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Alpaca Lunch

Alpaca head cheese Kings Row Gastropub, Pasadena, California Connoisseurs of the meat dish with a dairy name have elevated what was once a butcher’s way to sell undesirable bits and pieces of the hog into a carnivorous foodie’s go-to charcuterie … Continue reading

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The Ukraine Girls Really Knock Me Out

Roxolana Restaurant Pasadena, California (CLOSED) Historically Roxelana was a woman of Ukrainian ancestry who rose from status as a harem slave to Sultan Suleiman I (one of the most powerful sultans of the Ottoman Empire) to becoming his wife and … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Be The King

Kings Row, Pasadena, California When Mediterranean-inspired Neomeze closed in Pasadena’s Old Town, all eyes were focused on what would emerge in that space. The management team literally stripped the historic hundred year-old building down to the bare bricks, and Kings … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Parties, Part I

Ford’s Filling Station’s 5th Anniversary party Culver City, California You can mark off a pretty good week on the calendar when you’ve had the pleasure and the privilege to attend two extravaganzas several days apart as was the case this … Continue reading

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