Category Archives: Italian

Bite the Big Apple: Sunday Day

We were due to meet the Roadfooders at 11 am, and we somehow managed to pick the one taxi in all of Manhattan that wasn’t in any big hurry. He lazily meandered along, pointing out local points of interest as … Continue reading

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Folliero’s – a Real Family Value

It was always a special occasion when my parents took us out for pizza. We always went to the same little family-run restaurant where we were allowed to climb on the chairs and run in the aisles. I can still … Continue reading

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The Glory That is Burbank: Tony’s Bella Vista

Tony’s Bella Vista is Burbank’s go-to place for birthday parties, baseball teams, and teenage dates. In the same location since 1965, Tony’s has only changed hands once, in the 80s, and the original recipes were kept. Plus, the new owners … Continue reading

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Farfalla Trattoria

PHOTOS UNDER REPAIR The Farfalla Trattoria in Los Feliz holds a special place in our hearts. We had dinner there on our very first real date-date and have celebrated most of our anniversaries there ever since. We once ran into … Continue reading

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Fettucini con Pesto alla Trapanese

I had some Parma ham that we didn’t end up using for the braciola the other day. So I thought I would improvise on a Pesto alla Trapanese. The original inspiration for the recipe came from the LA Times Food … Continue reading

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