Places to go in Little Italy

Little Italy Events

Torres

Torres

The Casbah

Tuesday, October 17, 8 p.m.
The Strypes

The Strypes

The Casbah

Wednesday, October 18, 8 p.m.
Allah Las

Allah Las

Music Box

Wednesday, October 18, 9 p.m.
Justin Werner

Justin Werner

Waterfront Bar & Grill

Wednesday, October 18, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Little Italy News & Stories

Two nine-story buildings for Little Italy

“Cities like new hotels.”

The hotel building boom in San Diego continues unabated. Two new hotel projects at a Little Italy site are now under review by Civic San Diego. Most of the structures on the property surrounded by ...

Kettner's grape pushback

A tangy English cow cheese, an Italian goat cheese, a Spanish “grassy” goat cheese, and a Manchego Spanish sheep cheese

"Stop and smell the rosé,” says the sidewalk sign. Huh. Are we seeing the start of a wine pushback, after all these glorious beer years? This is happening quite a ways up Kettner, Little Italy’s ...

Meatballs on Kettner

Bar Bodega does it the Spanish way

In Japan, you'd call this an izakaya. In Spain, a bodega. Both of them are basically kinds of after-work snack and drink pubs. Mainly sake in izakayas (you pronounce it "i-ZAK-aya," as in "saké place"), ...

Harpooned swordfish at India Street's Ironside

Expense account guy spikes his drinks

‘This is how you make a decent cocktail,” says Doug. He sneaks out a nubbly silver pocket flask, opens it, then slides his glass of whiskey sour under the counter and starts secretly pouring bourbon ...

I brake for pizza e birra

House-made mozzarella and dough make Italophile spot worth slowing down for

I drive past it often — whenever I take the Washington Street exit from I-5 north to go to Mission Hills. But Il Centro Pizza e Birra always goes by in a blur. Problem is, ...

Little Italy Photos

A day in Little Italy

Neighborhood Photos DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO Looking ...

A very beautiful freeway entrance mural ...

Little Italy San Diego 2013

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