We're about one month into the new year, which means that a lot of Angelenos are still going strong with their wacky juice/paleo/keto/tree bark diets.
Which also means we're long overdue for a carb-filled cheat day. May we suggest Italian food? Not your typical boil-a-box pasta with a side of jar slop. if you're going to indulge in Italian food you may as well go all the way with something rich, perhaps topped with bacon. And definitely handmade.
To give you and your tummy a reward for being so good so far, HuffPost LA presents the best handmade pasta dishes in Los Angeles.