— The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has a new summertime happy hour at all participating locations from 3 to 5 p.m., with half off ice blended drinks. Sugar high, anyone? The deal starts today and ends on August 2.
— Chad Colby, who recently vacated Chi Spacca to open a concept with Curtis Stone (concept still TBD), is "testing recipes". Right now, something completely different than meat. That's right, a white peach salad, just in time for summer. A few weeks ago, he also threw up a funny-looking carrot salad. He's just trolling everyone, right? Because the concept was purportedly going to revolve around meat again.
— LAist argues that the reason why Old Pasadena has thrived as a restaurant and retail hotspot compared to Westwood is that it priced street parking at a higher fare. That meant that parking was more readily available versus the lower cost and free parking found in Westwood.
— Major Dave's in Pasadena is celebrating National Fried Chicken Day (boo to National ___ Days) by giving away free cold drumsticks. Who likes cold drumsticks? .
— If you haven't already seen Eater's amazing, mind-blowing (and satirical) cover of GOUT, you need to check it out now.
Our sandwiches with meat and cheese sourced from @alexanders_prime_meats is ready to fill bellies! Introducing: PABO - smoked turkey + havarti dill HAMON - black forest ham + soft brie TRI TIP - Prime Tri Tip + pickled red onion VEGGIE - roasted kale, zucchini, avocado, and havarti All sandwiches (except tri tip) come with lettuce, heirloom tomato, & pickled red onion and served with a side salad. Today's side salad is watermelon feta.