Old Pasadena's finest restaurants, bars and lounges offer extended food and drink specials during Old Pasadena’s second Happy Hour Week, March 1 to March 15, 2012. This year, due to popular request, Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week is extended to two weeks so diners can enjoy all the amazing offerings for fifteen straight days. From $1 martinis and $2 beers to $3 gourmet sushi and appetizers, Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week offers something for everyone. Various restaurants and venues will also host special free musical performances by popular local world, ecelectic pop and jazz performers.
Old Pasadena’s most diverse and award winning restaurants are adding special dishes, and cocktails, and offering extended happy hours during Old Pasadena’s Happy Hour Week. Exquisite dishes prepared by the area’s most talented chefs at bargain prices include: ham and cheese empanadas ($2) at 1810 Argentinean Restaurant, calamari with garlic aioli ($5) at Bar Celona, preserved lemon and saffron clams ($5) at Café Santorini, doulce dessert crepe with nutella, fresh mango, and whipped cream ($4) at Crepe de la Crepe, gourmet sliders ($1) at Dog Haus Biergarten, albondiga with chipotle sauce ($3) at IX Tapa, sauteed scallops ($3) at Pita Jungle, afternoon delight with seasonal pavlova, vanilla crème brulee, and a chocolate diped strawberry ($6) at Pop Champagne & Dessert Bar, spicy yellowtail roll at Sushi Roku ($3), truffled mac and cheese ($7) at Vertical Wine Bistro and many more! Popular cocktails, wine by the glasses, beer and more will be offered at discounted prices including ($1) martinis at Equator Café and ($2) sake bombs at Wokcano. From Ukrainian, French, Greek, Japanese, to German and Spanish cuisine, Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week offers an adventure of taste in different cuisines from around the world without breaking the bank.
Restaurants, lounges and bars participating in Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week include:
1810 Argentinean Restaurant
a/k/a American Bistro
Crème de la Crepe
Dog Haus Biergarten
Ipic Theaters (formeraly Gold Class Cinema)
Ix Tapa Cantina
Kings Row Gastropub
Pop Champagne & Dessert Bar
Roxolana Restaurant & Wine Bar
Vertical Wine Bistro
Restaurants including Vertical Wine Bistro, Crème de la Crepe and Pop Champagne will all be hosting free live music during Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week. Attendees can enjoy eclectic performances from local French chateuse Jessica Fichot and eclectic jazz lounge singer Jamila Ford among others.
Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week is produced by Old Pasadena Management District. For more information including downloadable menus, the public can visit www.oldpasadena.org/happyhourweek.