Where to Eat in Pasadena: Recommendations From a Local

Where to Eat in Pasadena!

Pasadena is only ten miles from Downtown Los Angeles (aka DTLA) and is a popular place to visit all year round. I grew up near here and moved back to the Crown City five years ago. Historic Pasadena boasts incredible architecture and now the downtown area has been completely revitalized and has changed a great deal for the better. The shopping, dining and activity options are stellar and most people already know about the famous Colorado Blvd. This is the street where The Tournament of Roses Parade marches for 5.5 miles every year on January 1.

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Where to Eat in Pasadena ~ The Best Restaurants and Bars

Where to eat in Pasadena

Are you coming to Pasadena anytime soon? Is your favorite college team in the Rose Bowl? Are you up to your knees in snow, icy wind and rain? Do you long for winter temps in the 70’s? What? Yes, the 70’s.

Where to eat in Pasadena

Yes, my friend it is so. The winters are mostly sunny and mild, with no humidity, the mountains are lovely and it is only a short drive to the gorgeous beaches of So Cal. However, we do have plenty of people living here, so just a visit, ok?

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Looking For Inspiration on a Garden Tour in Pasadena

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Craig and I took a scenic garden tour in Pasadena presented by the Creative Arts Group of Sierra Madre. The tour just happened to be in our neighborhood, so we jumped at the chance! The first lovely home being showcased was designed by a longtime friend, Nord Eriksson, a talented landscape designer. …

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Empty Nest Downsize Update: A walk in the Lower Arroyo Seco Natural Park

While exploring our new neighborhood on our daily walk, we have found some beautiful places to enjoy nature. Our recent move and downsize to a smaller, much older home is now described as our “rightsize” move. Our new city, Pasadena, is 75 miles miles away from the beach community where we lived for 23 years and it has …

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