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peterboy Jul 26, 2009 09:52 AM

Any hounds have a favorite restaurant in Pasadena or South Pas for an early dinner--I will find myself there today. Not pricey--so around $25 a person not counting alcohol.

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    attran99 RE: peterboy Jul 26, 2009 10:51 AM

    Exilekiss recently did a great review for an Argentinian place called Malbec. I think you could get away with an approximately $25 dollar tab not including drinks there. Search the board and check it out.

    1. Peripatetic RE: peterboy Jul 26, 2009 11:10 AM

      This recent thread mentions a number of good places:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/638686

      It doesn't narrow down to those that are open for Sunday dinner, but you may not get many answers on a summer weekend, so hopefully it's better than nothing.

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        peterboy RE: Peripatetic Jul 26, 2009 11:33 AM

        leading the list are Malbec and Daisy Mint.

      2. ipsedixit RE: peterboy Jul 26, 2009 03:11 PM

        On a nice Sunday afternoon, or early evening, like today I would recommend the patio at Mike and Anne's.

        www.mikeandannes.com

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          penguinfoodie RE: peterboy Jul 26, 2009 04:34 PM

          Malbec is pretty lousy. Gale's on Fair Oaks for Italian is good for Italian. Vertical Wine Bar on Raymond has killer small plates.

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            Will Owen RE: penguinfoodie Jul 27, 2009 11:30 AM

            Okay, everyone else says Malbec is wonderful. Not arguing, since we haven't been yet, but what did you find lousy about it?

            Madeleine's, just down Green Street a bit farther and on the south side, is a quiet charmer in that price range.

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