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LA's chi SPACCA: An Italian Steakhouse on Steroids (the House, not the Steaks)

Published by Keir Beadling • September 11, 2019
Los Angeles’s chi SPACCA–Italian for “he who cleaves”–has come to represent the quintessential new Italian dining experience, born of the wildly-popular, family-style salumi night dinners hosted weekly at Scuola di Pizza, the previous occupant of the chi SPACCA space. chi SPACCA has been decorated as one of the country’s best new ...
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San Francisco's Cotogna: Rustic Italian Fare, Family-Style Feast

Published by Keir Beadling • September 06, 2019
Located in San Francisco’s historic Jackson Square, Cotogna (Italian for “quince”--Cotogna’s sister restaurant) is a celebration of rustic Italian fare, offering a daily-changing menu of spit-roasted or grilled meats and fish, wood-oven pizzas and house-made pastas.
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San Francisco's Original Joe's: Classic Italian-American Fare at its Finest

Published by Keir Beadling • August 19, 2019
Original Joe’s history runs deep, beginning in 1937 as a 14-stool counter on a sawdust-covered floor at 144 Taylor Street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. It was opened by a Croatian immigrant, Tony Rodin, who had witnessed hunger, war and adversity—a man who landed here in search of the American Dream and the promise to provide something ...
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