These are pretty good tacos! The carnitas are good, but the tortillas really make this taco as good as it is. Tacos El Gallito is a food truck, so don't necessarily look for it at any particular address. I found it in the parking lot at Olympus and Georgia. Check @tacoselgallito or their website. I...more
Roscoe's has been in Pasadena seemingly forever, but I'm only now trying it. It's my first experience with a chicken and waffles place. I had the "Obama's Special", which used to be the "Country Boy" until Obama ordered it and everyone started asking...more
Catalina Island, one of the Channel Islands, is great for a day trip or a weekend break. Avalon is a small town with most things you need, but it is a small town on an island! Get there by a boat from LA Harbor.
The Third Street Promenade is a great way to spend an afternoon when the weather is nice, which is most of the time. There are plenty of shops and restaurants, as well as places to just hang out. The beach isn't too far away.
This restaurant is all about the garlic. Almost every dish is built around that ingredient and most of them are excellent. The booths are fantastically decorated, making this a visual and culinary treat. If you think you want to hang out with your friends even though you hate garlic, don't....more