Italy Archive

  • MEMORY LANE / where old favorite restaurants go to retire

    MEMORY LANE / where old favorite restaurants go to retire

    By Larry Levine – Jonathan Gold’s excellent ode to Campanile in the L.A. Times food pages (Saturday, September 29, 2012) was enough to launch a trip down memory lane. Gold’s piece is warm, touching and human. Campanile, which will close later this year, clearly played an important role in his personal and his professional life […]

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  • DESTINATION ITALY / dining tips to anchor your trip

    DESTINATION ITALY / dining tips to anchor your trip

    By Larry Levine – There are two truisms about dining in Italy: 1) all food is regional, and 2) it’s almost impossible to get a bad meal. In Italy regional can mean city-to-city, or even neighborhood-to-neighborhood. Take tortellini en brodo for instance. I ordered it at a restaurant in Bologna and it was heaven in […]

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