FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La Favola is a new authentic Italian restaurant near the Mosaic District in the Merrifield neighborhood of Fairfax, Virginia, specializing in artisanal, hand-tossed, Neapolitan-style pizzas and an array of pastas, fresh seafood, salads and 100% grass-fed, free-range meats.
Founded by slow-food advocate Jawad Laouaouda (owner of Bon Vivant Café + Farm Market in nearby Del Rey) and classically trained Chef Marco Tellaki, La Favola offers authentic, handcrafted Italian cuisine designed to be savored and enjoyed. With experience at Michelin-star restaurants in Monaco and Italy, Chef Marco’s 20-year career serves him well in the kitchen at La Favola. He believes that food plays an integral role in our lives, so make it count.
“Today’s diners crave fresh, high-quality ingredients and a welcoming ambiance,” said Chef Marco. “Our goal with La Favola is to offer seasonal menu options that combine my Italian heritage and the farm-fresh ingredients that are plentiful to our area, plus perfectly paired wine and drinks. You can even try unique menu options such as our pizza topped with French fries. You may ask if this is something served in Italy, it absolutely is!”
ABOUT LA FAVOLA
The La Favola team is committed to authentic handcrafted Italian cooking using fresh, high-quality ingredients. From artisanal, hand-tossed, Neapolitan-style pizzas to a wide array of pastas, fresh seafood, salads and 100% grass-fed and free-range meats – La Favola’s menu offers Italian classics prepared the way Italians cook… with love. Ingredients are sourced locally where possible, and to perfect the art of Italian pizza making, Chef Marco flies in special flour and only uses San Marzano tomatoes from Italy. La Favola also has gluten-free pizza and pasta.
With an open-kitchen pizza bar and specially selected wine, beer and specialty cocktails, La Favola is the perfect place for memorable meals. Like its namesake “La Favola” – the Italian word for “fairytale” – it’s a magical experience.
La Favola is located at 2727-G Merrilee Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 in Merrifield. Hours are Monday through Saturday 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. For reservations, please call (703) 206-0461 or visit OpenTable.com. Follow La Favola on Facebook and Instagram and visit www.favolafairfax.com.