Another Italian Contender Stirs Up the Westside’s Pasta Scene Next Week

Oct 10, 2020 187

BY: Farley Elliott

While every neighborhood, and just about every restaurant, has been struggling under the current strain of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seems that Venice has emerged as a continually-hot place to not only dine, but to open new restaurants. The next newcomer is Forma, opening in the former Chaya space at the corner of Main and Navy on Monday.

Westsiders will know Forma as a cheese and pasta-focused Italian destination, with a popular original location on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica. The five-year-old restaurant loves to make cacio e pepe out of a scooped-out wheel of pecorino, plus dishes like wild boar ragout and grilled Spanish octopus. There are standalone cheese and charcuterie boards to start, and lots of wine and cocktails of course.

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