Category Archives: Food

Pasadena Restaurants Honor Invention of the Cheeseburger in 5th Annual Week-Long Challenge

From vintage burger shacks to fine dining, from taverns to turnkeys, from all beef to 50/50, or from turkey to vegetarian—and everything in between—cheeseburger lovers will be able to vote for their favorites in a number of categories from now … Continue reading

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Where the Cool Kids Will be Celebrating New Year’s Eve 2017

Did you wait until the last minute, torn between expensive New Year’s Eve events and the new Dave Chapelle special on Netflix? Don’t worry, we have selected some of the best celebrations for you. Most of them are free or … Continue reading

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Chill at The Queen Mary: A First-Timer’s Visit and Photo Essay

Queen Mary’s annual Chill winter event takes guests on an international expedition, with the 38,000-square foot ice park being divided up into six different “lands.” Explore the cultural experiences, menus, crafts and activities of Germany, Switzerland, China, Russia, Holland, and … Continue reading

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Chill at the Queen Mary: Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag

I was scrambling around all day trying to find some gloves to wear for the Chill at the Queen Mary. Apparently, I’d be throwing snowballs and scooting around on my wet butt on the ice slide. As it turns out, … Continue reading

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One Door Opens but Another Closes: Original Twohey’s in Alhambra to Close in February 2018

UPDATED 12-16-2017: Legendary Twohey’s of Alhambra will permanently close its doors at the beginning of the year as the restaurant’s lease was not renewed. The restaurant and its mid-century modern styled building and interior ceiling lamp decor, cozy beige circular booths, … Continue reading

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It’s Tamale Time at Casa Vega!

Casa Vega on Ventura Boulevard is as old-school as it gets, serving Southern California-style Mexican Food in LA for 61 years. The Vega family opened their first restaurant on Olvera Street in the 1930s. The next generation opened Casa Vega in … Continue reading

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How to Survive Black Friday Madness! What to Eat

You might have camped outside the mall all night, and are already clutching your beloved doorbuster to your chest. If you need some sustenance, here are a few specials for you: Float is a combination coffee shop and soda fountain … Continue reading

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Tropicalia Music & Taco Festival: Live Review and Photo Gallery

Having attended multiple events at the Queen Mary in years past, including a great staging of the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival in 2003, and multiple versions of the Ink And Iron Festival, I thought I knew what we would be … Continue reading

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Random LA: Viva Sunset Boulevard Tacqueros!!

Images by Judy Ornelas Sisneros. All rights reserved.

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Taste Talks 2017 Brought Great Chefs Together to Taste and to Talk

At the end of October, Northside Media Inc., out of Brooklyn, hosted their second annual Taste Talks food and drink festival in LA. Taking over two sections of event space, The Holding Company, the day was two-fold. All day the Taste … Continue reading

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