Growing up in the 626, you see boba shops on every corner. It’s become natural for people to say “let’s go get a drink” at 10pm and go to a cafe. So when Cafe Roule opened up in Temple City, I went to see if it was just like every other boba place or a hidden gem unlike any other.
“Knowing is good. Knowing everything is better.” If there’s any quote from this week’s new film The Circle that summarizes the entire plot of the near two-hour cinematic flop, that’s the one. If I had known it would be that simple, I might not have felt so bad about stepping out to refill my popcorn.
“Where do babies come from?” is a question frequently asked by children. Dreamworks’ new movie “Boss Baby” was released in theatres on March 31st, and it answers the questions for kids, but with a twist.
Pasadena’s food scene continues to expand its diversity with Milkie and Snowie, the first dessert shop to introduce the city to Korean shaved ice: bingsoo. Since its opening back in November 2016, Milkie and Snowie managed to surpass other Pasadena cafes that have been around for years on Yelp, and is currently the #1 Dessert Place in Pasadena.
In a small plaza just off of Lake Avenue sits Sugarfish, a small sushi restaurant that is known for having sushi that “melts-in-your-mouth.”
What I love most about Pasadena is you can walk on the boulevard of Colorado and still find new gems every weekend. There’s somehow always a clothing store, bookstore, or cafe you might have overlooked last time you were there.
A hidden gem located in Pasadena, Braise & Crumble boasts an array of delicious and perfectly cooked menu items for foodies looking for a quick bite.
Up for super strong coffee and for foods you’re not sure sure should be that color, then Bambu is the place for you! Bambu is a Vietnamese inspired coffee, tea, and dessert shop that supports two locations in Alhambra and Arcadia.
Quite different from your many local cafes, Bambino’s cafe is a small hidden place near the 210 freeway that attracts their customers with its cheesy saucy aroma and addictive smell of pizzas. Walking inside Bambinos the atmosphere is filled with pure positive vibes. The walls have colorful wording on them that stand out to you. The background noise of classic rock adds on the tastes bud that are ready for slice of satisfaction. As you sit down the area has a bar type seating with …
A chalkboard sign with colorful script sits in the sun, with the entrance to Pencil Cafe hidden on Harkness Ave. Swinging it open and walking up the three steps to the main seating area, it’s as if you entered a charming indie apartment. A plush doll rests on the waiting area seats in front of the cashier. Rainbow string lights are pinned above a shelf of books on the wall, with abstract art reproductions in harmony with the cheery yellow paint. A mantled unicorn head, …