To students coming into the CC building, a few things will capture their eyes: the smell of food coming from the Piazza, voices of students talking in the lounge, the fish swimming in the tank between the restrooms on the first floor, and students in line waiting to heat up their food in the only three functioning microwaves on campus.
Omoto Café: Driving in new customers
Drawing customers in with a chalkboard sign outside its door featuring Darth Vader on one side and a stormtrooper on the other, the motorcycle-themed Omoto Café is a new edition to the coffee culture of Pasadena.
Mix n’ Munch: Back to the basics for breakfast or brunch
Sharing a building with an antique shop and a used bookstore in South Pasadena, Mix n’ Munch stands out as a quirky alternative to restaurants in the area, serving classic comfort foods such as cereal and grilled cheese.
Nearby church cooks up a deal
The chattering of voices and savory smell of Korean Barbecue flows out into Pasadena, a boon to the hungry college student looking for a bite.