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Recommendations for Weekend in LA/Pasadena?

DavidB | Oct 23, 2006 04:37 PM


I live in the SF bay area and usually post there. I'm heading down to SoCal to see some friends. I will be staying with a friend in Pasadena (1 block from Caltech). I was hoping to receive some good restaurant recommendations in the Pasadena and West LA area (though K-town/Hollywood/ south La Brea is also good). I'm looking for any of the following types of places:

1)Good, authentic sushi (Toro,aji,uni, scallops, mirugai, i.e really fresh fish and unique fish as well), $60/person should be the max.
2)Californian/Seafood ($60/person)
3)Deli, i.e esp. pastrami sandwiches
4)Mexican food, especially Al PAstor/carnitas/goat/fish tacos
5)Brunch/late breakfast (Pancakes/waffles/eggs bendict..etc)
6)Korean BBQ
7)trendy places to go Bar hopping...

Thanks for your help in advance. I really appreciate any input you can offer.

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