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Finalmente! Contemporary Italian becomes an appetizing reality in LA thanks to the recent opening of The Ponte in Beverly Grove. Chef Scott Conant is no stranger to the spotlight, from his appearances on cooking reality show Chopped to creating best-seller cookbooks. A Connecticut native, Conant admits, “I love LA! I just love being part of it.” With Stephane Bombet of Bombet Hospitality Group and super-chef Conant partnering on such a delicious project, it’s no surprise reservations are strongly recommended. The Ponte is currently Conant’s only restaurant in LA and combines his legendary hospitality and service with an everevolving, inventive menu.
The Ponte’s reinvention of Italian-cuisine classics such as black tagliolini al vongole is just the right touch for LA’s cutting-edge culinary fans. Bravissimo! 8265 Beverly Blvd., LA, 323-746-5130; thepontela.com
Chef Scott Conant’s The Ponte brings casual chic to Beverly Grove in the form of rustic-refined décor (BELOW) and fare, including (RIGHT, FROM TOP) roasted Jidori chicken, a bibb lettuce salad, margherita pizza, and slow-roasted trout, as well as the...