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Italian

Pizza Los Angeles

Ronan Sweet Cheeks Pizza (Dose of Vitamin P)

More people should be talking about Ronan, a new pizzeria-plus next to The Groundlings on Melrose from chef Daniel Cutler and wife/partner Caitlin. The couple’s welcoming family-run restaurant houses a white Neapolitan oven that...
Pasta Los Angeles

Sotto Linguine alla Bottarga (Food of the Week)

When Steve Samson starting focusing on Rossoblu, the new Bologna-style Italian restaurant he opened with wife/partner Dina in DTLA’s Fashion District, it was impossible for him to spend nearly as much time at their...
Pork Chop Los Angeles

Ronan Pork of the Moment (Dose of Vitamin P)

Former Sotto manager Caitlin Cutler and chef/husband Daniel Cutler replaced Mao’s Kitchen on Melrose with a family-run restaurant called Ronan with a pizza focus and plated dishes that give diners plenty of reasons to...
Italian Food San Francisco

Che Fico Grilled Chopped Duck Liver (Food of the Week)

Che Fico was a hit straight out of the gate, from the moment Anderson Cooper Instagrammed his pizza. Former Eleven Madison Park Senior Sous Chef David Nayfeld teamed with Matt Brewer on this modern...
Pasta Los Angeles

Felix Trattoria Strascinati (Food of the Week)

Rains must have thinned out the crowds, but more than a dozen people were still waiting for Felix Trattoria to open at 5:30 p.m. Evan Funke and business partner Janet Zuccarini have made their...
Cocktail Los Angeles

Rossoblu Brodo Mary (Drink of the Week)

Sotto has been one of my favorite Italian restaurants since opening in Beverlywood to start 2001. Rossoblu is the grand Bologna-style follow-up from chef Steve Samson and wife Dina at City Market South in...