Divine Dining at DISH

Every time I attend a local fundraising event, I always bid on a DISH restaurant certificate. I love the place. The food is good, the prices are right and Martin the busboy, always gives me a hug and kiss on the cheek upon arrival. Everyone in La Cañada has dined at least once at DISH….

A Sit Down with the Scarlet Tea Room

Throughout the years, friends in La Cañada have said positive things about longtime LCF resident Karen Mikaelian, owner of the Scarlet Tea Room. I finally met her last week while enjoying an afternoon tea ceremony with two friends to celebrate a girlfriend’s birthday. Mikaelian, is a spunky blonde, Greek Armenian, who loves food. A jeweler by…

Japanese Food with an American Flair

Gazing out a window facing Third St. near the Beverly Center, I watched various people walking by, while waiting for a friend to join me for lunch. A server inside The Izaka-Ya by Katsu-Ya, welcomed me and handed a packaged pre-moistened terry cotton towelette and two menus. Hungry patrons entered and took seats at the…