Pork Chop Los Angeles

Osteria La Buca Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P)

I had an early affinity for Osteria La Buca, a neighborhood Italian restaurant that Graham Snyder opened in 2005, right when I was starting to write professionally about restaurants and worked nearby at Sunset...
Pasta Los Angeles

Knead Spelt Cavatelli (Dose of Vitamin P)

Not many chefs have managed to use Pasadena as a launching pad, but Bruce Kalman made a big enough bang with his seasonal Italian cooking at Union that he now appears regularly on TV...
Fish Los Angeles

Il Grano Beltfish with Green Garbanzo Beans (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

At Il Grano in West LA, chef-owner Sal Marino continues to churn out interesting Italian dishes inspired by seasonal California ingredients in an airy setting. He was born in L.A., but grew up in...
Pork Los Angeles

Alimento Pork Shank (Dose of Vitamin P)

When people think of Italian cuisine, pork shank may not immediately come to mind, but the pairing may soon become synonymous in L.A. thanks to Zach Pollack and Alimento. The young chef was inspired...
Pasta Los Angeles

Gusto Bucatini Carbonara (Dose of Vitamin P)

When Vic Casanova left Culina at the Four Seasons in 2011, he went small, opening an intimate Italian restaurant in Mid-City Los Angeles with wife Jessa called Gusto, which features exposed wood rafters and...
Italian Food Los Angeles

Bestia Ciccioli (Dose of Vitamin P)

At Bestia, the industrial chic, primarily Italian restaurant in downtown L.A.’s Arts District, chef Ori Menashe’s passion for pork (and whole animal butchery) knows no bounds. The latest evidence arrived in the form of...