All posts tagged: Pasadena

Food critic wannabe: Anniversary dinner

Disclosure to reader: I am not a professional food critic. My reviews are based on my personal experiences of local restaurants and judged with my particular palate. This series is mostly designed to encourage dining outings. Thank you Anniversary Dinner My husband and I recently celebrated our first wedding anniversary. We decided to stay local and dine in one of our favorite cities Old Town Pasadena. Old Town Pasadena also has a special place in our hearts because this is where our wedding was held. If you have not been to Old town, I highly recommend you visit. Pasadena is about 30 minutes from the San Fernando Valley going East on the 210 freeway. It is full of old charm, and the brick exposed buildings give somewhat of a 1920’s vibe to me. There are tons of places to dine and wine, great alternative to downtown LA and Hollywood. My husband and I had dinner at Sushi Roku. We had never heard of this place but they had a happy hour menu so we took a …