Pasadena Restaurants’ Special Cocktails for The Rose Bowl & Tournament of Roses Parade

Magnolia House
They will help you see the New Year through rose colored glasses with a special beverage offered exclusively for the first weekend of 2015:  The Rose Parade Cocktail ($10), which is crafted with Bourbon, Amontillado sherry, fresh lemon juice, vanilla syrup, grenadine and rose water. Cozy up on one of the couches around the fireplace, or grab a table overlooking South Lake Boulevard and indulge in a collection of shareable plates like the Blackened Mahi Tacos with ancho tomato salsa, avocado crema, herb cabbage slaw and cotija cheese or Korean Short Rib with shitake and baby kale risotto, pickled daikon, and crushed sesame. The House Burger with American cheese, dill pickle remoulade, thick cut smoked bacon and a bourbon onions is another house favorite. January 2 & 3, 4 pm-2 am, January 4, 2-10 pm; 492 S Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.584.1126

Celestino Ristorante & Bar
Chef Calogero Drago and the family at Celestino Ristorante & Bar will be offering you a Complimentary Glass of Rosé with purchase of any entrée. Favorite dishes include the Insalata Frutti Di Mare, a mixed seafood salad, Linguine al Nero di Seppie, house-made linguine pasta with calamari, in a luscious squid ink sauce, or the Bistecca alla Fiorentina, a large T-bone steak prepared in a Florentine style. January 2 & 3, 11:30 am-2:30 pm and 5:30-11 pm, January 4, 5-10:30 pm; 141 S Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA, 91105; 626.795.4006

Enjoy $1 Asahi Beer at Osawa!  Known for offering some of the most delectable Sushi and Shabu Shabu in Old Town Pasadena, Lunch at Osawa just got even better with their Rose Bowl Weekend Special, draft Asahi at just a $1!  Sit at the bar and watch the sushi chefs create edible works of art, or take the cooking into your own hands with delicious Shabu Shabu options including Prime Rib Eye, King Salmon, Tonkatsu Silver Pork or delectable Wagyu Beef from Saga. January 2 & 3, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5-10 pmSunday, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5-9:30 pm; 77 N Raymond Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103; 626.683.1150

The Raymond 1886
Enjoy The Rose Parade Punch ($12), which is concocted in honor of Pasadena’s 126 year-old tradition mixes Hendrick’s Gin, house-made cucumber-rose syrup, rhubarb bitters, fresh lemon juice, sugar and a splash of soda. Those in town for The Rose Bowl won’t want to forget to visit 1886 Bar on January 2nd between 4-7 pm for happy hour specials including $5 house wines, $4 craft brews and 50% off all well drinks and bar bites. January 2 & 3, 5 pm-2 am, January 4, 5-10 pm; 1250 S Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136




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