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How's brunch at The Langham, Pasadena?

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chowchow12345678 Apr 25, 2008 11:03 AM

Anyone know if it's good?

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    brandygirl RE: chowchow12345678 Apr 25, 2008 05:11 PM

    When it was the Ritz Carlton, it was my favorite brunch spot. It was an elegant buffet. I just about parked myself in front of the fresh seafood station! I haven't been since it became The Langham, but I've read on other boards that the hotel hasn't changed since they took over. If that is the case, definitely try it. However, it is expensive.

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      Michelle316 RE: brandygirl May 9, 2008 10:18 PM

      I used to always go there when it was a Ritz with my grandparents and loved it. We went last weekend and it was our first time going since it's been a Langham, and it was still just as amazing. I'll admit I was a bit skeptical about the changeover and what might happen to the hotel, but they seem to know what works and haven't changed a thing. And I hear they have a really good Father's Day brunch coming up, so I think we're going to try that this year.

    2. ipsedixit RE: chowchow12345678 Apr 25, 2008 10:59 PM

      No brunch at the Dining Room, only at the Terrace and it's a buffet.

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        chowchow12345678 RE: ipsedixit Apr 26, 2008 09:39 AM

        How's the food at the Terrace buffet?

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          Jack Flash RE: chowchow12345678 Apr 26, 2008 09:45 AM

          We had brunch there @ a year ago, when it was still the Ritz-Carlton, and it was fantastic. At around $75/person, it wasn't cheap, but I've been to brunches that cost as much or more and weren't as good. I would doubt the Langham folks would want to mess with success like that, so it should be a good bet. They had just an astounding array of choices.

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            jesuswept RE: Jack Flash Mar 26, 2012 05:21 PM

            Just to update this thread, I was at the Langham yesterday and the brunch has been castrated. It's half the price it used to be, but then all they have is eggs, bacon, sausage, a guy making omelettes, lox and bagels, and the kind of croissants and muffins you can get at Ralph's. No caviar, shellfish, sushi, prime rib, etc. etc.

            It used to be a special spot for special occasions; now it's no better than your average hotel Marriott.

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