For thin-crusted Roman-style pizzas, head to Bottega Louie at 7th and Grand, a combination restaurant-bar-gourmet grocery and takeout with breathtakingly high ceilings and gilt-encrusted appointments. No reservations -- the place is huge -- for those pizzas, pasta, of course, and moderately priced entrees. Bottega Louie, 700 S. Grand Ave., (866) 418-9162, www.bottegalouie.com. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Entrees, $14 to $33. Main page Bottega Louie in downtown Los Angeles. Click for the article.
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