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Japanese deli-style comes to Pasadena’s South Lake restaurant row

Japanese deli-style comes to Pasadena’s South Lake restaurant row

Delicatessen by Osawa is the brand new brain child by Owner Sayuri Tachibe and Executive Chef Shigefumi Tachibe of Osawa Pasadena (inventor of 80’s fusion-food TunaTartare genius) nestled among the rich selection of restaurants in the South Lake area of Pasadena.

Art under glass: fundraiser tips to future storytellers

Art under glass: fundraiser tips to future storytellers

Photo by Tatsu Oiye ~ Anna Knudson at Art Beyond the Glass II, 2013.  Originally published on Hollywood Patch Art of the Patch coming to Los Globos Thirty of L.A.’s top bartenders will be showcasing their artistry, from painting to photography, live music and, of […]

GALLERY: LA Food Bowl Night Market 2017

GALLERY: LA Food Bowl Night Market 2017

L.A. Food Bowl Night Market 2017   Video by Monique A. LeBleu ~ Maestro Vito Iacopelli of Prova Pizzaria two Neopolitan-style pizza on-the-street, the Bancarella pizza: Margherita with San Marzano tomato sauce, organic basil, parmesan and fresh mozzarella; The Carbonara, also with mozzarella, bacon, basil and a […]

New supper club in Koreatown: a return to the aesthestic

New supper club in Koreatown: a return to the aesthestic

Videos and Photos by Monique A. LeBleu ~ The Pacific Coast and Chincoteague Oysters, Hamachi Tartare, a Royal Hawaiian cocktail, Pan Fried Mary’s Chicken Schnitzel with brassicas greens, kohlrabi, and whole grain mustard jus, Prime NY Steak with a deconstructed Sauce Ravigote, Avocado Samosas, Chocolate Pots […]