Piero Selvaggio: The Evolution of Italian Dining in LA

Piero Selvaggio's ability to reinvent Italian cuisine and offer new flavors and wine labels is probably the reason why Valentino, his restaurant, is still on the scene at the same address after 45 years. Photo by Judy Starkman/www.italianila.com

Piero Selvaggio's ability to reinvent Italian cuisine and offer new flavors and wine labels is probably the reason why Valentino, his restaurant, is still on the scene at the same address after 45 years. Photo by Judy Starkman/www.italianila.com

Piero Selvaggio, in English, would  translate  Peter Wild, and absolutely wild must have seemed to the local scene the changes he brought about not only  to Italian dining in LA but also to the products used to make those recipes.   ...

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