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Raisin Pie and Coconut Custard Pie

by RosaHemken 4 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 15 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 14 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 4 years ago

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

Jewish deli near Pasadena

by withabandon 4 years ago

Is there a good Jewish deli anywhere near Pasadena. Wanted for brunch/breakfast. Thanks!

Parents 50th Wedding Anniversary Dinner

by Mahilani 5 years ago

My parents 50th wedding anniversary is coming up and my sisters and I would like to take them to a lovely dinner in L.A. or Pasadena area. We'll have 10-15 ppl and would prefer paying $35-45 per pe...

Wild/foraged mushrooms?

by limso 5 years ago

My diet has been missing wild mushrooms since I left the bay area and the ridiculously inexpensive wild mushrooms that were available at the Berkeley Bowl. How in the world does the Berkeley Bowl s...

CaliBurger To Open In Pasadena

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by Al Bondigas 5 years ago

CaliBurger (channeling In & Out) is scheduled to open in Pasadena on June 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. However, you need to make reservations, order and pay through their app ahead of your arrival. All of...

Amara (Pasadena) makes the best Iced Chocolate in all of LA

by ipsedixit 6 years ago

Pure, thick, honest-to-goodness real Venezuelan chocolate, served chilled over ice. With a shot of espresso if you insist. I do not. They also make a great patacón, as well as arepas. You s...

Pasadena Visit

by jane21 5 years ago

I will be visiting Pasadena with some friends next month. Any recommendations for places to go? We are flexible on price point (as long as it is worthwhile) and cuisine. However, one of the gro...

Pasadena: Farm Shop equivalent? Gourmet Burgers?

by ethan111 5 years ago

Hi Pasadena Chowhounders, My brother and I will be coming to Pasadena for a few days and plan on checking out Pie Hold and having dinner at Union. We would really appreciate your guidance on wher...

help restaurant steak type

by gracethegift 5 years ago

Need help finding a restaurant Birthday party dinner for about 20-25 adults Nice restaurant , good parking access as a few oldtimers. Steak type restaurant (meat) like private room with good servi...

Good corned beef in Pasadena--where?

by diningdivala 15 years ago

Just this second, I got a craving for a real, deli-style corned beef sandwich, thick, on good rye, maybe swiss, no mustard. The kind I'd get at my old-school Jewish deli back east. I live in Pasade...

Pasadena Icons?

by IcemanLA 6 years ago

I will be in Pasadena for a few days and would appreciate some suggestions on a few iconic restaurants. Am on a semi-limited budget, but fortunately my tastes are at the level of Pie n/' Burger and...

Oysters for Cooking in Los Angeles/Pasadena

by french roast 6 years ago

I am looking to buy some raw oysters to cook. The only fish places I called seem to be selling for around $1.50 each, which is crazy--I can go to a happy hour and eat them on the shell in a nice re...

Best French Toast in LA?

by Bologna 6 years ago

Hi, I was not big on FT until last month when I brunched at Monument Lane in NYC, West Village and holy smokes! Speaking of smokes, their smokey Bloody Mary's knocked me out too. I'm in Pasa...

Pasadena Recommendations

by 1foodie1 6 years ago

I need a dinner spot near the Norton Simon museum. Any recommendations for something fabulous that a bunch of foodies might love? Any suggestions very much appreciated!

Empanadas in or near Pasadena?

by majordanby 6 years ago

Hello all. Can anyone recommend a place that sells good empanadas of any variety (e.g. Jamaican, Filipino, Spanish, Argentinian, etc.) in or near the Pasadena area? Thanks in advance

Lunch in Pasadena?

by medrite 6 years ago

Hello all, Looking for recs for a business lunch in Pasadena, on or near Colorado Boulevard. My lunch companion suggested Il Fornaio, Mi Piace, or Kabuki, but I was wondering if we could do better...

All you Ortolan fans: Christophe Eme is doing a pop-up in South Pasadena

by J.L. 6 years ago

Years after the closure of the great Ortolan, Chef Eme has re-surfaced! He will be serving his first pop-up next week. It's a one-time deal, but if it's successful (hopefully Hounds will "make it...