Tag Archive: italian

Las Vegas: Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare

When I was in Las Vegas late last year, I was torn about going to both Milos, my favorite seafood restaurant and the touted Bartolotta. I love seafood but just how much can… Continue reading

Drago Centro’s New Bar Manager & Spring Cocktails

Sometimes I really hate change. But you always want what’s best for your friends. Recently bar manager Jaymee Mandeville left Drago Centro to take an opportunity with Barcadi. This left my “home bar”… Continue reading

West LA: New Sotto Pops and Spring Cocktails at Sotto

Italian restaurant Sotto on the Westside just rolled out bottled carbonated sippers along with their Spring cocktails menu. I stopped by after dinner at Hinoki and the Bird to check them out. There… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Bestia

One of my new favorite restaurants is Bestia in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s rare for me to love a restaurant so much that I want to go back right away. But I do… Continue reading

Chicago: Going Italian For Lunch at Quartino

My friend was in the mood for meatballs and remembered her co-worker had suggested Quartino for Italian. This coworker claimed it was one of her favorites. We didn’t have any specific lunch plans… Continue reading

Venice: Brunch at Superba Snack Bar

Recently I headed west to Venice to check out Superba Snack Bar for brunch. We got in just in time before they closed the kitchen at 3PM. It was a bright and sunny… Continue reading

Cambridge: RendezVous

After getting back to Cambridge from Boston, I went over to RendezVous. I wasn’t particularly hungry as I had dim sum at Empire Garden and split a bunch of oysters and a lobster… Continue reading

DTLA: Towne Now Open

I was recently invited to check out the newly opened Towne Food & Drink. I am always excited about new options for lunch and dinner in Downtown and Towne is fairly close to… Continue reading

DTLA: Soleto Now Open

Recently I was invited to check out the newly opened Italian restaurant Soleto in Downtown Los Angeles. In the former Zucca space, they have retained the pizza oven but done away with the… Continue reading

Viva Vino Los Angeles at Enoteca Drago

I checked out Viva Vino Los Angeles a couple of months ago. Restaurant Week was part of the festival and featured tasting menus with optional wine pairings. Naturally, we got the wine pairing… Continue reading