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Bashan Restaurant / Glendale – Los Angeles, CA 0

Bashan Restaurant / Glendale – Los Angeles, CA

Bashan Restaurant is a small, modernly furnished, dimly lit restaurant in Glendale (on the border near Montrose), self-described as casual fine dining. My husband and I have been there several times over the last six months or so. In our...

PWF Giveaway Winners 0

PWF Giveaway Winners

Last week, we featured an awesome giveaway for five pairs of General Admission passes to the Pasadena Wine Festival, which will be happening on Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Arboretum....

Giveaway: Pasadena Wine Festival

Giveaway: Pasadena Wine Festival

We’re excited to announce an awesome giveaway for the Los Angeles area: Pasadena Wine Festival passes. The PWF will be hosted at one of my favorite places, the lovely Los Angeles County Arboretum, on Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 2:00...

Disney’s California Food & Wine Festival – Part Three 0

Disney’s California Food & Wine Festival – Part Three

In case you missed our earlier posts, Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival is an event that runs from April 24 to June 7, 2009, which adds various food and wine events to the Disney parks (both complimentary and “signature”...

buccaneer pizza / santa ana – orange county, ca 3

buccaneer pizza / santa ana – orange county, ca

I was trying to decide what dinner would go well with Fishing With John, when I remembered seeing a pizza place near Big Lots called Buccaneer Pizza. Even though neither has anything to do with pizza, I thought the fishing-pirate...

the pantry cafe / downtown – los angeles, ca 0

the pantry cafe / downtown – los angeles, ca

I was excited to see that Felt Club Holiday 2008 would be at Shrine Auditorium, because I knew that would put Mary and I within spitting distance of The Pantry Cafe. Several years ago I made my first-ever visit to...

scottie’s smokehouse / orange – orange county, ca 5

scottie’s smokehouse / orange – orange county, ca

In San Diego, I had Phil’s BBQ. When I moved to L.A., I found a new barbecue love, Phillip’s BBQ. Though I don’t know whether to expect that caliber of barbecue goodness in the City of Orange, I was definitely...

redondo beach lobster festival 2008 / los angeles, ca 2

redondo beach lobster festival 2008 / los angeles, ca

Mary and I were contacted via the blog about our interest in reviewing the Redondo Beach Lobster Festival at the Seaside Lagoon, and when we responded, we were offered free admission and lobster meals. For anyone who doesn’t know me...