Pizza Romana: When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big Pizza

California, Los Angeles Guide (B): Pizza Romana: When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big Pizza

When the neighborhood restaurant Cube on La Brea closed for renovations, the street seemed a little quieter. Locals wondered what would become of this popular Italian marketplace and cafe owned by Alex Palermo. Last spring Pizza Romano was born.

After graduating from Pepperdine University with a degree in Economics in the late 1980s, Palermo started his own company, Divine Pasta, based on a college project. His mission was to create hand-crafted pastas and sauces made from the best ingredients to sell to high quality stores and restaurants.

He secured a space on La Brea and opened a store in the front and pasta factory in the back. Cube Cafe and Marketplace was born, creating artisan crafted food. He made a rotating pasta selection, and other Italian dishes using imported Italian tomatoes, fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil and fresh cage free eggs.

His products were purchased and used by some of America’s best restaurants, and sold in gourmet retailers nationwide. Gelson’s Market was one of his first customers in 1992, and now he sells to over 15,000 retail locations worldwide. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Pizza Romana: When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big Pizza
Guide Location: USA » Los Angeles
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Pizza Romano  
Author: Jill Weinlein
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