Category Archives: American

Newport Landing – Newport Beach

What can I say… this is one of those places where you stop and rest your feet after a long day on the boardwalk.  It’s got a nice view of the water and offers mediocre food.  Pricey for what it is but you’re on the water so it’s expected.  I don’t think I even finished...

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Granville Cafe – Burbank

Two words… horrible service.  So what if your food is good?!  There’s more to a restaurant than what’s on its menu.  Don’t get me wrong… I’ll put up with a little bit of attitude from tired and overworked waiters and waitresses, but this place is just plainly rude.  Our waiter huffed and puffed at us,...

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Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles

I was a little hesitant to post this because, I mean, really… who HASN’T been to Roscoe’s?!   The answer was found a little closer to home, actually… it was home!  Who am I kidding?!  My very own brother had never had chicken and waffles let alone Roscoe’s chicken and waffles.  How could the brother of...

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Pie ‘n Burger

You’d think that if you went to a restaurant named Pie ‘n Burger that you’d at least try their pie or their burger… nope.  Missy here and her Matador only came here for their fabulicious breakfast… thin buttery pancakes and extra crispy thick bacon with perfectly toasted slices of heavenly bread.  After years of indulging in their early...

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The Terrace at the Langham Pasadena

The Terrace is a California-bistro style restaurant within the great walls of the Langham, Pasadena, hotel and spa.  It’s got a wonderful atmosphere… airy and serene.  They start you off with a delicious sun-dried tomato tapanade with a basket of fresh bread.  The Matador and I ordered their mojito which was mediocre at best.  The...

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