Chula Vista

16 09, 2013

San Diego Restaurant Week

By | 2013-09-16T20:16:24+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Events, Restaurants|0 Comments

It's that time of year again when you and your loved ones get to experience food heaven during San Diego Restaurant Week!  Held twice a year, this celebration of amazing and creative cuisine highlights more than 180 of our city's finest restaurants, including some of our very own from the Busalacchi family! From September 15-20, we are bringing you prix-fixe lunch menus ranging from $10 to $20, as well as three-course prix-fixe dinners from $20-$40.  From East Lake, to Hillcrest, to Little Italy, we have participating locations for foodies across the county.  Whether you decide to dine at Via Lago, A Modo Mio or Po Pazzo,  you will be sure to experience mouthwatering dishes that will change your life! So, rip up that grocery list and treat yourself to a week of fun and good eats while celebrating America's finest city!  There are no tickets necessary, which means there is [...]

4 03, 2013

Good Food, Good Wine and You

By | 2013-02-28T18:40:57+00:00 March 4th, 2013|Restaurants|0 Comments

Yes, we really do listen to our customer’s food comments. After serving our butternut squash ravioli in its lovely amaretto cream sauce with caramelized walnuts as a weekend special, it has earned its place as one of our new dinner menu entrees at Via Lago Trattoria. Butternut squash has found its way on our regular pasta page right next to another popular new entrée: the Pappardelle Via Lago with short ribs. The wide pappardelle noodles are perfect to grab the rich Barolo wine sauce, which is full of tender short ribs, mushrooms and carrots. These two new pastas have been entrée specials on the weekends for some time and after numerous requests they have “made the cut!” You select the entrée of your choice and we will be happy to pair it up with an excellent wine selection from our wine room. We really do appreciate your input and as [...]

27 02, 2013

Welcome to Cheers!

By | 2013-03-26T00:46:48+00:00 February 27th, 2013|Restaurants|0 Comments

Via Lago Trattoria by Busalacchi opened its doors in the Eastlake area 5 years ago. In fact, the exact date was October 30, 2007, right after the devastating wild fires of ‘07. From the very beginning, we have been fortunate to have wonderful regular customers that continue to encourage and support us for opening a Busalacchi restaurant outside the downtown San Diego area. These loyal and devoted customers continued to support us during the very serious downturn of the economy, which hit this area extremely hard. As we all recover from the dark days of the recession, we are happy to say we feel like we have become a part of this community – and have weathered the storm. Most evenings, happy hour has become so much happier. Most patrons know each other by their first names and greet one another warmly as they enter the restaurant. We have celebrated numerous [...]