Hostaria del Piccolo


Hostaria del Piccolo may not be new to you, but it's new to me, and has a new location on Rose Avenue in Venice, which is gone from restaurant wasteland to 5 hot spots within just a few years.  Hostaria is loud, but with high energy.  It feels like a clubby, casual restaurant, if there is such a category in Venice.  The wall near the bar and the large communal table has multiple TV screens where there were videos playing while we were there, and then a Laker game.  OK, but then our waitress came by and spoke to us with a thick Italian accent, as did every other wait staff member.  Confusing.  

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Kelly Page

I'm a food fanatic who makes healthy whole food recipes, reviews the latest Los Angeles restaurants, appreciates fine wine and cocktails, and travels to experience different cultures and cuisines.