Delicatessen by Osawa is another spot to add to your Pasadena lunch rotation. This modern Japanese deli is doing local office workers right with its selection of salads, hot things like pork katsu skewers, donburi rice bowls, and a grab-and-go section for when you have ten minutes to get back to your desk. Nothing here is going to blow you away, but it’s a nice change from fast casual chains and giant mediocre Italian restaurants.
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