Ciao Pasta

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Review: The 20 best pizzas still available in Orange County during the coronavirus pandemic

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • April 23, 2020

pepperoni, jalapeños and honey at Centro Pizzeria in Lake Forest (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Ciao Pasta This pizza is the closest thing to Rome as you’ll find in O.C. The diavola combines spicy salame with really good sausage on a

thin, crispy crust. Takeout: Yes. Delivery: Doordash, Postmates and Uber Eats. 31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949-496-5002, ciaopasta.net Diavola pizza at Ciao Pasta in San Juan Capistrano (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register

2145    Al's New York Cafe    Angelina's    Bello    Brick    Centro Pizzeria    Ciao Pasta    Filomena's    Folks    Il Dolce    Il Palco    North Italia    Parallel Pizzeria    Pirozzi    Pitfire    Pizzeria Sapori    Rance's    Sal's    Terra    TJ's Woodfire Pizza   

Top 5 Italian restaurants: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 8, 2020

. Ciao Pasta A sleek, modern makeover a couple years back thoroughly transformed this formerly frumpy trattoria into one of the sexiest restaurants in South County. As the name suggests, you’ll want to focus on pasta. Chef Pasquale Manta’s squid ink

Capellini with late-season cherry tomatoes and olive oil at Ciao Pasta in San Juan Capistrano (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 5. Filomena’s Chef Linda Johnsen embraces the lessons passed along from her nonna to create some of the

Oliver's Osteria    Bello    Pizzeria Mozza    Ciao Pasta    Filomena's   

Best thing I ate: Capellini with tomatoes, pure and simple, in San Juan Capistrano

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • November 27, 2019

It’s getting cool outside. This isn’t the time of year when I’m normally obsessing about tomatoes. That season has come and gone already. But here they are at Ciao Pasta in San Juan Capistrano: some of the best tomatoes I’ve eaten lately. It’s

olive oil and just enough garlic to get a vampire’s attention without actually repelling him. Time and again, this restaurant sincerely makes me feel like I’m dining in Italy — and that’s a happy feeling, any time of year.  Ciao Pasta Where: 31661 Camino

The 75 best restaurants in Orange County in 2019 (75-61)

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • April 29, 2019

list in reverse order, with 75-61 appearing Monday, April 29; 60-46 on Tuesday, April 30; 45-31 on Wednesday, May 1; 30-16 on Thursday, May 2; and finally, the top 15 on Friday, May 3. 75. Ciao Pasta (New for 2019) A sleek, modern makeover has

has thoroughly transformed Ciao Pasta, an Italian restaurant in San Juan Capistrano (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 74. East Borough (New for 2019) Believe it or not, you won’t find Orange County’s best banh mi sandwich in