Estate Jewelers of South Pasadena

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Auntie Em’s Kitchen

Auntie Em’s Kitchen

WHY Open-faced breakfast sandwiches, the grilled steak salad and spectacular cupcakes, scones and brownies. WHAT This funky and fetching retro-American roadhouse features delicious modern-diner cooking. For breakfast, try an open-faced egg sandwich topped with bacon, Cajun turkey sausage or portobello mushroom and roasted red peppers. For lunch, the tuna salad sandwich and the grilled-steak salad [...]

Catch

Catch

WHY This carefully constructed Cal-Mediterranean seafood menu is worth the splurge, especially when you consider the setting. WHAT High ceilings, crisp white walls and floor-to-ceiling windows frame the dazzling view at this privileged outpost of elegant, yet unshowoffy, cuisine. A chef change led to a menu change as well, so the Asian influences gave way [...]

Catch

Catch

WHY This carefully constructed Cal-Mediterranean seafood menu is worth the splurge, especially when you consider the setting. WHAT High ceilings, crisp white walls and floor-to-ceiling windows frame the dazzling view at this privileged outpost of elegant, yet unshowoffy, cuisine. A chef change led to a menu change as well, so the Asian influences gave way [...]

Catch

Catch

WHY This carefully constructed Cal-Mediterranean seafood menu is worth the splurge, especially when you consider the setting. WHAT High ceilings, crisp white walls and floor-to-ceiling windows frame the dazzling view at this privileged outpost of elegant, yet unshowoffy, cuisine. A chef change led to a menu change as well, so the Asian influences gave way [...]

Benley

Benley

WHY Upscaled Vietnamese cuisine with an eye for authenticity. WHAT Stashed in a strip mall that butts up against the Orange County border, Benley is one of Long Beach’s most consistent restaurants. That’s because it has a very clear handle on the kitchen, which turns out refined and thoughtful Vietnamese cuisine: great bowls of pho [...]

Benley

Benley

WHY Upscaled Vietnamese cuisine with an eye for authenticity. WHAT Stashed in a strip mall that butts up against the Orange County border, Benley is one of Long Beach’s most consistent restaurants. That’s because it has a very clear handle on the kitchen, which turns out refined and thoughtful Vietnamese cuisine: great bowls of pho [...]

Benley

Benley

WHY Upscaled Vietnamese cuisine with an eye for authenticity. WHAT Stashed in a strip mall that butts up against the Orange County border, Benley is one of Long Beach’s most consistent restaurants. That’s because it has a very clear handle on the kitchen, which turns out refined and thoughtful Vietnamese cuisine: great bowls of pho [...]

Bottega Louie

Bottega Louie

WHY Crisp, puffy-edged pizzas, delicious salads and seemingly hundreds of fun small plates. WHAT In a vast, open space with white marble floors, white walls and a white ceiling way up high, an army of well-trained staff serve solidly satisfying trattoria fare to a constant crowd. At this writing this is one of Downtown’s hottest [...]

Ramen Yokocho Fest at Santa Anita Park this Weekend

Ramen Yokocho Fest at Santa Anita Park this Weekend

Do you love ramen? Check out Ramen Yokocho this Saturday and Sunday at Santa Anita Park. The festival features an extensive line-up of specialty ramen options from local chefs and visiting masters from Japan, Las Vegas, San Diego, and San Jose. At just $8/bowl, it’s a great deal, and the perfect way to sample several [...]

Chaya Brasserie

Chaya Brasserie

WHY It’s an L.A. pioneer that set the standard for French-Japanese-American cooking that’s inventive but not silly. And it has a great and affordable bar menu. WHAT It’s too easy to forget about this chic bistro near Cedars-Sinai, and indeed we did forget it in our last edition. But we were sorry: It’s a quintessential [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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