Tag Archive: italian

Venice: Checking Out Scopa Italian Roots for Heros and Cocktails

There are only a few places that make me wish I live on the West Side. The new Scopa Italian Roots is one such place. Opened by Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix, they… Continue reading

Mid-City LA: Italian Meatballs and Pasta at Gusto

When Chef Vic Casanova left Culina and opened Gusto, I intended to check it out a lot sooner but just made it to the cozy Italian spot on West Third recently. Originally we… Continue reading

Seattle: Dinner at The Pink Door

I was in Seattle last month for a wedding. As part of the bachelorette party, we hit up The Pink Door which is one of the bride’s favorite Italian restaurants. The Pink Door… Continue reading

DTLA: First Look at Terroni Downtown

I’m always excited about new restaurants in Downtown opening. I have been to the Terroni in Mid-City before and was looking forward to the pastas and pizza in Downtown. I would pass by… Continue reading

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