The New Munch Spot is Here

  Michelle Hammond is the new proprietor of the Munch Co., a long standing eatery on Mission in South Pasadena. Michelle took swift action on the popular eatery. She painted the massive wall white and contrasted it by painting the opposite walk chalkboard black giving the space a clean, yet comfortable feel. Her food is…

FOUND

Annie Choi owns Found Coffee in Eagle Rock. She opened shop in a retail space formerly used by an auto body shop. Driving along Colorado Blvd you can’t miss her sign perched above her large windows that keep her shop bright most of the day. Annie has a television post production background, but fell in…

Parlez vous Vave

Vave Studios is the brainchild of Jessica de Roo van Alderwerel and Patrice Veyna. The name is a made up French word taken from their last names. Their shop is the epitome of cool, hip, French, rustic and most importantly comfort. Jessica and Patrice specialize in flowers for every occasion, but their shop is so…

Two Kids on The Block

  Ryan and Danah Ramirez are the proud owners of a super cute coffee shop on Mission in the heart of South Pasadena. They are both architects by trade, but coffee lovers at heart. Their space is well lit and clean. Light pours in from a large skylight. The biggest draw of the shop is…

Meet me at Crossings

Patrick and Stephanie Kirchen opened Crossings in 2013 to rave reviews. Their food is fresh, local and creative. It’s fine dining with sophistication, but warmth and comfort from every element. The lighting, the beautiful brick walls, the light beaming from the south facing windows all contribute to creating a very special space. Lalo is the…

Tattoo You

Shannon LaBaw has been tattooing for the last 25 years in a profession primarily dominated by men. She created a niche for herself when she discovered that girlfriends and wives of tattooed men wanted a tattoo for themselves but something a little more delicate and pretty. She specializes in extreme detail and uses a broad…

The Little Beast in Him

Sean Lowenthal is the owner of Little Beast restaurant in Eagle Rock California. His creative, warm restaurant has been open since June 2013. It is packed nightly and gets rave reviews from locals, tourists and the most finicky of eaters. Sean and his wife Deb are extremely creative folk and this is displayed in the…