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Urth Caffe Coming To Pasadena Starting September 2

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One of our favorite purveyors of chai lattes and pecan pies, Urth Caffe, is about to open up in Pasadena. The coffee shop, which has locations throughout L.A.'s hippest neighborhoods, specializes in desserts for those with dietary sensitivities and offering up casual, pet-friendly patios for meeting up with friends. (It's also great for a first date.)

The new Urth is located in the Playhouse District on the corner of Madison and Colorado Boulevards, and has been in the works for almost five years. It's housed inside a gorgeous two-story Spanish-style building, however only the first floor is occupied by the cafe. They'll be officially opening with full service on Monday, September 2 and anticipate taking coffee orders as soon as this Thursday.

Urth Caffe Pasadena joins the likes of other hip establishments moving into the area, including Stone Brewing, CoolHaus, Copa Vida, Intelligentsia, and Umami Burger.

The store will have pretty much the same food and drink offerings as the other locations, but will differ from Downtown L.A., Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and West Hollywood in its design. It is filled with locally handmade tile and custom iron work that's designed by co-founder Shallom Berkman's wife. The café can seat about 150 people and includes an outdoor patio with a fountain, meaning you can enjoy your kitty latte art in style and serenity.