After six years of planning and three years of construction, Ciao Ristorante Italiano in Vista is finally finished with its vast expansion project. Since 2016, the popular family-owned restaurant at 2015 E. Vista Way has been undergoing a gradual expansion that has quadrupled its size from 3,000 to 12,000 square feet. Along the way, the original r...

Thursday, April 4th 2019 at 7:00 PM PDT. Amici House, 250 W Date St., San Diego CA, 92101. Get tickets here. Valentina Ranalli is an Italian jazz singer and songwriter from Naples. She is noted for her purity of tone, phrasing, intonation, and improvisational ability. Valentina sings in English, Italian, Neapolitan, French, and Portuguese. She stud...

Monday, April 8, 2019. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT. Location: Our Lady of the Rosary Parish Hall (upstairs). 1654 State Street, San Diego, California 92101. Reserve your seats here. Back by popular demand is Roger Sabbadini's presentation of the compelling true story of his father - an Italian Jewish refugee, Alessandro (Alex) Sabbadini, who escaped Fasc...

The Piazza della Famiglia was intentionally designed to celebrate the rich history of San Diego's Little Italy and the families that have and still do contribute to its thriving and vibrant ambiance.  With several opportunities available to memorialize your family, a loved one or your company, the latest in those opportunities has just been release...

In the middle of San Diego’s coolest beach community sits the consummate, perfect-fit for an urban winery and tasting room — Gianni Buonomo. Ocean Beach is a colorful collection of character studies, and it’s home to a star group of high-quality wines, mostly old world and mostly sourced from the great wine country of Washington. First a word about...

Point Loma welcomes a new and delicioso authentic Italian pasta oasis, Cesarina. Owned and operated by restaurateurs Niccolò Angius, Giuseppe Scognamiglio and Giuseppe Capasso, the Italian trattoria embodies the atmosphere and cooking of legendary Italian “nonnas,” often referred to as the best cooks in the world. Named after Niccolò’s wife, Cesari...

While many Little Italys across America are diminishing either due to the growth from adjacent ethnic neighborhoods or the dispersion of Italian families from these areas, San Diego’s Little Italy is a stable ethnic business and residential community – and has been since the 1920s. Little Italy San Diego represents the city’s oldest continuous-neig...

The renowned Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi has renewed his worldwide recording contract with Decca Records ahead of his upcoming North American tour. Einaudi, who may be one of the most streamed artists in the world with more than 2 billion streams to date, is preparing for the release of his upcoming album Seven Days Walking, which...

Our Little Italy neighborhood offers some of the finer food fare this side of the Tiber River. When it comes to Italian cuisine, visitors certainly have their pick of dining experiences. The Italian neighborhood, however, offers much more than great food, providing a host of cultural offerings at any given time. Movies, of course, are always a hit...

The paint was quickly cleaned up after a statue honoring Christopher Columbus was vandalized this weekend in the South Bay. Some called the act violent, but others said they want the statue removed altogether because of what the explorer represents. “They don’t have to come out and vandalize a statue,” said Valeria Corona, Chula Vista Resident. The...