Join us in Little Italy San Jose for the 3rd edition of our Italian food competitions between Bay Area Italian Restaurants. In 2015 We hosted the Cannoli Tournament, 2016 was our Ravioli Tournament and this year we are pleased to present the Boss of the Sauce. $20 includes a passport to try pasta from all of our participating restaurants, live ente...

Cozy leather booths. Waiters in tuxedos. Massive portions of Italian-American food. A wide smile on every diner’s face. Welcome to Original Joe’s. Though initially established in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco in 1937, Original Joe’s opened a second and third location in 1956—in Daly City and San Jose. Wanting to bring the big city,...

Friday, Feb 17, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. IAHF Cultural Center - 425 N. Fourth Street - San Jose, CA 95112. $55 members, $60 non-members. RSVP TODAY Singles, Family, Friends and Members! You don’t want to miss this incredible performance by Matt Helm, Friday, February 17. We will be enjoying an evening of dining, entertainment and raffles. Each year we pro...

The bay area is an eclectic mix of houses and people reflecting a unique blending of styles and cultures. Perhaps that's why this area was the chosen home for my Italian grandparents, uncles and aunts who came to America during the great Migration.   The different styles and backgrounds they brought with them grace our family heritage with p...

Little Italy San Jose FoundationWednesday, May 27, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)San Jose, CA Little Italy San Jose is pleased to bring back our popular wine tasting events in our Piazza Piccola Italia. La Rusticana D'Dorsa winery of Los Gatos has been a supporter of Little Italy San Jose for several years and we have had the pleasure of pouri...

The Little Italy Arch has been 4 years in the making. Our first steps were to secure funding from donations from the first brick and banner sales to securing a dozen In Kind contributions to successful events at the Fundraising Gala and at Club Auto Sport.   We then had a year and a half of plans submitted to the City of San Jose from the Pl...

We are excited to announce the launch of ALFIO's national PBS show ALFIO In Concert. This TV special includes hits "Caruso," "Granada," "Con Te Partiró" and "My Way" plus many more great Italian and English songs! The show will be airing in Northern California this Saturday, 8/29 on KQED 9 and KQED Life at 6:00 pm and again at midnight!! Click...

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by Theresa Sabatino   As I have gotten older, I have felt the need to re-connect with so many aspects of my life. In 2009, I made a decision, and that was to come home.   In my heart, home has always been San Jose. After both of my parents passed away, I felt a pull toward this place of my birth. I also knew that I didn't want to just...

Little Italy San Jose is a Non Profit Organization dedicated to the revival of the original Italian Settlement in San Jose dating back to the 1880's.   For the past 5 years, Little Italy has moved in authentic Italian businesses such as Paesano Ristorante, Bel Bacio Italian Café, and La Piccola Scuola nel Parco, honored 30 prominent Italian...