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Behind the Bar: Julian Cox Mixes Tequilas at Rivera

Sometimes, sipping splendid tequila is all the day needs for sunset to fall the way it should. And the guy who may best know tequila in these parts is Julian Cox, the Rising Star winning mixologist at downtown's Rivera restaurant. After opening downtown LA's Roy's in 2005, and tiring of......
Elements Kitchen Chef d'Cuisine Alberto Morales and Chef Onil Chibás; Credit: Felicia Friesema

Elements Restaurant Now Open in Pasadena

Pasadena Chef Onil Chibás thought a year ago he'd open his expanded Elements Kitchen restaurant (not to be confused with his very popular café on the corner of Fair Oaks Avenue and Dayton Street in Pasadena) by Valentine's Day. Several setbacks, mostly electrical code issues, put his plans on hold......
New employees undergo wheat and bread education at Great Harvest Bread Company; Credit: Steve Julian

Great Harvest Bread Company Opens in South Pasadena

With the nearest Great Harvest Bread Company more than 40 miles away in Thousand Oaks, the western San Gabriel Valley's ripe for a bakery that mills its own wheat. Co-owner Patricia Diaz spent ten years researching franchises that would give her creative control without compromising corporate support. She discovered that......
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