Tupelo Junction : Santa Barbara, CA

Iced Coffee @ Tupelo

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An adorable restaurant on Santa Barbara’s lively State Street. Overall Score: 9/10   When you should go:  They serve breakfast and lunch from 8a-2p, and dinner starts at 5 (happy hour from 5-7). There is almost always a long wait, … Continue reading

The Picnic House : Portland, OR

Picnic House

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A casual restaurant on Portland’s Salmon Street Downtown. Overall Score: 8/10 When you should go:  It’s a perfect place for lunch any day of the week, and probably good for dinner. We’ve only been once for lunch on a weekday, and … Continue reading

Melt It! : Pasadena

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Who doesn’t like grilled cheese? Overall Score : 8/10       When should you go: A great lunch or dinner place located on Hill Avenue in Pasadena, close to Pasadena City College. Quick service, everything is made to order. … Continue reading

(Restaurants at the) Hilton : Los Cabos, Mexico

food collage mexico

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There were so many amazing culinary experiences here…so I thought I’d lump them into one post! Overall Score: 9/10 When you should go:  We stayed at the hotel from July 7-14. It rained one day (apparently it was a tropical … Continue reading

Lemonade : Pasadena

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A casual dining restaurant on Lake Street in Pasadena with tons of salads and homestyle food to choose from! Overall Score: 9/10 When you should go:  It’s a perfect place for lunch any day of the week, and a great … Continue reading

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana : Pasadena

DOC pizza

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A sit-down Italian pizza place with a variety of salads and antipasti – perfect menu for a group to enjoy family style. Overall Score: 7/10 (Photo credit: redlandsdailyfacts.com) When you should go:  We went for an early dinner on a … Continue reading

Houston’s : Pasadena

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A bit pricey, but worth it – on the corner of Arroyo Parkway and Del Mar Blvd. in Pasadena [one of many owned by the Hillstone Group]. Overall Score: 9/10 When you should go:  Try and make a reservation. If … Continue reading

Green Street Restaurant : Pasadena

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Adorable Pasadena restaurant just off the iconic Lake Street in the heart of the city. Very quintessential Pasadena, “ladies who do lunch” type of place. Overall Score: 8/10 When you should go:  This was the first time I went to Green Street … Continue reading

The Terrace at the Langham Hotel : Pasadena, CA

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A restaurant in the Langham Hotel in a beautiful tree-lined location in Pasadena, CA. Overall Score: 9/10 When you should go:  All day long. The patio overlooks the pool so if you’re looking for a fun, sunny, upbeat atmosphere, go … Continue reading

Zimzala : Huntington Beach

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Shorebreak Hotel’s Restaurant, with ocean views. Sits atop the hustle-bustle of 6th Street. Overall Score: 9/10 When you should go:  Daytime – beautiful views of the ocean and the hustle bustle of 6th street. Catch happy hour, and you’ll get … Continue reading