Antonia Lofaso at Black Market Liquor Bar

Bio

Inspired by her Italian-American heritage, Antonia Lofaso opened Scopa – Italian Roots in 2013, which was immediately well received and Black Market Liquor Bar. Her interpretation of old-school Italian is hailed as one of the most compelling restaurants for Italian cooking in Los Angeles. Patrons describe Scopa as an essential neighborhood staple where she consistently serves food that is inviting, authentic, and undeniably satiating.

Accolades

  • Contestant
    Top Chef
  • Contestant
    Top Chef All-Stars
  • Author
    The Busy Mom's Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, Home-Cooked Meals

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Behind the Scenes

Chef Antonia Lofaso reviews  at post.venue.name
"Crispy baby artichoke and burrata salad for the @Mastercard #PricelessTable tonight at the legendary Beverly House of Beverly Hills.💚"
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"Big yes to nicely seared fish ladies and gentlemen ! @nimitoad"
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"Lobster rolls for days!!!!! I know it's not summer , I don't care 😍😍😍😍@antonialofasocatering"
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"These are a few of my favorite things 😂😂💕💕💕"
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Chef Antonia Lofaso reviews  at post.venue.name
"Thank you to Isole e Olena for such an amazing tour last week. Special thanks to @thegeneraltay for introducing Paolo and I. I love meeting pp who #lovewhatido"
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From My Menu

Chef Nick Erven reviews Chitarra at Scopa Italian Roots
$$$ | Breakfast/Brunch | Italian
Venice
"I love this dish. They cook this pasta in parmesan stock till it's just al dente and finish it with black pepper and parmesan. I could have this every day with a glass of rosé and life would be good."