Tag Archive: Pasadena

Bar Crawling with The Minty: Happy Hour at Artisan House, The Lash & The Blind Donkey

I popped by the Artisan House for happy hour recently. After going a few times when it first opened, I found myself visiting other restaurants and bars nearby. And then of course, I… 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 The Vol. 94

It started with as simple picture. Congee. Uni. Boom. The Vol. 94 stayed on my brain until I got to it. That happens sometimes. I didn’t care what else we ordered but I… Continue reading

Get Your El Frosty and Other Winter Cocktails at 1886

1886 Bar at the Raymond is rocking a new winters cocktails list. I had a chance to try some cocktails a few weeks back. Former 1886 bartender Lacey Murillo may have left the… Continue reading

Pasadena: 1886’s 2nd Year Anniversary Party Is This Saturday, November 17

1886 celebrates their second year anniversary this Saturday, November 17 from 8 PM to 1 AM. Advance tickets are available for $86 online and $100 at the door (if available). Tickets include live… Continue reading

DTLA: Towne Now Open

I was recently invited to check out the newly opened Towne Food & Drink. I am always excited about new options for lunch and dinner in Downtown and Towne is fairly close to… Continue reading

Pasadena: Sashimi Plate at Sushi Ichi

  A couple of months ago, I was researching sushi restaurants in Pasadena. It’s a bit of a mystery why there are so few great restaurants in Pasadena. And in the case of… 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: Korean BBQ at Gaon

  Following a concert, we wanted to stay local but I really wanted Korean food. I had wanted to try Gaon for a while, hoping it would be a good spot since I… Continue reading