Pasadena California DiningWritten by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.
According to latest U.S Government census city of Pasadena, California has a population of just under 140,000, however city boasts in excess of 500 dining establishments.
Pasadena has a wealth of shopping centers, stores, boutiques, movie theaters, art galleries, museums and of course it is host of Rose Parade and Rose Bowl and because it is situated on edge of San Fernando Valley, at start of San Gabriel Valley and just nine miles north of downtown Los Angeles it draws on a large area population. According to Pasadena Visitors Bureau city employes in excess of 100,000 people.
Due to foregoing city hosts an inordinantly large number of restaurants, coffee shops, fast food places and specialty restaurants. Whether you are looking for a cheap, mid priced or expensive dining establishment, if you are hankering for central or south American, Chinese, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Thai food, a hamburger joint, a steak house, indoor dining, outdoor dining or a drive thru, you will find what you are searching for in Pasadena.
Old Town Pasadena is fast becoming one of Los Angeles County's largest attractions. Old Town has several restaurants on every block, many with patio or sidewalk seating where you can take a break from shopping, movie going, visiting art galleries or museums and have a leisurely lunch, dinner or cup of coffee while people watching.
Pasadena California AntiquingWritten by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.
The city of Pasadena, California may be a relatively small city (population under 150,000), however, due to it's proximity to downtown Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley and San Fernando Valley as well as it's extremely popular "Old Town" shopping area and being home of Rose Bowl, it recieves a disproportionately large number of visitors every day.
While citizens of Pasadena enjoy an income that is well above average, there are numerous other areas surrounding city, such as Encino, Flintridge, Glendale, La Canada, La Crescenta, San Marino, Sierra Madre, etc., where many of residents also have disposable income high enough to be able to afford purchase of fine antiques.
Due to foregoing many excellent antique dealers and shops have opened establishments in city. Here you will find fine early american, spanish colonial, european, oriental and most any other type of antique furniture, accessories, jewelry, etc. you could wish for.
For a listing of Pasadena antique dealers that deal