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Cheeseburger Week Returns to Pasadena
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Cheeseburger Week Returns to Pasadena

Restaurants honor Lionel Sternberger’s invention of the cheeseburger in Pasadena in 1924 During Cheeseburger Week from Jan. 6 to Jan. 11, Pasadena honors Lionel Sternberger’s genius in being the first to put cheese on a hamburger and serve it at the Rite Spot in Pasadena in 1924. Forty of Pasadena’s favorite restaurants, lounges and burger joints…

Chef Michael Hung Named Host Chef of Masters of Taste 2019
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Chef Michael Hung Named Host Chef of Masters of Taste 2019

The fourth annual Masters of Taste 2019, a luxury food and beverage festival, is set to take place on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 3 to 7 p.m. on the field of the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Chef Michael Hung, 2017 and 2018 Masters of Taste culinary master, will be the event’s first-time host chef. Hung’s illustrious career credentials include time spent with Traci Des Jardins’ James Beard Award-winning…

Deck the Halls with Popcorn Trees
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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 kids, and pull out your prettiest decorating sugars and sprinkles. Then…

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Debuts Sip & Savor
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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 and culinary brands, along with wines and craft brews from throughout…

The Pie Hole Offers Fare From Original Recipes
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The Pie Hole Offers Fare From Original Recipes

By Brianna Chu and May S. Ruiz The Pie Hole, located at the Indiana Colony in Old Pasadena, serves up the kinds of pies that are not found at regular cafés, diners, or restaurants. That’s because the items on its menu were created by Becky Grasley who comes from a long line of bakers and…

Celestino: Creating Memorable Sicilian Dining Experiences
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Celestino: Creating Memorable Sicilian Dining Experiences

By Brianna Chu and May S. Ruiz Celestino, at the South Lake Avenue District, has been a celebrated restaurant among diners looking for authentic Italian cuisine. For over 20 years, it has attracted locals and visitors to Pasadena with its seasonal fares made with the finest and freshest ingredients. Owner Calogero Drago, one of the…

New Mushroom and Truffle Menu at Pasadena’s Celestino Ristorante
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New Mushroom and Truffle Menu at Pasadena’s Celestino Ristorante

Truffle here, truffle there, truffle fungi everywhere. Celestino Ristorante in Pasadena is truly bringing the goods this season with their new seasonal mushroom and truffle menu created by owner and Executive Chef Calogero Drago. “Mushrooms add a deep, earthy flavor to anything you prepare with them, which makes them perfect for our hearty fall Italian dishes,” says Drago. “Celestino…

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