An inspired chef creates great food the way an artists works in oils or a musician with voice and mandolin. Antonio Bellissimo born and raised in Sicily has made his Cafe Della Vita (Cafe of Life) Â vibrantly original in all three: food, visuals and music. Since its grand opening last year, the cafeâ€™s unique family friendly Old World approach with a New Age vibe has made it very popular, very fast.
Nearly everything on the menu is made using his motherâ€™s recipes, from the marinara sauce and house made pasta to the cannoli, a top seller and no wonder - in Sicily, Frank Sinatra used to visit Bellissimoâ€™s parentsâ€™ little bar/cafe especially for that cannoli.
Read more: Los Angeles Daily News, Friday, September 8, 2017, page 11, dining out section.