Best burgers right here in Arcadia


Arcadia is lucky to have an outlet of the highest-rated hamburger chain in the country, In-N-Out, which also serves the second-best-tasting burger in the land. At least, that's according to a recent reader survey of 32,405 subscribers of Consumer Reports magazine, who ranked more than 65 fast food restaurant chains based on food quality, perceived value, politeness of staff, and speed of service. In-N-Out's score of 88 tied for the highest … [Read more...]

Rita’s Italian Ice grand opening


After a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon, the new Rita's Italian Ice in the retail strip of shops new Pavilions behind L.A. Fitness will have a grand opening ceremony from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, April 4, featuring free Ice all day. Be sure to also try out the Gelati and Custard and many other treats offered... … [Read more...]

Matt Denny’s raises $67k for kids cancer


More than $67,500 was raised at the annual St. Baldrick's Day fundraiser event at Matt Denny's Ale House Restaurant on March 19. The event sponsored by Matt Denny's and Del Sol Salon & Spa features volunteers who collect support donations to get their heads shaved, with proceeds going to the St. Baldrick's organization that searches for a cure for childhood cancers. This year involved 143 participants and donors. See the video … [Read more...]

626 Night Market returns


626 Night Market will return at the historic Santa Anita Park for three weekends this summer on July 18 & 19, August 15 & 16, September 12 & 13, 2014. Event hours are 4pm-1am. Parking will be free with admission of $3. Children 6 and under are free. Each event will feature over 200 food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions. 626 Night Market will continue to be a platform for showcasing … [Read more...]

Rita’s Italian Ice in Arcadia


Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 outlets, will open its newest store in Arcadia 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 at 733 W. Naomi Ave. Suite I (626) 623-6053. Rita’s traditional Italian Ice is a smooth and delicious frozen treat made fresh daily with real fruit. Rita’s in Arcadia will be offering. Free regular size Rita’s Ice on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 11. Starting Tuesday, hours of operation will … [Read more...]

Matt Denny’s anniversary events


Matt Denny's Ale House Restaurant, 145 e. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, celebrates its 15th anniversary this month of January 2014 with many exciting events: Friday, January 17 (The Official Opening Day): Happy Hour all day and night Sunday, January 19, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.: The BIG Bash -- The Alumni Band (Time to be announced soon) -- Great Prizes and reduced prices on all Matt Denny's Wear -- 15th Anniversary Glassware and … [Read more...]

Benihana opens at Westfield Santa Anita


Benihana, the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location at Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia, this coming Monday, Nov. 18. The Miami-based restaurant founded in New York in 1964, with current popular locations in Beverly Hills and Las Vegas, among many others, is world famous for its delicious Japanese cuisine and unique dining experience that includes chefs who … [Read more...]

Denny’s Grand Slam Re-Opening Aug. 29, 2013


The windmill of the old Van De Kamp's bakery on Route 66 in Arcadia once again lights the night sky as the iconic gateway to historic downtown Arcadia at Huntington Drive and Santa Anita Avenue. Every one of the 586 bulbs was replaced and the windmill relit as part of a makeover for the building that became a Denny's restaurant at the turn of the last century. It's part of a corporate-wide upgrading of the 200 or so stores owned by the chain … [Read more...]