Worth Every Penne – Haute Cuisine Los Angeles

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Il Pastaio
400 North Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-205-5444

Ambiance
Step inside Il Pastaio and enjoy the authenticity of the restaurant’s traditional trattoria setting.

What to order
The Squid Ink Risotto is black magic.

Who comes here
Neighborhood residents, professionals and low-key celebs frequent this LA eatery.

Sweet tooth
The Bread Pudding is out of this world.

Madeo
8897 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
310-859-0242

Ambiance
This L.A. haute spot is warm, inviting and ideal for date nights.

What to order
The Bufala Alla Caprese imported from Naples is divine.

Who comes here
Lisa Marie Presley, Paris Hilton and Petra Ecclestone are just a few of the VIPs who frequent Madeo.

Sweet tooth
The Napoleon is spot-on.

Giorgio Baldi
114 West Channel Rd.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
310-573-1660

Ambiance
You’ll feel like you’re in mama’s kitchen at this family-owned Los Angeles restaurant.

What to order
The Panzerotti and the Sweet Corn Agnolotti are mouthwatering.

Who comes here
Here, you’ll find locals and A-listers from Rihanna to Tom Cruise.

Sweet tooth
Try Edo’s Favorite Chocolate Mousse—we bet you’ll be calling it your favorite too.

Mr. C
1224 Beverwil Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
310-277-2800

Ambiance
This Los Angeles haute spot stays true to Cipriani’s esteemed reputation by perfecting the art of fine dining in a high-energy and inviting atmosphere.

What to order
Try the Lamb Spezzatino with Artichokes, served with Risotto Parmesan. It’s a house favorite.

Who comes here
Loyal Cipriani patrons and A-list stars and starlets like Paula Abdul, Joe Jonas and Jessica Alba.

Sweet tooth
Go for the Vanilla Meringue Cake. It’s heavenly.

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