Welcome to Pasadena
One could argue that there is more blue-blood, meat-eating, robust Americana in Pasadena than in all other LA neighborhoods combined. Here you'll find a community with a preppy old soul, a historical perspective, an appreciation for art and jazz, and a slightly progressive undercurrent. The Rose Parade and Rose Bowl football game may have given Pasadena its long-lasting fame, but it’s the spirit of this genteel city... Read More
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Small-Group Food Walking Tour Through Old Pasadena
Old Pasadena, best known for the Tournament of Roses Parade, elegant architecture and cultural landmarks, is also a place for exceptional and diverse dining. On this food walking tour, a local, knowledgeable guide will lead you on a delightful epicurean stroll through the hidden alleyways and charming courtyards of this US Historic District. You’ll enjoy 10 tasting stops, ranging from Middle Eastern falafel and Asian fusion stir-fry to California olive oil, authentic Peruvian stew and Italian gelato. Your guide will keep you entertained between tasting stops with engaging stories of how Old Pasadena transitioned from the center of town to the local skid row to the one of the most successful urban renewal projects in the country. You'll never think of Pasadena as simply the home of the Rose Parade again! The complete tour is an easy 1.25-mile (approximately 2-km) walk in a loop with no hills, inclines or stairs.