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Pasta Orange County

Ocean At Main Dungeness Crab Cavatelli (Food of the Week)

Craig Strong is the latest chef to downsize from fine dining. Don’t get me wrong. The longtime chef of STUDIO at Montage Laguna Beach has hardly turned his back on premium ingredients or flair,...
Pasta Los Angeles

Sotto Linguine alla Bottarga (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

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...
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...
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 Phoenix

Tratto Meyer Lemon Pappardelle (Food of the Week)

Tratto is the latest Phoenix restaurant from Bianco Group, located in Town & Country strip mall next to the second Pizzeria Bianco. The shabby chic space features worn wood, white walls and tablecloths, an...
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...