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3 01, 2014

San Diego Restaurant Week 2014

By | 2016-04-19T13:36:03+00:00 January 3rd, 2014|Culture, Events, Restaurants|Comments Off on San Diego Restaurant Week 2014

It's January, which means San Diego Restaurant Week will soon be here!  During this week, be a foodie and treat your palate to a magnificent meal at restaurants across the city!  The holidays are over, but your taste buds are still primed for some fabulous cuisine!  With prices you can't beat, you simply have to take advantage of this celebration of food.  Get ready for prix-fixe lunch menus ranging from $10 to $20, as well as three-course prix-fixe dinners from $25-$45. Restaurant Week occurs just twice annually, honoring America's finest city and the restaurants that breathe life into it!  And no talk of food is complete without the participation of the Busalacchi family.  We will be featuring dishes that capture the essence and soul of what each of our family restaurants is all about, so you will be sure to enjoy a satisfying meal without hurting your wallet. With locations across [...]

2 12, 2013

Little Italy Tree Lighting & Christmas Village

By | 2013-12-02T12:35:58+00:00 December 2nd, 2013|Culture, Events, Holiday|0 Comments

With Thanksgiving just days behind us, the most festive time of year has now arrived!  To kick off the holiday season, the Little Italy Association and Broadstone Little Italy are proud to host the annual Little Italy Tree Lighting & Christmas Village this Saturday! This yearly tradition, held at the Piazza Natale on the corner of W. Date & India Streets, lights up the streets with our beautifully decorated tree and gets everyone in the spirit for Christmas!  With free Italian cookies, cider, and coffee, you will surely stay warm and happy while entertained with live music and dazzled with dance performances. To add to the celebration, our loyal Mercato vendors will be selling holiday gifts for you to purchase for your loved ones near and far.  And while we have plenty of portly, jolly characters in Little Italy, no Christmas festival would be complete without Santa Claus!  So, get your [...]

24 05, 2013

Wine Off The Beaten Path

By | 2013-05-24T16:20:24+00:00 May 24th, 2013|Culture|0 Comments

Every year, Italy draws in hundreds of thousands of tourists who flock to Tuscany for the ultimate Vino Italiano experience. Their region of choice? Chianti. With all due respect to Italy's most famous wine, we happen to adore many other regions of Italian wine that are often untouched by foreign tourists. We believe in the small wineries run by generations of passionate, expert winemakers. We believe in bottles not based on their special discounted price at Bevmo, but rather in the unique, rich soil these grapes have grown in for centuries. Italy Wine Tasting When planning a wine tasting trip throughout Italy, we suggest that you work your way from North to South. Northern Italy produces fantastic acidic wine, while Southern Italy pumps out heavy, highly alcoholic wine. So, just as you move from white to red, give your palette the most balanced experience and go from North to South. [...]