Bollini’s [Montery Park] – closed

Bollini’s [Montery Park] – closed

Traditional pizzas nowadays are tough to find. Pizza Hut, Domino’s, and Papa John’s dominate public perception of what a pizza is suppose to be like. Nuevo pies, such as California Pizza Kitchen, Wolfgang Puck’s, and to some extent Pizzeria Mozza are establishing standards for new generations. Chicago style, though my favorite, is more like a…

Hank Moody’s Gjelina [Venice]

Hank Moody’s Gjelina [Venice]

A Venice local favorite, this place is always crowded. Unfortunately for locals, outsiders – non-Venetians, have discover this fabulous joint.   Hank Moody, of Californication – a show on HBO, frequently hangs out at Gjelina. This super cool dark wood themed restaurant could be classified as a wine bar that also serves food. They feature…