Posts Tagged ‘Italian’

June 3, 2010 2

Vetri (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia

Vetri is the most famous restaurant in town, it’s been called “Possibly the best Italian restaurant on the east coast” by Mario’s Batali, some even claimed it’s the “best Italian restaurant in America.” Getting a table was difficult, but I managed to squeeze myself in on a Monday on that same morning. Bearing that much […]

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December 18, 2009 4

Drago Centro (Downtown)

By in 06: Downtown LA, Favorite Food Entries

Drago Centro is the spinoff of Santa Monica’s Italian restaurant Drago at Downtown. Their menu is standard Italian three course meal. Since the three of us weren’t that hungry, we ordered only from the antipasti and first course (pasta). The bar area has a pretty big dining area as well (with access to the same […]

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September 28, 2009 1

Osteria La Buca (Melrose)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

An old entry we forgot to put up. I haven’t been to Osteria La buca for a long long time since 3 years ago. The place has changed a lot since. It was renovated from a small hole-in-the-wall to a nicer upscale space. The interior is a lot larger and we got a table up […]

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April 2, 2009 3

Osteria Mozza (Highland)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

The much coveted Osteria Mozza (right next to Pizzeria Mozza) have opened for a long time, but we avoided it because of stories about the horrible waiting time, bad attitude and so so food. Has things died down a little bit? Recession? Nope. Even with reservation, we waited for almost an hour for our table. […]


October 30, 2008 2

Chez Panisse Cafe (Berkeley: Gourmet Ghetto)

By in 04: SF+Bay Area, Favorite Food Entries

On the way back to LA from our short getaway to Napa, we stopped by Berkeley to check out Alice Water‘s famous restaurant/cafe Chez Panisse for lunch. As some of you might know, Alice Waters is one of the most influential American chefs in the US in the 70s and Chez Panisse has the reputation […]

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