Tag Archive: Pasadena

Eat My Blog 5.0: Blogger Baked Goods for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies by Chef Valentina

My mom is from Taft, Samar, in the Philippines. Every year she made us attend her hometown fiestas with her, which were parties that people from Taft who now lived in the States threw, celebrating their town and the Filipino culture. Lots of tasty food and lots of dancing. I just thought it was cool…

1886 Bar’s New Spring Cocktail Menu Features Bottled Cocktail Sodas

1886 Bar’s Coke and a Smile bottled cocktail (Photo by acuna-hansen)

On a hot day there’s nothing more refreshing that cracking open an ice-cold bottle of soda. What would make that even better? If it was a cocktail soda, amIright? Bottled and carbonated cocktails are popping up on new cocktail menus around town just in time for the warmer weather. Sotto just debuted its trio of…

Sneak Peek: The Blind Donkey’s Drink Menu Debuts Tonight

The Blind Donkey by Caroline on Crack

Beer guy Ryan Sweeney’s new bar, The Blind Donkey, opens tonight in Pasadena. But it’s not focused on craft beer. Gasp! Actually it’s all about the whiskey. 68 bottles chosen by partner John Bower who’s a whiskey guy and the one who envisioned this contribution to Old Town’s drinking scene. John felt that Pas could use…

Resistance Is Futile: LA Street Food Fest + Giveaway

Carmaggedon. Autopocalypse. The 405 freeway closed the whole weekend from the 101 to 10? What’s a Westsider who wants to hit up foodie favorite event LA Street Food Fest in Pasadena on July 16th to do? Feel the Lure of LA Food Fest I mean, who would want to brave what’s being touted to be…

Springtime, Drink Time: 1886 Bar’s New Cocktails Debut

The Raymond’s 1886 Bar debuts its new spring cocktail menu today! The new list is a collaborative effort by head barman Marcos Tello and his bar crew at 1886, plus esteemed mixologists like Alex Day (formerly of Death & Co.) and Vincenzo Marianella (Copa d’Oro). With the use of ingredients like strawberries and kumquats and…

Win VIP Tickets to LA Street Food Fest Summer Tasting Event

*****CONTEST IS CLOSED***** With only four days until the LA Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl, I’m sure you’ve heard all about it by now. That you get to eat food from over 60 LA food trucks, enjoy live music at an outdoor concert, partake of an ice cream social, shop the Unique LA…

Happy Hour and Cocktails at Dish Bistro & Bar in Pasadena

I’m rarely ever in Pasadena, especially if we’re talking during happy hour on a weekday but at the same time it’s always good to keep track of the happy hours and drink specials around town, right? So here’s this one from Pasadena’s Dish Bistro & Bar which is located off the beaten path in Old…