergreen allergy? Good. 2013 has plenty of fun in it yet. World Stage, World Celebration When it comes to winter festivals of light, Kwanzaa has the best soundtrack by far. Perfect example? The World Stage Kwanzaa Music Festival: five nights of  culture, music [...]

The Weekend Go Go: World Music, Horror Shorts, Vintage Glad Rags

The Weekend Go Go: World Music, Horror Shorts, Vintage Glad Rags

Happy day after the merry melee, Go Go’ers. No eggnog overdose or evergreen allergy? Good. 2013 has plenty of fun in it yet. World Stage, World Celebration When it comes to winter festivals of light, Kwanzaa has the best soundtrack by far. Perfect example? The World Stage Kwanzaa Music Festival: five nights of  culture, music [...]