EAT: VITO / Santa Monica, CA

This is the second time I’ve written about VITO. Hey, fabulous food deserves another mention. The quality of the food here never wavers– it’s been delicious every time. And, the staff is fantastic. They managed our rowdy group of twelve without breaking a sweat. My new favorite is the Spaghetti Della Casa (above)– chopped shrimp… Continue reading EAT: VITO / Santa Monica, CA


VITO has had a home on Ocean Park for twenty-five years. A popular favorite amongst locals, I was introduced to the restaurant by a friend who lives down the street. The knowledgeable, seasoned staff was fantastic and the food was delicious. Highly recommended. Pictured above: Linguine con Cozze–Fresh Mussels with Garlic, Olive Oil in a Tomato… Continue reading VITO


Last week, I had dinner at AMALFI on La Brea. I ordered the Pizza Margherita (which was yummy) but it was R’s Strozzapreti with chicken– curly pasta with chicken, asparagus, mushrooms, in a cream sauce — that makes me want to go back for more. Deeeeelicious. Adam Carolla is one of Amalfi’s owners, but the real… Continue reading AMALFI