OUT WITH KRISTEN

FOOD x TRAVEL x LIBATIONS
LOS ANGELES BASED

out to dinner with...

C O S A + B U O N A

DINNER - 01/10/18

OVERALL RATING - 4.3/5

 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT;

THE AMBIANCE WAS MODERN YET HAD A SOMEWHAT COZY FEEL TO IT, THE ACTUAL RESTAURANT IS QUITE SMALL BUT DIDN'T FEEL CROWDED. THEY WERE PLAYING OLD SCHOOL HIP-HOP THROUGH THE SPEAKERS WHICH (ALWAYS) PUTS ME IN A GREAT MOOD, THE SECOND THING I NOTICED (FIRST WAS THE MUSIC) WAS THAT THERE WERE NO HANDBAG HOOKS AT THE BAR, MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT, DOESN'T EVERY BAR HAVE HOOKS NOWADAYS?? ANYWAYS, MAYBE ITS JUST ME BUT I FIND THAT TO BE EXTREMELY ANNOYING AND INCONVENIENT. THE SERVICE WAS GREAT, ALSO I NOTICED A SERVICE CHARGE IS AUTOMATICALLY INCLUDED IN THE BILL, TO ME THIS ISN’T AN ISSUE AND ALSO LETS BE REAL... ITS LESS MATH FOR ME TO FIGURE OUT WHEN IM 3 GLASSES OF LAMBRUSCO DEEP.

THINGS ORDERED;

B R O C C O L I N I - JUST A TOUCH OF SPICY, LOVE THAT THEY WERE WOOD ROASTED 

C A E S A R + S A L A D - OVERDRESSED BUT NOT SOGGY, WHOLE ANCHOVIES GAVE IT PERFECT AMOUNT OF SALTINESS, THE FOCACCIA CROUTONS WERE THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE DISH, MELTED IN YOUR MOUTH! 

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M E A T B A L L S - NOT THE BEST MEATBALLS I’VE HAD… BUT PRETTY DAMN GOOD, WANTED MORE MARINARA!

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M A R G H E R I T A + P I Z Z A - SO GOOD, PERFECTLY CRISPY CRUST, WOULD COME BACK AGAIN JUST FOR THE PIZZA 

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C O O K I E S & C R E A M + S E M I F R E D D O + P I E - COLD, RICH AND CREAMY - NOT OVERLY SWEET 

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R O S S O + V I O L A + L A M B R U S C O -  TASTY, BUT WEAK POUR