Landini’s Restaurant Group will celebrate papàs everywhere with comforting Italian pizzas, pastas, poppers, wine pairings and more available at Landini’s Pizzeria, Scuderie Italia and Ristorante Illando, exclusively on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20.
Landini’s Pizzeria, located at 1827 India St. in Little Italy and 2820 Historic Decatur Rd. in Point Loma’s Liberty Public Market, will show dads that they’re the greatest thing since sliced pizza with specially priced pies in honor of the holiday.
Fathers and father-figures alike may purchase Landini’s signature New York-style pizzas for half-price between 3 – 5 p.m. Popular selections include Ponte Vecchio Pie, topped with pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onions and olives; Sopranos Pie, topped with pepperoni, sausage and meatballs; La Piccante Pie, topped with ricotta cheese, pepperoni, jalapeños and pineapple; and more.
Landini’s in Little Italy can be reached at (619) 238-3502 and is open Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.; and Landini’s at Liberty Public Market can be reached at (619) 310-5380 and is open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily. More information is available on the website at www.LandinisPizzeria.com.
Scuderie Italia, a quaint Italian ristorante located at 1525 Garnet Ave., will toss around some dough and show dads how much they pop with two featured offerings for Father’s Day: a specialty “Pizza Papà” and jalapeño poppers.
Pizzaiolo Johncarlo Ferraiuolo will prepare Pizza Papà topped with sausage, oven-roasted peppers, caramelized onions, tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil, priced at $18.50; and an appetizer of oven-roasted jalapeño poppers wrapped in bacon and filled with cream cheese, priced at $9.50.
Scuderie Italia can be reached at (858) 352-6912 and is open from 4 – 10 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and noon – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday. More information is available online at www.ScuderieItalia.com.
Ristorante Illando, an intimate Tuscan trattoria found in Little Italy at 1825 India St., will raise a glass to fathers with two comforting Italian dishes paired with wine for the holiday.
Ristorante Illando will pair its signature grilled lamb chops marinated in olive oil, rosemary and thyme with a glass of Stemmari Cabernet Sauvignon, priced at $35; as well as its tortelloni filled with short ribs sautéed in butter and sage, paired with a glass of Nebbiolo Pertinace for $27.
Ristorante Illando is open from noon to 10 p.m. daily, with indoor and outdoor seating for on-site dining, in addition to takeout. More information is available by calling (619) 693-5204 and on the website at www.Illando.com.
About Landini’s Restaurant Group:
Landini’s Restaurant Group was founded in 2009 by Leo Landini, a Florence, Italy native, and his wife, Christine Landini, a San Diego native, with the opening of Landini’s Pizzeria in San Diego’s Little Italy. Building on the success of the pizzeria and its acclaimed New York-style pizza, the duo opened Landini’s Pizzeria in Point Loma’s Liberty Public Market in 2019, and recently expanded with a third Landini’s in Las Vegas. Famous for its New York-style pizza, sold whole and by the slice, Landini’s is true to its slogan, “It’s more than just pizza,” with an expansive Italian menu that includes panini sandwiches, salads, hot wings, and an assortment of pasta dishes, including carbonara, ravioli and lasagna. Ristorante Illando, the first sit-down restaurant for the couple, opened in 2016 upstairs above their flagship Landini’s Pizzeria with a backyard patio in Little Italy. An intimate Tuscan trattoria, Illando serves antipasti; an assortment of house-made pasta dishes, and Landini’s famous New York-style pizzas. In 2020, Landini’s Restaurant Group entered a new neighborhood with the opening of Scuderie Italia, an Italian bistro in San Diego’s Pacific Beach neighborhood serving elevated Italian cuisine in a lively, casual atmosphere. Scuderie Italia serves Napoletana pizzas, handmade Italian pastas, charcuterie and more, all made with fresh local ingredients. More information may be found on the website at www.landinisgroup.com.