Tag Archive: old town pasadena

Pasadena: Beer Dinners at Kings Row Pub

Recently I attended a beer dinner for Smog City Brewing at Kings Row Gastropub in Old Town Pasadena. The $30 beer dinner includes 6 courses which is an outstanding deal. The next one… Continue reading

Pasadena: Tasting Menu at Osek Korean Cuisine

I didn’t want to stray too far from Pasadena one night and ended up checking out the new Osek, a Korean restaurant in Old Town Pasadena. They claim to be the only Korean… Continue reading

LQ Foodings at Vertical Wine Bistro in May and June

One of my favorite chefs is Chef Laurent Quenioux. I’m always up for trying his latest pop-up. And interestingly enough, he’s been doing them on his home turf. He’s the Executive Chef at… Continue reading

Pasadena: Checking out Small Plates at Racion

Racion has been very well received in Pasadena. I checked it out a few weeks ago, intrigued by their small plates menu which was billed as Spanish and Basque. The intimate restaurant on… Continue reading

Pasadena: Musha for Home-style Japanese Food

I’ve always wanted to try Musha though I’ve always heard the Torrance location was better and I never seem to make it out that way. I would have had a better chance of… Continue reading

Pasadena: Vertical Bistro

  After the Motopony concert last Saturday at One Colorado, we popped around the corner to Vertical Wine Bistro. I’ve gone in before for wine flights but have never tried the food. I… Continue reading

Pasadena: Yujean Kang’s

Yujean Kang’s in Pasadena is an institution. I’ve been hearing about this Chinese restaurant for years. It’s been in Pasadena for 20 years and I finally made my way over to Old Town… Continue reading

Pasadena Intelligentsia: Love a Latte

I’m not sure what I love more. The idea that even I, a non-coffee drinker, can love the occasional cuppa or the foam art. Perhaps there’s a reason why I drink lattes at… Continue reading

Soul in the Bowl, Part I

Sometimes when you’re hungry and you’ve been shopping for hours, all you want to do is have a snack. Or a meal, especially since you’ve skipped lunch and it’s now 4 p.m. That… Continue reading

Pasadena Happy Hour: Dish

Dish in Pasadena opened some time ago and I finally made it out last week for happy hour. I had spotted it when I was at Pop Champagne Bar. Initial thoughts? Dish is… Continue reading