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Pizza Frenzy

Pizza Frenzy

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:18pm by bredChef08 Comments Off

The latest from Angeleno Magazine, June 2014.              

Hot Stuff: Announcing L.A.’s 75 Best Restaurants

Hot Stuff: Announcing L.A.’s 75 Best Restaurants

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:05pm by bredChef08 Comments Off

In our May issue (on newsstands now), restaurant critic Patric Kuh took on the gut-busting task of naming L.A.’s 75 best restaurants. After sampling the better part of Los Angeles’s 20,000 or so bistros, gastropubs, and grand halls of fine dining, the only thing swelling more than our bellies is our pride. This is one…

Where to Find the Best Bread in Los Angeles

Where to Find the Best Bread in Los Angeles

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 1:48pm by bredChef08 Comments Off

It’s hard to say when exactly gluten became Public Enemy No. 1 in Los Angeles. Luckily there are a few establishments that run against the grain (or with it, depending on your point of view). Not necessarily bakeries, or even restaurants that make good bread, but places to eat where a South Beach dieter shouldn’t…

A Handy Guide to 25 Iconic Pizzerias in Los Angeles

A Handy Guide to 25 Iconic Pizzerias in Los Angeles

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 1:37pm by bredChef08 Comments Off

LA’s pizza scene is probably best described in three time periods. First, the post-Italian immigrant phase where only a few remaining old-school pizzerias remain. Generally scattered throughout the Valley or San Gabriel, these establishments have been serving generations of Angelenos with various styles that have stood the test of time. The next phase was the…

LA’s 5 Best New Restaurants — ZAGAT

LA’s 5 Best New Restaurants — ZAGAT

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 8:31pm by miloolive88 Comments Off

Tried Milo & Olive yet? There are some heavy-hitters in the top 10 restaurants list from our 2013 Survey, but so many newcomers that have opened in the last year deserve our attention. Here are the top five as ranked in the newly released guide, including one from a Top Chef, a few new favorite pizza ovens and a…

Best Bakery 2012 — LA Weekly

Best Bakery 2012 — LA Weekly

Posted on October 1, 2012 at 8:24pm by miloolive88 Comments Off

It’s some feat for a pastry chef to actually out-bake herself, as Zoe Nathan has possibly done at Milo & Olive. More so as she did it not by upping the chocolate ganache ante — as one might expect from the seasoned pastry chef — but by fully embracing the bread baker’s domain. Sure, Nathan…

Zoe Nathan Goes Rogue with Pizza — Eater LA

Zoe Nathan Goes Rogue with Pizza — Eater LA

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 1:01am by miloolive88 Comments Off

Bite into a pizza, any pizza, at Milo & Olive, and listen. This is the only pizza in Los Angeles that responds with a loud crunch. Shards of olive-oily crust flake off in the midst of mastication. Immediately afterward, notice the extremely pungent sauce and then, the tender cheese.

Milo and Olive — Los Angeles Magazine

Milo and Olive — Los Angeles Magazine

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 8:18pm by miloolive88 Comments Off

The food is homey and the crowds are heavy at Santa Monica’s Milo and Olive In the morning, Milo and Olive is still calm. You can sit at one of the eight counter seats eating a bowl of stone-ground grits with sautéed chanterelles and an egg, sunny side up, feeling as if you’re part of…

Critic’s Choice: Fresh lunch ideas — LA Times

Critic’s Choice: Fresh lunch ideas — LA Times

Posted on February 2, 2012 at 8:06pm by miloolive88 Comments Off

Fresh ideas for lunch include Café Livre, Cooks County, Milo & Olive, the Playground and Maison Giraud. Traffic being the way it is, getting to lunch, having lunch and getting back to where you started can shave hours off the day. In an increasingly harried world, having lunch out (instead of at your desk or…

3rd Wave Pizza + Empire-building in Santa Monica — LA Weekly

3rd Wave Pizza + Empire-building in Santa Monica — LA Weekly

Posted on January 11, 2012 at 12:56am by miloolive88 Comments Off

Those Rustic Canyon guys? It’s an empire they’re building in Santa Monica, from ice cream, to wine, to breakfast — and now pizza, at this new, perpetually crowded small-plates restaurant whose dining room probably is smaller than some of its customers’ breakfast nooks. Really, once you’ve resigned yourself