The Bello Blog

Bello Music: Freud by Nek

Bello Music: Freud by Nek

We love Nek. His music is a blend of pop and rock styles. He’s released 13 albums in performs in both Spanish and Italian. He was heavily influenced by John Denver and Sting. One of our favorite songs of his is Freud. It’s a take on Freud’s advice on love and...

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Bello Music: Idealista by Noemi

Bello Music: Idealista by Noemi

Noemi is certainly one of the most talented singers on our list. Her singing style is very distinctive with pop and soul elements. There’s a hint of syncopation which makes the music especially cool. Many of her songs are rather sad sounding and don’t fit with our...

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Bello Wine: Angelo Gaja

Bello Wine: Angelo Gaja

The Bello wine list is a combination of both well known names and small, less well know artisanal producers. I decided to start blogging a bit about the wineries that we sell so that people get a chance to hear their stories. The first blog is, as it should be, on one...

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A Lovely Review from the LA TImes

A Lovely Review from the LA TImes

A new Italian restaurant by the creator of Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana in Dana Point is now open for dinner in Newport Beach. Chef Sandro Nardone, who came to the U.S. in 2012, stresses that popular Italian American dishes (think chicken parmesan or spaghetti and...

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Bello Bar: the Cappuccino Negroni

Bello Bar: the Cappuccino Negroni

When we were in the planning stages of Bello I knew that I wanted more than a restaurant. I knew that I wanted to have an active bar that would replicate some of the atmosphere of the local bars that are such an important part of the social life of every village and...

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