FOOD & DRINK
Pasadena’s Stark Spirits Distillery Announces Release of its First Commercial Gin, “Skyline”

Pasadena-based Stark Spirits launched Skyline Gin, their first commercial gin, this week. The new gin is the result of many previous iterations, developer and distiller Karen Robinson-Stark said. She and her husband, Greg Stark, are the owner/distillers of Stark Spirits, founded in March, 2013. Robinson-Stark…

Enjoy Peach Season This Summer

It’s peach season, and there is nothing better than fresh, juicy peaches picked up at the Farmer’s Market – you can use…

The Anatomy of a Perfect Salad

Salads are most people’s go-to options for a light meal. The best salads start with seasonal vegetables and fruits so summer is the perfect time…

Sip on Springtime Bliss at Smitty’s

Smitty’s Grill, a Pasadena dining destination known for its American comfort food and attentive staff, introduced a new cocktail menu. Their seasonal…

What to Eat on Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is not actually Mexico’s Independence Day! Contrary to this popular belief, it celebrates the Mexican victory at the Battle of Puebla during…

Altadena Ale Celebrates 7th Anniversary with Music and Flowing Cheer

The Altadena Ale and Wine House in Altadena celebrated its seventh anniversary last Monday night, with music and flowing cheer, and conversations…

Sip and Savor Cal Asian Flavors in a Historic Setting

DusitD2 Hotel Constance houses Constance Perry’s Restaurant and Lounge. These fine dining spots offer guests and locals a chance to try cutting edge food in…

Feast on Cinco de Mayo Favorites

Mexican cuisine is much more than tacos and tequila but that doesn’t mean that these staple items don’t have a place in…

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo All Month Long

Cinco de Mayo is synonymous with Mexican culture, music and food. Now you can extend your culinary exploration of Mexico with three new artisanal tacos…

Earth Day at The Langham

With Earth Day on April 22nd, The Langham Huntington, Pasadena honors the holiday with a number of special eco-friendly programming including specialty sustainable cocktails, commitment to maintaining EarthCheck Gold Certification and much more. The Tap Room will be offering a specialty cocktail, the Lemon Light made with crop organic earth lemon vodka, lemon juice, mint, simply syrup and egg white – using ingredients from the hotel’s sustainable herb garden! In addition, sustainable wines will also be served all day on April 22nd. The Langham Huntington has energy efficient lighting in all public areas, waterless urinals and drought-tolerant native plants that…

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