In fact, Rita Panzuto’s dreams are part of this. She died three years ago, but always dreamed her sons would once again open a restaurant. Today that restaurant, tucked in the cute and subterranean-seeming spot in the belly of the Court of the Golden Bough in Carmel (off Ocean between Monte Verde and Lincoln), is named after the traditional Italian pan, or tegamino, she used so frequently and lovingly.

“She always wanted us to do something together,” Giuseppe says. “This is an homage.
— Mark Anderson, Monterey County Weekly