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.
To do charcuterie right, you must understand the unglamorous science of pH, aw (water activity), and bacteria-inhibiting acidity
This old-fashioned hangout is a favorite among those who live for great steaks and chops served by waiters who have been around…
A sprawling corner patio beckons off Beverly Boulevard long before you catch the scent of the wood fire. The imported Italian oven is put to good use…
The Americana at Brand’s gourmet Italian deli is an offshoot of Trattoria Amici next door. Avoid drooling on the glass case…
Drago Centro is refined enough that an empty bowl for shells accompanies the linguine alle vongole, but on occasion chef-owner Celestino Drago and chef de cuisine Ian Gresick will roast a whole suckling pig.