The Family Behind Pasta Sisters Brings Homemade Italian to Los Angeles

Pasta Sisters opened in Los Angeles in 2014 as an Italian deli, primarily making gnocchi and pasta for other restaurants. They grew organically at first, but an unexpected phone call skyrocketed them into popularity and almost derailed their success. Giorgia, daughter of chef Paola, talks about their family’s journey to a second, larger restaurant. What […]

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Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen Brings Traditional Southern Cuisine to Los Angeles

Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen is instantly recognizable by the line of hungry patrons snaking out the door and down the block. It’s a communal affair here, reminiscent of a fun weekend family dinner, with everyone coming together in celebration of life and sustenance. An Inglewood institution since 1999, the cafeteria-style comfort food oasis serves up […]

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Behind the Counter at LA’s Dialog Cafe

Tadeh Ghazalian wanted to create a neighborhood spot where customers could be treated like family. With influences ranging from his mom’s Armenian culture, his dad’s Italian background, and his executive chef’s training in French technical skills, Ghazalian’s interest in food integrates all of these cultures.  We sat down with Ghazalian to find out more about […]

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