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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Dining Delights

Dining

Sierra Fusion: Innovative, Family-Friendly Fusion Cuisine

By Brianna Chu Located on Sierra Madre Boulevard in Sierra Madre, Sierra Fusion lets you know what it’s all about right in its name. It’s a cozy but not stuffy spot, with large windows and an accent brick wall on the far end with handpainted,...

Culinary Collaboration at the Raymond 1886

By Brianna Chu Even just from the outside, the Raymond 1886 isn’t your average restaurant: the place is literally a cottage, not to mention its hard-to-spot location on Fair Oaks. It looks, for all intents and purposes, like a well-kept Craftsman bungalow, set with dark...

Margaritas Delights with Family-Style Mexican Cuisine

The bright red, Spanish-style exterior of Margaritas Mexican Restaurant is probably a familiar sight to some, especially since it first opened in Pasadena 42 years ago, in 1977. One of a dying breed of restaurants, it remains firmly within family hands: owner Ruby Bugarin...

Who is the Chu of ‘Chew with Chu?’

By Brianna Chu Before you start: I know it’s a dumb pun. I am indeed aware, as I was the idiot who came up with it. So...hi! I’m Brianna, an early twenty-something, recent university graduate who was born and raised in Pasadena. As you might have...

Soh Grill: Changing the Face of Korean Barbecue

By Brianna Chu Soh Grill opened its doors to Raymond Avenue a year and a half ago. When its owner, Tamara Kim, moved to Pasadena about three years ago, she noticed a lack of Korean food options and decided to open the restaurant in charming...

Bone Kettle’s Delicious Offerings Continue to Impress Diners

By Brianna Chu Last year, May and I were invited to a PR mixer at the Bone Kettle, a Southeast Asian restaurant and bar in Old Pasadena, and the food was, as hoped for, simply amazing. I loved it so much that I revisited the...

Healthy Snacks to Help You Keep Your Resolutions

The beginning of a new year marks the annual pledge many of us make for healthier eating habits after the long gluttonous run from Halloween thru New Year’s Day. With the heft of the holidays weighing in both body and mind comes the desire...

Sip & Savor is a Foodie’s Paradise

Eat, drink and be merry at the new Pasadena Tournament of Roses Sip & Savor where the taste-tempting SoCal food scene, along with fine wines and craft brews from throughout California are on the menu just for you along with exciting entertainment, over three...

Deck the Halls with Popcorn Trees

Tis the season of decking halls and trimming trees, and we’ve got a delicious way to do both—in the kitchen. There’s no chance of breaking heirloom ornaments when you’re decorating miniature Festive Popcorn Trees from the Popcorn Board. Roll up your sleeves, gather the...

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Debuts Sip & Savor

Showcasing SoCal’s food scene, fine wines, craft brews, and entertainment A new end-of-year celebration debuts with the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Sip & Savor. On the event menu is an impressive array of offerings for all ages from many of Southern California’s favorite eateries...
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