Stroll around the mature gardens at the Huntington Botanical Gardens, walk through their galleries of paintings, photographs, history and then sit down to a nice English Tea surrounded by a confetti rose garden at the Rose Garden Tea Room
From their bratwurst dogs to their overflowing chili-dog delights, your late night rumblings are sure to be satisfied. But the lines around the corner prove you weren't the only one craving these famous franks.
An LA institution, known to stimulate involuntary salivation upon mention of its famous name. This legendary spot is part of a small chain owned by a local Armenian family who really know their stuff.
When I told my buddy over the cellphone I was heading east of L.A. for fresh produce, he guffawed "why would you go to a farmers market in South Pasadena? They are all the saaaame - driving all that way...!" Ever the westsider, he couldn't fathom anything east of plastic Eden, and even worse, having to travel fifteen minutes to the boonies to do it.
The 405 closure is expected to create such chaos that it is now being called "Carmaddon." Out of the chaos you can find some great deals as businesses are putting a positive spin on the event. We have put together some of the more enticing deals out there, so make the most of a bad situation.
Koi Restaurant is famous for their Japanese fusion dishes and their traditional Japanese dessert, but now to entice you even more, Koi has refurbished their classic mochi selection with a new Buzzed Mochi Tasting Menu
It may not offer the same high-capacity container and high-pitched variable-speed whir you've peeked at behind the counter at Jamba Juice, but with its stylish design and a few practical perks, the chrome Smoothie Pro model we tested looks great and gets the job done.