Short on time? Don’t know what to have for dinner tonight? The Pasta Sisters have the solution! They have created a line of fresh pasta boxes, gnocchi, and slow cooked traditional sauces. The staff will guide thru the cooking process to serving it as a chef-prepared meal. Open since 2015, this store is located in a strip mall in Country Club Park, a historical neighborhood of Los Angeles that is lined with beautiful century-old mansions – make… [Read More]
We believe that the best critics of Italian food are those people who actually ate it in their grandmother’s kitchen. That is not to say that others cannot become so passionate about la cucina italiana that they also become experts. But we all know how hard it is to find truly good and authentic Italian food outside of Italy. In this section, our experts provide a short list of restaurants you can trust, so that no matter where you are, you can find the very best Ristorante, Trattoria, Pizzeria, Paninoteca, Pasticceria and Caffe.
Special hidden gem in Los Angeles! The goal is to share with all of you their love for pizza, wine and people. Pizzaiolo Mario Vollera turn out rustic, crisp-tender Neapolitan-style pizzas with a lot of Italian cheeses, local ingredients and seasonal products. He works hard to source the ingredients so that the customers enjoy organic, fresh and delicious pies. Mario picks Vino from all over the world, offering a vibrant wine list with lots of… [Read More]
Welcome to Barbacco, a trattoria that was inspired by an idea that began to take shape before we even opened Perbacco, our restaurant next door. In contrast, we wanted to create a casual place with an emphasis on simple, delicious Italian food, drawing inspiration from all the regions of Italy. On one of our trips to Italy, we had lunch at a small trattoria in a town on the Ligurian coast. The place had been there… [Read More]
Cotogna is a celebration of rustic Italian cuisine and offers a daily-changing menu of spit-roasted or grilled meats and fish, wood-oven pizzas and house-made pastas. Located in San Francisco’s historic Jackson Square, Cotogna (‘quince’ in Italian) is a casual, lively venue and a complement to the adjoining Quince Restaurant, Chef Michael Tusk’s celebrated fine dining establishment.
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, the eponymous restaurant of chef Edoardo “Edo” Baldi specializes in Tuscan food with an accent of Emilia-Romagna. Dining at e. baldi will transport you to the coast of Italy, where ingredients pop, desserts are worth saving room for, and eating with friends and family takes on an almost religious experience. e. baldi opened its doors in 2006 and has grown a dedicated following of patrons who can either… [Read More]
A long-standing restaurant serving hearty, traditional Roman fare in a wood-paneled dining room.
Invented in Rome by legendary pizzaiolo Stefano Callegari, the trapizzino takes time honored recipes of the cucina romana and makes them convenient for all to enjoy. The marriage of traditional techniques and authentic Italian flavors with a modern format has made Trapizzino one of Rome’s most popular street foods, with seven locations throughout the city. The Lower East Side location is the first U.S. Trapizzino.
Before opening InoVino in Cole Valley, owner Claudio Villani was the Sommelier at the highly regarded Michelin Star Restaurant Quince in San Francisco and the Wine Director at Perbacco in the Financial District.
The entire restaurant was designed and built in Italy and shipped over for installation. After 3 years of design and build out the most authentic Italian cafe in America was opened on December 24th 2014. The 1st floor is an authentic Italian bar and the second floor features the restaurant, wine bar, cultural and language school, as well as the coffee and gelato labs.
Food is excellent. They offer traditional Italian dishes from basic to rather sophisticated ones and all are nicely prepared. Of course you can never go wrong with any of their very, rich pizzas. Staff is always very friendly and makes everyone feel at home. Prices are affordable.