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Another Sweet Success!

December 16, 2011

Almost a week ago today, a ton of bakers, sweet eaters, and just plain generous individuals descended upon Pita Jungle in Pasadena to support our Eat My Blog Charity Bake Sale. Thanks to everyone’s efforts, we raised $4,323.86 for the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank which means a grand total of over $16,000 since this charity’s existence. Holy cannoli bakers!

Although the day turned out to be rather warm for December, causing a few make-up and chocolate melt downs along the way, our baked goods held up for the most part and were purchased swiftly. You can salivate over all the Eat My Blog baked goods, sans the heat, with pictures taken by our talented Wes.

My Man's Belly's truffle dust tins flanked by two kinds of delectable brownies.

Just Jenn Recipes- Yoda Matcha Sugar Cookies

Till the next baking opportunity! Great big hugs, chocolate kisses, and thank yous from the Eat My Blog committee.

From left to right—Lien, Nastassia, Amy, Cathy, Laurie, and Diana

Saturday. Pita Jungle Pasadena. Be There.

December 8, 2011

Eat My Blog 2011 Menu

Eat My Blog: Seven Artisanal/Restaurant Creations Worth Waking Up Early For

December 6, 2011

Eat My Blog Restaurant Donations

1. Macarons from XT Patisserie

Eat My Blog Restaurant Donations

2. Bacon Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits and Fleur de Sel Pretzels from Manhattan Beach Post

Eat My Blog Restaurant Donations

3. Peppermint Cakewiches from Cake Monkey Bakery

Le Bon Garçon

4. Salted Caramels from Le Bon Garcon

Eat My Blog Restaurant Donations

5. Cannoli with Ricotta and Pistachio from Sotto Restaurant

Eat My Blog Restaurant Donations

6. Cupcakes and Brownies from Magnolia Bakery

Eat My Blog Restaurant Donations

7. Fresh Baked Pastries from Farmshop


Saturday, December 10th
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Pita Jungle
43 East Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105

Parking Information for Eat My Blog 4.0

December 2, 2011

Eat My Blog 4.0 is about a week away. I don’t know about you, but my sweet tooth already aches for some chocolatey, gooey treats made by our super talented food/recipe bloggers and restaurants.

In order to help YOU get to US quickly and effortlessly, here is some parking information for your reference as you plot your way towards us in Pasadena.

Pita Jungle is located at 43 E Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105:

Map courtesy of Pita Jungle Website

There are three “Park and Walk” garages in the vicinity which is the best option for you to save your money on the parking and spend it all on the Eat My Blog baked goods instead 😉  The first 90 minutes are free; $2 thereafter, and $6 daily max. The closest P&W garage to Pita Jungle is located at 33 E. Green street (entrances can be found at S. Fair Oaks Ave., Green St., and S. Raymond Ave) and of course there are metered parking everywhere. Please visit the Old Pasadena website for more information about parking.

Parking map courtesy of Old Pasadena Website.

Ok, so we will have the goods, now you know where to park….that means we’ll be seeing you there right?! RIGHT. Can’t wait to meet you and thanks in advance for all your support.

UPDATE: Hop Aboard the Gold Line!

Metro Gold Line
Memorial Park Station
125 E. Holly Street, Pasadena

Del Mar Station
230 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena – 600 Park/Ride Lot spaces

To plan a trip, check out MTA’s Trip Planner and print out a customized itinerary in seconds!

For more information visit:
MTA Website 
Complete Metro Rail System Map
Metro Bus and Metro Rail Rider’s Guide

Save the Date: Eat My Blog 4.0

October 28, 2011

Hello fellow bakers and sweet tooth supporters!  We are ready to bake and raise money for the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank with Eat My Blog 4.0. This year, we will be bringing our sweet charity to Pita Jungle in Pasadena located at 43 E Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105. Please mark your calendars for December 10, 2011. You can also contact Cathy at cathy37 [at] gmail [dot] com for further details if you wish to bake or volunteer. Talk to you soon!

Eat My Blog 2011 Postcard