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March 12, 2010 3

Scarlet Tea Room (Pasadena)

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It always pleases me to know that there’re quite a few of teahouses in Old Town Pasadena co-existing. If quaint is not your style, there’s the elegant and pretty Scarlet Tea Room. The interior is bright, elegant and cute like a dollhouse. The chandelier looked like it should be a miniature. The menu offers different […]

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August 11, 2008 7

Trattoria Tre Venezie (Green St.)

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We went to the one Michelin star Northern Italian restaurant Trattoria Tre Venezie for our father’s birthday. It’s located in a cozy small house on Green Street in Old town Pasadena just a block from the insanely crowded and gaudy Buca di beppo. The interior was intimate and looked like someone’s house. Though the opinions […]

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August 7, 2008 3

Fair Oaks Pharmacy and Soda Fountain (South Pasadena)

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Finally went to Fair Oaks Pharmacy and Soda Fountain, the old fashion South Pasadena corner drug store dates back to 1915. It was onced a rest stop of route 66 back in the days, I’m glad they preserved the charming vintage interior. Love the bar area. The restaurant section only occupied 1/4 of the space, […]

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June 30, 2007 5

Cal Tech Athenaeum Buffet

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A friend of ours was a Caltech student (genius!) and belonged to the Caltech Faculty Club. He told us about the club’s Wednesday night buffet ($28) and that they have really good prime rib! Outsiders can only get in by being invited by a club member. So he invited a big group of us~ The […]

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February 20, 2007 4

Bistro K (Pasadena)

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For the report of my Valentine’s dinner, I’ve got guest writer aka my beau Jon who is a much much better writer than I am to blog about our experience. My previous entry on Bistro K is here. Joan told me about this groovy little place in Pasadena, Bistro K, where the food was top […]

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