How about Indian food or Tibetan?
In Pasadena there's Radhika
and you can probably go Thai ... Saladang Song has a nice outdoor seating area (they have 2 restaurants right next to each other and I don't remember which has which name exactly).
Tibet Nepal House
36 E. Holly Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
Radhika's Cuisine of India
140 Shoppers Ln, Pasadena, CA 91101
363 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105