Alhambra Journals

Alhambra, a City with Pacific and Latin Flavors

A July 2005 trip to Alhambra by E. B.

Quote: My friend invited me over to his house in Rosemead. This is part of the San Gabriel Valley area of Los Angeles, where most of the inhabitants are either Asian or Latino. We drove over to Alhambra, where there are several shopping areas.

Cuban Bistro

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Restaurant

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The first thing I noticed about Cuban Bistro was that it was a little fancier than I thought it was going to be. There were wine glasses and crisp white tablecloths on the tables. There was even a sign that proclaimed that all gentlemen must be wearing proper attire. I wasn’t sure if they were going to complain about my flip-flops, but they didn’t say anything. They are probably stricter during dinner than during lunch. Two of us decided to order the house mojitos. There were a whole variety of drinks and types of mojitos. I almost ordered a mango mojito, but wanted to order a regular one. I like the mint and citrus flavors of...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 24, 2005

Cuban Bistro
28 West Main Street
Alhambra, California 91801
(626) 308-3350

Nucleus

Attraction

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Nucleus is a graphic-arts store and gallery. You can find all kinds of books on graphic arts in here, especially stuff on Japanese graphic art. We browsed the different kinds of merchandise the store was selling. Lots of comic figures were on T-shirts. It seemed like the store specialized in Japanese anime or something. There were plastic figures in a case that had a Japanese style of a hip-hop urban feel to them. There is also a two-story gallery, so my friends looked at the artwork. I was looking at the artwork, but I was not as impressed by it as my friends were. I don’t think I get the point of graphic art. Or perhaps it just wasn’t a styl...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on July 24, 2005

Nucleus
30 W Main St
Alhambra, California 91801
626-458-7482

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E. B.

E. B.
Torrance, California