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...

He is the timeless, global sound of classical opera music. Italian icon Andrea Bocelli continues to draw massive audiences around the world, and fans in California are no exception. After a successful performance singing for the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee on June 4, Bocelli is gearing up for three consecutive California co...

Andrea Bocelli, attorney at law? Before he became a global sensation as the top-selling opera singer in history — or “popera,” as some have described his enormous crossover success — the Italian superstar earned his law degree at the University of Pisa and worked as a public defender. Bocelli’s switch from litigation to librettos came only after th...

Convivio Society and its San Diego Italian Heritage Commission were proud to host thirty-eight students and five chaperones from La Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marconi (La Scuola), a bilingual Italian school based in New York City. La Scuola D'Italia is one of only two schools in the United States that provides K-12 bilingual education firmly rooted...

Pietro Gallo, executive chef and co-owner of Civico 1845, a Calabrian restaurant in Little Italy, has introduced a new lineup of vegan dishes for its menu. Civico 1845 was one of the first Italian restaurants in San Diego to offer a separate menu of vegan options. Gallo said he collaborated with Matte Febbraio, one of Italy’s foremost vegan chefs,...

Our favorite culinary event of the San Diego's Little Italy season, Taste of Little Italy will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 and Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Join us both nights, and make your way through 48-square-blocks sampling some of the best bites and sips our beautiful neighborhood has to offer. Each evening will showc...

The Christopher Columbus and Discovery Park Task Force is putting out a “request for interest” from any groups in the community that want to acquire the controversial Chula Vista statue. “Any entity, organization, even an educational organization to be able to share potentially their interests for the statue,” explained Ricardo Medina, chair of the...

When: Sat, June 4, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT - Where: Nonna + Zucchero, 1735 India Street, San Diego, CA 92101 A thrilling adventure through time from the late 19th century and the coming of Italians to San Diego to today's modern-day renaissance. Expert tour guide Anthony M. Davi will guide us through hidden architectural landmarks, archiv...