Tag Archives: Little Italy

Isola Pizza Bar

Sophisticated and modern, Isola Pizza Bar offers warm and friendly service to every guest whom walks in the door. Located in a tiny storefront in the heart of San Diego’s Little Italy, the menu is a surprise that will leave … Continue reading

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Little Italy Festa

Little Italy Festa Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 10:00am to 6:00pm The Little Italy Association (LIA) and a small group of community members organized a festival that celebrated Italian culture not only in the entertainment provided, on the one stage, … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Desserts

In 1988, Karen Krasne opened the first Extraordinary Desserts at 2929 5th Avenue near San Diego’s Balboa Park. Since then, Extraordinary Desserts has become one of San Diego’s most prominent and unique dining establishments and has expanded to include a … Continue reading

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San Diego’s Iconic Indigo Grill Re-Opens, Featuring Modern Latin Cuisine


Chef Deborah Scott & Executive Chef Jason Maitland Present a Brand New Dining Experience in the Heart of Little Italy Opening more than a decade ago under the direction of Chef Deborah Scott, Indigo Grill has earned a reputation as … Continue reading

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Davanti Enoteca offers shareable plates of rustic Italian fare

Davanti Enoteca is a wine bar that offers shareable plates of rustic Italian fare, boasting a seasonal menu inspired by the small farms and fisheries that dot the Italian countryside. Diners are offered a contemporary take on rustic Italian cuisine … Continue reading

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La Villa in Little Italy Offers Upscale to Neighborhood Friendly Cuisine

Opened on September 15, 2011 by the Buon Appetito Restaurant Group, Salvatore, Antonino and Daniela, La Villa Restaurant and Bar combines a sleek modern design with rustic Italian flavors for a casual yet sophisticated farm-to-table experience. Executive Chef Michael Sterns … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Ironside Fish & Oyster in Little Italy

Little Italy’s Ironside Fish & Oyster is slated to open doors early next month. Big news from Executive Chef Jason McLeod as he announces IRONSIDE FISH & OYSTER’s powerhouse culinary team.  In partnership with San Diego’s premier hospitality collective, CH … Continue reading

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Monello in Little Italy offers a unique approach to Italian cooking

Created by a husband-and-wife team from Northern Italy, Guido Nistri and Valentina Di Pietro, with the support of Chef Fabrizio Cavallini, Monello offers a unique approach to Italian cooking. Combining their range of experiences from the restaurant business in Milano, … Continue reading

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CRAFT & COMMERCE ANNOUNCES HAPPY (TO HELP) HOUR

Little Italy’s Craft & Commerce, proudly aims to give back to those working towards outstanding causes in our community with the lunch of a new Happy (To Help) Hour. Moving forward, C&C will pick a charitable organization to be featured … Continue reading

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Coming this week: Polite Provisions

Consortium Holdings—the ambitious social engineering duo sparking a new wave of cultural interest in San Diego’s evolving urban hospitality movement—continues to deliver boundary-pushing innovations by announcing their newest project, Polite Provisions and sister restaurant, Soda & Swine. Slated to open … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Desserts Introduces Easy-to-Use Gourmet Cake Kit

Known for thinking outside the box when she creates extraordinary cakes and desserts, pastry chef, restaurateur and author Karen Krasne has assembled a gourmet cake kit that bundles all the items essential to home-baking her sensational Dark Chocolate Truffle Banana … Continue reading

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Caffe Italia in Little Italy serves up the perfect espresso, gelato and other fancy Italian desserts

Located in the heart of San Diego’s famed Little Italy district and inside the Award winning LA PENSIONE HOTEL. Caffe Italia is the perfect place to grab your morning cup of coffee, catch up on the news or grab a … Continue reading

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Chef Jason McLeod Brings Michelin Star Experience to San Diego

CHEF JASON MCLEOD BRINGS MICHELIN STAR EXPERIENCE TO SAN DIEGO AS THE NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF OF THE CITY’S MOST INNOVATIVE HOSPITALITY COLLECTIVE McLeod To Oversee Culinary Programs for Craft & Commerce, UnderBelly, Neighborhood and More The visionary restaurateurs-come-social engineering duo, Arsalun Tafazoli … Continue reading

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Craft & Commerce

The Ambitious Bar Program Earns Global Recognition From the World’s Premier Cocktail Festival, A First Ever For San Diego. The 6th Annual Spirited Awards ceremony, held annually at Tales of the Cocktail, the world’s premier cocktail festival, aims to recognize … Continue reading

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