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Sweets from the Heart: Mignon Chocolate
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Sweets from the Heart: Mignon Chocolate

By Brianna Chu When you walk into Mignon Chocolate, you don’t just walk into a chocolate store: you walk into a business with a rich, multi-generational, and cosmopolitan history. The Ter Poghossian family business starts with Mignon Chocolate owner Joe Ter Poghossian’s grandfather, Hovsep Ter Poghossian Sr., who opened and operated a bakery in Ukraine…

Generations of Southern Hospitality at Gus’s BBQ
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Generations of Southern Hospitality at Gus’s BBQ

By Brianna Chu John Bicos shares ownership of Gus’s BBQ with his brother, Chris. He had been coming to Gus’s since he was a kid, as his best friend (and indeed, the best man at his wedding!) was the great-grandson of the eponymous Gus, who started the restaurant with his relatives in 1946. Their family…

A Pasadenan Seafood Cornerstone: Cameron’s Seafood
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A Pasadenan Seafood Cornerstone: Cameron’s Seafood

By Brianna Chu Owner Pete Gallanis, as you might guess, is not the first owner of Cameron’s Seafood. The eponymous John Cameron was an attorney who, when inspired by his friend Fred Duckett – owner of The Fish Market – opened his own restaurant in 1984. However, Cameron quickly realized that he liked eating at…

Best Pasadena Restaurants Invite Southern Californians to Tantalize Their Tastebuds during 10th Restaurant Week
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Best Pasadena Restaurants Invite Southern Californians to Tantalize Their Tastebuds during 10th Restaurant Week

Award-winning restaurants among Pasadena dining establishments to offer special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at incredible prices Pasadena’s restaurant community opens its doors to guests from throughout Southern California for the 10th Pasadena Restaurant Week. The Pasadena Chamber is organizing the event which takes place from Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10. Find out…

Masters of Taste: A Luxury Food Event for a Humanitarian Cause
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Masters of Taste: A Luxury Food Event for a Humanitarian Cause

By Brianna Chu Coming into its fourth year running, Masters of Taste is an exclusive dining event that brings together an incredible array of culinary masters, restaurants, pastry chefs, alcohol specialists, breweries, and mixologists from all over Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. The purpose? To raise money for a deserving cause. One-hundred percent of…

Meat District Co. Unveils New Brunch Menu
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Meat District Co. Unveils New Brunch Menu

By Brianna Chu Some readers may already recognize Meat District Co. from last November’s feature on the restaurant in the Business Spotlight. If not, well… (*cough* You should go read it before you read my review. *cough*) If you’ve never been to the restaurant, it’s got a modern, industrial atmosphere with rustic, warm touches. You…

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