planning a small bday party for dad. it will be a special occasion indeed as he was involved in a catastrophic accident last summer and this is his first birthday after his accident. i'm looking for a non-chain (duh) italian restaurant between la and oc (if possible) that has excellent "old school" italian food (think francesco's in oakland) and isn't too loud. nothing too fancy or pricey, but comfortable. good wine list a plus. i'm stumped. thanks.