This is another restaurant from the Amici folks, and it’s got the warmth and authentic Italian cuisine we’ve come to expect…
Gino Angelini grew up on the green lasagna his grandma made in Rimini and came to L.A. to help Mauro Vincenti open Rex in the mid-’90s.
Brentwood’s Toscana restaurant has taken over the space next door for this sleek, cocktail-centric spot that lowers the area’s age bracket by 15 years…
With the still warm loaves of ciabatta baked in batches every few hours, the mix of Boar’s Head and imported meats…
Ori Menashe, his wife, Genevieve Gergis, and restaurateur Bill Chait envisioned a warehouse east of downtown as a testa-serving, guanciale-curing, pasta-extruding temple of authenticity, and darned if they didn’t achieve it.
Downtown’s most popular breakfast, lunch, and dinner destination is an Italian restaurant, high-end patisserie, and cocktail dispensary rolled into one.
More than a decade later, the quaint Italian spot on Ocean Avenue (but sans an ocean view) is still packed, thanks to the consistency of chef-owner Bruce Marder.