The Burns family has a long history in the L.A. restaurant scene, dating back to 1918 with the Robert Burns Pharmacy and soda fountain in Beverly Hills. The clan’s latest is this simple American bistro.
The roughly 3,000 turbines that line the San Gorgonio Pass like giant pinwheels on the road to Palm Springs generate electricity throughout the state. The answer to our energy problem may be blowing in the wind.
Twenty-five years ago Jean-Louis DeMori and Antonio Tommasi opened the romantic Locanda Veneta on 3rd Street. They’ve since cut ties with the restaurant and now are attempting a more humble osteria downtown.