Le Méridien Pasadena Arcadia is a new property under the Marriott brand with a stylish midcentury modern design aesthetic bringing Le Méridien’s distinctive European heritage to the Southern California destination. The hotel boats 234 newly remodeled rooms and 14,000 square feet of event space. This winter season, the hotel toasts to the festive season with a special winter package. Guests will receive breakfast for two … Continue reading Top Reasons to Stay at the new Le Meridien Pasadena Arcadia Hotel
On Sunday, April 7th, I hit one of my favorite food and wine events of the year – Masters of Taste 2019 at the iconic Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena! I managed to be first in line this year, arriving almost an hour before the flood gates opened because I didn’t want to miss a moment taking in the gourmet afternoon I knew I was … Continue reading A Rose Bowl That Never Tasted So Good!
For a memorable culinary experience, take a train ride to Crossings in South Pasadena, just a short hop from the Gold Line station, only one stop away from Highland Park. One of our favorite meals of last year came from Gargantua, a Santa Monica pop-up. Now one of Gargantua’s chefs, Kevin Malone, has made a new home at Crossings. This South Pasadena two-story exposed brick … Continue reading Hop the train for haute cuisine at Crossings in Pasadena
At Twohey’s, two Tooheys dined And ate ham and chicken well brined The owners they met Drank some cocktails? You bet That hot fudge, truly one of a kind! Newly opened Twohey’s Tavern in Pasadena is many things. A modern, fine dining take on the 75-year old Twohey’s diner in Alhamba. A gorgeous space with enough bar area to comfortably enjoy a creative cocktail, or … Continue reading Two Tooheys at Twohey’s
I’ve been obsessed with dresses since I bloomed out of my tomboy phase in about 8th grade. So to select an actual bridal dress that was simple, elegant, classy, sexy, and comfortable proved to be a tall task in Los Angeles. There are so many designers in LA that bridal dress shopping is instantly overwhelming especially when the average dress starts around $2,000. So I … Continue reading Where to wedding dress shop in L.A.