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Where to meet in the SFV

by judybird 1 month ago

Friends live in West Hills, we're in Pasadena, looking for a place to meet for dinner somewhere in between. Type of food doesn't matter, casual is fine, but we'd like a place that's quiet enough fo...

Pasadena Tuesday Specials?

by 8Gr8N8 3 months ago

The wife and I are looking to splash out in Pasadena and are interested in any Tuesday specials. We'd be particularly interested in any higher end offerings or prix fixe opportunities. We love Fre...

Live blue crabs in LA/Pasadena?

by abbyjj 4 months ago

I would like to find a fresh seafood market where I can purchase LIVE blue crabs. I'd also like to find fresh herring (not pickled or salted). Would you be able to help me find such a place in the ...

QQ Kopitiam in Pasadena

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

When I was in town in November, my friend who had lived in Singapore before was raring to take me to QQ Kopitiam.

Fresh sorrel leaves near Pasadena area

by spiro94 8 months ago

Anyone knows where to find fresh sorrel leaves near Pasadena area? I need it for the soup. I checked with farmers markets, sprouts, Whole Foods and nobody even heard of this grass. Someone mentione...

NY Pizza in Greater Pasadena are

by withabandon 2 years ago

As a long time NYC "ex-pat," I'd like to hear from other NYC transplants regarding where in the greater Pasadena area can I find pizza that most closely resembles NYC's finest. Foliero's in Highlan...

Looking for brioche & whole wheat slider buns

by WINDELLA 1 year ago

I'm looking for Brioche and whole wheat sliders bun. Anyone know where I can purchase them in the Pasadena or San Bernardino area? I'm going to make some if I can't find them but I'd rather not due...

Hainan Chicken Rice @ Cluck2Go | Pasadena

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Today I've been binge-watching Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown", including the Singapore episode. Thought I'd post about Wednesday's lunch Hainan Chicken Rice at Cluck2Go in Pasadena while it's f...

Looking for turkey chops

by WINDELLA 2 years ago

I'm looking for turkey chops in the Pasadena area. Ordering online shipping is ridiculous! Anyone know of a place to purchase nearby? Los Angeles ,Inland Empire ok( I visit there often)

Old Virginia Restaurant - S. Pasadena

by TD Smith 9 years ago

On a whim today (8/13/10), I wondered if anyone else remembered the Old Virginia and got your website. It was started by Don S. (I think) but it was from 2004 and the link was no longer active. I...

Gerlach's Grill in Pasadena

by Alan 14 years ago

I can't say enough great things about this little hole-in-the-wall takeout place. Great grilled fish, very generous portions at reasonable prices for seafood. They are so good that we have a menu...


by WINDELLA 2 years ago

I would like to try branzino, I've heard a lot about it ,so I'm looking for fresh, whole branzino in the Pasadena area. Anyone know where I can find it?

Where's the fish, any fresh seafood?

by WINDELLA 2 years ago

Any decent fish markets near Pasadena? Without paying an arm and two legs? Besides the fish market on Brand Ave in Burbank(can't remember the name) but it's awfully expensive and soooooooo crowded!

Pasadena Cafe Bizou Closes Permanently

Al Bondigas
by Al Bondigas 2 years ago

Unfortunately this location has closed after 18 years in Pasadena. Another victim of the Pasadena minimum wage ordinance. Now workers are unemployed due to this misguided law. Making zero instead o...

Dinner for two bestie gal pals in Pasadena or Highland Park

by uberdeb 2 years ago

This weekend I'm joining my friend who's staying at the Langham Hotel for work. We'd like to go out for dinner Saturday night -- ideally something that feels very SoCal and local and awesome and id...

Pasadena Dinner Spots for Girls' Getaway Reunion?

by SLOgirl12 2 years ago

Looking for recommendations for dinner spots in Pasadena for a girls' getaway reunion. We are from all over the country and in our mid/late 30's. Someplace vibrant and says special occasion but a...

Raisin Pie and Coconut Custard Pie

by RosaHemken 2 years ago

There used to be a restaurant in Pasadena back in the 50's and 60's called Beadle's, which sadly has closed. I used to love a Coconut Custard pie that had like a toasted coconut macaroon top. It wa...

Lucky Boy in Pasadena: Can it be? Too much bacon?

by kiwi 13 years ago

Lucky Boy is greasy spoon right across the street from the Trader Joe's on Arroyo Pkwy in Pasadena. It's been mentioned often here. In fact, there's a very real possibility that I posted a nearly...

Looking for cooking classes in the Pasadena or Glendale/Burbank area.

by DougKopf 12 years ago

Hi everyone. My wife and I are looking for cooking classes in the Pasadena or Glendale/Burbank area. We live in Sunland. We know how to turn on the stove. We have gotten past burning water. We can...

Fresh Turkey

by WINDELLA 2 years ago

Where in the Pasadena area can I purchase fresh turkey year round ?