Garlic Knot Kit

Los Angeles Times – 2020 Was The Year Of The Restaurant DIY Kit

December 29, 2020

DIY pizza kits — essentially a ball of proofed dough paired with marinara, mozzarella and topping — have become a standard menu option for several top-tier pizzerias around town, including Ronan, Roberta’s, Jon & Vinny’s and Grá. At Milo & Olive in Santa Monica, you can also add a side of take-and-bake garlic knots ($13) […]

Cinnamon Sugar Brioche

Los Angeles Times – The Best Breakfast Breads

February 13, 2020

The cinnamon sugar brioche at Milo & Olive takes the traditional form of a cinnamon bun — a vertically faced spiral — and turns it sideways; biting into the mini loaf reveals the swirl inside. Director of bakery operations Kelsey Brito inherited the bun recipe from proprietor Zoe Nathan, whose larger, berry-laden spirals were the […]

Chocolate Croissants

Los Angeles Magazine – 4 Chocolate Pastries To Try

February 1, 2020

Head baker and pastry chef Kelsey Brito uses the levain from her country bread to make her croissants. It “gives them a bit more flavor and allows the dough more elasticity,” she says. “The texture is crisp and flaky on the outside and soft and pillowy on the inside, with a bit of chew to it.” Click […]

California Live Host Lawrence Zarian conducting an interview

KNBC California Live – Get the Perfect Pizza at Milo & Olive

October 14, 2019

The local NBC station gave us a little visit to learn all about our fabulous breakfast offerings from Lead Chris Vanger, while Executive Sous Chef showed Lawrence Zarian how to make our signature Pork Belly Sausage & Kale Pizza! VIEW VIDEO HERE photo courtesy of KNBC

Variety of catering dishes from Milo & Olive

Eater LA – 11 Restaurants That Can Cater Crowd-Pleasing Weddings

February 22, 2019

Treat guests to handmade pastas and seasonal small plates from executive chef and partner Erin Eastland. Milo & Olive’s signature bites, like the chicken meatballs and marinated olives, will certainly keep the mood peppy and upbeat. Click Here For Full Article photo credit: Jakob Layman

Burrata & Prosciutto di Parma Pizza

Eater LA – The 24 Essential Pizzerias, Winter 2019

January 18, 2019

Retaining some of the best aspects of Mozza’s crust-centric vision, Milo & Olive prepares some of the best pizzas on the Westside, thanks to fantastic toppings and a steady wood-fired crust that keeps it all together. And the space is much bigger than the original, making it easy to land a pie. Click Here for […]

Mixed Mushroom Pizza

The Infatuation – The 20 Best Pizza Places in LA

January 7, 2019

The Westside is pretty underrepresented in the LA pizza olympics, but that doesn’t really matter, because Santa Monica has Milo & Olive. This neighborhood spot works equally well for eating in or taking out – but curbside pickup AKA the fact that you never have to leave your car is usually the best choice. Go […]

Screenshot of Insider Food segment on our garlic knot

Insider Food – Behind The Scenes With Our Garlic Knot!

November 4, 2018

Milo and Olive is a casual Italian spot in Santa Monica, but their garlic knots are truly out of control. Why just brush garlic on top of your knots when you can stuff whole cloves inside? Find out how they roast, stuff, and tie up these giant garlic knots and see how they taste! Click […]

Erin Eastland Rolling Gnocchi

Los Angeles Magazine – 3 Must-Try L.A. Dishes According to Erin Eastland

April 17, 2018

Erin Eastland, executive chef at both Milo & Olive and Huckleberry in Santa Monica, tells us what L.A. dishes she loves to eat when she gets out of her own kitchen. Click Here for Full Article photo credit: Rick Poon

Executive Chef Erin Eastland

The Every Girl – 3 Chefs Dish on Why Now is the Time for Women in the Culinary Industry

March 27, 2018

After a childhood spent in the kitchen and summers spent working at a bustling sandwich shop in Nantucket, Erin Eastland knew from an early age that food was her passion. Now, as the Executive Chef of not just one, but TWO impressive eateries in southern California, Erin has taken her passion for food and turned […]

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