FOOD & DRINK
12 Steps to Making Perfect Latte Art

Ever wanted to impress dinner guests by garnishing homemade lattes with a heart or rosette on top? It’s a bit more complicated than one might expect, but Andrew Willis, manager for Coffee by the Books on the corner of Walnut and Oakland, says “a home barista…

Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week from March 6-17, “Get Happy” with Daily Happy Hours

“Get Happy” during the annual Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week from Monday, March 6, through Friday, March 17, at participating restaurants, bars,…

The History of the Breakfast Burrito

It’s time to learn more about one of everyone’s favorite foods – the breakfast burrito.. The word burrito means “little donkey.” The reason for this…

These Fresh Scones Will Make Your Morning

Yummy Granola Scones are traditionally connected with Scotland, Ireland and England, but exactly who deserves the honor of invention, no one knows…

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with Taiwanese Pastries

2017 marks the Year of the Fire Rooster in the Chinese zodiac. The new year began on Saturday, January 28 and the celebration typically lasts…

Make Your Next Business Decision Over Breakfast

Breakfast meetings are all the rage these days. Business leaders have clocked on to the value of early meetings scheduled before work,…

Why You Should Eat More Beans

Beans may have a bad reputation for making people gassy, but that’s no reason to cut them out of your diet. Experts recommend you consume…

From Farmers’ Market to Your Table

You’re always sure to find plenty of fruits and vegetables at the farmer’s market, but these days, we can often find milk,…

Lucky Boy Now Caters

Parties are supposed to be fun. When you’re doing all of the planning, the cooking, the hosting, the serving and the cleanup, they’re not so…

Your Definitive Guide to Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee, a beloved cocktail made with coffee, Irish whiskey, cream and sugar, is the ideal winter pick-me-up. The story goes, Joe Sheridan, a local chef, invented this cocktail to comfort chilly airline passengers at Foynes Port in Limerick, Ireland in the winter of 1943. The drink soon became the airport’s signature item and was brought to San Francisco’s Buena Vista Cafe by Stanton Delaplane, an American travel writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. Now you can enjoy this boozy coffee treat without travelling to Ireland or visiting chilly San Francisco. We spoke with the bartender manager at White Horse…

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