Category Archives: Breakfast & Bunch

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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Lucky Boy Drive-In Restaurant – Pasadena

So hungry that you can eat a small child?  Well head on over to Lucky Boy Burgers ( or Lucky Boy Drive-In Restaurant if you can say a mouthful).  The Matador and I head out this way just for their breakfast burritos which comes in the size of a toddler.  Maybe just a tad smaller. ...

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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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Beach Break Cafe – Oceanside, CA

Don’t these just make you salivate?  They makes me want breakfast for dinner… and specifically these fabulously warm, sweet, and crunchy banana French toasts from Beach Break Cafe.  I’ve never been one to order French toasts over pancakes or waffles but everything told me to give them a go.  I can’t tell you how insanely good...

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