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TRATTORIA NEAPOLIS Opens in Pasadena

A private reception Monday gave some VIPs in Pasadena a taste of Italy, complete with vintage Sophia Loren movies playing on the bar’s TVs instead of sports. -Photo by Terry Miller An award-winning chef, some of the country’s top beverage experts and a restaurateur’s decade-long research and life-long dream, all converge at Trattoria Neapolis 336…

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Mexican Food Still Served in Arcadia

By Victor Buell Despite the closure of two Acapulco restaurants in Pasadena and Monrovia, hungry chow-hounds looking for a Mexican food fix can still get a giant burrito, a stuffed soft taco, or a cheesy enchilada just around the corner at Arcadia’s Original Peppers Mexican Grill and Cantina. This family-owned and family-oriented grill is nestled…

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VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE DURING PASADENA CHEESEBURGER WEEK JANUARY 15 to 20

Celebrate America’s favorite food in the city where it was invented. The public is invited to take the Cheeseburger Challenge and vote for their favorite burger at www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com/cheeseburger-chalenge during Pasadena Cheeseburger Week. Voting opens on Sunday, January 15th and ends on Monday, January 23rd. There are many categories of voting, from traditional cheeseburgers to gourmet…

Mijares Makes Mexican Magic
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Mijares Makes Mexican Magic

Right off the bat, I have been reminded more then once that the correct pronunciation is me-har-eez, Mijares Mexican Restaurant. What do The Chronicle, JJ’s Steak House and Wood and Eddy’s all have in common? At one time they were all very popular restaurants here in the Pasadena area. For one reason or another, they…

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