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6 restaurant recipes to re-create at home

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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

323-297-0101; pizzeriamozza.com

Pizzeria Mozza's Potato, Egg, and Bacon Pizza

Pizzeria Mozza's Potato, Egg, and Bacon Pizza

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Otoño's Pan con Tomate

5715 N. Figueroa Street, Highland Park

323-474-6624; otonorestaurant.com

Otoño's Pan con Tomate

Otoño's Pan con Tomate

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Via Maestra 42's Risotto ai Funghi Porcini

3343 State Street, Santa Barbara

805-569-6522; viamaestra42.com

Via Maestra 42's Risotto ai Funghi Porcini

Via Maestra 42's Risotto ai Funghi Porcini

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The Quarter Creole Cuisine's Creole Seafood Filé Gumbo

201 N. Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont

909-482-2200; thequartercreole.com

The Quarter Creole Cuisine's Creole Seafood Filé Gumbo

The Quarter Creole Cuisine's Creole Seafood Filé Gumbo

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Adya's Grilled Cauliflower Steak With Cilantro Sauce

440 S. Anaheim Boulevard, Unit 201, Anaheim

714-533-2392; adyaoc.com

Adya's Grilled Cauliflower Steak With Cilantro Sauce

Adya's Grilled Cauliflower Steak With Cilantro Sauce

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Golden Chopsticks's Salt-and-Pepper Chicken Wings

1430 E. Plaza Boulevard, National City

619-336-1888; goldenchopsticksnc.com

Golden Chopsticks' Salt-and-Pepper Chicken Wings

Golden Chopsticks' Salt-and-Pepper Chicken Wings

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