Our dining experiences shifted dramatically when the COVID-19 pandemic upended our daily routines. Since then, many of us have been inspired to channel our creativity in the kitchen. Here at AAA, we asked our restaurant critics to share a recipe—one that brings them comfort—from a favorite eatery.
Pizzeria Mozza's Potato, Egg, and Bacon Pizza
641 N. Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
Otoño's Pan con Tomate
5715 N. Figueroa Street, Highland Park
Via Maestra 42's Risotto ai Funghi Porcini
3343 State Street, Santa Barbara
The Quarter Creole Cuisine's Creole Seafood Filé Gumbo
201 N. Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont
Adya's Grilled Cauliflower Steak With Cilantro Sauce
440 S. Anaheim Boulevard, Unit 201, Anaheim
Golden Chopsticks's Salt-and-Pepper Chicken Wings
1430 E. Plaza Boulevard, National City
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