Fun, old-fashioned cafeteria-style eatery that won’t break the bank


PASTA POWER—Above, a dish of chicken parmigiana and a side of spaghetti with sauce. At right, Grand Italiani owner Aaron Celnik. The Canoga Park restaurant is a sister eatery to Andre’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria in downtown Los Angeles.When I first met Aron Celnick, owner of the Grandi Italiani family restaurant, he was busy throwing a pizza crust in the air to form it by hand. Like most of the food on the menu, this establishment offers house-made items with sauces and everything made f...

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