HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — Osteria la Buca celebrates the soul of Los Angeles with the heart of Italy on the famed Melrose Avenue.

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“We practice what we call grass roots Italian cooking,” said owner Graham Snyder.

The eatery features a loft-like atmosphere inside and a menu that focuses on fresh California ingredients and handmade pastas.

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Portions are big enough to share, although its not required, and prices allow you to dine on a dime: $20 gets diners pizza, wine and tiramisu.

Osteria la Buca is open Tuesday through Sunday and offers both lunch and dinner.

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For more information on Osteria la Buca, visit the restaurant online.