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Recognized as the first vegan Italian wine bar in the United States, Pura Vita is quickly becoming one of LA’s hottest vegan spots. From Cacio E Pepe and Cauliflower Chickpea Parmigiana to Baked Alfredo, Gluten-Free Margherita Pizza, and Tiramisu, the menu items from Pura Vita are not to be missed! Oh, and did we mention they serve brunch on the we...

One of the odder effects of the pandemic has been to level the playing field for modest restaurants. When everybody is serving outdoors on improvised patios, the view of the beach, street-life, or in some cases a brick wall is the same as their neighbors’. People who wouldn’t have given some places a second glance now make their dining decision bas...

Eating healthy these days can mean many different things to many different people. Food allergies run rampant, intolerances are higher than ever, and gut health seems to be top of mind for conscious eaters all over the world. When it comes to gluten intolerance or clinically diagnosed celiac disease, gluten can cause stomach pain and suffering in u...

Little Italy brings you a NEW "Taste Of" Dining Experience... Taste of Little Italy: Take-Out Edition. October 4-8, 2020 | $50* (Meal for 1) | $80* (Meal for 2). BUY YOU TICKET TODAY! As Little Italy works to re-open, we look to find new ways to enjoy the neighborhood and highlight the restaurants that are the backbone of the community. The redesig...

Covid-19 has necessitated a new kind of innovation that aims to be pandemic proof in times of massive economic uncertainty. And the latest fad to enter the LA dining scene is the ghost kitchen. Today, restaurants are looking for unique ways to both cut costs and provide their customers with fast, reliable, and safe delivery services, and these kitc...

One thing you’ll realize when listening to the story of Avery Ruzicka, the star baker and young entrepreneur behind Manresa Bread, is that tenacity, dedication and patience can take you very far away from your initial projects. Her bread – originally famous in California but now available nationwide – is the result of tireless experimentation. Ruzi...

Finbars is currently serving customers outdoors in a lovely shaded “parklet,” and continues to support the community and the Mary Wilson Library in many ways. On Sept. 15, anyone who brings in a flyer will have 20% of their purchases (with a couple of exceptions) go to support the Mary Wilson Library. Once upon a time, there was an Italian teenage...

Last month World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani reopened his popular Italian restaurant, Capo’s, with an entire brand expansion featuring a new chef, logo and menu with a new focus on Detroit pizza. Chef Gemignani first introduced the Detroit pizza to San Francisco at his flagship restaurant, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, eight years ago. As Detroit pie...

A lot of people in Los Angeles, especially baseball fans, will miss eating at the stadium during a Dodgers’ match:  food has always been part of the experience. Fries, hot dogs, nachos, carne asada, you name it, you could find it all at the stadium.  Michael Jacobs, CEO and founder of LA-based Home Team Kitchens, a company that focuses on creating...

Point, click, add to cart. Shopping online in the digital age is just that easy, and now indulging in a true taste of Italy at home just got easier as Mangia, Inc. throws open the door to its new online store at www.CarmelinaBrands.com. Italian, Specialty and Organic Tomatoes, Authentic Prepared Sauces, and Italian Beans, the Carmelina Brands® Onli...

If you ask us, a high-quality meal doesn't require hours in the kitchen. In fact, it all starts with just flour and water. Through September 2, 2020, we're inviting you to celebrate all things pasta as we celebrate regional pasta traditions that are as simple to put together as uno, due, tre. Plus, this week you can pick up our housemade sauces at...

For the past eleven years, Drago Centro has been Downtown L.A.'s premier dining destination for fans of authentic Italian Sicilian cuisine with a modern and innovative edge, and Chef Celestino Drago continues his culinary evolution by redefining 'al fresco' dining as he reopens Drago Centro and introduces a stunning New Outdoor Dining Patio, New Su...