Spotlight: Summer 2020

Jul 21, 2020

The latest edition of our culinary tour takes us to Café on Lemon, Restaurante Los Anaya, Vibes Beach Café and The Hook & Plow. All of these restaurants have ample outdoor seating so you can dine out safely during the pandemic. Cheers!

1. Café On Lemon

120 E Lemon Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 239-6996

Shrimp Diablo (penne pasta topped with sautéed shrimp in a creamy spicy sauce)
w/ Watermelon Mint Smash (SABÉ Straight, watermelon, simple syrup, mint leaves w/ a squeeze of lime)

Opened five months ago off Main Street in Monrovia, Café on Lemon is a local-owned business that knew exactly what everyone was needing. It’s a great brunch spot with delicious food options from Belgian waffles to delicious pastas. They have created an entire drink menu dedicated to everything from creative cocktails to creamy citrus lattes. This is a place you want to come, sit in a booth and relax with the friendly atmosphere.

2. Restaurante Los Anaya

630 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 460-8893

Enchiladas De Pollo W/ Mole (Shredded chicken breast topped with mole sauce served with rice and beans)
w/ Estilo Viejo (Old Fashioned made with SABÉ Copper, bitters, sugar, orange peel, para los Classicos)… Anayas like whiskey, too!

Restaurante Los Anaya brings authentic flavors from Mexico to Pasadena. Anaya is owned by three brothers who – after working in many years in other restaurants and businesses – decided to open their own restaurant in the community and serve the best authentic Mexican food. Anaya’s Pasadena is their newest location, and it’s selling out every night.

3. Vibes Beach Café

76 ½ 62nd Pl, Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 343-5572

Margarita Pizza (House made Marinara, Mozzarella and Topped with Sylvetta Arugula and Basil Salad)
w/ Grapefruit Froze (Bev Rose, SABÉ Blanco, Freshly Squeezed grapefruit juice and simple syrup)

Vibes Beach Café offers a terrific gathering place for the community to come together and share an excellent meal. Each item is locally curated and sourced with the planet in mind and supporting small business. Vibes is a neighborhood fast casual café on the Long Beach peninsula with the coastal California inspired menu.

4. The Hook & Plow

1729 S Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(424) 247-8272

Bistro Lunch Board
Grilled Ahi 1/2 Sandwich (roasted garlic aioli, mixed greens, marinated capers, toasted sourdough) and
Garden Salad (organic spring mix, heirloom tomatoes, cucumber, sunflower seeds, croutons, citronette)
w/ The Paloma (SABÉ Blanco, grapefruit juice, lime, soda)

The Hook and Plow focuses on sourcing their seafood, meats, produce and other ingredients as locally and organically as possible. They pride themselves on their warm and casual environment, excellent service and great food.