Places to go in Little Italy

Little Italy Events

The Winehouse Experience and DJ Ratty

The Winehouse Experience and DJ Ratty

Music Box

Saturday, May 26, 7 p.m.
Girls Girls Girls

Girls Girls Girls

The Casbah

Saturday, May 26, 8 p.m.
Bite San Diego: Downtown/Little Italy

Bite San Diego: Downtown/Little Italy

Rooftop Bar

Saturday, May 26, noon to 3 p.m.
Little Italy Mercato

Little Italy Mercato

Saturday, May 26, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Little Italy News & Stories

It's the blankets (tartines, cupcakes) at Frost Me Café and Bakery

Piazza della famiglia finally open in Little Italy

It’s the free blankets. A whole wicker basket filled with them, all rolled up. Mexican blankets, waiting for patio customers to grab ‘em and warm themselves up. April 16th, opening day, on the patio of ...

Chicken nuggets for adults

Add them to salad to feel healthy

The first thing we learn about the lonely film character Dominique Bretodeau, of the 2001 French cinema masterpiece, Amelie, is that every Tuesday, he roasts and carves a whole chicken for himself. Before he even ...

People are dirty even when they're clean

The church serves the unclean, untouristy souls that Christ said He came to save

It’s Saturday morning and I’m helping my wife and daughters clean Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Little Italy. It would be purest folly for the church to hire cleaners when they can instead ...

Local fish and the people who catch them

Ironside's Dockside Dinner

While snappy terms such as "farm to table" have gone from trendy to passé due to misappropriation and overuse, the locovore movement remains relevant. Personally, I find comfort in the simplicity of knowing where my ...

Little Italy's exotic happy hour

Morning suit and top hat in Mexican cantina

"Buona sera, signore,” I say. “Buona sera, buona sera,” says Nick Pecoraro from his gold-encrusted porch. I’ve stopped by to pay my respects to Little Italy’s unofficial ambassador. This is the time of night when ...

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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