Rustic Southern Italian dishes from a Bolognese master
Steve Samson’s Sotto still serves some spectacular stuff, but his new restaurant Rossoblu has leveled up his original Italian recipes, foregoing a pizza oven for heartier selections. Don’t start your meal without the tuna crudo, which is served with beans and mustard seeds and is damn-near perfect, and don’t end it without the veal Parmesan, a crusted thing of beauty about the size of a tomahawk steak. If you’re going to order pasta (and of course you will), make sure to think about the maltagliati: an underappreciated, flat-and-wide noodle served here with beautifully cooked porcini and aromatized with sage.
A: 1124 San Julian St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; T: (213) 749-1099 E: Info@RossobluLA.com; W: https://www.rossoblula.com/; H: Sunday – Thursday 5:30PM – 10PM, Friday & Saturday 5:30PM – 10:30PM, OMBRA HAPPY HOUR 5PM — 7PM (bar & garden only)