A fragrant mix of vanilla and freshly made waffle cones lingered outside another one of Pasadena’s new eateries on Colorado Boulevard. Though it was a cold and rainy evening, it didn’t stop locals from treating themselves to an enticing cold dessert that included out of the ordinary ingredients like turkey skin and sweet potato casserole.
Wanderlust satisfies your lust for exotic ice cream
The line steadily grew as the sun set over Old Town Pasadena. Due to the growing sidewalk traffic, the ushers decided it would be wise to coax the crowd to the opposite side of the building. Indignant horns began to blare when an influx of young people suddenly began to crowd the already cramped alleyway. The ruckus inevitably drew the attention of people on the prowl for dinner—many stopping to ask the reason why there was such a line. The Wanderlust Creamery had arrived in …
Afters, after class or any other time
Ice cream knocks apple pie and chocolate chip cookies to second and third place as they rule as America’s favorite dessert. A popular and fairly new ice cream parlor is a six minute walk from PCC. Afters ice cream is a trendy place to go any time of the week from noon to midnight, just be prepared to wait in line. Although this place has been open on E. Green St. in Pasadena since early 2014, it still holds a line wrapping around the block …
Chocolate or vanilla: a difficult choice made easier
Within the friendly battle between chocolate and vanilla lovers, single origin ice cream maker Choctál is making it extremely difficult to choose one over the other. But purists in either camp will surely agree that flavor is not lacking in any of the four chocolate and four vanilla varieties that the Pasadena company has put great care and research into.
Bittersweet treats just around the corner
The savory aromas of fresh coffee and baked goods, reminiscent of the smells wafting out of the family kitchen, greet visitors as they walk into Bittersweet Treats, a bakery across the street from PCC owned by Linda Chen and Danielle Keene, a runner-up on Top Chef: Just Desserts.
Frozen yogurt keeps campus cool
While ice cream is a favorite snack to cool down with, frozen yogurt can be a healthy alternative.