LA Weekly Ranks Gnocchetti at Bucato in Culver City Among the Best Dishes of 2014

The LA Weekly named the Gnocchetti at Bucato the 9th best dish in Los Angeles in their annual round-up of the city's best food. Here's what the paper said about the pesto pasta dish, which author Besha Rodell called "bright, mellow, and almost floral":

It's hard to pick a favorite pasta from Evan Funke's Bucato in Culver City. In fact, it's hard to pick a favorite dish at all. The focaccia is revelatory, and the panzanella salad isn't just the best panzanella in our panzanella-saturated town -- it's one of the best salads, period. But in the end I had to choose the gnocchetti, bathed in vibrant green pesto. Bright, mellow and almost floral, Funke's pesto is a great reminder of why this basil-based concoction has become one of the world's most popular sauces. The gorgeous, tiny, rolled pasta support the sauce with just the right amount of bite, the perfect resistance.

You can read the whole list -- which named the trout roe with peas and lemon curd at Red Medicine in Beverly Hills as the city's best dish -- HERE.

Bucato is located in the Helms Bakery District at 3280 Helms Ave.

Views: 99

Tags: Bucato, Restaurant

Comment

You need to be a member of Culver City Times to add comments!

Join Culver City Times

Call (323) 200-9052 to learn more or click here to send an email.

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

The Culver City Times is the news and social network for Culver City.  Stay informed.  Join now!

      • Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

For daily updates

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Latest Activity

Pulp Fiction posted events
yesterday
Pulp Fiction is now a member of Culver City Times
yesterday
Scupine's 3 blog posts were featured
Friday
Dana Nichols is now a member of Culver City Times
Friday
Courtney Baker's event was featured

Free Parent Education Event: Michael Thompson, Ph.D. at Turning Point School

October 27, 2014 from 3:30pm to 5pm
Friday
Christine Kim's event was featured
Thumbnail

Adopt & Shop Howl-O-Ween Party at Adopt & Shop

October 26, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Friday
Mayme Clayton Library and Museum's event was featured
Thumbnail

Goodwill Donation Drive Fundraiser at Mayme Clayton Library and Museum at Mayme Clayton Library and Museum

October 25, 2014 from 9am to 1pm
Friday
Institute of Musical Arts's event was featured
Thumbnail

"It Takes Two, an Afternoon of Stories & Songs" by Jayon Anthony & Jon Kevin Jones at Institute of Musical Arts

October 18, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Friday

© 2014   Created by Culver City Times.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service