Historically, Pasadena is better known for its idyllic suburban neighborhoods and annual Rose Parade than for its culinary offerings, but scratch beneath the chain restaurants to find plenty of gustatory breadth and depth. With a slew of new openings over the past few years and always-busy standbys scattered around town, Pasadena has quietly become one of the busiest dining scenes anywhere in Southern California. Here now are 18 essential Pasadena restaurants.
Removed: Copa Vida, Garo’s Basturma, Luggage Room, Saso
Added: Chim Thai Street Food, Paper Rice, Top RestaurantRead More