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The team behind San Diego's Ambrogio15 restaurants has closed its Ciao Ciao Piadina concept in La Jolla and will rebrand the space to become Ambrogio15 Enoteca, a wine room and grocery scheduled to debut this fall.Milan-turned-San Diego residents Giacomo Pizzigoni, Andrea Burrone and Luca Salvi opened the flagship Ambrogio15 on Turquoise Street in...

For 18 years, Juliano’s Italian Restaurant in Hesperia has been “the” place to enjoy authentic northern Italian cuisine. Juliano’s is famous for its fresh homemade appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts, open seven days a week and serves lunch and dinner. A comprehensive wine list awaits your perusal, and there are well drinks and mixed d...

North Beach diners can look forward to one more option for thin-crust pizzas with bubbly, blistered spots, this time courtesy of one of San Francisco’s most respected Italian restaurant groups. Flour + Water Hospitality Group, the team behind the eponymous fresh pasta mecca in the Mission and Penny Roma just around the corner, will reopen Flour + W...

Located in San Francisco’s Mission District is BarZotto, a charming Italian restaurant and wine bar specializing in Cal-Italian-style pizza and pasta. BarZotto opened its doors in 2016 by owner Marko Sotto originally as a fast casual pasta spot. Fast forward to the end of 2020, and the beginning of a second shelter-in-place, BarZotto was forced to...

When: Thu, Jul 7, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Where: Eataly, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90067 - More info: https://www.eataly.com/us_en/classes-and-events/los-angeles/italian-street-food-festa-2022-07-07-11170 Some of the best Italian food is what you can get from the little man with the carrettino, or "little cart," off the side of the road i...

Madeo Ristorante’s search for a permanent home ends this Friday, July 1. The 36-year-old Italian hotspot, favored by celebrities like Drake, had most recently led an itinerant lifestyle following the loss of its original location on Beverly Boulevard. Now, the family-operated, classic LA Italian restaurant will open July 1 at the 1 Hotel on the Sun...

The Sunset Strip, with its rich history of luxury restaurants and legendary nightlife, has long served as a playground for Hollywood’s biggest stars. The newest kid on the block? Lavo Ristorante, an Italian cuisine restaurant from the famous Tao Group Hospitality. This open-air restaurant has already made a splash on the Los Angeles scene, attracti...

Boasting a standing as “the longest,” or the “oldest,” or “the most significant” something or other usually has a deeper meaning than just a lofty title. That is definitely the case with Frasinetti’s Winery & Restaurant, named after an Italian immigrant, James Frasinetti, who moved to America to offer quality wines crafted in the “Old World” style....

Since 1978, Villa D'Este, a family-run Italian restaurant on Ocean Avenue, known for its heaping piles of creamy fettuccini carbonara, crispy veal Parmesan and hearty layers of lasagna bolognese, is set to close in a matter of days. After 44 years serving the San Francisco community, proprietor Ramon Oropeza Sr. announced the closure on Villa D'Est...

In the greater San Diego area, you could visit three different Italian restaurants every week for a year and still not try them all. More like five a week if you include pizza counters. And that wouldn’t include all the contemporary restaurants and steakhouses that feature pasta menus. It’s enough to make you wonder how we ever have time for Taco T...

Fresh off the opening of the company's first Northern California branch, global Italian food hall & market chain Eataly has all but confirmed they are searching for a space to open a branch in San Diego. In early 2007, Italian businessman Oscar Farinetti converted a closed vermouth factory in the Northern Italian city of Turin into the first locati...

As you might have guessed by the name, Little Italy San Diego is a haven for all things authentic Italian. And when San Diego eats, it eats exceedingly well when it comes to incredible Italian edibles. One stroll down the adorable plaza, and you’ll quickly come to find that you’ve momentarily transported to a piazza in the heart of Italy–pizza, pas...