It’s hard to screw up burrata, and the menu at Burrata House - a small stall in Grand Central Market - doesn’t. The cheese is creamy, and pairs well with the seasonal tomatoes in the Caprese Bowl, but when there are so many other interesting spots within (literally) 12 feet of you, this is a place you can skip.
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The downtown location of the iconic sushi chain is still some of the freshest fish in the neighborhood.
Bavel is one of LA’s most exciting restaurants, and this Middle Eastern spot in the Arts District will have you planning a return visit immediately.
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Pasta Sisters is a tiny shop in Pico-Arlington that serves some of the best pasta in Los Angeles.
Colori is a solid, family-run Italian spot downtown, and one of the last of its kind.
For outstanding pasta on the Westside, look no further than Felix on Abbot Kinney in Venice.
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Factory Kitchen tends to gets overshadowed by its famous Arts District neighbors, but it’s one of the best Italian spots in Los Angeles.
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