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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…

Why Do I Go to a Poke Restaurant for Smoothies?
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Why Do I Go to a Poke Restaurant for Smoothies?

By Hansol Hwang Most people would go to a burger joint to munch on their famous cheeseburger, loaded with onion rings, a special sauce and a 100 percent wagyu beef patty. And most people would go to a poke restaurant to devour diced raw fish covered in ponzu and spicy mayo sauce, surrounded by freshly…

Have a Poppin’ October With a Twist on Popcorn
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Have a Poppin’ October With a Twist on Popcorn

Popcorn lovers rejoice: October is National Popcorn Poppin’ Month, a seasonal celebration of one of America’s oldest and most beloved snack foods. As farmers head into the fields to harvest crops, families and friends gather to honor this ever-popular treat. Whether stovetop, microwave or ready-to-eat, we consume 13 billion quarts each year of this wholesome, whole…

Calling All Foodies to Tastes & Sounds on South Lake
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Calling All Foodies to Tastes & Sounds on South Lake

San Gabriel Valley’s largest culinary and music festival Thousands are expected to attend the special 10 year anniversary celebration of Taste of South Lake in Pasadena on Saturday, Sept. 29 from noon to 5 p.m. Presented by Logix Federal Credit Union the popular culinary and music festival is back as Tastes & Sounds on South Lake and…

Gold Line Offers Easy Brunch Options in Pasadena
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Gold Line Offers Easy Brunch Options in Pasadena

By Jackie Gonzales Breakfast may be considered the most important meal of the day, but brunch can often be the most enjoyable. Specialty sweet delights straight from the griddle, savory amalgamations of egg, cheese, meat and vegetables, and refreshing fruity cocktails combine to make the perfect midmorning feast. For residents of the Foothills, the Metro…

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