Thursday, September 22, 2022. 6:30PM TO 8:30PM. The Little Italy State of the Neighborhood will return this year for an in-person eveny and take place in Little Italy’s Piazza della Famiglia. The State of the Neighborhood provides the community an opportunity to learn about Little Italy’s history, current happenings, upcoming projects and new initi...

When: Fri Sep 30, 2022 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM PDT - Where: Amici Park, 1660 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101 Join us for our Little Italy signature event for 2022 as we present Gianni Russo ("Carlo" in The Godfather) as he recounts stories from the iconic film, provides excerpts from his best-selling book (Hollywood Godfather), and croons with the mu...

Known as the land of slow food and fast cars, Modena, Italy is also the hometown of, and inspiration for, the new Balsamico Italian Kitchen, created by Elisa and Michele Borelli. The duo planned every detail to create the feel of an outdoor Italian piazza, from the cute outdoor patio to the brick wall with pictures of the church in Modena, where th...

With the arrival of Marisi, downtown La Jolla has a fresh dining option that’s also looking to set itself apart from the sea of other Italian restaurants in San Diego. Opened by a group of five cousins, all La Jolla natives, the restaurant is now serving dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Designed in-house, the 111-seat Marisi emerges in the former W...

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the San Diego Italian Film Festival will return to the historic La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas on Thursday, Sept. 15 with a screening of the comedy “Mine Vaganti” (Loose Cannons). The screening will kick off the festival’s return to La Paloma while celebrating its late founder and president Victor Laruccia, who p...

Looking for the perfect place for a dinner date or family night out? You’ll find it at Vittorio’s Italian Trattoria in San Diego. The homemade pasta here will blow you away, and the classic Italian feel will charm you as soon as you walk in. Just one trip and we’re sure you’ll agree that it’s one of the best Italian restaurants in Southern Californ...

A year and a half ago, Joe Musgrove came home. Now, the Padres’ ace has ensured he’ll be staying at home in San Diego for a long, long time. The Padres and Musgrove on Monday reached a five-year extension that, per a source, is worth $100 million and would keep Musgrove in San Diego through 2027. Shortly after reaching that agreement, Musgrove, wit...

Channel your inner-James Bond and dress to impress for the Little Italy Association’s inaugural Casino di Piazza, an Italian garden casino experience on Friday, September 16th, in partnership with Vici Luxury Rentals! Located in the Piazza della Famiglia in the heart of Little Italy, the evening will feature craft cocktails provided by the Little I...

After two years of pandemic delays, an ambitious Italian restaurant and bar created by two area families and named for their grandparents is set to open in La Jolla on Wednesday, August 31. Replacing Whisknladle on Wall Street, Marisi draws parallels between San Diego’s tony seaside village and the cliffside towns along Italy’s sweeping Amalfi Coas...

Expanding on the popularity of Cesarina, its well-received Italian restaurant in Point Loma that opened in 2019 and earned Michelin Bib Gourmand status in 2021, the Cesarina Restaurant Group isn’t venturing far for its second project, which will be landing across the street on Voltaire later this year. While Cesarina revolves around housemade pasta...