Pasta Los Angeles

Viale dei Romani Tagliatelle (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

The Parish’s closing in DTLA seemed to stop forward momentum for Casey Lane. He and his partners scrapped plans for a Melrose restaurant called Itri, and the talented chef returned his exclusive focus to...
Italian Food Claremont

Uno Tre Otto Bucatini (Food of the Week)

Uno Tre Otto is probably Claremont’s most ambitious restaurant at this point. The Italian hideaway from John Solana and Brad Owen, who also own a top gastropub called The Back Abbey in town, replaced...
Italian Food Los Angeles

Cal Mare Potato Focaccia (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

I’m always on the hunt for savory twists on sweet classics, which is why I was so happy to find Focaccia di Patate at Cal Mare. The first restaurant at the retooled Beverly Center...
Italian Food Los Angeles

Rossoblu Santa Barbara Spot Prawns (Food of the Week)

It’s not like Steve Samson was holding back at Sotto, the southern Italian restaurant he co-founded with wife Dina and Zach Pollack, who moved across town to focus on Alimento and Cosa Buona. In...
Charcuterie Los Angeles

Manhattan House Charcuterie Board (Dose of Vitamin P)

Sotto hasn’t been around for long, but is already becoming a successful feeder system, with talented chefs and managers fanning out across L.A. after working at Beverlywood’s best restaurant. In May, longtime Sotto sous...
Pork San Francisco

Tosca Cafe Pressed Pig Ears (Dose of Vitamin P)

Successful New York City based duo April Bloomfield and business partner Ken Friedman revived Tosca Cafe, an iconic North Beach Italian restaurant and bar that dates to 1919. Chef Josh Even is leading efforts...