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Celestino Drago

  1. Slideshow
    40 Years and 40 Bites: A Look Back at Valentino’s Anniversary DinnerMarzipan fruits from an order of silent nuns, natural wine from Mt. Etna, and 25 cooks in the kitchen marked the occasion.
  2. Menus
    A Look at Valentino’s 40-Dish Anniversary Dinner Menu, Wednesday November 14Guest chefs include Celestino Drago and Sotto’s Steve Samson.
  3. Menus
    Drago Gets Back Into GameThe chef calls the new tasting menu option a dedication to his annual hunts in North Dakota.
  4. The Gold Watch
    Jonathan Gold Chases The Drago To Sunset Blvd.The critic declares, “nothing here is revolutionary; almost everything here is good” at Osteria Drago.
  5. Let's Do Lunch
    Lunch Is On at Osteria DragoThe West Hollywood audience will appreciate a kale and vegetable soup, and salads in both small and entree proportions.
  6. Slideshow
    Looking into Osteria Drago, Now Open on SunsetCelestino Drago’s more casual offshoot is now serving on The Sunset Strip.
  7. Openings
    Former Drago Chef Evan Gotanda Will Help Lead West Hollywood’s Osteria DragoThe chef’s appointment marks promising news for anyone who misses Drago’s eponymous flagship.
  8. Leftovers
    Cassell’s Burgers Moving to Normandie Hotel; Jared Simons Leaves LexingtonThe chef is going back to work with Steven Arroyo, leaving his former Hollywood employer to find its third chef in little over a year.
  9. Italian
    Where Celestino Drago Recommends Eating Italian West of the 405His 21-year-old eponymous flagship closes after tonight’s service.
  10. Closings
    La Cachette Bistro: Now Closed IndefinitelyJean Francois Meteigner had a noble two-and-a-half year run before joining other esteemed statesman like Josiah Citrin and Alain Giraud.
  11. Closings
    What a Drag-o! Celestino Drago Closing Santa Monica FlagshipWith endless options for mediocre Italian food crowing the neighborhood, it’s difficult to part with a restaurant that consistently kept the bar raised.
  12. Duck You Sucker
    Drago Keeps The Duck and Plans to Get Your GoatThe chef will keep his special menu through June, at which point he’s thinking about getting a little goaty.
  13. Superlatives
    Catching Up With L.A.’s Best New ChefsThe city has over sixteen restaurants run by past winners of Food & Wine’s “Best new Chef” award.
  14. Foodies with Benefits
    Manzke, Giraud, and Drago Unite For Top L.A. Chefs DinnerFive talented local toques are matching wits over five courses for the Lee Oneness Foundation.
  15. Scrapped
    Drago Drops Out of Fashion IslandWynn casino-veteran Grant MacPherson will take the Osteria’s place with Rustica Italian.
  16. The Food Section
    Before We Were Foodies: Times’ Food Section Staff Revisits the PastFour journalists look back to the times before garlic and blogging were household terms.
  17. Empire Building
    Mozza Expanding to NewportWill this dampen Drago’s plans for a pizzeria?
  18. Contest
    Win Two Free Tickets to Great Chefs of Los Angeles 2009!We’re giving away two free tickets to Great Chefs of Los Angeles to one lucky winner.
  19. Celestino Drago
    Celestino Drago Talks Mama’s CookingCelestino Drago discusses his first recipe.
  20. Lunch
    New Lunch Menus Land at Drago Centro and Drago RistoranteFall is the focus of Drago’s two new menus.