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The Italian chef in Los Angeles, Ale Gambini, will hold a space on pastry and chocolate at the sixth annual “World Week of Italian Cuisine” which will run from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021 The event is a worldwide initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aimed at promoting quality and heritage of...

The Sixth Annual Week of Italian Cuisine in the world is here! Get ready to taste the special Italian menus offered at several participating restaurants vetted by the Academia della Cucina Italiana di San Francisco. As the new Consul General of Italy I’m pleased to welcome you and I am sure you will enjoy la “straordinaria cucina italiana!” This ye...

Rockridge’s Market Hall will never be the same. Oliveto, the iconic Oakland restaurant that carved a path for Cal-Italian cuisine within the farm-to-table movement, is shuttering at the end of 2021 after a 35-year run. “We’re tired,” co-owner Bob Klein told The Mercury News Thursday. “Running a restaurant these days is really difficult. The pandemi...

One of LA’s most storied restaurants had adding new dining space for the first time since 1955, as Hollywood legend Musso and Frank has created three private dining areas lined with wine bottles and hand-painted murals to accommodate the demand for separate rooms. Designed by Gensler and built by J. Baer Construction, the rooms do their best to fit...

"Tradition and perspectives of Italian cuisine: awareness and enhancement of food sustainability" is the theme of the sixth annual “World Week of Italian Cuisine” which will run from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021. The event is a worldwide initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aimed at promoting...

With a Saturday lunch crowd packing the open-air courtyard at L’antica Pizzeria da Michele in Los Angeles, a power outage might have spelled disaster. But a recent blackout put a spotlight (albeit a battery-generated one) on what the two-year-old Hollywood restaurant does so well. When the lights and electric ovens suddenly went bust during my visi...

Cipriani — the iconic multigenerational hospitality empire — is planning to open a restaurant in Beverly Hills at 362 N. Camden Drive, THR has learned. Multiple sources say that the company, known for its huge event spaces in New York and restaurants around the world, has taken a lease at the space, which was most recently occupied by Madeo. (The s...

Potted olive trees stand like sentinels at the entrance to Milano Cafe & Deli, welcoming lovers of Italian food and sundries to the recently opened Italian marketplace at the corner of Palm and Third Street in Downtown Burbank. With a well-though out menu of Italian dishes, French and Italian pastries, deli staples and corner market necessities, Mi...

There’s always money in pizza, pasta, and wine; just ask the folks behind Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana. That longstanding restaurant group, known for its blistered pies and fine-casual ambiance, is branching out next week with a stunner of a new space at Laguna Niguel’s Ocean Ranch Village called simply Bottega Angelina. Owners Shokoufeh and Fili...

Cardellino, chef/owner Brad Wise’s Italian-American all-day eatery and bakery in Mission Hills, was only open for six weeks last year before the pandemic arrived and shut it down in March 2020. Now, as pandemic restrictions gradually ease, Trust Restaurant Group (TRG) founder Wise has been tinkering with the concept of Cardellino, which has only be...

Echo Park’s next big project is Bacetti, a long-awaited Italian destination tucked up toward the hills off Echo Park Avenue. Originally known as Etti, the restaurant has been planned for more than two years as a Roman-focused dining destination meant to work in concert with next-door wine tenant Tilda. Now it’s all coming together for a mid-Novembe...

Accademia Italiana della cucina (The Academy of Italian Cuisine), Los Angeles delegation, during the annual ecumenical dinner on October 21st gave to chef Gino Angelini the prestigious recognition “La buona Tavola”. The Academy reserves this prize for restaurants that observe Italian tradition culinary and good quality.  The convivial gatherings cu...