23 May 2017
Michael Calderon, A.K.A. Mr. Pasadena
Social Media Influencer
Known as one of Pasadena’s best local personalities, Michael is the go-to-guy on social media to promote Pasadena’s businesses and events. He has successfully amassed a hyper-local following across multiple social media platforms which introduces people to each other and businesses through events such as El Portal’s Tequila events such as El Portal’s Tequila Tasting, DustitD2 Hotel Constance’s Wine Winter Wonderland, the Old Pasadena “Get Happy” Happy Hour Crawl and Innovate Pasadena Connect Week. He has promoted the launch of many Pasadena businesses including Dog Haus, White Horse Lounge and Epic Spaces. He also actively recommends places of interest, things to do and great places to eat and drink in Pasadena to his friends and followers.
Four years ago, “Melt It” restaurant named a cheeseburger after him for Cheeseburger Week and it is still on their menu.
A foodie at heart, he travels throughout Southern California looking for the best bites and compares them to the offerings of Pasadena’s cuisine. He is also a proud 22-year member of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses.
Beverage Of Choice:
Coffee, of which there are so many great places in Pasadena to grab a cup.
Where To Find Him:
This article was featured in the Pasadena Magazine, March 2017 Issues.