California Festivals


San Diego Taste of Little Italy 

June 19, 2019, 5-9 p.m.

$42-45 approx.,

2018 presenting sponsor is Birra Moretti. Guests age 21+ can sample their delicious Italian brews.

Taste of Little Italy offers two taste options allowing guests four hours to eat their way down a list of restaurants and cafes serving pre-selected tastes for this one night of extreme dining popularity. There are no street closures during this event. Attendees receive a  Taste Passport which is checked off after you received your taste at the participating restaurants. Each passport shows a map of the restaurants as well as the menu item that will be served at each venue.

Past info:

North Route

Servings are subject to change.

98 Bottles, 2400 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: Beer brownie bites with caramel & chocolate | Ballast Point, 2215 India Street. Serving: Pretzel bites | ​Bencotto Italian Kitchen, 750 W. Fir Street. Serving: Seabass raviolli in a lobster bisque sauce | Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, 2295 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: Coffee | ​Buon Appetito, 1609 India Street. Serving: Homemade gnocchi served in different sauces: pesto, homemade marinara and gorgonzola cheese sauce | Cafe Zucchero / Trattoria Fantastica, 1731 India Street. Serving: Dessert | ​Davanti Enoteca, 1655 India Street. Serving: Roasted corn salad | ​Filippi's Pizza Grotto, 1747 India Street. Serving: Pizza | Herb & Eatery , 2210 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: TBD | Juniper & Ivy, 2210 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: TBD | ​Mimmo's Italian Village , 1743 India Street. Serving: Cavatappi Sausage; pasta, crumbled homemade sausage, spicy tomato cream sauce and new Summer menu item | M Winehouse, 1918 India Street. Serving: Signature Sangria | Puerto La Boca Argentinian Restaurant, 2060 India Street. Serving: Signature skirt steak, chorizo sausage and chimichuri sauce and a taste of our Argentinian Malbec wine | San Diego Cellars Urban Winery & Bistro, 2215 India Street. Serving: Swedish meatball sliders | The Cheese Store of San Diego, 1980 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: French Raclette cheese melted over potatoes served with cornichons | The Crack Shack, 2266 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: TBD

South Route

Café Gratitude, 1980 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: I AM Liberated  marinated kelp noodles, Thai almond dressing, carrots, red peppers, shredded kale, chopped teriyaki almonds, sunflower sprouts | ​Caffe Italia, 1704 India Street. Serving: Cappucino, free trade house coffee | Bracero Cocina de Raiz, 1490 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: TBD | Chef Deborah Scott's Indigo Grill, 1536 India Street. Serving: Shrimp & bay scallop ceviche: cucumber, fresno chile, poblano pepper, lime, cilantro, avocado | ​Civico 1845, 1845 India Street. Serving: TBD | ​Enoteca Style, 1445 India Street. Serving: Wine samples | Glass Door Restaurant at the Porto Vista, 1835 Columbia Street. Serving: TBD | ​Ironside Fish & Oyster, 1654 India Street. Serving: Oysters on the half shell | ​Isola Pizza Bar, 1526 India Street. Serving: Pizza by the slice and bruschetta | Mona Lisa Italian Foods , 2061 India Street. Serving: Homemade tiramisu: lady fingers lighlty soaked in espresso coffee, layered with mascarpone cream and bittersweet chocolate | ​Monello, 750 W. Fir Street. Serving: Saffron & bacon risotto served in raspadura cheese wheel | ​NaPizza, 1702 India Street. Serving: Various pizza samples: Margherita, Amatriciana (mozzarella, crispy bacon, Amatricana sauce, parm & parsley), Truffle Porcini (porcini mushrooms, truffle pate, mozzarella & parsley) | Pan Bon, 1450 Kettner Boulevard. Serving: Parma ham & bread chips: gnocchi, ragu amatra duck, dolce mignon | ​Petrini's, 610 W. Ash Street. Serving: Housemade Italian beef on toast points | ​PrepKitchen, 1660 India Street. Serving: Meatballs with bagna cauda | Underbelly, 750 W. Fir Street. Serving: Ramen with pulled pork and standard toppings | Yogurtland, 1670 India Street. Serving: Yogurt samples

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