Best Italian in Downtown Beverly Hills - hunt & peck
- tablefor1 Nov 18, 2009 04:07 PM
There might be more Italian restaurants in Beverly Hills than police (I say this even though I just got a ticket from said police today).
Uncle (loves a value but loves good food more) and Aunt (loves everything) from out of town are taking me out for Italian in Beverly Hills tomorrow night. Downtown Beverly Hills would be ideal because that's where I work and they are picking me up.
I've loved e. baldi, but that was when I went with a friend of the owner/chef. Who knows what it would be like if I walked in there with two out-of-towners?
What else is out there that's worth a shot?
2nd and 3rd this recommendation, and diagonally across the corner from e baldi.
Friends of mine love Cafe Carrerra at 235 S. La Cienega, a bit south of Wilshire, yet I have never eaten there.
Il Pastaio Restaurant
400 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
235 S La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
re: New Trial
I second Enoteca Drago. Il Pastaio is excellent, but Enoteca Drago has a more interesting menu, better wine selection (not surprising) and a litlle more breathing room between tables. (Il Pastaio can be a little snug.) IMHO the Caesar salad and Carbonara at Enoteca may be the best in in the LA area.