You’ve probably heard there’s some good new restaurants downtown. Guess what? There’s some great old ones too. Colori Kitchen isn’t some historic time capsule - just a casual, family-run Italian joint in the heart of DTLA and the kind of place you don’t find down there anymore. The food is delicious and affordable, and it’s also BYOB.
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Tacos Quetzalcoatl splits its time between Downtown and East LA, and has some of the best vegetarian tacos around.
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All'acqua has solid, if slightly underwhelming cocktail and salad menus, but they set the course for some absolutely magical entrees. When taken as a whole, it makes for a more than solid meal.
Boccali’s is a red sauce Italian spot in Ojai with fine pizzas and pasta, good strawberry shortcake, and a fantastic outdoor seating area out back.
Pasta Sisters is a tiny shop in Pico-Arlington that serves some of the best pasta in Los Angeles.
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