Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘food’


Culinary Tuscan Adventure

Culinary Tuscan Adventure
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If you haven’t stopped by for a bottle of olive oil or a dish of pasta, then engaged in a chat with Luisa of The Contessa Collection and Contessa Chocolates, we urge you to do so. Luisa’s hospitality, knowledge, vitality, and passion about Italy (particularly Tuscany) and good food are infectious. Before we know it, […]

Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market

During our jury service on a civil case that ran over the course of 13 business days, we dined with a our juror friends at Grand Central Market. We hadn’t been down in years, and it was still a feast for the eyes, and delicious. Grand Central Market 317 S. Broadway, L.A. 90013 Hours: 8 […]

Crossings Melts In Your Mouth

Crossings Melts In Your Mouth

An impromptu invite and we found ourselves seated at the bar on the second story of Crossings restaurant in South Pasadena. The small, cozy front room can be seen from Mission Street with white on white tables (tablecloths, napkins and dinnerware), u-shaped ribbed beige booth and matching chairs backed by the open kitchen and sided […]

Pasadena Farmers’ Market

Pasadena Farmers’ Market

WHY A great market east of Hollywood.

WHAT This popular market on the edge of Victory Park offers Harry’s Berries, Bill’s Bees (honeys), ABC Rhubarb (herbs and greens), Two Peas in a Pod (super sweet sugar snaps, shelling beans, cauliflower, berries),and Mike Taylor (spring and Maui onions, tomatoes, nasturtiums).

Roma Italian Deli

Roma Italian Deli

WHY Excellent Italian prosciutti, cheeses, sausages, salumi and gnocchi, sold with style and lots of sample tastes.

Celebration on the Colorado Street Bridge

Celebration on the Colorado Street Bridge

Seemingly all of Pasadena turns out to enjoy this lovely summer-evening happening sponsored by Pasadena Heritage. The bridge is closed to automobiles and filled with food booths, children’s activities, antique-car displays and stages for live bands. Everyone eats, drinks, dances and mingles with their neighbors. It’s one of the must-attend events of the summer. Colorado Blvd. […]

Old Town Food Tours

Old Town Food Tours

Pasadena’s status as a destination for food lovers is now official: Old Pasadena is the site of Melting Pot’s newest walking tour for food lovers (its original being the successful tour of L.A.’s Farmers Market). Native sisters Lisa and Diane Scalia are taking to the Old Town streets, especially the lesser-traveled ones off Colorado, entertaining […]

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