Category Archives: Pasadena dinner

Settebello: Authentic Pizza Napoletana in Pasadena

Yes, you read that right. Pasadena. The once shining beacon of boutiques, Bullock’s and Hugo Molina that is now more closely associated with chain behemoth Cheesecake Factory and why-are-they-still-in-business mainstay Mi Piace. To be fair, Settebello isn’t located in Old Town- it’s just east of the main drag, in a section that includes the newly-opened Tender Greens and one of the last few non-virtual bookstores, Vroman’s. Could this segment of Colorado become the new, cooler Old Town? I’ve cast my vote. Continue reading

Yujean Kang’s, Old Town Pasadena

Old Town Pasadena. I can’t even remember how old I was when I first walked down Colorado Blvd, but Pasadena (Old Town, in particular) is probably where my social life began. I guess it’s an odd thought to think of the start of your social life, but to me it is marked by the first circle of friends or flurry of nighttime activity after you’ve moved out of mom and dad’s house and are a bonafide, independent adult. Continue reading